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The Big Broadcast: Jan. 6, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    12/28-29/55 Forbes Matter 3-4 (CBS)(27:42)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    01/04/51 #82 The Big Holdup (NBC)(26:04)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    04/17/54 #104 What the Whiskey Drummer Heard (Sus.)(CBS)(24:34)
  • 08:30 p.m. Nick Carter
    01/22/44 Records of Death (Sus.)(MBS)(29:20)
  • 09:00 p.m. Sam Spade
    06/27/48 #105 The Bail Bond Caper (Wildroot)(CBS)(29:44)
  • 09:30 p.m. Cavalcade of America
    10/28/46 #495 Flying Tigers Fly Again (Dupont)(NBC)(29:28)
  • 10:00 p.m. Weird Circle
    08/29/43 #01 The Fall of the House of Usher (Synd)(26:10)
  • 10:30 p.m. Suspense
    12/15/42 #21 Til Death Do Us Part w/Peter Lorre (Sus.)(CBS)(29:54)
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If Robots 'Speak,' Will We Listen? Novel Imagines A Future Changed By AI

As artificial intelligence alters human connection, Louisa Hall's characters wrestle with whether machines can truly feel. Some "feel they have to stand up for a robot's right to exist," Hall says.
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Aphrodisiacs Can Spark Sexual Imagination, But Probably Not Libido

Going on a picnic with someone special? Make sure to pack watermelon, a food that lore says is an aphrodisiac. No food is actually scientifically linked to desire, but here's how some got that rep.
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A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.
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In A Twist, Tech Companies Are Outsourcing Computer Work To ... Humans

A new trend is sweeping the tech world: hiring real people. NPR's Arun Rath talks to Wired reporter Julia Greenberg about why tech giants are learning to trust human instinct instead of algorithms.

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