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The Big Broadcast: Feb. 17, 2013

  • 07:00 p.m. Johnny Dollar
    01/13/56 Todd Matter Pt. 5 (Sus.) (CBS) (14:34)
  • 07:30 p.m. Dragnet
    02/22/52 #089 Big Couple (NBC) (25:32)
  • 08:00 p.m. Gunsmoke
    05/29/54 #110 Fued (Sus.) (CBS) (22:45)
  • 08:30 p.m. Nightbeat
    05/08/50 The Elevator Caper (NBC) (26:01)
  • 09:00 p.m. Tales of the Texas Rangers
    02/25/51 #33 The Trap (NBC) (28:23)
  • 09:30 p.m. Suspense
    05/10/54 The Last Days of John Dillinger (Auto-Lite) (CBS) (25:06)
  • 10:00 p.m. Lux Radio Theater
    11/26/48 Notorious (Lux) (CBS) (53:48)
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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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