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The Big Broadcast: April 27, 2014

  • 07:00p Johnny Dollar
    07/04-05/56 Midas Touch Matter Pts. 3-4 (Sus.) (CBS) (26:50)
  • 07:30p Dragnet
    07/10/52 #161 Big Hate (NBC) (26:24)
  • 08:00p Gunsmoke
    07/16/55 #170 20-20 (CBS) (24:40)
  • 08:30p Jimmy Durante
    03/31/48 w/Rose Marie (Rexall) (NBC) (29:28)
  • 09:00p Nick Carter
    03/25/45 #176 Death Behind the Scenes (Lin-X) (MBS) (29:08)
  • 09:30p Screen Director's Playhouse
    10/10/49 Criss Cross w/Burt Lancaster (Sus.) (NBC) (28:52)
  • 10:00p Lux Radio Theater
    09/23/40 The Westerner w/Gary Cooper (Lux) (CBS) (59:54)
NPR

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.
NPR

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.
NPR

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.
NPR

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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