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Networks Add New Twists To Old Formulas, But Few Are Succeeding

Commentator Eric Deggans says the TV networks are spinning old genres in new ways, but they're mostly making themselves dizzy.
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Holiday Video Game Preview: Beyond 'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3'

We look at some of the upcoming video game releases, including the hugely hyped Call Of Duty 3: Modern Warfare.
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Daphne Guinness: An Icon On Fashion's Cutting Edge

Brewery heiress Daphne Guinness is known for her signature sky-high platform shoes and eccentric designer garments. Now, the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York pays homage to Guinness' sartorial collection with an exhibit of her most stunning pieces.
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Mmm, Is That Roast Beef You Smell? No, It's Perfume

Would you wear a perfume that made you smell like "A Day at the Beach?" How about "Baby's Butt?" If so, scent inventor Christopher Brosius can help. His Brooklyn boutique is at the vanguard of the anti-perfume movement.Would you wear a perfume that made you smell like "A Day at the Beach?" How about "Roast Beef," or "Baby's Butt?" If so, scent inventor Christopher Brosius can help. His Brooklyn boutique is at the vanguard of the anti-perfume movement
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'All-American Muslim': A Look At Five Very Different Families

TLC's All-American Muslim could feel like good-for-you television, but it works best as an intriguing and complex family story.
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A Food Sculptor On Her Passion: 'The Cheese Found Me'

Sarah Kaufmann, in professional circles and beyond, is known as "the Cheese Lady." She's one of three professional cheese sculptors in the U.S., but she's also part of a growing group of artists bringing food art out of state fairs and into the mainstream.
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Stephen King Plots To Save JFK In '11/22/63'

In King's latest novel, a high-school teacher travels back in time to try to stop an assassination that altered the course of American history. "11/22/63 was our 9/11," says King, who first thought of the idea for the book on the anniversary of President Kennedy's death in 1971.
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A Four-Letter Word For Capital City

Every answer is the name of a world capital. You'll be given a four-letter word. The first two letters are the first two letters of the city's name, and the last two are the last two letters of the country's name. For example, if you were given "loin," the answer would be London, Great Britain.

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