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What Does The Fox Really Say? LISTEN

"What Does the Fox Say?" is a YouTube hit. It's from a Norwegian pair of brothers known together as Ylvis. If you're wondering what foxes really sound like, we've got that video too.
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Facebook Removes Beheading Video, Says It Will Tighten Rules

Outrage over a clip showing the decapitation of a woman has led the social media giant to say it will do more to delete content that "is being shared for sadistic pleasure or to celebrate violence."
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Happy Birthday, Copy Machine! Happy Birthday, Copy Machine!

This week marks the 75th anniversary of the first modern copier ever made. The technology, which came from serial inventor Chester Carlson, revolutionized the business world and formed the foundation of Xerox's success. It also meant no more messy carbon paper.
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Sony Explains Why Its PlayStation 4 Costs $1,845 In Brazil

The steep cost isn't a case of price-gouging, the company says, but a sign of Brazil's heavy taxes and fees on imported electronics. Prospective customers say it could be cheaper to fly to the U.S. to buy the game console.
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Despite Glitches, HealthCare.gov Could've Been Worse

Melissa Block talks with Rusty Foster, a writer and computer programmer, about problems with the online roll-out of the Affordable Care Act. Foster wrote about the site's issues for The New Yorker.
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In Cost-Cutting Move, NOAA To Stop Printing Nautical Charts

Starting in April, the federal agency that surveys the nation's waters will offer charts only via on-demand printing, as PDFs or electronic charts.
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Coffee Coming Up, Nice And Hot ... And Prepared By A Robot

The 50-square-foot Coffee Haus from Briggo offers made-to-order espressos, cappuccinos and other specialty brews from direct-trade beans. Like any good neighborhood barista, it will even remember your favorite order.
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Amazon Raises Minimum Purchase For Free Shipping By $10

As the busy holiday shopping season looms, the giant retailer raised its minimum order size from $25 to $35. The change took effect Monday, the company says.
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European Parliament Joins List Of Those Upset With The NSA

France, Mexico and Brazil are also among the U.S. allies that have expressed their displeasure following reports of NSA spying activities in their countries.
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Katy Butler: "Knocking On Heaven's Door: The Path To A Better Way Of Death"

About 24 million Americans are helping care for aging parents. One woman's story of how her father's final years led her mother to defy the medical system and meet death on her own terms.

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