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  • August 2, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Pretty fracking cool, if you’ll pardon our Battlestar Galactica reaction to this video from Studio 20 at New York University. Whether or not the method of natural gas extraction known as “fracking” is more costly than beneficial is the economic … Continue reading

  • June 7, 2011   BY Jenny Marder  

    As the Internet’s first major batch of IP addresses runs out, organizations worldwide are test driving a new system starting this week. CNET’s Molly Wood explains what the transition to IPv6 means. Continue reading

  • March 14, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Paul Solman and Dante Chinni of Patchwork Nation recently traveled to Ohio’s Crawford and Delaware counties to examine economic inequality. In a preview of the upcoming story, which is slated to air on Tuesday’s broadcast, we’re cross-posting a … Continue reading

  • February 10, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Paul Solman: The last post began to answer Jane Maier’s epic email by discussing “heterodoxy” in economics. Today’s takes up her second issue: “degrowth.” Following her point about the disinclination of economics to invite alternative views, Ms. Maier wrote: “… … Continue reading

  • February 1, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s “Tool$ We Use” features three on the carbon emissions you generate by driving, with a bonus global warming video attached for your viewing discomfort. On the broadcast Monday: a story about electric cars, with a focus on GM’s Chevy … Continue reading

  • February 1, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s Tool$ We Use features three on the carbon emissions you generate by driving, with a bonus Global Warming video attached for your viewing discomfort. On the broadcast Monday: a story about electric cars, with a focus on GM’s Chevy … Continue reading

  • November 17, 2010   BY Paul Solman  

    The [Fed's announcement](http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2010/11/fed-slow-growth-disappointing-will-engage-in-second-round-of-quantitiative-easing.html) of another round of so-called “quantitative easing” (QE2) is much in the news. Basically, it’s an announced commitment to create $600 billion dollars or more of new “Federal reserves” – i.e., U.S. dollars – and [pump them … Continue reading

  • October 22, 2010   BY Tom LeGro  

    In today’s arts and culture headlines, more than 100 Brillo boxes said to be works by Andy Warhol have been declared “copies.”
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  • September 20, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan  

    In today’s arts and culture headlines, YouTube and the Guggenheim release a shortlist of the best creative video.
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  • May 27, 2010   BY Molly Finnegan 

    Publishers — big houses and small independents alike – have lately turned to video to generate buzz and advertise their new releases. Over the past few years, book trailers have been gaining in popularity as publishers hope to cash in on the ubiquity of YouTube and the payoffs of viral marketing.
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