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 Justin Timberlake’s ‘20/20 Experience 2 of 2’ is a high-gloss slog

Justin Timberlake’s ‘20/20 Experience 2 of 2’ is a high-gloss slog

If you’d seen him chatting with a gaggle of school kids a few hours before his performance at the White House in April, you’d agree. And not because he answered all of the kiddos’ questions like a mensch (although he did that, too).

01 October 2013
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China’s Bruce Lee Theme Park

China’s Bruce Lee Theme Park

Bruce Lee only once visited his ancestral home in Shunde, a two-hour boat ride from Hong Kong. Nonetheless, the district built an RMB 100 million amusement center to honor the legacy of the legendary butt-kicker. In 2008, the museum unveiled a giant statue and 1,000 items of memorabilia. The best is still to come: Bruce Lee robot-mannequins and a roller coaster that emits his signature squawks.

11 April 2013
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A Crucial Call From JPMorgan’s Chief

A Crucial Call From JPMorgan’s Chief

In late September, four hours before the Justice Department planned to hold a news conference to announce civil charges against JPMorgan Chase over its sale of troubled mortgage securities, Jamie Dimon, the bank’s chief executive, personally called one of Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s top lieutenants to reopen settlement talks, Ben Protess and Jessica Silver-Greenberg report in DealBook. The call scuttled the news conference and set in motion weeks of negotiations that have led to a tentative $1

21 October 2013
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Warner's Ashes in tatters

Warner's Ashes in tatters

David Warner's immediate Test future is in serious jeopardy, despite being spared an early flight home from England. The opener on Thursday was fined $11,500 and suspended until the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, starting on July 10, over a nightclub altercation in which he took a swing at England batsman Joe Root.

13 June 2013
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Z-Machines: The Robot Music Band with an Amazingly Human Sound You’ve Ever Met

Z-Machines: The Robot Music Band with an Amazingly Human Sound You’ve Ever Met

You should avail a chance to meet a robot band with the 22 arms, 78 fingers and no brain; this is something really incredible and unbelievable...

15 March 2014
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Egypt risk premium built-in, limiting oil’s gain

Egypt risk premium built-in, limiting oil’s gain

Benchmark global oil markets may already fully reflect the risk of political instability worsening in Egypt and the spill-over effects on the broader region, implying further oil price gains may be limited in scope this week, traders and analysts told CNB

19 August 2013
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A Parental Plea: Don’t Make Me See “Smaug”!

A Parental Plea: Don’t Make Me See “Smaug”!

We spend a hell of a lot time in this great country of ours thinking about the children (indeed, there’s even a Wikipedia entry for “think of the children”). But shouldn’t we also think about the parents every once in a while?

13 December 2013
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Greenland shark ‘oldest-living vertebrate’on Earth.

Greenland shark ‘oldest-living vertebrate’on Earth.

Scientists used radiocarbon dating to figure out the ages of 28 of the animals, and estimated that one female Greenland shark was about 400 years old

11 August 2016
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Michigan's Burke Wins Latest Battle With Craft

Michigan's Burke Wins Latest Battle With Craft

The score was tied and 21 seconds remained in regulation as the top two point guards in the Big Ten and maybe even the country passed each other on the court at Crisler Arena.

06 February 2013
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FAA is looking into contention regarding Bieber’s Flight to New Jersey

FAA is looking into contention regarding Bieber’s Flight to New Jersey

It’s no later than last week, when the world famous singer Justin Bieber impeded with the flight squad. Under FAA policies, no individual is allowed to intimidate, interfere, threaten or assault with the crew members in response to their duties...

22 February 2014
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