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  1. A Vintage Cocktail That Packs A Punch

    We have a holiday recipe book called "Punch: The Delights and Dangers at the Flowing Bowl." But this bowl is not flowing with lime sherbet and ginger ale. This is more like Mr. Micawber’s punch from Charles Dickens’ "David Copperfield," a hot and steaming bowl of lemon, sugar and spirits that made Micawber’s face shine as if it had been varnished all over.

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  2. Sinquefield, Laffer Discuss Their Tax Theories

    On Tuesday, "St. Louis on the Air" host Don Marsh talked to Sinquefield and Laffer about their ideas and their book, "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States."

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  3. From Fingerprints To Beer Distribution, Exploring St. Louis’ Firsts

    St. Louis has been the home of many firsts, the subject of a book by Diane Rademacher, “Famous Firsts of St. Louis.”

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  4. Episode 590: The Planet Money Workout

    Most businesses would close if their customers never showed up. An empty restaurant is a disaster. An empty store means bankruptcy. At a gym, emptiness equals success.

    Today on the show, the mind games that gyms play with you. From design to pricing to free bagels, gyms want to be a product that everyone buys, but no one actually uses.

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  5. St. Louis On The Air: Reliving The Heydays Of Famous-Barr

    For almost 100 years, Famous-Barr was a St. Louis shopping destination. Its holiday window displays in particular drew shoppers from throughout the St. Louis area to Famous-Barr’s downtown location. Many of those displays, and other well-known Famous-Barr events, were directed by Helen Weiss, the store’s public relations maven.

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  6. How A Feud Between Two Russian Companies Fueled A ‘Spam Nation’

    Brian Krebs’ new book tells the story of how two companies groomed spammers, and then destroyed each other. In the process, Krebs got access to documents that illuminated how cybercriminals operate.

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  7. Planet Money: Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding

    Mark Zuckerberg. Bill Gates. Steve Jobs. Most of the big names in technology are men.

    But a lot of computing pioneers, the ones who programmed the first digital computers, were women. And for decades, the number of women in computer science was growing.

    But in 1984, something changed. The number of women in computer science flattened, and then plunged.

    Today on the show, what was going on in 1984 that made so many women give up on computer science? We unravel a modern mystery in the U.S. labor force.

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  8. For A More Ordered Life, Organize Like A Chef

    According to Marketdata Enterprises, Americans spend nearly $10 billion a year on self-help and personal organization products. The market is huge, partly because most colleges and grad schools don’t teach basic organization. But culinary schools and professional kitchens do.

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  9. The Hazards Of Probing The Internet’s Dark Side

    Journalist Brian Krebs spends time in the dark areas of the Internet, where hackers steal data off credit cards and sell the information in online underground stores. Krebs has learned computer code and how to get onto black market websites and cybercrime networks.

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  10. Writer Reflects On Aircraft Carrier’s Mission To The Persian Gulf

    Fresh Air 18 June 2014

    Geoff Dyer spent two weeks aboard the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush for his book Another Great Day at Sea. He talks with Fresh Air about his book, and the carrier’s latest position for possible air strikes.

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