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ENTERTAINMENT
NBC Gets Smash Ratings for its “Sound of Music” Live Broadcast
Network immediately greenlights live versions of “Oklahoma”, “South Pacific”, “My Fair Lady”, “West Side Story” and “The King and I”, all starring Carrie Underwood.
Swedish TV Show “Biss och Kajs” (Wee-Wee and Poo-Poo) Educates Children About Bodily Functions
Late night show “Such och Foch” does similar for adults.
 
BUSINESS
Amazon Unveils “Prime Air” Plan to Deliver Packages in 30 Mins. With Drones
Not shown: “Blitzkrieg Air” plan to deliver packages in 30 secs. with missiles.
HEALTH / MEDICINE
Report: Healthful Eating
Down More Than 4%

To around zero.
Study: Some Anti-Cigarette Ads
Can Trigger Desire to Smoke

As some vintage anti-drug ads triggered desire for fried eggs.
 
SCIENCE
Neanderthals Kept Very Clean, Neat Caves
They would beat to death anyone who so much as put their feet up on a rock.
 
EDUCATION
U.S. Well Below Top Countries
In Math, Reading, Science

You can say we're street smart.
 
MISCELLANEOUS
Items in “12 Days of Christmas” Would Cost Record $114,651.18 in 2013
Gold rings cheaper, but milkmaids' and pipers' pensions rising faster than inflation.

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