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1. IMF Chief Guilty of Negligence in Case Dating to 2008

A new report from the Associated Press.

2. Wakeyleaks' Dark Side and Big Coordinator Hires in College Football

Louisville has suspended offensive coordinator Lonnie Galloway for his receipt and distribution of football play information belonging to fellow ACC member Wake Forest.On this episode of The Football Four Podcast, USA TODAY Sports college football reporters Dan Wolken and Paul Myerberg discuss the darker side of the Wakeyleaks scandal.

3. The Giving Code: Silicon Valley's 'Prosperity Paradox'

Silicon Valley is celebrated as a bastion of innovation. But it now suffers from one of the greatest income gaps in the country. Nonprofits are struggling to meet the demands caused by rising inequality. We explore the disconnect between the immense wealth in the valley, and why so many residents and nonprofits remain cash-strapped and in need.

4. Yahoo Hack: Time to Get Smart About Online Safety?

Stay informed on the latest trends with daily insights on what’s hot and happening in the world of technology. Listen to our reporters discuss notable company news, new tech gadgets, personal technology updates, app features, start-up highlights and more.

5. Movies That Teach Men Horrible Lessons About Sex

You know how when you watch and old movie and there's a Y2K joke or a WAZZZZUUUP and you think, "man, this hasn't aged well." There's now a whole category of those movies that are just classically heroic dudes being absolute dicks to women.

6. Beauty is in the Eye of the Beerholder?

Have you heard of the beer goggles effect? The idea that the more you drink, the more attractive people get. But hold on. Maybe we’ve got this all wrong. Listen to this academic research on how the beer goggles effect may in fact be, the beer-holder effect.

7. Snooki and the Handbag

Look down at what you're wearing. You picked out that blue shirt, right? And those boots — you decided on those because they're warm, didn't you? Well, maybe not. Researcher Jonah Berger says, we tend to be pretty good at recognizing how influences like product placement and peer pressure affect other people's choices... but we're not so good at recognizing those forces in our own decision-making.

8. DJ Shadow - Mutual Slump

In 1996, Josh Davis, aka DJ Shadow, released his first album, Endtroducing. It’s been hailed pretty much universally as one of the best albums of the 90s, and Time Magazine included in its top 100 Albums of all time. It changed hip-hop and electronic music, and helped define the trip-hop genre. Now, for the 20th anniversary of the release, DJ Shadow breaks down the song "Mutual Slump."

9. Plat of Zion

The urban grid of Salt Lake City, Utah is designed to tell you exactly where you are in relation to Temple Square, one of the holiest sites for Mormons. Addresses can read like sets of coordinates. “300 South 2100 East,” for example, means three blocks south and 21 blocks east of Temple Square. But the most striking thing about Salt Lake’s grid is the scale. Blocks are 660 feet on each side. That means walking the length of two football fields from one intersection to the next. By comparison, nine Portland, Oregon city blocks can fit inside one Salt Lake block. Plat of Zion

10. This Is Your Brain on Podcasts

Neuroscientists still have a great deal to learn about the human brain. One recent MRI study sheds some light, finding that a certain kind of storytelling stimulates enormous activity across broad swaths of the brain. The takeaway is obvious: you should be listening to even more podcasts. Show your support for Freakonomics Radio and all the great podcasts from WNYC Studios with a donation today. Just click here to give:

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