60 Minutes Recap: Facial Recognition Reveals Social Security Number (5/19/13)

60 Minutes reports that mannequins can store information using faceprints. Born in a prison camp, North Korean defector Shin Dong Hyuk tells Anderson Cooper that three generations are punished for one man’s disloyalty. Michael Jackson has made more money since his death than any artist alive in the same period. It’s Person of Interest in real life, retail version. Facial recognition software downloaded for free can reveal your Social Security Number. Professor Alessandro Acquisti of Carnegie Mellon says that smartphones used to identify people can be as simple as googling. He takes random photos of people on campus and finds…

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Undercover Boss Season Finale Recap: Epic Bosses on Leadership & Self-Respect

Undercover Boss caps its fourth season by featuring the most memorable executives who have appeared in the show. This time, the bosses will be revealing how their outlook in life and managing a multi-million (others in the billion scale) business have changed after their covert stint. Who among the countless honchos made it to the “epic bosses” list? When it comes to awkward and very disconcerting situations, Coby Brooks, Rick Silva and Rick Tigner win this category hands down. Coby Brooks is the very guy who witnessed a Hooters’ employee (Jimbo) egging his women to finish off dishes of beans…

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Rock Center with Brian Williams Recap: 911 Operator on Deanna Cook Tragedy

Rock Center with Brian Williams starts with a report on the circumstances and controversy surrounding the death of 32-year old Deanna Cook. To the Dallas police, this is just another statistic of domestic violence but to Deanna’s family and all the people who hav heard her 911 call, this is a case of wrongful death resulting to the police’s failure to immediately respond: from 911 operator Tonyita Hopkins, to the dispatch up to the officers who responded after an hour. Deanna’s mother and sisters reveal how the police refused to provide the audio recording of the victim’s 911 call while…

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Shark Tank Season Finale Recap: Triumphant Military Women, 11 Year-old & Beagle

Shark Tank’s two-episode finale has Lori Greiner and Barbara Corcoran appearing, albeit separately. Nevertheless, the entrepreneurs presenting their business plans are equally interesting, especially when two military women and an 11-year old kid with his beagle close their deals to expand their budding operations. The first hour features two successful transactions led by Robert Gifford, a self-proclaimed geek who manufactures multi-purpose furniture. Geek Chic is designed to meet every geek’s need to marry hobbies and work with just one piece of furniture. Robert’s ride in the show starts shaky with Kevin O’Leary insisting that the furniture industry in America is…

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Dr. Oz: The Purple Food Diet & Whey Protein Powder for Losing Weight (5/17/13)

Today on The Dr. Oz Show, it’s another one of those episodes again where America’s wackiest health trends (and questions) like the Purple Diet and fecal transplants, are the main focus of the show. Plus, Dr. Oz talks about protein overdose. Maybe you’re a weight lifter or are on a protein-centric diet, could you be taking in too much protein for your own good? We’ll find out today in the live recap below. The Purple Food Diet. It’s one of the latest diet crazes taking over the country. Packed with plenty of anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents, purple foods are also…

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