Sat January 12, 2013

Boulder Named "Unhappiest" Place To Work

View of Flatirons from the 29th Street Mall in Boulder
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Boulder is known for innovative companies, cool startups and an outdoor loving atmosphere, but that doesn't seem to keep people who work there happy.

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Wed January 9, 2013
The Record

An Under-The-Radar Albums Preview For 2013

Originally published on Thu January 17, 2013 9:33 am


Wed January 2, 2013
World Cafe

World Cafe Host David Dye Picks His 10 Favorite Songs Of 2012

Originally published on Wed January 9, 2013 10:40 am

Courtesy of the artist

David Dye has been hosting WXPN's World Cafe for more than 20 years. With new artists performing in the show's studios every day, Dye gets to witness firsthand the best music each year has to offer. Here are his 10 favorite songs of 2012:

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Tue January 1, 2013
The Salt

Drinks, Diets And Meat: Hits Of 2012, Predictions For 2013

Originally published on Fri January 4, 2013 6:19 am

Some of The Salt's most popular posts of 2012 included coffee, pink slime and Downton Abbey.
Daniel Acker/Landov; Carnival Film & Television Limited 2011/Masterpiece; Adam Cole/NPR; Robyn Mackenzie/; Lass/Getty Images

As the new year begins, we here at The Salt are looking back at the food topics that got you talking in 2012, and pondering which conversations will continue in 2013. (And, like many of you, we're also firmly swearing off the holiday cookies.) So, instead, feast your eyes on this roundup of our top stories from the past 12 months:

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Mon December 31, 2012
Shots - Health News

Parenting, Mental Illness And Bodily Functions: 2012's Most Read

Originally published on Mon December 31, 2012 2:07 pm

One of the year's most popular posts examined the evolutionary pull of running and high-aerobic activities on our brains. Above, a man runs past the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April.
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There are some people who believe you can tell a lot about a person from what they read. By that measure, judging from the year's most popular posts on Shots, you might think our readers include plenty of depressed parents obsessed with diet and excrement.

Luckily for you, dear readers, we here at Shots know that Web traffic isn't a scientific measure of personality or of quality — just of virality. Plenty of powerful, public service stories failed to make our Top 10 list for the year. That caveat delivered, here's a look at the stories that kept you clicking in 2012.

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