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Voice of AOL's 'You've Got Mail' Now an Uber Driver

And he'll say the iconic phrase for you if you ask real nice

(Newser) - A California woman stumbled upon a voice from the past during a trip to Ohio when she discovered her Uber driver was the man behind America Online's famous "You've Got Mail" greeting. Brandee Barker was in the Cleveland area over the weekend for the presidential campaign when... More »

10 Most Obvious Movie Product Placements

And there are probably a lot more to come

(Newser) - Iron Man 2—with its “$100 million marketing bonanza” featuring tie-ins and cross-promotions with Burger King, Dr. Pepper, Audi, 7-Eleven, and more—proves that “selling out has officially become the way to get movies made,” writes Jo Piazza on PopEater . With that in mind, the 10 most... More »

Chicken Soup? Computers? Google? Pshaw!

Ephron tackles implications of modern inventions, advice

(Newser) - Modernity's full of fine inventions and healthy advice, but don't they really make us dimmer, sicker, and less prone to stumble on sex? So writes Nora Ephron in the New York Times, as she opines on hand-washing, breast-feeding, and rumors that chicken soup cures colds. "You have chicken soup;... More »

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