Listen to Episode 6 of Slate’s The Gist:
Today on The Gist, is buying Beats by Dre a good deal for Apple? NPR’s Frannie Kelley weighs in on the headphones, the streaming service, and Hip-Hop’s first billionaire. Then, Professor Rob Brooks from the University of New South Wales shares new research about how beards affect male attractiveness. Plus, in today’s Spiel Mike notes the reopening of the Washington Monument.
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