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#419: Taylor Swift, Helium, A Jelly-Like Mass and The Price Of Gas

November 27th, 2012

Episode 535 of 964 episodes

On today's show: Four Planet Money stories that aired on the radio but haven't yet made it into the show.*A Sequester Is A 'Jelly-Like Mass,' And Other Notes On Fiscal-Cliff Jargon*Clear The Secret Genius Of Taylor Swift*The Weird Story Of Why Helium Prices Are Going Through The Roof*Energy Independence Wouldn't Make Gasoline Any Cheaper

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