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Signifiers: Headphones, Beards & The Washington Monument

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. Get notified as soon as The Gist posts each weekday: http://www.slate.com/gistemail. Music: "Eclosion" by Salmo "Against the Wall" by BoxCat Games "As I Figure" by Kevin MacLeod “Power Glove” by C. Scott Music: "Eclosion" by Salmo "Rio" by 1000 Names “Power Glove” by C. Scott "Against the Wall" by BoxCat Games "As I Figure" by Kevin MacLeod

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