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Published: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

I can’t go for that

Here we are now, entertain us: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its list of inductees for 2014, a varied lineup that includes Kiss, Linda Rondstadt, Nirvana and Hall & Oates.

Kurt Cobain has got to be kicking himself for missing his chance to play a mashup with Hall & Oates of "Your Kiss is on My List" and "Smells Like Teen Spirit."

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Taste good and energy efficient: Consumers using online petitions have had success recently in persuading food and beverage companies to switch out ingredients believed to be unsafe or unpalatable. Brominated vegetable oil was removed from Gatorade, and now Kraft says it will use natural colors in its macaroni and cheese.

But Kraft may hear from upset college students who had been able to cram for tests late at night, their only light the orange glow from a bowl of macaroni and cheese.

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Don't know much about history: On this day in 1892, Tchaikovsky's ballet "The Nutcracker" publicly premiered in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Tchaikovsky immediately began considering a rewrite when he was besieged by a pack of stage mothers insistent that their daughters get parts as snowflakes.

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