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Week in Missing Links

From celebrity flaws revealed on HDTV to an iPod Shuffle copycat, these are some of the below-the-radar stories from this week.

From celebrity flaws revealed on HDTV to an iPod Shuffle copycat, these are some of the below-the-radar stories from this week.

Oh, the pain of HDTV and 'unfortunate' skin
By Leslie Katz
She might have a dazzling smile, a pop-star boy toy and one of the heftiest paychecks in Hollywood, but get her on high-definition TV and poor Cameron Diaz "looks more like a Charlie than an angel." Read more...

Spinal Tap for bass clarinet
By Evan Hansen
Reason No. 1,950,856 we love the Internet. Read more...

Your iPod Shuffle, '60s style
By David Becker
Machead Jim Younkin has concocted a novel way to eliminate headphone cord tangle. But you'll need a set of those 1960s vintage headphones that make you look like an AV Club dropout. Read more...

This Shuffle doesn't fall far from Apple tree
By Leslie Katz
It looks like an iPod Shuffle, and it acts like an iPod Shuffle, but don't expect to find it in an Apple Computer store any time soon. Read more...

FCC: 'Desperate Housewives' promo not indecent after all
By Declan McCullagh
A mildly steamy locker-room intro from ABC's Monday Night Football isn't "indecent" after all, the Federal Communications Commission decided Monday. Read more...