Beth Novey appears in the following:
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Friday, February 05, 2016
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Where'd the term "red tape" come from? Why are the Simpsons yellow? And is there a rhyme for orange? We address these pressing questions — and more — in a new look at your old friend Roy G. Biv. Find the answers here.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
One of my favorite Far Side cartoons shows four triumphant cavemen with a giant carrot hoisted onto their shoulders with the caption: "Early vegetarians returning from the kill."
That's kind of what it looks like every autumn weekend when my better half, Dan, comes home from the farmer's ...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
We were alarmed to learn yesterday that hurricanes with female names are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts. It seems people in the path of a hurricane are more likely to heed warnings to take shelter or evacuate if the storm is named Charley than if ...
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
It's been 60 years since Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in under 4 minutes (you can watch him do it in the video above), and while that's very nice and impressive, we'd like to spend a moment celebrating some lesser-known, far more nauseating, ...
Friday, December 20, 2013
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Hey there, befuddled aunts, uncles and family friends. Not sure what to get for all those nieces, nephews and offspring of other people? This year (for the first time!) we've included kids titles in our year-end best books roundup. Pay a visit to NPR's Book Concierge to see ...