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Monday, August 17, 2015
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Our days are full of things to remember, and they don't always arrive in an orderly fashion. Perhaps you begin your commute home and remember that you need to pick up milk. But then immediately, another to-do springs to mind: You never called back your friend last week. You may ...
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Friday, April 10, 2015
#NPRreads is a new feature we're testing out on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom will share pieces that have kept them reading. They'll share tidbits on Twitter using the #NPRreads hashtag, and on occasion we'll share a longer ...
Sunday, November 23, 2014
First, there was James Foley. Then Steven Sotloff. Finally, Abdul Rahman Kassig, also known as Peter Kassig. All three were American hostages, brutally murdered by the so-called Islamic State.
This past week the White House confirmed that it's conducting a review of its hostage policy, but in a press conference, ...
Saturday, October 11, 2014
This story is part of the New Boom series on millennials in America.
Young people have been the life blood of the environmental movement for decades. There could be trouble on the horizon though, and it all comes down to semantics.
To explain, it's helpful to use the example ...
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Everyone points to the Wright Brothers as the inventors of human flight. But centuries earlier, it was Leonardo da Vinci who imagined human flight, recognizing how birds used concepts like lift and wing shape to glide high above us.
Now scientists have uncovered new details about the man you ...
Saturday, July 05, 2014
Are there genres of music that are simply too far apart for any one musician to hold onto them both at same time?
If anyone knows, it might be Marty Friedman.
He made a name for himself in the early 1990s when he became the guitarist for the platinum-selling thrash ...
Monday, May 26, 2014
The American West is sometimes characterized in simple, iconic images: the cowboy, the miner, the farmer. "This book is edited against that," says Frontcountry photographer Lucas Foglia. "The pictures wander on purpose."
Foglia spent seven years with his camera, jumping from town to town, from New Mexico to Montana. He ...
Friday, March 21, 2014
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Even the smallest dose of power can change a person. You've probably seen it. Someone gets a promotion or a bit of fame and then, suddenly, they're a little less friendly to the people beneath them.
So here's a question that may seem too simple: Why?
If you ask a ...