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Saturday, January 23, 2016
Michelle King has largely stayed out of the spotlight-- until she became the first African-American woman to be named superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Jan. 11.
Sunday, November 08, 2015
When songs have profanity, sex or drug references removed for broadcast, it's a process known as clean editing — and it can get complicated. Priska Neely spoke with one of the masters of the form.
Friday, September 04, 2015
This week's selection of what NPR correspondents, editors and producers are reading online includes a prison story and a baseball tale.
Sunday, June 07, 2015
Developers of disaster recovery robots gathered in California this weekend to compete for a $2 million prize. Some robots shone. Many got stuck, moved at a snail's pace or fell down on the course.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
After two of her classmates took their lives, MIT freshman Isabel "Izzy" Lloyd made wristbands to promote compassionate outreach on campus. The white bands say TMAYD, for Tell Me About Your Day.
Saturday, January 31, 2015
While Deon Taylor was playing professional basketball in Germany, he had an epiphany: he wanted to make movies. The self-taught director's latest film, Supremacy, was released this Friday.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
In Shikeith Cathey's short film, faceless strangers answer questions like "What makes you happy?" and "Do you cry?" The artist says, "These questions, as simple as they are ... they aren't discussed."
Sunday, November 30, 2014
NASA 3-D printed an object on the International Space Station for the first time this week. It's an important step toward long missions — like to Mars — where all necessary items won't fit on board.
Saturday, November 08, 2014
The emperor penguins of Antarctica are adorable. They're also pretty skittish when humans come around to collect data. Researchers at the University of Strasbourg have a solution: a penguin rover.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
A venture capital firm is trying to target entrepreneurs before they create startups, or even have a business idea. There's no crystal ball involved — just public data and predictive analytics.
Sunday, October 05, 2014
"Justice for Mike Brown is justice for us all," the demonstrators sang, referring to the unarmed black teenager killed by a police officer.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
For five nights at London's Tate Britain museum, four robots are roving through the halls controlled by people around the world.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Lifetime's general manager says the channel is trying to reflect "the true breadth" of America. It recently launched a reality show called BAPs — which stands for "Black American Prince or Princess."
Sunday, July 13, 2014
It takes a long time to travel 3 billion miles. On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will finally get a flyby glimpse of the dwarf planet, as part of a mission launched in 2006.
Sunday, April 06, 2014
Attendees at the annual We Robot conference are peering into the future, pondering questions like, do robots have rights? What kinds of laws do we need to regulate unmanned drones?
Saturday, March 01, 2014
As a black graphic designer, Xavier Ruffin wanted to like the show Mad Men, but was disappointed with its portrayal of black people. His Web series Mad Black Men is part spoof, part dramedy.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
A New Zealand-based aviation company has been granted permission to conduct piloted tests of the one-person flying machine. It plans to have the jet pack on the market in 2014.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Stereotyping in films and TV is as old as Hollywood itself. For some, portraying a stereotypical character — the ditzy blonde or angry black man — is a foot in the door to the acting ...