Serri Graslie appears in the following:
Monday, February 09, 2015
Our friends at the WNYC podcast New Tech City recently challenged you to put down the smartphone to see what sort of brilliance beckoned. We check in on the results.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Millennials are the largest and most diverse generation in American history. Some 18 to 34-year-olds say the act of taking a selfie for the #NPRCensus taught them more about themselves — and others.
Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Two rock climbers are close to finishing a hugely ambitious project on El Capitan in the Yosemite Valley — free-climbing the Dawn Wall. They talked to NPR's Melissa Block from the rock face.
Sunday, December 07, 2014
For a year-end feature, All Things Considered wants to know one thing you learned in 2014. It can be a very small gap in your knowledge you finally filled — or a tremendous, life-changing thing.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Especially at Thanksgiving, saying grace is a family ritual for many Americans. We asked you to share your stories and traditions — and they ran the gamut, from heartwarming to horrifying.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
To put a face on the large, diverse millennial generation, we did an #NPRCensus. We asked millennials to take a selfie with their Census categories for identity and what they wish they could choose.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Sean Sherman plans to open a restaurant serving food inspired by what was eaten in the Great Plains prior to the arrival of European settlers. Discovering those ingredients has been half the battle.
Monday, October 06, 2014
Millennials are the largest and most diverse generation in American history. To help put a face on this new boom, we're asking 18- to 34-year-olds to take a selfie showing how they define themselves.
Monday, August 04, 2014
For our Men in America series, we asked men about the movies that make them cry. Reading through 5,000+ responses, we noticed a recurring theme — or should we say, a recurring man: Tom Hanks.
Friday, July 25, 2014
Growing waistlines, a savvy clothing industry and good old-fashioned stubbornness have kept many men in pants that don't fit. It doesn't have to be this way.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
By some measures, not much has changed for the American male in the past few decades — girls still do better in school and men still make more money. In other areas, the differences are profound.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
The rural Texas town was established as a "freedom colony" with land given to former slaves after the Civil War. O. Rufus Lovett photographed Weeping Mary and its residents for 11 years.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Ukraine is headed toward an important moment, as a vote on an interim government has been scheduled for Thursday. William Hague, the British Foreign Secretary, explains the diplomatic situation.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
Part discount grocer, part social service agency, the supermarkets limit membership to those who can prove they receive some form of welfare benefits. These stores, which are flourishing in Europe, sell food that's been rejected by grocers but is still perfectly edible and would otherwise end up in landfills.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Dish Network announced this week that it will shutter the 300 or so remaining Blockbuster stores it owns across the country. But in some places, dozens of the video stores will have an unlikely afterlife.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Restaurants with a "weak" reputation are more likely to write fake positive reviews, a study finds. But chain restaurants, which do not benefit greatly from Yelp, are less likely to commit review fraud.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Forty percent of food in the U.S. goes uneaten each year. The major problem is also a major opportunity for startups like Food Cowboy and CropMobster, which are trying to cash in by connecting sellers of excess food to people in need of it.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Basil is a mega-celebrity of the herb world. But if it had a choice, it might prefer to be recognized for its work in lesser-known cuisines and recipes (the indie films and off-Broadway plays, if you will), where it shines in a different way and brings a new dimension to food.
Thursday, July 04, 2013
Homemade sodas are hot these days: Americans bought more than 1.2 million home carbonators last year. For the Fourth of July, we asked mixologist Gina Chersevani to help us tap into the trend with a soda float inspired by Independence Day.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Postwar marketing of convenience foods pushed our grandmothers to take many shortcuts in the kitchen that modern foodies might find unpalatable. Many involved Jell-O. Cookbook author Jeremy Jackson updated his grandma Mildred's famous strawberry cake recipe to remove this old-school secret ingredient.