Serri Graslie

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#NPRreads: On America's First Suicide Bombing And Its Influential Pizza Lobby

Friday, March 06, 2015

From the people on our money to the effects of calling someone black, this week, we bring you four reads that illuminate a bit of history or pieces of regulation you may not have known about.


Pick Up Your Smartphone Less Often. You Might Think Better.

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.


Millennials Rewrite The Census For A Better Sense Of Selfie

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.


Free-Climbing Yosemite's El Capitan Takes A Team — And Time

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.


What Did You Learn In 2014?

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.


Gravy And Gallstones: Your Memorable Thanksgiving Grace Moments

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.


These Are Your Millennials, America

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.


The 'Sioux Chef' Is Putting Pre-Colonization Food Back On The Menu

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.


Millennials, Put A Face On Your Generation With Our #NPRCensus

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.


Break Out The Hanky: Tom's Got It Out For Your Tearducts

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.


The Average American Man Is Too Big For His Britches

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.


The Modern American Man, Charted

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.


Scenes And Sorrows: A Portrait Of Weeping Mary

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.


British Diplomat Weighs In On Ukraine, Russia And Syria

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.


Social Supermarkets A 'Win-Win-Win' For Europe's Poor

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 flourish...


Blockbuster Fades Out, But Some Zombie Stores Will Live On

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.


Hunger Games: What's Behind Yelp's Fake Restaurant Reviews?

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.


Startups Try To Reroute Food Waste To The Hungry

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 c...


Getting Past Pesto To Re-Imagine Basil

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-Broadw...


Fizz And Fireworks: Make A Patriotic Homemade Soda For The Fourth

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 t...