Elise Hu appears in the following:
Sunday, January 16, 2022
This simple trick can help you decide if an item of clothing is worth investing in, or if it's a passing trend you'd be better off passing on.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Feeling "lazy" is probably more a sign of needing to take a break, not do more. Try the values clarification exercise to help get rid of the guilt of not doing "enough."
Friday, September 24, 2021
Instead of viewing laziness as something we need to fix or overcome with caffeine or longer work hours, social psychologist Devon Price says to think of laziness as a sign you probably need a break.
Sunday, March 14, 2021
Fast fashion takes a toll on the environment and on workers. Here's how you can shop more sustainably and build a closet with a better impact.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
In a time of polarization and political division, NPR and StoryCorps explore whether simple but courageous acts — talking and listening — can be a countervailing force to national discord.
Sunday, May 24, 2020
Writing letters to strangers in almost all 50 states became an outlet to process anxieties about the pandemic. And a reminder of all the ways we are connected.
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Kacen Callender's new young adult novel centers on a queer, trans teen trying to find out who's behind a traumatizing transphobic act — a quest that takes him on an emotional roller coaster.
Sunday, April 19, 2020
A slim book about an everyday woman's life in South Korea became a runaway bestseller (and a movie), tapping into a growing feminism in this punishingly patriarchal country. It's now out in English.
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Cathy Park Hong's essays serve as a major reckoning, pulling no punches as the author uses her life's flashpoints to give voice to a wider Asian American experience, one with cascading consequences.
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
The tech entrepreneur recently said he is making implants that connect our brains to our devices. So let's explore the ethics of human upgrading — and what technology has already done to us.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Researchers have found that giving your brain an electrical stimulation while you sleep can lead to quicker learning and improved memory. Future You's episode 6 explores what this will mean in 2050.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Scientists have developed promising clock-turning treatments for mice. Could pills that mimic the benefits of exercise help humans? In this Future You: the effort to stop the symptoms of growing old.
Monday, July 29, 2019
With some planning, you can get everything you need for a trip down to one carry-on bag. Road warriors share their hacks — so you can travel with a lot less hassle.
Sunday, July 28, 2019
You can discover new things about the world when you travel, or even — if you apply a traveler's mindset — close to home. "It takes humility," says artist and author Jenny Odell.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
You know "the Force" that binds all things — the one that can let your mind move objects? The latest Future You video demos an armband that allows users to control objects with thoughts.
Thursday, June 06, 2019
A headset that electrically stimulates your brain while you practice a motor skill claims to help you improve in less time. What might this mean for human abilities by 2050?
Thursday, May 30, 2019
NPR is putting together a guide on navigating the social dynamics of travel, and we need your help. Tell us, how do you deal with group dynamics when traveling?
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
The next phase of human evolution seems headed toward merging biological bodies with machines, and in the first video of Future You, Elise Hu gets connected to a network and plays a game her thoughts.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
In Episode 2 of Future You, Elise Hu explores mind-controlled exoskeletons that could let paralyzed people walk or the able-bodied gain super strength.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
In bringing a cartoon toucan and an anxious songbird to screen, show creator Lisa Hanawalt has done something still rare: made an animated show about women friends, by women friends.