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Friday, November 24, 2023
It's Black Friday — one of the biggest days for retail spending, when companies slash prices to get us to buy more stuff. If you're tired of this annual exercise in consumption, meet Buy Nothin Day.
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Moshe Lavi, the brother-in-law of Omri Miran, who was kidnapped from his kibbutz by Hamas on Oct. 7.
Tuesday, November 21, 2023
NPR's Juana Summers talks with Queens University professor Antonio Nicaso about the conviction of 207 people in a trial against Italy's most powerful crime syndicate.
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Zach Condon, the creative force behind the band Beirut, about his new album Hadsel, and drawing inspiration from the dark winter of arctic Norway.
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
As army ants travel over uneven terrain, they link their bodies together to create bridges — a system that might give engineers insight into controlling robotic swarms.
Monday, November 13, 2023
During a space walk at the International Space Station, astronauts lost hold of a bag of tools. It'll be visible from Earth until it burns up in the atmosphere.
Thursday, November 09, 2023
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jeffrey Mount, a senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, about drought conditions in California.
Wednesday, November 08, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Naomi Alderman on her new novel, The Future, which asks whether the giants of technology more likely to save humankind or accelerate its end.
Monday, November 06, 2023
A University of Cambridge historian has decoded more than 100 previously unopened letters sent during the Seven Years War.
Thursday, November 02, 2023
NPR's Juana Summers talks with Mary Ellen O'Toole, a former FBI profiler, about the warning signs before a mass shooting.
Friday, October 27, 2023
Heman Bekele, winner of 3M's Young Scientist Challenge, wants to make cancer treatment cheaper and more accessible.
Friday, October 13, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dan Reicher of Stanford University's Woods Institute for the Environment about a historic agreement addressing land-use for large scale solar projects.
Thursday, October 12, 2023
NPR's Juana Summers talks to Bryan Washington about his new book, Family Meal.
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Israeli civilians are greatly benefiting from the country's advanced missile defense system — the Iron Dome. It's a network of radar detectors and missile launchers that intercept incoming rockets.
Wednesday, October 04, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with law professor E. Tendayi Achiume about receiving the MacArthur Fellowship and her research on racial injustice.
Friday, September 29, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with former Congresswoman Jane Harman, who was a longtime friend and colleague to Diane Feinstein, about the late senator's life and legacy.
Monday, September 25, 2023
DJ and composer Laurel Halo's new album, "Atlas", is a tapestry of slowly-evolving textures — and it was inspired by the nighttime imagery of cities she visited while out on the road.
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Michele Pascarella was named Global Pizza Maker of the Year in the awards he considers "the Michelin guide for pizza."
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Carl Day joined NPR to weigh in on the Biden campaign in 2020. We caught up with him to hear what he's thinking heading into 2024.
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
The Unity Engine, a popular game development tool, is getting a pricing overhaul. Developers are enraged.