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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Hosting a holiday party? NPR's audience shares their best untraditional party ideas and themes — and their strategies to make the experience truly epic.
Friday, October 07, 2022
Last month, we asked NPR's audience to share creative ways they show affection in their platonic relationships. Some ideas? Ask friends how they're really doing ... and give them the gift of time.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
William MacAskill's book, What We Owe the Future, urges today's humans to protect future humans — an idea he calls longtermism. Here are a few of his hardly modest proposals.
Tuesday, August 09, 2022
NPR readers share their favorite tips on how to cope with heat without an air conditioner. Among the tips: take a shower with a sheet on, then wear it to bed.
Sunday, August 07, 2022
Africa's metalheads have a bold vision. We talk to Edward Banchs, author of a new book about Africa's metal scene, and to a heavy metal singer in Botswana known as "Vulture."
Thursday, July 21, 2022
From 2017 to 2021, Sir Mark Lowcock was the U.N.'s "relief chief," the world's most senior humanitarian official. He talks to NPR about what inspired him and why crises are getting worse.
Friday, June 24, 2022
Some nonprofit groups have welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court decision. But many global reproductive and women's rights groups condemned the ruling.
Tuesday, June 07, 2022
A Reddit user claimed that while visiting a friend's house in Sweden, he had to sit in another room while the family ate dinner. The story ignited a conversation about how the rest of the world eats.
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Dr. Denis Mukwege has spent decades treating women who have been raped in his homeland of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He's calling on the world to take action for women in Ukraine.
Thursday, May 12, 2022
The second Global COVID-19 Summit aimed to refocus the world's attention on the pandemic. Here's what governments and members of the private and public sector pledged to do.
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Nearly 100 NPR readers gave their views on encouraging kids to do tasks on their own at home and in the community. Some are opposed to the practice for safety reasons. Others shared personal stories.
Sunday, April 24, 2022
In the funny and heartfelt coming-of-age graphic memoir 'Messy Roots,' artist Laura Gao unpacks their relationship with their Asianness, queerness and their ever-changing home city of Wuhan.
Sunday, April 17, 2022
The young women skateboard while wearing polleras, colorful, layered skirts worn by their country's Indigenous Aymara and Quechua women. They want to show girls and women it's OK to be themselves.
Monday, March 21, 2022
Two psychologists in Ukraine tell what they are hearing from traumatized children — and how to give support to these youngsters. Although in the chaos of war, that can be a daunting task.
Friday, March 04, 2022
Ongoing wars in, say, Yemen or Ethiopia get minimal attention compared with the media focus on the fighting in Ukraine. And there are ramifications on the humanitarian front.
Monday, February 21, 2022
Known for his efforts to improve global health and as the founder of the nonprofit health organization Partners in Health, Farmer died in Rwanda at age 62.
Friday, January 28, 2022
The documentary follows a Buddhist and a Muslim — who don't always get along — as they provide health care to Muslim women and children despite growing political and religious tensions in Myanmar.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
There are lots of benefits to creating art. Experts say if you spend just 10 minutes of random art-making, it will help you kick-start the habit — no creative inspiration required.
Saturday, January 08, 2022
What did the world watch on TikTok last year? We round up some favorite videos — including a mukbang ASMR Thai star (don't worry, we explain it) and a potato chip-crunching Kenyan comedian.
Friday, January 07, 2022
We asked global thinkers like Malala, doctors dealing with the pandemic, educators and more — if you were in charge of the world, what would you like to see happen this year.