NPR |Oct. 30, 2014 9:04 a.m.
Consumers who care about how their food is produced have a growing number of apps they can turn to at the supermarket. The problem? Nailing down just what sustainability means when it comes to food.
NPR |Oct. 29, 2014 1:49 p.m.
Vance Crowe, 32, has a tough assignment: reach out to millennials, many of whom are skeptical of GMOs. Crowe says the company can do a better job of listening to their concerns.
NPR |Oct. 29, 2014 7:59 a.m.
From January to July, e-book revenue grew 7.5 percent compared with the same period last year. Also: R.L. Stine tweets a horror, and poets slip into something a bit sexier.
NPR |Oct. 25, 2014 8:57 a.m.
Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.
NPR |Oct. 24, 2014 8:47 a.m.
A viral video shows people lauding fare billed as an "organic" fast-food option that was actually McDonald's. It wasn't just pranksters playing tricks on these poor folks, but maybe their brains, too.
NPR |Oct. 22, 2014 7:05 a.m.
Atavist Books launched with aims of upending the print-first publishing model. Now it's announcing its plans to close. Meanwhile, partnerships between public libraries and airports are taking off.
NPR |Oct. 21, 2014 9:05 a.m.
If you're sipping craft cocktails, your fancy $15 drink might now come with fancy ice. It's bigger, clearer and allegedly better tasting than the regular stuff made with tap water.
NPR |Oct. 19, 2014 2:32 a.m.
It's not often that a book can mix machetes with hedge funds. Then again, few industries are as chaotic, and compelling, as debt collection — which Jake Halpern's book reveals in alarming detail.
NPR |Oct. 15, 2014 4:01 p.m.
Farmers will be able to plant types of corn and soybeans that can tolerate doses of two weedkillers. It may be one of the most significant developments the world of weedkilling in more than a decade.
NPR |Oct. 15, 2014 5:43 a.m.
The virus has already caused one spike in chocolate prices, because cocoa is grown in countries that border Ebola-stricken Liberia and Guinea. Prices went back down — for the moment.