NPR | March 15, 2014 9:55 a.m.
In May, the Discovery Channel will be broadcasting live as Joby Ogwyn climbs to the summit of Mount Everest, and then jumps off it, descending 10,000 feet in a wing suit.
NPR | March 15, 2014 8:32 a.m.
In the 1960s, model and socialite Jane Holzer was bigger than Paris Hilton, had far more elegance than Kim Kardashian and was on tons of magazine covers.
NPR | March 14, 2014 1:55 p.m.
Shark Tank is a very popular Friday-night show where inventors present their "great ideas" and try to get loud rich people to invest. We look at some of the silliest products in the show's history.
NPR | March 14, 2014 8:33 a.m.
The show's season-long crime story follows a busload of kids whose field trip gets detoured by kidnappers. Critic David Bianculli says it could wind up being just as good — and intense-- as 24.
NPR | March 14, 2014 8:27 a.m.
The show aired its last episode in 2007, but this week, after a record-setting Kickstarter campaign, its sharp-elbowed detective protagonist makes her big-screen debut.
NPR | March 14, 2014 5:41 a.m.
On this week's show, we lay bare (PUN!) (BAD PUN!) the issue of nudity and use Pi Day as an entry point to talk nerd holidays and other celebrations of popular culture.
NPR | March 13, 2014 2:30 p.m.
A new study by Pew Research Internet Project has a surprise: people who use the old-school local library also tend to be highly engaged with technology.
NPR | March 13, 2014 10:34 a.m.
The California university is already famous for its wine and beer programs. Coffee seemed like a natural next step. It's new Coffee Center aims to break down the science behind the perfect cup of Joe.
NPR | March 13, 2014 6:44 a.m.
Netflix has released three images from the upcoming second season of the much-discussed series; let the speculating BEGIN!
NPR | March 11, 2014 10:45 a.m.
The longer bourbon ages, the richer its flavor and color. Now, an artisan Kentucky distiller is speeding up nature by sending barrels on boat journeys on the high seas. How does it work? Chemistry.