NPR | July 15, 2014 9:51 a.m.
Tracking the calories in food you eat can be tedious. But a GE scientist is working on a device that fits over your plate and automatically tells you exactly how much energy is in your meal.
NPR | July 02, 2014 2:32 p.m.
Is frozen yogurt a weak link in our quest for sustenance and gastronomic pleasure? A Washington, D.C., start-up thinks so, and has just launched a frozen yogurt vending machine to make fro-yo easier.
NPR | June 30, 2014 6:54 a.m.
A survey of some of the games that previewed at this month's Electronic Entertainment Expo shows that even in a landscape of mostly boring franchised sequels, there are a few standouts.
NPR | June 23, 2014 8:11 a.m.
When Saroo Brierley was 4, he hopped on the wrong train in rural India, losing his way and his family. But as he recounts in A Long Way Home, Google Earth helped him return decades later.
NPR | June 17, 2014 6:21 a.m.
Also: Sherlock Holmes is now (mostly) in the public domain; Daniel Genis writes about celebrating Bloomsday in prison.
NPR | June 16, 2014 5:35 p.m.
Also: Ugandan writer Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize; notable books coming out this week.
NPR | June 16, 2014 6:35 a.m.
If you don't watch Game Of Thrones, you can still follow it on Twitter with our handy translator of tweets to plot.
NPR | June 04, 2014 9:42 a.m.
Advances in greenhouse technology have made growing flavorful tomatoes year-round easier. And scientists say climate change may soon make it harder to grow delicious tomatoes outdoors in fields.
NPR | May 23, 2014 3:45 p.m.
The turnspit dog was once an essential part of every large kitchen in Britain. Bred to run in a wheel that turned a roasting spit, the small but strong dogs ensured that the meat cooked evenly.
NPR | April 30, 2014 6:57 a.m.
This new kitchen tool promises to scramble egg whites and the yolk to create delicious culinary creations, and save you from washing a whisk. A soft cradle keeps the egg from breaking.