Book News: Did Amazon Unintentionally Create A Drug Dealer Starter Kit?

NPR | April 17, 2014 6:53 a.m.

Also: Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez's health is said to be stable but "very fragile"; Dave Eggers' new book is called Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?.

The New Age: Leaving Behind Everything, Or Nothing At All

NPR | April 09, 2014 10:18 a.m.

Older generations might have left behind physical letters, photographs and journals. But much of that is digital now. Saving and organizing it all is a new challenge for librarians and writers alike.

Creating An Ecosystem In 140 Characters

NPR | April 08, 2014 9:49 a.m.

Tell Me More continues its national poetry month series "Muses and Metaphor." Regular contributor and poet Holly Bass shares her Twitter poem.

Getting Back In The Game: Finding The Right Game To Play

NPR | March 30, 2014 12:47 p.m.

Like movies, books and music, there are countless video games to suit all interests and tastes. If you're a would-be gamer, here's a guide to help you sort through the different worlds.

Printing Wikipedia Would Take 1 Million Pages, But That's Sort Of The Point

NPR | March 30, 2014 8:29 a.m.

A German-based group called PediaPress estimates that a print version of the ever-evolving, online encyclopedia would fill more than 1,000 1,200-page volumes. Now they just need $50,000 to do it.

How A Cold Brew Can Stop You From Checking Your Smartphone

NPR | March 26, 2014 10:31 a.m.

When you're at a bar, staring at your device instead of chatting with friends defeats the purpose of being there in the first place. This innovation steers beer lovers toward the right choice.

Smartphones And Mealtime: Turn Device-Avoidance Into A Game

NPR | March 24, 2014 1:16 p.m.

This is one way to encourage being fully present at mealtime.

Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

NPR | March 24, 2014 11:40 a.m.

Lawyers may tell you not to compare apples with oranges. But Google's new tool allows you to compare the nutrition of any food in a huge government database. You might even learn something surprising.

Sony Steps Into Virtual Reality With 'Project Morpheus'

NPR | March 20, 2014 1:59 p.m.

At the annual Game Developers Conference this week in San Francisco, Sony announced a project that will aim to add virtual reality to its Playstation 4 console.

Goggles Bring Virtual Reality Closer To Your Living Room

NPR | March 16, 2014 11:57 a.m.

NPR's Laura Sydell is afraid of heights, so when she got a first-person view from atop a castle, the experience was dizzying. Is Oculus Rift, the headset she was using, the future of entertainment?

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