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Did That Restaurant Pass Its Health Inspection? Now Yelp Will Tell You

NPR | March 27, 2015 12:49 p.m.

You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in New York and several other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.

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Koreans Have An Insatiable Appetite For Watching Strangers Binge Eat

NPR | March 24, 2015 7:10 a.m.

What's behind the curious food fad of mukbang, or live-streamed broadcasts of people eating endless amounts of food? The genre is so popular in South Korea that its stars pull in $10,000 a month.

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Voluptuous Veg: Can Food Porn Seed Lust For Healthy Eating?

NPR | March 6, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Tempting-looking spoonfuls of chocolate are plentiful online. Beautiful Brussels sprouts? Not so much. A campaign aims to boost the number of these images and whet our appetites for healthy foods.

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Google Thinks We're Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

NPR | March 6, 2015 12:05 p.m.

The world has been Googling up a storm on how to make cocktails like the Moscow Mule, Mojito and Whiskey Sour, according to the tech giant. So it's created a new feature to bring you that info faster.

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Prepare For 'The End Of College': Here's What Free Higher Ed Looks Like

NPR | March 3, 2015 11:28 a.m.

In his new book, Kevin Carey envisions a future in which online education programs solve two of colleges' biggest problems: costs and admissions.

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Becoming American: Immigrants Tweet Their Stories

NPR | Feb. 23, 2015 6:48 a.m.

Entrepreneurs and engineers, performers and professors are among those who are sharing their stories about becoming American on Twitter.

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Banned From The Ride-Share Business In Spain, Uber Turns to Food Delivery

NPR | Feb. 20, 2015 8:53 a.m.

The ride-share company Uber has decided to try its luck arranging rides for takeout food after it is prohibited in Spain from carrying passengers.

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Beloved Japanese Author Answers Questions At 'Mr. Murakami's Place'

NPR | Feb. 2, 2015 8:53 a.m.

Haruki Murakami is a best-selling author and perennial Nobel Prize contender, but rarely gives interviews. For a limited time, a website is giving fans a chance to engage with the reclusive writer.

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Debate: Is Amazon The Reader's Friend?

NPR | Jan. 22, 2015 1:01 p.m.

Two teams of editors and writers, including best-selling author Scott Turow, face off over Amazon's influence over the publishing industry, in the latest debate from Intelligence Squared U.S.

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Vocab-Intensive Tech For Toddlers Encourages 'Anytime, Anywhere Learning'

NPR | Dec. 31, 2014 5:09 a.m.

Sesame Workshop's games are designed to help kids learn words and have fun. One New York City educator says it's never too soon to teach tykes that technology can be more than just entertainment.