Economy | Science | Arts | Entertainment | TechnologyNPR | March 6, 2015 6:10 a.m.
Our lives are, in part, governed by algorithms. Professor Kevin Slavin shows how these formulas can reshape finance, culture and physical environments, with potentially harmful consequences.
A new film follows daters ages 70-90 looking for love in five-minute intervals. "Speed dating for seniors" may sound funny, but The Age of Love is really about our lifelong need for intimacy.
Environment | Arts | FoodNPR | March 4, 2015 1:40 p.m.
Wonky produce can take on absurdly entertaining shapes. A food waste activist is tweeting images with cheeky captions to raise awareness of beauty standards that lead to mounds of food waste.
In 2004, Jin was one of the first Asian-Americans to drop a major label rap album. One controversial song, "Learn Chinese," raised eyebrows. A decade later, he's trying to rephrase the message.
The Star Trek actor died Friday in Los Angeles, and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Nimoy's signature role taught fans the power of accepting their differences rather than fighting them.
Bearded men wielding sledgehammers are seen shattering ancient statues and friezes in the Iraqi city of Mosul. One of the militants says God commanded them to remove the idols and statues.
The planned reopening was moved up following the release of a video showing self-declared Islamic State extremists destroying priceless ancient artifacts in the Mosul museum.
Nation | Arts | EntertainmentNPR | Feb. 27, 2015 1:02 p.m.
The cause was end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Susan Bay Nimoy, told The New York Times.