Blue Seal ice cream was launched after World War II for American soldiers stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Today, it's a fusion of American and Okinawan tastes that's loved by locals and tourists alike.
Health | Science | Entertainment | Food | ArtsNPR | Dec. 9, 2016 12:38 p.m.
Sure, brown rice is better for you than refined white rice. But if you cringe when you see it on sushi, there's good reason behind that, and it's rooted in flavor science and biochemistry.
Nation | Entertainment | Election | BusinessNPR | Dec. 9, 2016 11:51 a.m.
The disclosure of the president-elect's involvement on the NBC show instantly raised questions on twin grounds — that it could serve as a distraction and represent one more conflict of interest.
Health | Nation | Entertainment | Science | Flora and FaunaNPR | Dec. 9, 2016 10:55 a.m.
People living with schizophrenia or other serious mental illnesses say a pet can be not just a comforting companion but a reason to stay engaged with other people — and with life.
Nation | Entertainment | MusicNPR | Dec. 9, 2016 9:20 a.m.
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
Nation | Business | Entertainment | ArtsNPR | Dec. 6, 2016 1:21 p.m.
Press tours with networks and cable companies give TV critics an opportunity to have Q&A sessions with top executives. This year, many executives will skip a big one in LA — and that concerns critics.
Nation | Entertainment | ArtsNPR | Dec. 6, 2016 5:24 a.m.
Trae Crowder and his fellow comedians call themselves liberal rednecks. They use their southern roots — and thick accents — to attack racism and homophobia.
Technology | Nation | Entertainment | Science | BusinessNPR | Dec. 2, 2016 2:34 p.m.
Commercial labs can now make the large, clear diamonds people prize for engagement rings and other jewelry in as little as 72 hours. How will this change the diamond industry?