Science | Environment | Nation | HealthNPR | July 23, 2016 2:42 p.m.
When we invented shoes, we slipped a surface between ourselves and the world. Ever wonder if this is the moment mankind fell from grace? No? Well, for better or worse, NPR's Colin Dwyer has.
A shy woman becomes a brave warrior princess. A man calls on Captain America to help him lose 45 pounds. In costume role play they become part of a community where they can transform themselves.
Food | World | Science | Environment | HealthNPR | July 22, 2016 2:19 p.m.
A terrible drought hit Ghana in the 1400s, far worse than today's conditions. Yet people had enough to eat, while today they go hungry. What changed? In a word, colonialism, a new study suggests.
Cass Frankenstein started wearing sunglasses to protect himself from bullies. Decades later, he still wears them. Some friends and relatives say that holds people at bay. But he says it's worth it.
Science | Environment | NationNPR | July 22, 2016 10:07 a.m.
It's over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in much of the Midwest, South and East, and the culprit is hot air trapped under an atmospheric pressure lid that heats it up even further.
It sounds like something out of a fairy tale, but it's real. A new study shows how wild birds and people communicate so that, together, they can find bees' nests and share the sweet honeycomb.