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No Assembly Transpired: What We Learned from Failing to 3D-Print a Gun

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>At long last, someone other than Defense Distributed has taken the group's 3D-printable design and …

Will NY Gov. Fire Any Sheriffs Who Publicly Oppose the State’s Strict Gun Control Law?

Some critics have pointed to New York State’s new gun control law as chilling in its scope and intent. But new allegations coming from sheriffs may add to the outcry, as some authorities maintain that Gov. Andrew Cuomo pushed local sheriffs to stop publicly speaking out against the SAFE Act, the …

How to Make Bibimbap

Slightly sweet but spicy gochujang is the secret ingredient in this South Korean-style salad<p>When Kim Sunee traveled to her birthplace in South Korea on a research trip, she was delighted by the cuisine, how it could be both rustic and beautiful, and how eager people were to share it. She founded …

Colorful Canopy of Lanterns Brightens Seoul, South Korea

To celebrate Buddha's birthday, Seoul, South Korea pulls out all the stops. Traditionally celebrated on the full moon of May, or May 17 this year, Buddha's birthday is an important day in many Asian countries including India and Japan. The day is even considered an official holiday in places like …

The Biology of Kindness: How It Makes Us Happier and Healthier

There’s a reason why being kind to others is good for you — and it can now be traced to a specific nerve.<p>When it comes to staying healthy, both …

Hey Teenagers! We Want To Hear Your Stories

Are you a teenager with a story to tell? NPR and Radio Diaries want to hear it. Write it down, photograph it (and record it if you want) and then submit it to the storytelling site Cowbird.<p>Beginning in 1996, Radio Diaries gave tape recorders to five teenagers to create audio diaries about their …

Hundreds arrested in China over 'fake' meat

China says 904 people have been arrested for selling fake, spoiled, or adulterated meat over three months.<p>State media portrayed the arrests on Thursday as part of a national crackdown that would now focus on dairy products, but an official told the state's Xinhua News Agency that there were …

Imagine A Flying Pig: How Words Take Shape In The Brain

This is a story about a duck. More precisely, it's a story about what your brain just did when you read the word "duck."<p>Chances are, your brain created an image of a web-footed waterfowl. It also may have recalled the sound of quacking or the feel of feathers. And new research suggests that these …

Athens mayor vows to ban 'racist' charity act

The Mayor of Athens has vowed to prevent an ultra-nationalist party from staging food handouts for Greeks-only in the capital's central Syntagma Square.<p>Describing Thursday's planned handout as illegal, Giorgos Kaminis accused Golden Dawn on Wednesday of engaging in "racist and xenophobic …

MMR: How parents feel now about avoiding jabs

<b>Huge numbers of children aged 10-15 were never vaccinated with the MMR vaccine, the result of a scare that caused panic among parents. The vaccination turned out to be safe, so how do those parents feel today about the decision they made?</b><p>"MMR Killed My Daughter", "New MMR link found to autism", …

Eighteen arrested as Seattle May Day rally turns violent

<b>A day of peaceful May Day rallies in the US city of Seattle turned violent after dark, as eight police officers were hurt and 18 people arrested.</b><p>Protesters hurled rocks, bottles and asphalt at officers, smashing car and shop windows and tipping over bins.<p>Police in riot gear responded with "blast …

Chinese girls poisoned by yogurt 'over school rivalry'

<b>Two children have died in northern China after drinking yogurt allegedly tainted with rat poison by the owner of a rival kindergarten, media report.</b><p>The girls in Hebei province suffered convulsions and started foaming at the mouth after consuming the yogurt on 24 April, Xinhua news agency said.<p>The …

Saudi Arabia Sars-like virus 'kills five'

<b>Five people in Saudi Arabia have died from a Sars-like virus and two more are seriously ill, officials say.</b><p>The seven cases were all from al-Ahsa governorate in the east of the country, the Saudi news agency SPA said citing health officials.<p>The novel coronavirus (NCoV) causes pneumonia and sometimes …

Tablet sales soar as Blackberry boss predicts market's death

<b>Tablet computer shipments soared in the first quarter of 2013, growing by 142.4% compared with the same period in 2012, according to analysts IDC.</b><p>Figures suggested more tablets were shipped from January to March 2013 than in the entire first half of 2012.<p>Apple remains the biggest brand in the …