Ryan Alary

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A Closer Look at Six Enigmatic Colors in Home Decor

We probably all can immediately visualize a specific picture when we hear the word “red” or “blue.” Primary colors are easy to recall, and it’s …

Impressive 3-Storey Treehouse Built as a Labor of Love

In 2004, Tereasa Surratt and David Hernandez purchased Camp Wandawega, his childhood getaway, with the intention of preserving its old buildings and cabins. Surratt's father christened the newly-obtained property by hanging a rope swing on the giant elm located in the center of camp. Sadly, he …

Treehouses

Report: NBC Demanding That Stars Only Appear on Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’

It looks like NBC brass have figured out a way to take full advantage of Jimmy Fallon’s stellar ratings over on the new <i>Tonight Show,</i> if the following …

Google's New 'Build With Chrome' Website Turns Your Web Browser Into A Box Of Legos

Now you can play with Lego blocks on any device that supports Google's web browser of choice just by visiting the Build with Chrome website. Why? …

Small Apartments Are The Homes Of The Future

Living in a small apartment shouldn’t be an inconvenient. Just because there are other much bigger spaces out there doesn’t mean you have to feel bad …

As Solar Power Grows, Dispute Flares Over U.S. Utility Bills

Electric power companies challenge “net metering” policies, saying nonsolar households end up with higher costs.<p><b>An energy revolution is happening atop homes in the United States, with one new rooftop solar system being installed every four minutes in 2013.</b><p><b>Great for the environment. Not so good for</b> …

SPIN's top 50 albums of 2013

by <b>Andrew Sacher</b><p>It’s the first work week of December and the year-end music lists for 2013 keep piling in. We just saw album lists from Q and Mojo, …

50 Best Albums of 2013

50<p>Beck, ‘Song Reader’<p>There's old-school, and then there's "Man, it would rule if someone would invent electricity" old-school. Beck's "album" of …

Rock & Roll

Metropolis: 11/16/13

<b>Toggle more options</b><p>This week's two-hour Metropolis mix includes a brand-new Disclosure song, Rudimental remixed by Maya Jane Coles, an extended remix of Basement Jaxx's latest jam, MK remixing Sky Ferreira, and the U.K. chart-topping hit by Morgan Geist's Storm Queen alias.<p><b>Playlist</b><p>Tiga vs. Audion, …

2016 Best Motivational Video

The 10 Most Killer Cover Songs of the Past Decade

This century has been a golden age for cover songs. Thanks to YouTube, we’re always there whenever a band plays a must-hear version of some recent …

Music

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf: 100 Must-Reads For Kids 9-14

As we enter the last stretch of summer before school starts again, we present our big annual book list — and this year, we're focusing on great reads for kids.<p>Back in June, NPR's Backseat Book Club — our book club for young readers — asked you, the NPR audience, to nominate your favorite books for …

NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads

When I recommend books to kids or grown-ups, I can almost always get them interested if I add "Oh, and after you read this book, you could go on a field trip to the museum/zoo/baseball stadium/library ... or just take a little road trip!" Spring 2013 has been a very good year for children's books …

10 Novels That Are More Action-Packed Than Most Summer Movies

It's summer movie season, the time when blockbuster films come out every week and we pit Vin Diesel against Wolverine. But how do you keep that …