In 2017, Fresh Air marked 30 years as anationally syndicated, daily radio program by doing what it does best: more in-depth interviews. This year's guests included journalists, late night hosts, notable
Take the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge, which will link three major Chinese cities in the country's quest to bring 42 million people together. Or Norway's plan to build the world's first fully-submerged
It has even been called the "Facebook for programmers," with lots of Silicon Valley firms requiring job applicants to include their GitHub profile right alongside their résumé. That means GitHub is a place
Just today, Google founder Larry Page announced the founding of Sidewalk Labs, a spin-off from the search giant with a mandate to make cities a better place to live. It's not Google's first big idea with
Good looks can get you far in life, but psychologists say there are unrecognised pitfalls for the beautiful. David Robson reports. Can you be too beautiful? It is hardly a problem that most of us have
Hackaball gives kids the power to program their own games, and takes coding outside. Coding is a great skill for kids to learn but it can be a lonely, sedentary endeavor. Hackaball, a new toy created a
A lot of parents start worrying about paying for college education soon after their child is born. After that, there's the stressful process of applying to colleges, and then, for those lucky enough to
Board any city bus in Portugal's second-largest municipality, Porto, and you've got free Wi-Fi. More than 600 city buses and taxis have been fitted with wireless routers, creating what's touted as the
We smile when we think of 2015 as the year of our Web launch, but it’s here: a beautiful version of Flipboard for the desktop and a major new frontier on our quest to build the world’s best personal magazine.
Do you enjoy picking groceries up in your electric car? When you get to the store, do you prefer to pay with bitcoins? Do you have solar panels on your house? If the answer is “yes” to any of these questions,
Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole. Lewis Carroll was remarkably
The third season of the political thriller, which drops on Netflix on February 27, is still engaging, if a little less exciting. Last year, I learned my lesson about judging a House of Cards season too
But somewhere along the way the two started sleeping together and the literary performance of passion became something a bit more -- but how much more? -- than a mere performance. Mary Anne would entertain
Internet Whether you stream, download, rip or only listen to podcasts, there's a good chance you have anywhere from a handful to tens of thousands of MP3s and other songs cluttering a hard drive somewhere.