April 5, 2013 Broadcast TV used to have bigger stars, bigger audiences and bigger budgets. Cable shows were edgier, with more sex and violence than the broadcasters dared show. In the last few seasons, though, cable ratings have improved and broadcast shows have taken more risks. What's going on on TV?
March 26, 2013 While the quality of TVs and technology seems to be at an all-time high, the devices we use to access the living room screen are as confusing as ever. But tablets and apps offer hope of simplifying the process of finding shows to watch — and even interacting with other viewers.
March 17, 2013 "People who live in cities have become more isolated than ever," says the 71-year-old architect based in Tokyo. "I would like to use architecture to create bonds between people." Ito has designed stadiums, libraries, parks, theaters, homes and more in his four-decade career.
February 11, 2013 NPR's Neda Ulaby takes a stroll through Toy Fair, an industry event where adults get to preview acres of new toys.
January 28, 2013 The Ohio Players had seven top forty hits in the 1970s and helped to define a funk movement that included Parliament Funkadelic and Kool & the Gang.