February 21, 2013 North Korea's third test of nuclear devices, turned the eyes of the world onto the isolated nation. The history of the nation remains unknown to many. Nicholas Eberstadt, a researcher at the American Enterprise Institute, shares his recommended reads on the most closed country in the world.
February 20, 2013 Before films hit theaters, they are heralded by trailers that can either drive people to the box office or keep them away. Stephen Garrett, owner of the trailer production company Jump Cut Creative, talks about what it takes to lure audiences without spoiling a film.
February 18, 2013 More than 200,000 bikes were reported stolen in 2010, according to FBI statistics. By some estimates, more than 1 million bike thefts go unreported annually. When thieves stole writer Patrick Symmes' bike in 2006, he set out on a vigilante crusade in "the dangerous underworld of vanished bicycles."
February 18, 2013 It was one of the most revolutionary tools of biomedical research: the immortal HeLa cell line. But few people know the cells belonged to a poor Southern tobacco farmer named Henrietta Lacks. Rebecca Skloot spent years researching Lacks and tells her story in The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks.