June 18, 2013 In the poker world, it's a term that puts a limit on bets. And like gambling places, it's been popping up more and more.
June 17, 2013 In this Twitter Age, in which brevity = wit, we are witnessing the expanding power of one-liners. And the drawbacks
June 16, 2013 Contest results are in for the world's smallest office.
June 15, 2013 Ollie Cantos may be blind, but he sees a way to help three teenagers.
June 14, 2013 We are beyond the point where privacy can be expected because somebody somewhere has details about all of your electronic habits. The question is, who is most likely to want to look at what you're doing?
June 14, 2013 Welcome to NPR's new journalism project, a blog devoted to finding new, inventive and engaging ways to tell stories.
April 24, 2013 George W. Bush opens his presidential library this week in Dallas, where an interactive game gives visitors a taste of presidential decision-making. From one angle, Decision Points Theater is a cool learning tool. From another, it raises the question: Could an American president benefit from crowdsourcing?
April 17, 2013 The bombing of Boston's storied marathon struck at more than a crowded city street — it attacked a living reservoir of American heritage, culture and intellectualism.
April 14, 2013 Sen. Mitch McConnell is the latest victim in what has become a tradition in American politics. We look back at some of the other politicians whose private dealings were made public.
April 6, 2013 Guns and America were born around the same time and grew up together. Columbus and other early explorers were probably the first Europeans to bring guns to the New World, archaeologists say. And the arquebus — a long-barreled, musket-like weapon — was most likely the first personal firearm on mainland America.
March 28, 2013 The more talk there is of retirement — on TV, in pop-up ads, in news stories — the more you begin to wonder: What is retirement anymore anyway?
March 15, 2013 Jeb Bush is popular in conservative circles and is the third member of the Bush family to be seen as a presidential contender. (The last two were elected.) So is there some sort of How to Be President checklist somewhere in the Bush house? If so, it might look something like this.
March 14, 2013 The word itself has been around for centuries, but only lately has it become an unpopular way to describe people who are old.
March 1, 2013 If we didn't have a pope and we didn't have a Super Bowl, we might never use these fancy numbers at all. Then again, maybe we would.
February 27, 2013 The predetermined nature of the coming budget crisis known as sequestration is part of a long tradition of using countdowns as a way to manage chaos.