You don't need a fancy outfit and a torch to connect to the 2014 Winter Olympics. Just use Twitter.
January 23, 2014 Have a favorite Olympic team? We've made it easy to follow all of the athletes on Twitter.
In 1984, shopping online wasn't this easy.
January 13, 2014 A decade before Amazon.com was founded, shopping online involved a telephone, a TV, a typewriter keyboard and a monthly fee. Listen to Robert Krulwich, then NPR's business correspondent, navigating the brave new world of e-commerce.
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Don't Forget Buzzfeed. 34 Signs That You're Expecting ... That You're Not Expecting.
January 13, 2014 Everyone is announcing their pregnancy on Facebook these days. That means it's important to consider your social media strategy, and NPR's Melody Kramer mines the tech startup culture for some humorous ideas.
March 25, 2009 While trans fats have been on the decrease in packaged foods, there's still no national regulation of these fats in restaurants. Trans fats not only increase levels of bad cholesterol that can block arteries but also bring down levels of the good cholesterol.
December 22, 2007 More than 58 million people have flocked to the social network Facebook, and about 250,000 new users sign up every day. But one longtime Facebook user has dropped out of the social networking site altogether.
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July 13, 2007 As the world awaits the last book in the Harry Potter series, several artists have used the Hogwarts characters as inspiration for a different genre: punk rock. The genre started with two Boston-based brothers who make up the group Harry and the Potters.
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February 22, 2007 May I have the envelope please? The ballots have been counted in our Fake Oscar Speech Writing Contest. But picking just one winner seemed as churlish as Judi Dench's character in Notes on a Scandal. So we have lots. And the Oscar goes to...
February 18, 2007 Harvard may have scrapped early admissions, but many schools like Yale and Georgetown University opted to keep it. Here are seven things you may need to know if you plan on applying to college early.
February 5, 2007 Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but what chocolate should you get for your sweetie? We spent the past week tasting over 25 different chocolates.
January 22, 2007 Think you've got what it takes to craft the perfect Oscar acceptance speech? Now's your chance. Enter our first annual speech-writing contest, and your creation might be featured on npr.org.
January 11, 2007 The best music Web sites are changing the way listeners stream music online. Some sites customize playlists based on what listeners like to hear. Others collect tunes from across the Web. We profile four sites that are music to our ears.
January 9, 2007 On Tuesday, Apple Inc. announced that it was releasing two new products: the AppleTV and the iPhone. We trolled the blogs to explain what the products could mean for Apple — and your living rooms.
December 28, 2006 As a public service, Five for Friday proudly presents its first annual roundup of weird, wild and altogether wonderful lists.
December 28, 2006 Our end-of-the-year recap: 2006-themed ornaments and menorahs submitted for NPR's first craft contest.
December 27, 2006 The definition of disease can drastically shift from era to era, or even from year to year. Here, a list of just a few of the many ailments that have been added, dropped, or reclassified over the years.