Last Build Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:36:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:36:00 -0400IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400Bill Murray received the 2016 Mark Twain Prize Sunday evening at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. He was gently roasted by friends and fellow comics, and he was droll and deadpan and heartfelt.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400This is a game of categories based on the word "guard." For each category given, name something in it starting with each of the letters G-U-A-R-D.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:33:00 -0400We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:05:00 -0400A bear being fish-slapped. A decidedly not-regal eagle. An unfortunate buffalo/bird interaction.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:16:27 -0400In this final round, every answer contains an object you'd find in a hardware store. So if we said, "He's the rapper who was '2 Legit 2 Quit,'" the answer would be "M-C Hammer."
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:16:27 -0400This game contains a bunch of words that have something in common: they're all one-word titles of songs performed by a one-named musician.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:16:27 -0400In this music game, Jonathan Coulton revamps the sensual Marvin Gaye song "Let's Get It On" to be about famous people who invented or discovered something.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:16:27 -0400Ophira and Jonathan become the contestants in this round of Mystery Guest! Marie Carter has a job that takes her all over New York City, and Ophira and Jonathan try to figure out what it is.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:16:27 -0400ENTER TEASER
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:16:27 -0400This game was written by someone who studied Shakespeare's plays a long time ago, but has since forgotten almost everything about them.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:16:00 -0400In the spirit of the Western, our VIPs face off in an Ask Me Another showdown! Ophira and Jonathan give clues to an answer with the word "West" in it — first to buzz in with the correct answer wins!
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:31:00 -0400They're known by many names: lamb fries, bull fries, huevos de toro. There's a rich tapestry of Western lore built around this food, which is, well, fried testicles. Our reporter bites into this tale.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:04 -0400Given two words in this week's puzzle, move one letter from one of hem and insert it in the other — without changing the order of any of the letters — to get two synonyms.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:00 -0400Zach Gage is an artist and game maker who was frustrated by chess. So he made his own IOS version — Really Bad Chess — in which players get a random assortment of pieces instead of the typical lineup.