Last Build Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:05:39 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:05:39 -0500Mark Rober designed a huge Nerf gun to win an office Nerf war. He talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how he designed it, and what happens when you get hit with a pool noodle at 40 mph.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:10:24 -0500A survey of 1,150 drivers found that those working for Lyft made more on average than those at Uber. It also illustrates demographics of participants in the ride-hailing industry.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:59:00 -0500As with every new administration, Donald Trump and his team took over the White House website Friday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:47:00 -0500Twitter will automatically switch 13 million @POTUS followers to follow both the new Trump account and Barack Obama's archived @POTUS44 account.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:24:53 -0500Pheromones are mysterious compounds that can make a mammal smell more sexy--but that's not true for humans. Zoologist Tristram Wyatt says human pheremones are hard to find.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:13:17 -0500Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin warned his players to keep a low profile on social media in the run-up to Sunday's playoff game. Antonio Brown surreptitiously streamed the speech on Facebook Live.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 -0500Last October, a cyber attack made it hard for people to access Twitter, Netflix, Spotify and other popular sites. Here's what we learned from that massive "distributed denial of service," attack.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:24:00 -0500The online service DoNotPay has helped motorists in London, New York City and Seattle overturn more than 200,000 parking tickets, the creator says. Now, the service is expanding across the U.S.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 08:02:45 -0500Swedish scientist Dr. Anna Rising was among a team of researchers to discover how to synthesize artificial spider silk. She says they hope to use the strong silk in medical applications and textiles.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:11:00 -0500The settlement with the Justice Department is tied to a deadly defect in air bags that has been linked to at least 16 deaths. The associated recall is the largest in U.S. auto safety history.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:46:00 -0500Computer scientist Avi Rubin says all our smart devices — cars, phones, even fitness trackers — can be hacked. He warns that our network of connected technology puts us at risk for cyberattacks.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:46:00 -0500Wanis Kabbaj wants traffic to flow smoothly and efficiently, like the blood in our veins. He says driverless cars may be the solution to today's highway gridlock.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:28:00 -0500The Environmental Protection Agency says Fiat Chrysler violated the Clean Air Act by allegedly installing software in about 104,000 vehicles that masked the true level of emissions.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:20:00 -0500The president-elect plans to issue a report in 90 days on how the government can improve cyber security.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:11:00 -0500Some police officials say their millennial-aged recruits are so used to communicating using social media that they need training in talking with people face to face.