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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 10:45:00 -0500Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts think about how watching porn can affect a couple's marriage and sex life.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 08:27:30 -0500Furlaud, who filed commentaries for NPR from Paris, was a graceful writer with an unfiltered view of the world, says NPR's Scott Simon. She died this week at the age of 87.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:40:00 -0500NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times, and E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution about Donald Trump's picks for his incoming cabinet, as well as the news that President Obama has ordered a full review of hacking efforts during the election.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:28:44 -0500A look at how the newscasts come together.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 06:12:00 -0500This is a question about consciousness as much as it is about sleep, says philosopher Alva Noë. Are there experiences that don't present themselves to us precisely as experiences "of the world" do?
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:00:00 -0500No one seems to have a satisfying definition of "identity politics," but clearly we've been paying too much attention to race, gender and sexual orientation, right? Not so fast.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:59:00 -0500The discrepancy between what you personally can generate and what you personally use says a lot about what's happened with civilization and the planet in the past couple of centuries, says Adam Frank.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:27:00 -0500December is full of sacred holidays for many — and meaning-making through social gatherings and rituals for others. Anthropologist Barbara J. King considers how far back religious practices might go.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:07:00 -0500Once we mix in real science with the possibility of extraterrestrial life, we can learn much about our current dilemmas and, hopefully, about our survival as a species, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 04:36:00 -0500Not all conspiracy theories are harmful, though many have negative effects, says Tania Lombrozo. New research suggests education's consequences can disrupt the processes that draw people to them.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 04:38:00 -0500Albert Einstein, a Jewish intellectual, represented a spirit of liberalism and rational inquiry opposite of what the new German state insisted was right in 1933, says guest blogger David Bodanis.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 10:26:00 -0500Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman who doesn't like making more money than her husband does.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 08:39:00 -0500A recent trip to New York for Scott Simon and his family found them with a new addition to their clan. She's small, furry, and a reminder of what we enjoy about pets.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:17:00 -0500NPR has produced roughly 50 newsmagazine and online stories about the pipeline protests so far.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:12:00 -0500NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and Jamelle Bouie, chief political correspondent for Slate, about the beginning of President-elect Donald Trump's "thank you" tour, new controversy over Trump's tweets about voter fraud and his latest cabinet appointments.