Margot Adler, A Venerable And Beloved NPR Voice, Passes At 68 Longtime NPR correspondent Margot Adler died at the age of 68, after a battle with cancer. Adler's work ranged from the serious to the whimsical and often showcased her love of New York City.
It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks One-click online shopping is changing how we shop. Stores with leases as short as a day are proliferating — meaning a storefront can be a designer clothing store one day and a test kitchen the next.
Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut, Sometimes You Just Drive One After graduation, Mason Kerwick landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, he'll drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile, marketing the peanut brand.
International Court Rules Against Russia In $50 Billion Decision Russia says it will appeal an unfavorable decision by a court in The Hague. The Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded $50 billion to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company.
In A Household Of 6 Brothers, Wrestling Decides What's Right Jon Scieska, an award-winning children's book author and the webmaster of Guys Read, shares the trials of growing up in a house with five brothers — and what they taught him about being a man.
Box Office Wallows In A Summer Slump, And Some Seek To Find Out Why Only one movie in July, <em>Transformers: Age of Extinction</em>, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
'Like' Something? Social Networks Would Like You To Buy It Too, Please Social networks like Facebook and Twitter are increasingly finding ways to move into e-commerce, adding buttons and acquiring startups that encourage users to buy products on their sites. Hannah Kuchler of the <em>Financial Times</em> discusses the moves with Audie Cornish.