As Americans Eat Healthier, Processed Foods Starting To Spoil Kraft Foods recently announced a massive recall of its macaroni and cheese. The company — and the processed food industry in general — are hitting some stressful times.
The Definitive Road Trip? It's Data-Driven Planning your next road trip? A Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University has an algorithm that will plot the best route to take to see any number of sites. But it won't plan your bathroom breaks.
Patent Sketch Appears To Resolves Toilet Roll Tensions How do you hang your toilet paper? Over or under? Well, as NPR's Scott Simon points out, the debate is over: The original patent shows clearly how your roll should look.
How The First Bite Of Food Sets The Body's Clock Researchers are starting to learn why, when we cross time zones or pull an all-nighter, our bodies get out of sync. <em>This story first aired March 10 on</em> Morning Edition.
Detroit's 'Frida' Aims To Build Latino Audiences For Opera The opera, based on the tumultuous lives of painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, coincides with a new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts devoted to the year they lived in the city.
New York Is Losing The Accent That Gave It 'Toidy-Toid Street' New York City is home to more than 700 languages — not to mention distinct New Yorker accents. All are in danger of being lost as the city's population continues to change.
Expert: Iran Has Territorial Ambitions The U.S. and its international partners continue nuclear negotiations with Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Yale professor Stephen Carter about Iran's position in the Middle East.
400 Years Later, Spain May Have Found 'Don Quixote' Author's Grave Archaeologists in Madrid may have discovered the long-lost remains of Miguel de Cervantes. NPR's Scott Simon asks whether or not the bones are his, and if they'll attract tourists to the site.
Opinion Editor: Penn State Frats Need Immediate Re-evaluation Penn State is investigating the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity for a private Facebook page with pictures of nude women. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Emily Chappell, opinions editor for <em>The Daily Collegian.</em>