An ambitious plan to create an interactive, world-class museum dedicated to the edible comes closer to reality. The Museum of Food and Drink will have its first permanent home starting next month.
Moore was part of the Our Gang crew for one year, from 1932-33. Over a very busy career as a young actor, he appeared in more than 100 films.
Leah Hayes' new graphic novel presents, in simple terms and unassuming pinkish illustrations, the story of two women who decide to get abortions, the choices they make and the steps they go through.
Filmmaker Chris Milk uses cutting-edge technology to create a film experience that immerses the viewer. He explains how virtual reality has allowed him to create the "ultimate empathy machine."
Pediatrician Dimitri Christakis explains how different forms of screen time affects kids and their ability to learn and develop.
Despite their powerful computing capability, our screens have no way of knowing how we feel. Computer scientist Rana el Kaliouby says that's about to change.
Anthropologist Amber Case says our technology is changing us into cyborgs. She argues we have become a screen-staring, button-clicking new version of Homo sapiens.
The heroine of Jonathan Evison's new novel is 78 years old, chronically drunk and talks to the ghost of her dead husband. Critic Jason Sheehan says the book portrays "darkness with a forced smile."
President Obama awarded chef and educator Alice Waters with the National Humanities Medal on Thursday. The advocate of sustainable eating explains what it means to have her work recognized this way.
Christopher Saucedo lost a brother in the twin towers, and two of his houses were flooded in the storms. He says he hopes his art shows people what it means to lose and how we manage to survive.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Bruce Conforth, professor of American culture at the University of Michigan, about words that have entered colloquial language after originating as book characters.
The new thriller Goodnight Mommy follows a child's simple what-if question to horrific lengths.
A new film follows a homeless man working constantly to survive on the streets of New York City and traces his challenge to hold on to his identity.
A white man called Michael Derrick Hudson used the name Yi-Fen Chou as a strategy to get published. Ken Chen of the Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York says the writer wanted to be "special."
The 2014 National Medals of Arts and the National Humanities Medals will be awarded in tandem Thursday to 21 of the most renowned U.S. artists and patrons. Among the winners is Stephen King.
With a scarcity of jobs during the Depression, more than a million people of Mexican descent were sent to Mexico. Author Francisco Balderrama estimates that 60 percent were American citizens.
Elena Ferrante's edgy "Neapolitan Novels" chronicle a decades-long friendship between two Italian women. Maureen Corrigan says the forth and final novel, The Story of the Lost Child, is spectacular.
In Fran Wilde's world life happens in above the clouds, towers are built from song and humans fly. Critic Amal El-Mohtar says Wilde's new novel is a powerfully innovative work of fantasy.
Joseph Roth was an Austrian reporter whose writing provided a vivid portrait of pre-WWII Europe. Critic Juan Vidal says this newly translated collection of his work shows his intelligence and humor.
With sculptural swoops and sweeps, Gehry, now 86, changed the course of architecture. Paul Goldberger, who has known the architect for 40 years, has written a new biography called Building Art.