The USDA has quietly ended a ban on processed chicken imports from China. The products won't require a country-of-origin label — which means there's no way to know whether those chicken nuggets in the freezer aisle came from a country with a spotty food safety reputation.
Adapted by scripter Christopher Hampton from a Doris Lessing novella, the sand-and-surfy soap Adore centers on two Aussie friends (Robin Wright, Naomi Watts) who get into all kinds of trouble with each other's adolescent sons. Critic Ella Taylor says ... well, she pretty much says "Harrumph."
Hear the host of NPR's Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me! talk about working in his family's grocery store, and some of the zaniest moments on the show. Plus, in an Ask Me Another Challenge, Sagal takes on a quiz about the unusual and interesting jobs once held by some of his distinguished panelists.
John Lennon proclaimed that he was an animal with tusks in the song "I Am The Walrus." But we think other creatures deserve some attention in the form of song. In this game, house musician Jonathan Coulton performs a rewritten version of The Beatles' hit that's about other animals. I am the gecko? Coo-coo-ca-choo!
Ever wonder what happened to the spacious New York City apartment the cast of Friends lived in after the show went off the air? It went on the market! Host Ophira Eisenberg gives you the real estate listing for well-known fictional houses and apartments, and you must identify the film or TV show that featured that residence.
We won't tell you what Naughty by Nature was talking about in their 1991 hit "O.P.P.," but that won't stop us from putting our own spin on the three letters. Each answer in this game led host Ophira Eisenberg features the letters "o," "p" and "p" in consecutive order. For instance, the flame-broiled signature sandwich of Burger King is "The Whopper."
Do recent events have you wishing for more insight into Syria? critic Marcela Valdes — with some help from experts on the region — recommends five great reads. From the diaries of a threatened novelist to a study of Syrian lingerie, these books reveal new facets of a complex country.