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Ig Nobel Awards Given For Rat Pants, Fly Catchers And Rocks With Personalities

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:16am

Remember the guy who built a special suit to live like a goat? He, too, won an Ig Nobel this year. The prize celebrates eccentric, often amusing research and accomplishments.

Who Is Responsible For That Pile Of Poop?

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:07am

To stop open defecation, a U.N.-affiliated group takes villagers on a "walk of shame." But critics raise questions about the ethics of this approach.

Syria's Famed 'White Helmets' Group Says It's Being Targeted In New Offensive

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 10:04am

Warplanes were pounding rebel-held areas of the northern city of Aleppo, and a group of volunteer search-and-rescue workers known as the White Helmets says its centers were targeted by airstrikes.

Sharing Pairing

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:51am

In this final round, every answer is a rhyming pair of words. The second word is created by changing the first letter of the first word.

Natasha Lyonne: Random Houses

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:51am


Mr. Mojo Risin'

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:51am

The answer we're looking for is an anagram of the last word you hear. It's like we're giving you the answers!

Something, James Something

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:51am

We rewrote James Bond movie themes to be about other famous people named James. Score a bonus point by identifying the Bond theme!

Mystery Guest

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:51am

Tim League owns a business that he's bringing to New York City. Ophira and Jonathan must figure out what Tim's business is by asking yes-or-no questions.

Herb, My Little Pony, Or Enya Song?

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:51am

In this edition of This, That or the Other, contestants must guess: is it a culinary herb, a My Little Pony character, or an Enya song?

A Film Lover's Travel Guide

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:51am

We read entries from a travel guide. All you have to do is figure out what city we're describing, except this travel guide was written by someone who only researched the cities by watching movies.

Songs We Love: Jaala, 'Junior Spirit'

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:00am

Frontwoman Cosima Jaala tries and fails to leave someone in a proggy freakout of a song about feeling all kinds of different ways at once.

FOJBI Friday: Sarah Dohle, The 'Lima Bean Queen'

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:00am

Joe Palca is not the only fan of "Big Ideas" in science. Sarah Dohle is changing the world — one lima bean at a time.

If Trip Home Is Delayed, Astronaut Will Have To Vote From Space

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 6:04am

Kate Rubins was supposed to depart the International Space Station in time for the U.S. presidential election, but her homecoming has been delayed. She may have to cast an absentee ballot from space.

Goldfish Populate Australian River Like Crazy

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 5:16am

These are not the cute goldfish you bring home in a plastic bag. Some of these fish are more than a foot long and weigh several pounds.

4 Things To Watch In The First Debate For Donald Trump

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 5:00am

The Republican nominee proved adept in the primary debates, but a one-on-one debate could expose weaknesses in policy. And he'll have delicately approach how he debates with the first female nominee.

4 Things To Watch In The First Debate For Hillary Clinton

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 5:00am

Expectations are high for the Democratic nominee, but she needs to come across as authentic and relatable instead of just a policy wonk.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Emmys, Comedy And Your Spooky Grandpa

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 5:00am

An assortment of odds and ends, including an Emmys recap, David Greene's interview with comedian Hari Kondabolu, and Petra Mayer's discussion with English writer Alan Moore.

A Complete Guide To Early And Absentee Voting

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 5:00am

Early voting is set to account for one-third of all votes cast this election. Does your state allow early voting? And how do the campaigns use this data? Find out with our complete guide.

Protests In Charlotte, N.C., Continue For A Third Night

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 4:07am

Protests began after a police officer shot and killed a black man earlier this week. Charlotte's mayor imposed a midnight to 6 a.m. curfew while the city remains in a state of emergency.

National Museum of African American History And Culture Opens Saturday

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 4:07am

Renee Montagne and David Greene report on three people who are traveling to Washington, D.C., this weekend for the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.




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