Glynn's a bean counter by day but at night it's "Lights, Camera, Action!"
The Protest cleric who bitterly opposed the IRA later forged an unlikely friendship with senior Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness.
Commentator Erika Nicole Kendall writes about a history of the full figure that far predates J.Lo.
Global food prices are at a four-year low because of good harvests in the U.S., Europe and China. But food still costs more than it did in the 1990s, even accounting for inflation.
One in five newly hired teachers has skipped university preparation for teaching. Indiana is the latest state to make entering the classroom easier.
Also: The U.S. anti-terrorism strategy in Yemen and Somalia; federal appeals courts weigh questions about abortion in Texas and voter ID's in Wisconsin; and the world's tallest dog has died.
As a kid, director James Cameron was fascinated with exploring the world around him — everything from pond water to bugs. Those childhood obsessions led him some of the deepest places underwater.
Mythbusters co-host Adam Savage talks about three people who inspired him to be curious: his dad, a former Earth-science teacher, and physicist Richard Feynman.
Designer Thomas Thwaites explains what compelled him to build a toaster, literally from the ground up.
Director James Cameron's blockbuster films create unreal worlds. He reveals his childhood fascinations and how they fueled the passion behind his movies.
Geneticist Wendy Chung describes what it's like to chip away at the mysteries of autism, and the excitement of uncovering tiny but critical clues.
Biologist Nathan Wolfe says the unseeable world of microbes is fertile ground for new discoveries.
One pilot has been rescued and the search continues for the other after the two warplanes from the USS Carl Vinson went down.
President Obama says the strategy the U.S. would pursue against the Islamic State would be similar to how it targets al-Qaida affiliates in Yemen and Somalia. But both countries are deeply unstable.
Our regular puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring fills hand-selected by Spoon drummer Jim Eno. Hear the fill and match it to the song.
After a few words about Joan Rivers, the gang delves into a conversation about apologies, sincerity, authenticity, free speech and PR. Then we give ourselves a quiz and discuss What's Making Us Happy.
They discovered signs of a water nymph that lived 19 million years ago. It's called Jaggermeryx naida because in imagining this creature, they were reminded of Jagger by its "mobile and tactile lips."