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One Small Bite For Man: NASA Astronauts To Eat Space-Grown Food

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:37am

Crew members on the International Space Station sampled red romaine lettuce Monday, the first food to be grown and eaten in space.

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Full Video And Transcript: NPR's Interview With President Obama

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:31am

Speaking with NPR's Steve Inskeep, the president addressed critics of the Iran nuclear deal and whether he feels more free to address racial issues now.

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A Goddess Takes Revenge In Vigilante-Inspired Video

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:07am

An emo-punk band draws inspiration from Dianic tradition and a Mexican revenge story.

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Song Premiere: GEMS, 'Living As A Ghost'

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 10:03am

This is a duo meant to make music together. And a song from their debut album is their shimmering dream come true.

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Legendary NASCAR Driver Buddy Baker Dies Of Cancer At 74

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 9:46am

He was one of racing's fastest drivers, the first in NASCAR to take a car to 200 mph on a closed course. Months after a lung cancer diagnosis, Buddy Baker has died.

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Take A Sunset Cruise With Mac DeMarco

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 9:28am

With just a keyboard and a microphone, the singer takes to a rowboat in the lightly choppy waters off Far Rockaway, Queens, to perform his song "No Other Heart."

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Joanna Newsom, 'Sapokanikan'

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 9:23am

Paul Thomas Anderson directs this winter stroll through New York City for "Sapokanikan." The video offers the first taste from Divers, Joanna Newsom's first new album in five years.

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EPA Says It Released 3 Million Gallons Of Contaminated Water Into River

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 7:42am

The spill on Wednesday sent heavy metals, arsenic, and other contaminants into a waterway that flows into the San Juan National Forest. Estimates of its size have risen sharply since then.

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Should We Distrust Atheists?

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 7:02am

Many Americans say they would not vote for an atheist for president. It's based on incorrect assumptions about the connection between ethical behavior and religious belief, says Tania Lombrozo.

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Guardian's Crossword Comment Section Is A Virtual Community

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 6:59am

It's mostly elderly men — chatting daily about their grandchildren, boats and weekend trips. Here's an example: "Hi Mel, Have a good lunch. Weather still cool and variable."

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Besides Being A Bard, Shakespeare May Have Been A Stoner

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 6:51am

Scientists have found cannabis in fragments of several pipes found in William Shakespeare's garden. The clay pipes date to early 1600s, meaning he might have been smoking more than tobacco.

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