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A 'Relentless' Sports Photographer Explains How He Got His Shots

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 12:57pm

Neil Leifer is behind some of the defining sports images of the last 60 years. In his book Relentless, he describes the special mix of luck and skill that helped him capture those memorable moments.

Stop And Go

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:02am

Red light, green light! Every answer in this final round will contain one of these three words: red, yellow or green.

Rose McGowan: The Listener Spell Book Challenge

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:02am

Rose McGowan rekindles her witchcraft and recites spells from Charmed's Book of Spells.

Who Are You Wearing?

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:02am

Our producers went out onto the C2E2 convention floor and asked some cosplayers, "Who are you wearing?" In this game, cosplayers describe their outfit and you have to guess who they are.

Meet the Expert: Andi Gutierrez

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:02am

Our expert Andi Gutierrez is the social media connoisseur for a galaxy far, far away. We wrote a game about our favorite combination of Star Wars and social media: Star Wars parody Twitter accounts.

Moves Like Frogger

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:02am

Scrounge up your quarters because we're heading to the arcade! In this game, Jonathan Coulton tweaks Maroon 5's song "Moves Like Jagger" to be about classic video games.

This, That, Or The Other

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:02am

For the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, we crafted a special version of our favorite game. The categories are: racehorse, roller coaster, or Marvel villain.

Of Dubious Origin

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:02am

We made-up origin stories for people whose names end with "MAN." For example, "This "X-Men" actor developed his superpowers from manually changing car tires," you'd answer, "I'm Hugh Jackman!"

'Captain America: Civil War' Is The Mightiest Marvel Movie

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:59am

"The Vibranium standard for super-team flicks" is reviewer Chris Klimek's take on the 13th Marvel Cinematic Universe movie.

Are There Reasons To Be Optimistic About Climate Change?

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:00am

Vice President Al Gore explains how human ingenuity can solve our climate crisis.

Is Optimism Simply A Matter Of Perspective?

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:00am

In describing her experiences of immigration, poverty and homelessness, psychologist Tania Luna explains that gratitude for the small things creates a rich and hopeful life.

How Can We Reframe Negative Narratives About Poverty?

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:00am

Activist Mia Birdsong says the stories we tell about poverty don't reflect reality. She describes people in her community who are optimistic about their futures — even if the larger society is not.

Are We Natural Optimists?

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:00am

Cognitive neuroscientist Tali Sharot makes the case for why humans are wired to have what she calls an "optimism bias."

How Can We Teach Children To Create A Hopeful Future?

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:00am

Educator John Hunter describes how he finds hope and inspiration in his fourth grade students — and their ability to solve big problems.

Should We Feel Optimistic ... About Climate Change?

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:00am

Vice President Al Gore says that — despite the dismal news on climate change — he's optimistic.

Free Comic Book Day 2016: Even Archie Has Something New To Say

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 5:00am

Glen Weldon runs down all 50 of the books on offer for Free Comic Book Day and explains how you can get your share of the goods.

Beyond 'Sesame Street': A New Sesame Studios Channel On YouTube

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 4:00am

Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, unveils a new initiative to reach kids in a digital and mobile age. NPR gets a sneak peek.

Churchill Downer: The Forgotten Racial History Of Kentucky's State Song

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 3:34am

"My Old Kentucky Home" is sung every year at the Kentucky Derby. Written in 1852 as an anti-slavery ballad, the song has a more sinister meaning upon closer examination.

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