A device called Trotify promises to make any bicycle sound like a horse's clop. Taking a page from Monty Python, it uses coconuts.
Markets around the world reeled after voters in the UK voted to leave the EU. In the U.S., the Dow and S&P fell more than 2 percent when markets opened.
In Marion, Ohio, 10 Central American teenagers, some as young as 14, labored as prisoners for more than a year.
Google Trends shows that this was the second-searched question in the United Kingdom after polls closed. The first was "What does it mean to leave the EU?"
The British prime minister was riding high after a sweeping election victory by his Conservative Party last year. But that campaign included a pledge to hold a referendum on Britain's EU membership.
The Stonewall National Monument in New York City will be the first addition to the national park system specifically highlighting the history of the LGBT community.
A federal task force expanded the list of recommended colorectal cancer screening tests. Here's the lowdown on the tests and how they might be covered now and in the future by health insurance.
Sanders said Friday morning he will vote for Clinton in November because beating Trump is most important. But he said he's focused on the Democratic Party platform.
In Scotland, which voted against leaving the European Union, Donald Trump praised the vote to leave. He predicted it's a sign of a populist revolution to come across Europe — and the United States.
This week's show finds us swimming around in Pixar's latest, and then we talk about the finer points of the voice acting we love the most. Plus: what's making us happy this week.
A member of the Black Twig Pickers, Bowles whips a meditative clawhammer banjo melody into a fury.
Professor Richard Thaler returns to the show to talk about how a nudge has essentially eradicated guinea worm disease in Africa.
We have the treatments to end health problems like infant diarrhea. Sendhil Mullainathan says the "last mile" nudge is to encourage people to use them.
Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani offers a creative solution to gently push young women into making bold decisions. Her program aims to close the gender gap in computer science.
Carol Dweck finds that the words adults use to describe kids' progress affects the children's belief in their own potential.
Psychiatrist Judson Brewer describes how patients who practice simple mindfulness techniques can kick unhealthy habits.
How can a simple adjustment - a nudge - change our behavior for the better? Professor Richard Thaler says his "nudge theory" can make it easier for people to save money, eat healthily and more.
Joe Palca is not the only fan of "Big Ideas" in science. William Chen has designed a fun board game about climate change in hopes of engaging more laypeople on this important issue.
The eerie Savannah, Ga. pop band wants to express its rage with the current state of our culture as it relates to freedom and race. They've written "Tears of a Clown" to reflect their frustration.
A rock band from Beirut gives a stunning performance, with songs that mix hedonism and heady, hyper-literate lyrics.