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Polar Express: New Spacecraft Will Explore Elusive Parts Of The Sun

Feb 10, 2020 NASA and the European Space Agency are set to launch a joint mission on Sunday to provide the first-ever look at the sun's poles.

Don't Be Like Jeff Bezos. Here's How To Keep Your Phone Safe From Hackers

Jan 28, 2020 Research shows that more general-purpose malware aimed at phones that the rest of us use is on the rise.

The New York Public Library Has Calculated Its Most Checked-Out Books Of All Time

Jan 14, 2020 "The books on this list have transcended generations and, much like the Library itself, are as relevant today as they were when they first arrived," the library's president said.

California Cities Turn To Hired Hooves To Help Prevent Massive Wildfires

Jan 6, 2020 Some California cities are investing in unconventional fire prevention methods, including goats.

Kids' Books To Read Again, And Again, And Again, And Again, And Again, And ...

Jan 3, 2020 Matt de la Peña, Newbery medal-winning children's author (and dad), shares his recommendation of books that stand up, reading, after reading, after reading, after reading ...

Meet The Womanikin, The Breasted Vest Working To Close The CPR Gender Gap

Dec 10, 2019 The idea behind this breasted vest is to address gender disparities in training and performance of CPR, which is vital for anyone experiencing cardiac arrest.

'Highlights' Magazine sticks to winning formula of mixing fun with learning

Nov 27, 2019 The magazine has lasted for generations by sticking to the formula of mixing fun with learning.

How To Pick The Streaming TV Services You Actually Want

Nov 4, 2019 Over the next six months or so, at least five major new streaming services will debut, bursting with original shows, reboots and well-regarded reruns.

Watch Live: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Testifies On Capitol Hill

Oct 23, 2019 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying before the House Financial Services Committee

Grown At High Altitudes, Bolivia's Wines Are Rising Stars

Oct 15, 2019 The landlocked South American nation is starting to turn heads for award-winning wine.

Could Super-Absorbent Gel Save Millions Of Gallons Of Water In The Desert?

Sep 27, 2019 Arizona State University West launched a pilot project using a new water-saving solution called hydrogel.

Remembering NPR’s Cokie Roberts

Sep 18, 2019 Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts died Tuesday in Washington. She was 75.

How a Prenatal 'Bootcamp' for new dads helps the whole family

Sep 9, 2019 Lack of attention to a new father's needs can have ripple effects that impact the whole family.

Is it ever morally wrong to take pictures of animals? One wildlife photographer says Yes

Aug 26, 2019 Is it morally wrong to take a wildlife photo?

Scientists Are Still Uncovering The Grand Canyon's Geological 'Secrets'

Aug 12, 2019 The Grand Canyon in Arizona is among the world’s most amazing natural wonders.

Prize iPhone Photos: Changing The Way We See The World

Aug 5, 2019 With a compact device in hand, world travelers are sharing intimate images from the far corners of the globe.

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