Culture

millennials

Millennials have been lauded and lamented, but many issues this generation faces are universal. Anya Kamenetz, author of Generation Debt, and David D. Burstein author of Fast Future discuss what it really means to be a millennial. Read More...

Marc Maron

When life handed him lemons, Marc Maron decided to create a podcast - and it took off. Read More...

ASCII design

It takes more than code to sell gadgets and apps. The secret may be in sleek and sexy design, says John Maeda, design partner at Kleiner Perkins and former president of RISD. Read More...

Katy Perry

Forget recording studios and mega-endorsement deals. Would-be pop stars can record music in their basements and find fame through an online following. Read More...

Twister board

The twisted tale of a game that you've probably played, thanks to Johnny Carson. Read More...

Cue ball

Is the stereotypical lone genius just a myth? There would be no Beatles without Lennon and McCartney, no Google without Page and Brin, no Apple without Jobs and Wozniak. Read More...

muppet mural

Jim Henson breathed new life into puppeteering by embracing technology and offering up a few of his own inventions. Read More...

Diamond in the rough

In order to sell this everyday item, marketers mythologized it. And consumers happily paid excessive prices. What is it? Listen to find out. Read More...

Weird Al

Kara talks with Weird Al about hitting #1 on Billboard and how he’s stayed fresh throughout his career. Plus, they geek out together on grammar. Read More...

Dubai at night

New superpower cities may be built on the foundations of the past, but they're creating an entirely new future, according to Daniel Brook, author of "A History of Future Cities." Read More...

Filter view by:
1 of 10