Kara Miller

Humans love storytelling via many platforms including movies, reading and verbally through chatting and gossip. But how are new technologies like virtual reality and smartphones affecting our experience with and understanding of stories? Read More...

What happens when people regularly start living past 100? We have to redesign our lives, according to Andrew Scott

If you haven’t made that big scientific discovery yet, don’t worry: there’s time. Laszlo Barabasi tells us why great innovations don't just come from young geniuses.

We work four more weeks a year now than we did in the 1970s. And that’s a problem. Professor Julie Rose explains why free time isn’t just nice to have -- it should be a right.

It feels great to carve out a few leisure hours each week. But, Professor Julie Rose says that free time should be a right, not a privilege. Read more....

Unlike in music, science has few one-hit wonders. We talk with professor Laszlo Barabasi about how age and skill figure into scientific discoveries. Read more....

These days, people retire to sun, sand, and shuffleboard. But, it wasn’t always that way. We learn the story of one man who changed the way many people spend their golden years. Read more....

Pretty soon, a lot more people are going to live to 100. We talk with Andrew Scott about how that’s going to reshape our society. Read more....

The Trump phenomenon was built, in large part, by television. Michael Schneider tells us how the former star of The Apprentice is shaking up Hollywood - and creating some unexpected winners. Read more....

No ratings, no stars, and no commercials. We talk with C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb about the secret to success, even when nobody's watching.  Read more....

Our Facebook newsfeeds have become echo chambers. To break out, professor Cass Sunstein says we should embrace a diversity of information. Read more....

Our memories are terrible, mice can lead us astray, and Americans didn’t always love chicken. This week, we’ve got a show packed with surprising facts about both human brains and animal realities. Read more....

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