Known as the “City of Temples” or the Gateway to the Himalayas, Kathmandu is the vibrant and often busy capital of Nepal which serves as a home to around 1 million residents. It is located in the bowl-shaped Kathmandu Valley and stands at around 1,400 meters a... More »
The primary film set of the El Salvadoran stop-motion animation film "Phosphôros" is a barebones, shoebox-sized COVID-19 care ward fashioned roughly out of bits of cardboard and fabric scraps. The nurses are "played" by matchsticks dre... More »
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Imagine for a moment that Hercule Poirot was a robot. Cyborg, really. Armed and armored against all the evils that men do. Imagine that Agatha Christie or Nancy Atherton woke u... More »
Sam Sanders, host of NPR's It's Been A Minute, talks with comedian Eric Andre about making a prank movie while Black, pranking mostly people of color, and how it differs from, say, Johnny Knoxville.
MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:
The comedian Eric... More »
Illustration by Golden CosmosFor generations, U.F.O.s have been in the purview of late-night call-in radio shows and supermarket tabloids, not the Department of Defense. Now the government is publicly acknowledging that mysterious sightings can no longer be di... More »
The government is attempting to unduly influence the appointment of the UK’s new information commissioner and should restart the process, a cross-party group of MPs has warned.
In an open letter to digital secretary Oliver Dowden, the MPs expressed concern t... More »
Microsoft will be ending service updates for Windows 10, version 1909, on 11 May 2021. Operating systems that will no longer receive updates after this date are Windows 10 Home, version 1909; Windows 10 Pro, version 1909; Windows 10 Pro Education, version 1909... More »
NPR's Noel King talks to Anna Sale about her book: Let's Talk About Hard Things. Sale, host of WNYC's podcast Death, Sex and Money, unpacks the things we must confront at some point in our lives
RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:
If you've heard WNYC's po... More »
The Queen has given the go-ahead for the government to acquire powers to investigate and intervene in tech-related mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that pose a potential threat to the UK’s national security by granting royal assent to the National Security and I... More »
The shift in consumer habits brought about by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic are writ large over the first quarter results of online retail giant Amazon, with the company posting a profit three times larger than it was 12 months ago.
During the three mon... More »
Distinguished analyst Andy Jones and senior analyst Alex Jordan, both of the ISF, take opposing views on the efficacy of vaccine passports.
The case for a real-world approach
As the political debate over vaccine passports heats up, commentators inevitably tu... More »
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with author Lindsey Rowe Parker and illustrator Rebecca Burgess about their new children's book Wiggles, Stomps and Squeezes Calm My Jitters Down.
AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:
We all know the five senses - sight, sound, sm... More »