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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Mandy Aftel, author of the book, Fragrant, about peppermint, evergreen, latkes on the griddle — the signature smells of Christmas, and why they're so powerful.
The electric eel creates its own electricity, sure. But Vanderbilt University professor Ken Catania tells NPR's Scott Simon that what's shocking is how the eel uses it to remotely control prey.
So bad it's ... good? Consumer appetite for ugly Christmas sweaters — the ...
The themed party trend is on us again, and holiday garb bedecked with bells, lights and way too much tinsel is selling fast. Show us your best holiday monstrosity — use the hashtag #NPRuglysweaters.
One of the many policy riders tucked inside the trillion-dollar spending bill reverses a rule that long-haul truckers take two nights off for every 70 hours they drive. Safety groups are angry.
The price of oil fell again on Friday morning. The price of West Texas Intermediate, the U..S. benchmark, dipped below $60 a barrel after news the International Energy Agency had cut its demand forecast for 2015.
Traditionally, the folks at NPR Music make a list of their 100 favorite songs of the year. But this time, they expanded the list to 302 songs and made a really long mix tape.