Apr 20, 2014 — NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Nikil Saval about his new book Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace. It's a look at how the white-collar world came to be the way it is, and what it might become.
Apr 20, 2014 — The principality of Lichtenstein, in eastern Switzerland, is a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it's getting smaller.
Apr 20, 2014 — Each spring, Japan is consumed by a style of poetry called senryu, and a national senryu contest. The poems are just three spare lines about the trials and tribulations of daily life.
Apr 20, 2014 — At the end of a long season, a team's games are even more important. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate.com's Mike Pesca about how teams strategize about their players' performances.
Apr 20, 2014 — It is not only smoked meat that's in all the hottest restaurants. It's actually anything edible that is being smoked.
Apr 20, 2014 — In India, hundreds of millions are casting their ballots in parliamentary elections over the next month. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Indian reporter Supriya Sharma.
Apr 20, 2014 — It's been a week of tragedy for the community of Ansan, an industrial town near Seoul. Many of the high school teenagers who sank with the South Korean ferry attended high school there.
Apr 20, 2014 — One year ago, 1,100 garment workers were killed when a Bangladesh factory collapsed. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Steven Greenhouse, labor reporter for the New York Times, about what has changed.
Apr 20, 2014 — For Ukrainians, who are primarily Orthodox Christians, Easter is the most important religious holiday of the year. Many in the country are hoping the holiday will calm current tensions.
Apr 20, 2014 — Harriet Quimby was the first American woman to get a pilot's license. It was 1910; women could not even vote, but Quimby wanted to see the world.