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July 31, 2014 | NPR · Tens of thousands of displaced Gazans face skyrocketing prices for limited water supplies, and severely disrupted electricity service. As well, long lines are developing for staples like bread.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Christian Science Monitor reporter Christa Case Bryant tells Renee Montagne why the Israeli army is finding Hamas a more formidable foe now than during the 2009 war.
 
July 31, 2014 | NPR · Oklahoma is experiencing more earthquakes, and some scientists say they're caused by wastewater disposal wells. Linda Wertheimer learns more from energy reporter Joe Wertz of StateImpact Oklahoma.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · A food blogger says dozens of distilleries are buying rye whiskey from a factory in Indiana and using it in bottles labeled "artisan."
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Bonus Round: Ask Me Another

Apr 23, 2014 — What hath the Bard wrought? A legacy of words and idioms you'll recognize from pop culture and even your own speech. On the occasion of his 450th birthday, Ask Me Another presents this handy glossary.
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Jan 5, 2014 — On the twelfth day of Xmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: A bunch of pop culture math questions that weren't on your SATs. For example, what do you get when you add Jay-Z's "Problems" to Three Dog Night's "Loneliest Number"? You'll find calculus is a lot less scary when it involves your favorite band in the game "Replacement Math."
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Jan 4, 2014 — On the eleventh day of Xmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a third round of holiday trivia, this time with more Schwarzenegger. Plus a chance to win Jonathan Coulton's CD, Artificial Heart.
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Jan 3, 2014 — On the tenth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: every song house musician Jonathan Coulton played on the show in season two. Completists, rejoice.
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Jan 2, 2014 — On the 9th day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: host Ophira Eisenberg as a Canadian Girl Scout.
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Jan 1, 2014 — On the eighth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: A Charlie Brown Christmas trivia, and the chance to win tickets to a live recording of the show.
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Dec 31, 2013 — It may come as no surprise that since Ask Me Another tapes in a bar, we are no strangers to the bottom of a glass. (With responsibility, of course.) On the seventh day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: cocktail recipes inspired by the show's games, contestants and guests.
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Dec 30, 2013 — On the sixth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a trivia game paying tribute to our favorite accordion-playing, pop culture-loving, food-punning parodist, "Weird Al" Yankovic.
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Dec 29, 2013 — On the fifth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: Jonathan Coulton in a tux! Check out this old photo we dug up of Coulton's days as a Whiffenpoof (That's a collegiate a cappella group...not a type of exotic bird.)
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Dec 28, 2013 — On the fourth day of Christmas, Ask Me Another gave to me: a game inspired by Mad Men. Contestants have to answer questions about silly but shockingly authentic etiquette rules dating from the 1960s.
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