August 22, 2017 | NPR · Cambridge University Press had removed articles about Tibet, Taiwan and Tiananmen Square from its Chinese website at the request of authorities. Days later, the publisher reversed course.
August 22, 2017 | NPR · International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.
August 22, 2017 | NPR · Musicians love to sing about cars — but they’ve also referenced mustard, bandages and chocolate. Bloomberg reporter Kim Bhasin talks about analyzing the lyrics of popular songs for brand mentions.
August 22, 2017 | NPR · Karl Ove Knausgaard — known for his six-volume autobiographical series My Struggle — is now writing meditative, short texts, focused on a variety of topics, interspersed with letters to his daughter.
August 22, 2017 | FA · The 1950 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame was adapted from a lesser-known 1947 novel by Dorothy B. Hughes, who belongs in the crime-writing pantheon. The novel’s just been re-released.