PRI's The World

Sep 16

It’s true - this babe is doing a Reddit AMA right now.
babesofnpr:

Not gonna lie—we’re a little surprised that such a serious voice has such wild man hair. Meet The World’s Marco Werman. HOT!

It’s true - this babe is doing a Reddit AMA right now.

babesofnpr:

Not gonna lie—we’re a little surprised that such a serious voice has such wild man hair. Meet The World’s Marco Werman. HOT!

Sep 15

“The kind of messages that come out for women are one of sisterhood, one of great comfort, where the women are sitting around and baking cookies, or they’re having these little parties while they’re cooking. They’re tweeting the pictures, or they’re posting to Tumblr, to show how wonderful their life is.” — Professor Mia Bloom of University of Massachusetts at Lowell, on the women recruiters of ISIS.

(Source: trib.al)

Sep 11

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Sep 10

nprshopped:

John Hockenberry, The Takeaway (Las Vegas, 2009)

We’re loving the genius new Tumblr NPR Shopped!

nprshopped:

John Hockenberry, The Takeaway (Las Vegas, 2009)

We’re loving the genius new Tumblr NPR Shopped!

Sep 09

“It’s hard to predict what a customer will do with his truck.” — says Ahmed Sadawi, Misrata’s official Toyota dealer. Despite being bound by contract to refuse to sell to anybody who might use Toyota trucks to cause trouble, the company’s pickups remain the vehicles of choice for Islamic fighters in Libya.

Today Marine Olivesi takes us inside Misrata’s Technical Institute, which has been converted into militia motor pools for Toyotas to get the necessary upgrades for battle.

Today Marine Olivesi takes us inside Misrata’s Technical Institute, which has been converted into militia motor pools for Toyotas to get the necessary upgrades for battle.

Sep 01

If you could take a month-long road trip, where would you go?

Aug 27

[video]

Aman Ali and his friend Bassam Tariq criss-crossed the US and visited a different mosque every day for a month. They got to know Muslim communities that are as diverse as America itself.

Aug 26

What city in China did Confucius live? -

For this Geo Quiz, we’re looking for the famous city in China where Confucius lived. Here’s a hint: It’s located in the eastern coastal province of Shandong.