Leisure & Lifestyle

Sheena Iyengar: "The Art of Choosing"

March 3, 2010

The power of choice: Understanding the motivations, biases, and cultural influences that determine the choices, large and small, we make in our lives

Environmental Outlook: Freshwater Fish

March 2, 2010

An environmental outlook on how hatchery fish alter the ecology of our inland waters.

The Vancouver Winter Olympics

February 11, 2010

The twenty first Winter Olympics start Friday in Vancouver, Canada. The costs, security challenges and political issues surrounding the games. And which athletes to watch.

Taking on Childhood Obesity

February 11, 2010

One out of three American children is overweight or obese. Details of First Lady Michelle Obama's new initiative to improve the way American children eat and play.

On-line Dating Services

February 10, 2010

More and more people are turning to internet dating services to find a mate. The pros and cons of on-line match-making in the digital age

How to Spend Less, Save More and Manage Your Money Better

How to Spend Less, Save More and Manage Your Money Better

February 1, 2010

Spending less and saving more in an uncertain economy. Personal finance experts offer advice on how to improve your money management skills and build financial security.

Martha Sandweiss: "Passing Strange" (Penguin) (Rebroadcast)

January 18, 2010

Clarence King was a famed explorer, scientist, and hero of late nineteenth century history. But the blue-eyed and fair-skinned King also led a secret double life passing as a black man. A historian examines the secret King only revealed...

Elizabeth Gilbert: "Committed" (Rebroadcast)

January 10, 2010

The story of one woman's efforts to make peace with marriage before entering its estate once more.

Elizabeth Gilbert: "Committed"

January 7, 2010

The story of one woman's efforts to make peace with marriage before entering its estate once more.

Scott G. Eberle: "Classic Toys"

December 23, 2009

Classic toys and the importance of play

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