Luminescent Lightning Bugs Illuminate Kansas Backyards
You know it's summertime when fireflies start blinking their green lights after the sun goes down. You might not know a lot about this little bug that lights up your back yard but commentator John "Richard" Schrock does.
Are We Living in the Land of Oz? (Reviewing the Chaos of the Kansas Legislature)
Tax hikes, budget cuts and Brownback, oh my! It's been a wild ride in the capitol city of Topeka this year. And commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander is not happy.
Pluto: the Kansas Connection
We got a rare look at Pluto last month during a historic flyby by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. KPR Presents explored the Kansas connection to Pluto, Burdett-native Clyde Tombaugh.
Your Road-Trip Playlist Is Ready
All Things Considered has just the playlist for your road-tripping needs. They asked listeners what songs they consider essential fuel for long summer drives, and more than 3,000 suggestions rolled in. Now, they've whittled the list down to a mix of 99 songs, including the one you recommended most frequently: Golden Earring's "Radar Love."
How NPR Located More Veterans Exposed to Mustard Gas than the VA
NPR Researcher Barbara Van Woerkom used documents and public databases to find 1,200 vets who participated in World War II secret chemical experiments. The Department of Veterans Affairs found 610.
For the Love of Yogurt
Across the globe, the culinary culture of yogurt is ancient, thriving and incredibly diverse. From camel's milk yogurt to yogurt vodka, fish marinades to baked goods, yogurt is a versatile superstar.