Arts & Life
How one woman's quest to bring you the scientific method has resulted in a blog project chock full of chocolate chip cookie experiments. Wear your oven mitt and bring a glass of milk.
John Darnielle's novel, Wolf in White Van, is about a man who survives a trauma. The songwriter tells Fresh Air about his difficult childhood and finding shelter in music and the Incredible Hulk.
Do you want to be a lab rat? That's what teenagers are doing when they smoke marijuana, the state of Colorado says. But since hard evidence of marijuana's harms is scanty, it may be a tough sell.
Also: a biography of Joan Rivers; the nonfiction longlist for the National Book Award is announced.
We're hard to shock these days, but reviewer Michael Schaub says Lauren Beukes' new novel, Broken Monsters, is flawlessly tense and scary in its tale of a terrible murder in Detroit.
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