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Why Comedian/Podcaster Marc Maron is a Preist and a Prophet

Christian Piatt | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Christian Piatt

Originally known as a crass, nihilistic comedian, Marc Maron found a remarkable second life for himself in podcasting. And before you stop reading right there, consider that Marc's WTF podcast is the first-ever podcast to be catalogued by the Library of Congress.

Nature's Trust (Part 4)

Peter Neill | Posted 06.28.2015 | Green
Peter Neill

If you accept that the principles on which American environmental law was based in the 1970s has been compromised and excepted subsequently to dilute protections, regulations, and enforcement to an unacceptable circumstance, then we have but one tactic to fall back on.

5 Reasons to Take Your Yoga Practice Outdoors

Riva Gdanski | Posted 06.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Riva Gdanski

As the weather gets warmer and the sun shines brighter, the thought of practicing in a dimly-lit or crowded yoga room can feel uninspiring. So how do...

The Simple Hack That Will Help You Sleep Better This Spring

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living

The Question: Why do we sleep better in fresh air? The Answer: There's nothing quite like the brisk spring air floating through an open window. In ...

Why Getting Fresh Air Is So Good For You

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 08.08.2014 | Healthy Living

While we grew up frolicking through fields, swinging at the park and cruising along on our bikes, as adults, many of us spend most of our time indoors...

Three Easy Daily Cleaning Tips, From Martha Stewart (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2013 | MarloThomas

How does Martha Stewart keep her house clean? She shared some great tips for easy daily cleaning to keep your home fresh. If it's cool enough outsi...

Beloved Astronaut Learned A Lot About Spirituality In Space

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.07.2013 | Religion

During an emotional interview with NPR's Terry Gross, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield opened up about his views on space, faith and our place in the...

NPR Accelerates Aging, Study Finds

Paul Ollinger | Posted 03.18.2013 | Comedy
Paul Ollinger

According to the study, male public radio listeners demonstrate lower testosterone levels, a tendency to shop at Trader Joe's, and an uncanny ability to identify Sarah Vowell.

'Atonement': A Veteran's Journey From Haunting to Reconciliation

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 12.28.2012 | Media
Joseph Bobrow

It is a finely hewn, graphic, and potent account of the emotional, moral and spiritual impacts of war, and one marine's passionate search for meaning and forgiveness. The story also poignantly conveys the anguish of the family and the farther reaches of human forgiveness.

11 Great Quotations From Maurice Sendak

Posted 05.08.2012 | Books

Maurice Sendak, the legendary author and illustrator, passed away on Tuesday at 83. While he was the author and/or illustrator of more than 50 book...

Give the Best Mother's Day Gift Ever: A Real Spring Cleaning

Amy Ziff | Posted 07.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Ziff

By conducting a health check-up this (and every) Mother's Day we can help our moms, ourselves, and all of our loved ones breathe easier. All you have to do is follow these easy tips to have fresh air impact.

WATCH: NPR's Terry Gross Jokes About Bill O'Reily With Stephen Colbert

Posted 03.27.2012 | Media

NPR's Terry Gross appeared on Wednesday's "Colbert Report" to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her show "Fresh Air." Gross talked about her beginn...

How The Godfather Set Us Straight

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 02.15.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

"If you're a young woman, I would say, don't get married, because then you have this guy who's trying to get you to do everything for his career."

7 Cultural Radio Shows You Should Be Listening To

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

New media has done a lot for us, but has it made us happier? According to a new study, radio makes Britons happier than TV and the web, and we're thin...

Artist Who Sold Her Soul On Craigslist On James Franco's Non-Visible Art

The Huffington Post | Sydney Edelist | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

Last month we told you about James Franco's new art project, the Museum of Non-Visible Art (MONA). People questioned whether the project was an elabor...

How Diane Ravitch Became My Intellectual Hero

John Thompson | Posted 07.04.2011 | Education
John Thompson

Before I started teaching, I thought Diane Ravitch was wrong. But I quickly learned she was right, and we can not build the bricks of conceptual understanding without the straw of knowledge.

Trymaine Lee

Former Prisoner Receives Polk Award

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 06.15.2011 | Media

At a podium inside the Roosevelt Hotel last week, Wilbert Rideau, 69, stood before an audience of academics and journalists, as he prepared to deliver...

NPR's Surprisingly Firm Financial Footing

Daily Finance | JONATHAN BERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For more than two decades, public-radio listeners have grown accustomed to the erudite questioning style of Fresh Air host Terry Gross. What many peop...

Should Terry Gross Go The Way of Juan Williams?

Bakari Kitwana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bakari Kitwana

Let's begin with the premise that no people, culture, religious, racial or ethnic group is by definition immoral. Not acknowledging this, at the core,...

My Walk With Glenn Beck, 21st Century Con Man

Megan Doherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Megan Doherty

On June 23 I spent two hours with Glenn Beck, walking him and his (very nice) staff through the history of Manhattan. He's mentioned the experience at least three times since then.

WATCH: Hilarious Commercial Sells 'Fresh Air' In A Can As Pollution Remedy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hong Kong's Clean Air Network has decided to ditch the frighteningly serious approach to raising awareness about the health concerns of air pollution,...

Jason Linkins

Mississippi Public Broadcasting Drops 'Fresh Air', Citing 'Inappropriate Content' [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[UPDATED, below.] ---------- If you happen to live in Mississippi and like to listen to the deeply non-controversial offerings of "Fresh Air" with T...

When It Comes to Exercise, Go Native, Not Neurotic!

Natalia Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Rose

This morning, I took my first exercise class in roughly a decade. My beloved childhood friend, bless her heart, suggested we try it. Even in the winte...

Screwing Over Private Contractors

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Isenberg

In an interview on Fresh Air, T. Christian Miller explained that most of the private contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan are "ordinary, everyday folks who are doing things like delivering mail."

Interviewing Terry Gross

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Hood

There may be no better interviewer working today than Fresh Air host Terry Gross.