An opinionated project template for (mostly) server-less apps.
Our fork of Quartz's Chartbuilder project.
A Python library for accessing a spreadsheet as a native object suitable for templating.
A command line utility for generating topojson from various data sources for fast maps.
This machine makes quote images for sharing.
A rig for handling static tumblr themes in a reasonable fashion.
A tool for putting watermarks and proper attribution onto photos suitable for Twitter.
An ancient city plunges into darkness as a war on civilians rages.
When Denise Burt started designing classical music album covers, she knew nothing about the music. And that might have been to her advantage.
But in Afghanistan, can dreams become reality?
Last year, 21,000 inmates were released in Huntsville, Texas -- one of the largest prison towns in America. For most of them, the gateway to the free world is the Huntsville Greyhound station. Here is the story by John Burnett, with photos by David Gilkey.
In space, Astronaut Reid Wiseman was also a photographer. His Tweeted some amazing photos down to Earth -- and talks about one of his favorites.
Put on your headphones and listen to 100 of NPR Music's favorite songs from SXSW 2015.
Thomas Allen Harris made an entire film about photos. In a two-minute audio short, he shares just one -- of his grandparents -- and explains what it has to do with the American family photo album.
The world is starting to forget about Ebola. The village of Barkedu can't.
Over 11 million Syrians have been displaced since civil war broke out. The fighting has caused the largest refugee crisis in the world. Here are four stories of families struggling to stay together.
While looking through old family photos as a kid, John Fugelsang discovered something strange about his mother. Hint: It had to do with being Catholic.
In 1993, photographer Patricia Evans took this photo of 10-year-old Tiffany Sanders. Almost 20 years later, Tiffany saw her photo on a book cover and got in touch with Evans. This is the story of what happened in those intervening years — to them, and to public housing in Chicago.
The true (not true) story of naughty-or-nice adjudication at the North Pole. An audio Christmas card from NPR.
Put on your headphones and listen to more than 300 of NPR Music's favorite songs from 2014.
Visit the #bookconcierge, NPR’s guide to 2014's great reads. http://apps.npr.org/best-books-2014/
There's an interesting story behind this old photo. Photo editor Erin Mystkowski explains why she loves it.
Stream election results, data and news, NPR-style. Optimized for your TV, Chromecast or coffee table. #nprparty
An endangered species soundscape.
Ask a woman if anybody has ever complained about her voice and, chances are, you'll get a story.
A weird little lesson about color, in rainbow order.
Seven women who have had cosmetic surgery explain what beauty means to them.
9 conversations from a pop-up photo studio in San Diego
New Orleans is home to the nation’s first all-charter district. Is this the future of education?
How it was made and what it means today—commentary on the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964.
(For your Roku!) Intimate video performances, recorded live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.
We've hand-picked over 300 addresses going back to 1774. Search by name, school, date or theme.
Afghanistan's national sport is like polo, with a headless goat.
We Took A 2,428-Mile Road Trip Along The Mexico Border: Here's What We Saw
America’s effort to bring home its war dead is slow, inefficient and stymied by outdated methods.
Can two top predators coexist in the American West?
One of the nation's most remote places is now awash in oil money. In the heart of the boom, once-quiet farm towns are now wedged between semitrucks and dotted with "man camps." We sent a photographer to North Dakota to capture not just what it looks like but how it feels.
NPR Music remembers the musicians, composers, producers and other visionaries whom we lost in 2013.
NPR Health answers your questions about The Affordable Care Act.
Find your next great read with our guide to 2013's best books.
The world behind a simple shirt, in five chapters.
Tracking lobbyist gifts to Missouri lawmakers. How much did yours accept? #MoLeg via @stlpublicradio and @npr
50 years later, five people recall their experiences.
Wood chips don't work for kids in wheelchairs. NPR is building a guide to playgrounds designed so that *all* kids can play alongside friends, siblings or any other child. You can help!
Time travel to 1986 and tour Meriden, N.H., hometown of Okkervil River's Will Sheff. And hear the band's new single!
Survey the damage from the tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma.
DC city officials give valuable tax breaks and subsidies to land developers. Who is really benefiting?
NPR's slightly obsessive guide to the running gags on Arrested Development, updated for season 4.
In 1996, Radio Diaries gave tape recorders to teenagers to create audio diaries about their lives. Amanda, Juan, Frankie, Josh and Melissa are now in their 30s and have recorded new stories about where life has led them.
Workplace wisdom you can print! Create a motivational poster and hang it somewhere with NPR's "Note To Self" project.
We're almost afraid to ask what you've got in your freezer. Homemade chicken stock you never think to use? Veggies for a rainy day? Send us a photo. We'll ask chefs about our favorites on NPR's Morning Edition.
"He entered the bin to investigate when he was sucked under the grain and buried. Employee #1 died of asphyxia."
Dinner is hard. We want to know what's on your family's table, and why. Share yours at NPR's Dinnertime Confessional.
Come to NPR's house to watch the awards with NPR's Linda Holmes and friends.
Listen in and discuss the State of the Union address with NPR's correspondents on our live blog.
This week marks an important milestone for anyone who swoons at the very mention of Mr. Darcy.
What do you want the president to remember in his second term? Send a postcard, chat about the inauguration & tune in to NPR!
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor shares her story — and a suitcase brimming with family photos — with NPR.
Bob saw 462 shows in 2012 and saved his tickets, wristbands and media passes.
NPR Music remembers the singers, instrumentalists, songwriters and personalities who died in 2012. Explore their musical legacies.
What does a flurry of natural gas drilling do to a small town? See and hear how businesses, crime trends and relationships were forever changed as the Norman Rockwell painting went bye-bye in Towanda, Pennsylvania.
Follow the latest results, get breaking news and analysis, and listen to our live special broadcast.
Plot Obama and Romney's paths to victory with NPR's Swing State Scorecard.
Can't wait for the presidential debate? Watch these virtual face-offs on video.
For example: NPR's coverage of the Second Presidential Debate in Hempstead, N.Y. Live: audio of the speeches, analysis and chat.
Early and absentee voting are now options in most of the country, and roughly a third of all Americans casting a ballot in the 2012 presidential race are expected to do so before Nov. 6, Election Day. Here’s an early voting calendar and state deadlines for voter registration.
In the late 1930s, color film was pretty rare. But one amateur named Charles Cushman couldn't get enough. Over three decades he shot more than 14,000 photos of an era we usually see in black-and-white -- including one of the first color photos of the Golden Gate Bridge. Check out this special interactive to learn more.
Check the wildfire danger in your area. Updated daily.
A few AIDS cases were seen in the U.S. in the early '80s. Soon AIDS was found around the world.
Explore how much medical facilities pay for body parts commonly used from tissue donors.
More than half the country is experiencing drought conditions, some of them severe.