When Social Media And Romance Mix, It's Complicated
February 10, 2013
While social media and smartphones can make our lives more convenient, they can also make create problems for our personal relationships. Psychiatrist Edward Hallowell says he sees often couples whose problems stem from their attachment to technology. But others say technology has brought them closer together.
The Chesapeake Bay once supplied most of the nation's oysters, but overharvesting and disease nearly wiped them out. Now, major public-private efforts to re-establish the oyster as a quality local food product appear to be working. And chefs say the results are sweeter than oysters from other waters.
Central banks around the world have created games that explain the sometimes wonky world of international finance and economics. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jason Karaian, of the online magazine Quartz, about this surprisingly crowded genre.
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