Leisure & Lifestyle

Behind The National Arboretum

Monday, Apr 25, 2011 at 12:40 p.m.

We chat with Colien Hefferan, the director of the U.S. National Arboretum.

Simon Schama: "Scribble, Scribble, Scribble"

We chat with author and academic Simon Schama, whose new work explores popular culture ranging from fine art to ice cream.

Biking in our Region

Thursday, Apr 21, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

Whether you're a daily bicycle commuter or a weekend warrior, we've got tips on staying safe and having fun.

Airlines Online: A Changing Landscape

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

The companies that power America's online travel business could soon be flying into unfriendly skies.

Online Gambling coming to the District?

Thursday, Apr 14, 2011 at 12:40 p.m.

Find out 'when,' where' and 'how' a new law allowing online gaming may be implemented. Answering the 'why' is easy; the City's Chief Financial Office says projected revenues could reach $14 million in the first 2 years.

Foraging: Finding Wild Foods

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2011 at 1:20 p.m.

Humans long ago stopped relying on foraging in favor of agriculture. But not everybody has given it up entirely. With Spring right around the corner, we look at the wild bounty available in our backyards and parks, and find out how to...

The Vagaries of Battery Life

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2011 at 12:06 p.m.

It's a problem that stumps even gadget gurus: batteries that suddenly decline in capacity, or die altogether. Was it charged correctly, and what is the right way to charge a particular type of battery? Could it be the mysterious phenomenon...

Soups for All Seasons

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

Mmm Mmm Good. We're sharing secrets for great soup and stews.

Flexibility in the Workplace with Howard Ross

Monday, Feb 7, 2011 at 1:06 p.m.

We explore how major firms are implementing workplace flexibility programs that they say are good for the employee as well as the bottom line.

A Washington Original: Gene Weingarten (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post humorist Gene Weingarten on keeping capital readers amused for more than two decades.

Entertaining at Home

Wednesday, Dec 8, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Whatever your style or budget, we've got tips for planning a great party.

Anything but TILT: The Pinball Museum

Tuesday, Nov 30, 2010 at 1:39 p.m.

Find out where you see & play vintage games, make flippers flip, lights flash, bells ring, and bumpers sing. And learn about American History at the same time!

Indie Artisans and "Crafty Bastards" (Rebroadcast)

We meet the local artists and organizers behind the city's biggest craft fair.

Navigating Musical History with WAMU's Dick Spottswood (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Nov 25, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

Kojo sits down with longtime WAMU personality and Bluegrass Country host Dick Spottswood.

Thanksgiving Cooking 101: Kitchen Gadgetry

Wednesday, Nov 24, 2010 at 12:44 p.m.

We haul out our little-used kitchen gadgets and get the inside scoop on what we really need to prepare a great meal from author Harold McGee.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.