PLEDGE NOW
Here and Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Tiny House

Photo by Harold Shapiro

Photo by Harold Shapiro

In terms of living space, how many square feet do you need? In the US, the average size of a home is 2,600 sq. feet. One of the child star’s of the film “Slumdog Millionaire” is happy to have 250 sq. ft. for his family of four. Our guest, Elizabeth Turnbull describes her living space — all 144 sq. feet of it. She says size matters when you are thinking about a ‘green’ and a ‘sustainable’ home.

Photo by Harold Shapiro

Photo by Harold Shapiro


Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

May 27 Comment

How Trump, Clinton And Sanders Change Their Voices To Win Over Voters

Charisma is a crucial component of a politician's appeal to voters. But there's more than one way to inspire confidence.

May 27 52 Comments

New York Considers A Ban On Declawing Cats

Some pet owners have routinely had their cats declawed. But opponents say the procedure isn't so simple.

May 27 3 Comments

New Drug-Resistant Bacteria Seen In U.S. For The First Time

The CDC's director has expressed concern, saying it shows that we're close to the "end of the road" for antibiotics.

May 26 6 Comments

As Lethal Heroin Overdose Numbers Rise, Families Find Solace In Organ Donation

Organ banks around the country have noted an increasing number of organs from donors who have died of overdoses.