America’s cooking up something delicious and sustainable

U.S. innovation is helping reduce hunger and malnutrition around the globe. Learn more at the USA Pavilion at the World Expo in Milan, May 1–October 31, 2015.
Katherine Johnson at desk (NASA)

Before computers, she calculated NASA’s greatest achievements

Katherine Johnson's brilliant mathematical mind took her from small-town West Virginia to NASA, where she helped land a man on the moon without a computer.
Illustration of Joby flying car (© AP Images)

Entrepreneurs see future in flying cars

Have you ever dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion in a flying car? Inventors might make that dream a reality — and sooner than you think.

Campus life in the USA

The college experience is a time to study and prepare for a career, but also to discover new talents, explore new places and mature....
A lighthouse sitting atop a rocky coastline (© AP Images)

Everyday conversations: Some of the main things about Maine [audio]

What's the reason people visit Maine? It could be the wildlife, coastal scenery or delicious seafood. Learn more about Maine and some English phrases!

Create your own education International students who come to study in the U.S. are surprised at how U.S. classes differ from those in many other countries. Students express...

‘There was just something about walking across that bridge … ’

A bridge in Alabama. A hotel in Memphis. A secondary school in Arkansas. The locations might seem unremarkable, but they are suffused with history, as...

Power to the people the smart-tech way

Tweet your power company? Opower is smartening up the energy grid to connect customers and electricity providers in ways not possible a decade ago.

#peacehack: Can technology stop a bullet?

Software coders and government and NGO thinkers team up to create apps to counter violent extremism, overcome resource challenges and help migrants.