Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson is the producer of Marketplace Tech from American Public Media.

Brow Beat
July 10 2012 11:05 AMCo-Founder of The Frogs Missing, Presumed Dead
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July 9 2012 4:05 PMGeorge Will: Record Heat Waves and Drought Are Just Summer, “Get Over It”
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July 5 2012 6:41 PMSan Diego Fireworks Display: 20 Minutes Blows Up in 15 Seconds
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July 5 2012 3:50 PMCooperation Trumps Competition Among Some Monkeys, Says Study
Future Tense
July 3 2012 5:12 PMDromoticons: Terrifying Machines Illustrated With a Keyboard
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July 3 2012 4:32 PMMegaUpload Founder Kim Dotcom: Winning in Court and the Court of Public Opinion
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July 2 2012 11:20 PMScientists Use Sound To Project Images on Screens Made of Soap Bubbles
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June 29 2012 3:34 PMMind-Reader Machine Lets You Type With Your Brain
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June 28 2012 3:04 PMGoogle's Project Glass Goes Sky Diving
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June 27 2012 3:29 PMColorado Springs’ Waldo Canyon Wildfire Forces Evacuation of 32,000
Brow Beat
June 27 2012 8:29 AMWhy Radiohead Should Stop Touring
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June 26 2012 3:43 PMChrome’s Awesome Lego Building Application Will Ruin Your Productivity
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June 25 2012 2:27 PMApple Alters Website Language About Security in Wake of Flashback Trojan Virus
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June 22 2012 7:32 PMA Factory Future For Humans and Robots
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June 22 2012 2:05 PMNintendo Announces 3DS XL in Hopes of Bigger, Better Sales
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July 10 2012 1:18 AMOpportunity Rover Delivers Amazing Hi-Res Mars Panorama Made From 817 Images
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July 9 2012 1:39 PMDNS Changer Malware: FBI Shutting Down Internet for Thousands Today
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July 5 2012 6:28 PMJonathan Krohn Responds to Attacks From Conservative Former Fans
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July 5 2012 3:24 PMMini iPad Coming This Year, According to Report
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July 3 2012 5:06 PM Barclays Executive Bob Diamond Also Resigning From Mitt Romney Fundraiser
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July 3 2012 2:36 PMOur Record-Breaking Summer: A Glimpse of Global Warming and Climate Change
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July 2 2012 1:25 PMWill CERN Scientists Confirm the Higgs Boson This Week?
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June 29 2012 1:15 PMWe're in for More Wildfires Than Ever. These New Technologies Will Help Fight Them.
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June 28 2012 2:46 PMObamacare Upheld, President Says He Pushed Because It’s “Good for the American People”
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June 27 2012 2:25 PMGoogle I/O: Nexus Tablet, Jelly Bean, and More
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June 26 2012 4:50 PMDARPA Scientists Create Superfast Wi-Fi That Attaches Information to Light Beams
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June 25 2012 4:07 PMDespite Some of the Worst Wildfires in Years, Utah Can’t Regulate Target Shooting
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June 25 2012 1:44 PMGiant Tortoise Lonesome George, Last of His Kind, Found Dead
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June 22 2012 3:27 PMBird Flu: Just a Few Mutations Away From a Potential Pandemic?
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June 21 2012 7:15 PMSigns of Water Discovered in Moon’s Shackleton Crater

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Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

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Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

  News & Politics
Politics
Sept. 30 2014 9:33 PM Political Theater With a Purpose Darrell Issa’s public shaming of the head of the Secret Service was congressional grandstanding at its best.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PM At Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
  Life
Gaming
Sept. 30 2014 7:35 PM Who Owns Scrabble’s Word List? Hasbro says the list of playable words belongs to the company. Players beg to differ.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 30 2014 3:21 PM Meet Jordan Weissmann Five questions with Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 8:54 PM Bette Davis Talks Gender Roles in a Delightful, Animated Interview From 1963
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:00 PM There’s Going to Be a Live-Action Tetris Movie for Some Reason
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 30 2014 11:51 PM Should You Freeze Your Eggs? An egg freezing party is not a great place to find answers to this or other questions.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.