social science

Arts, Culture & Media

Music of the Achuar people

The Achuar live in a piece of the Amazon rainforest in South America. Their ancestral territory straddles two countries we'd like you to name. Reporter Andy Isaacson recently traveled to a remote Achuar village to find out more about their way of life.

Conflict & Justice

Inca capital

For our Geo Quiz we're interested in the Peruvian highlands. The city we'd like you to name is located there. It once served as the capital of the Incan empire. That all changed with the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.

Science, Tech & Environment

Are you out there?

The social-networking site Bebo beamed a digital time capsule into outer space today. Bebo users hope to connect with extra terrestrial life. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the site of the transmission - the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine.

Politics

Haiti's diaspora looks for guidance

More than a quarter of the Haitian population lives outside Haiti. Now there are growing efforts to unify and strengthen that diaspora. Haitian leaders in the US are getting advice from another diaspora -- The American Jewish community.

Arts, Culture & Media

When Freud went to Worcester

100 years ago this weekend, Sigmund Freud made his first and only trip to the United States to deliver a series of lectures at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks to Clark University archivist Mott Linn about the visit.

Politics

Paying to change behavior

Two new AIDS studies suggest that there's a way to enocurage people to avoid the risky behavior that helps spread HIV. It involves paying them. Marco Werman gets details from the World Bank's David Wilson, who is at the International AIDS Conference.