Is the eldest child always the smartest? Is the youngest sibling destined to be spoiled? Throw out everything you know about birth order science because Marketplace reporter Mark Garrison tells us about a new study which shows that birth order has little to no effect on personality or intelligence.
Manoush Zomorodi, Host of WNYC's NotetoSelf, fills us in on plan to make several hundred smart garbage and recycling bins into Wi-Fi hotspots.
Anna Sale, host and managing editor of WNYC's Death, Sex & Money, tells us about improvements to canes for the visually impaired; a special model can now can identify faces, and transmit that information to the user.
Sadie Stein, contributing editor at the Paris Review, fills us in on the possible real-life inspiration for the "Pride and Prejudice" heartthrob Mr. Darcy.