In the autumn of 1939, a device was invented that changed the world's kitchens. Maybe not for the better, but certainly for the faster.
Restoring a Van Gogh… Ear
We are all ears (sorry) for a story about an artist/scientist who has re-grown Vincent Van Gogh's famously severed ear.
Noah Strycker’s ‘Thing with Feathers’
Naturalist, artist, journalist, and author Noah Strycker has made a career - and the adventure of a lifetime - out of studying birds. His latest book suggests we might all benefit from paying attention to our feathered friends.
‘Particle Fever’ Takes Viewers Inside the Large Hadron Collider
Physicist and filmmaker Mark Levinson brings the audience to a moment of historic scientific innovation - and explains not just the what but also the why.
Sam Harris: Honestly
Neuroscientist and philosopher Sam Harris' new book explores his twenty year experiment in 'radical honesty' and discusses how even casual lying undermines human relationships.
Taking a (Slow) Walk in Love
Reyhan Harmanci, executive editor of the food/culture magazine Modern Farmer, tells us about love, walking, and the evolutionary justification for spending Friday night at home with Netflix.
Does Stumbling Make You Smarter?
Evan Goldstein, editor of the intellectual online hub Arts & Letters Daily, says we may be unintentionally allowing the internet to rob us of Unintentional Knowledge.