Burger

McDonald’s wasn’t actually the first fast food restaurant. Andrew Smith talks about the history, and future, of fast food.

You can make something surprisingly delicious out of squid guts. Seriously. Arielle Johnson of Noma dives into the frontier of food.

The way your grandma taught you to cook chicken might just be wrong. Chefs Kenji Lopez-Alt and Tony Maws tell us how science can transform home cooking.

Kara cooking

We learn which method of roast bird is best. Plus, an unexpected lesson in chicken anatomy. Read more...

McDonald's

America is a land of golden arches. But it hasn’t always been that way. We talk with Andrew Smith about the birth of the “most significant culinary trend” of the last 50 years. Read more...

Plate

You can probably picture what the future is going to look like and sound like. But what’s it going to taste like? To find out, we talk to food researcher Arielle Johnson of famed restaurant Noma in Copenhagen. Read more...

Pasta

Which company had to ask American farmers to grow more tomatoes to keep up with its product demand? We explore the origins of a beloved American food. Read more...

chicken

James Beard Award-Winning Chef Tony Maws and scientist-turned-food-writer-extraordinaire Kenji Lopez-Alt talk about home cooking and the future of food. Read more....

Dominos

Our political beliefs influence more than just our votes. Paul Taylor talks demographic shifts, hyper-partisanship, and why we live near people with similar views.

Countries are shortening their work week, and Isabel Sawhill thinks America might want to think about following suit. We explore 30-hour weeks and the choice between more money and more time.

There is way more to the Internet than Pinterest and shopping. Rosa Bransky takes us on a journey through the dark web.

Darkness

The journey from the surface web to the dark web is easier than you might think. Rosa Bransky joins us to talk about what’s happening in the worst corners of the internet, and how to stop it. Read more...

television

We take a dip into history and explore the story of the man whose use of tech changed television forever. Read more...

Sarah Palin Voting

Thinking about canvassing for your favorite candidate? According to Paul Taylor, you might want to head to the next county, since we are segregating ourselves based on our political beliefs. Read more...

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