Entries in Innovation Hub by Mary Dooe and Genevieve Gilson
Here are three things to know about designing your life:
1.You can become a pop star from the basement.
2.Some are arguing that the Maker Movement will upend our economy, and democratize creative production.
3.Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that certain bacteria help mice keep their weight now on a high-fat diet.
The news may be depressing, but what if the world is actually getting better? Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (P.S.), talks about poverty, Earth’s resources, and why Americans are so down on themselves.
Here are three things you should know about this week's show:
1.That’s right, imagine the nightly news…with puppets.
2.According to cultural anthropologist Natasha Dow Schull, casinos are using behavioral science and data tracking to make penny slots into big business.
3.Twister became an American icon, thanks to a team of inventors, the gang at Milton Bradley, and the magic touch of Johnny Carson.