Think Like a Child Rebroadcast Full Transcript

...program, we begin with a magic show … DUBNER: Because if there’s ever a medium that’s made for magic, it’s radio, right? [APPLAUSE] Alex STONE: Hey guys how you doing?...

Think Like a Child: Full Transcript

...with a magic show … DUBNER: Because if there’s ever a medium that’s made for magic, it’s radio, right? [APPLAUSE] Alex STONE: Hey guys how you doing? Good? DUBNER: The...

The Undercover Economist Is Back

...the island of Yap, in Micronesia in the West Pacific. This coin, the rai, is a stone wheel with a hole in the middle. Some rai are fairly portable—a handspan...

Bring Your Questions for Alex Stone, Author of Fooling Houdini

...like it so much I can’t put it down.  That book is Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind , by Alex Stone.  I...

Fooling Houdini Author Alex Stone Answers Your Questions

...Alex Stone, author of the excellent new book Fooling Houdini, was kind enough to take questions from blog readers – and there were some tough ones! Here are his...

How to Win Games and Beat People

...problem. And I was going to go to one of these physics professors to find out from them what the optimal way of throwing a stone is, and they all...

Is Migration a Basic Human Right?

...this episode: PEOPLE Alex Tabarrok, professor of economics at George Mason University Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, former U.S. Ambassador to the United States, Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group,...

Questions About Twitter? Ask Co-Founder Biz Stone

...Joi Biz Stone Surely by now you have some questions about Twitter, no? Few other phenomena have entered the public consciousness so quickly and brashly, to be so rabidly...

Biz Stone Answers Your Twitter Questions

...Joi Biz Stone Last week we solicited your questions for Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. In the interim, Twitter has announced it will begin verifying some high-profile accounts to make...

Make Me a Match Full Transcript

...at a distribution of stone tools around the Middle East and Europe, you find that long before the invention of agriculture, stone tools were moving thousands of miles from where...