The Monster Smash

We’ve been following James Altucher‘s continuing social experiment around the idea of ad-agency disintermediation — JungleSmash, a cash contest where people compete to make the best commercial for a product...

The Invisible Paw (Ep. 329)

...to spend his career wrapped up in a leopard skin in the hot jungle. NOË: He had come into contact with somebody in our lab who worked in the Red...

The Invisible Paw (Ep. 329 Rebroadcast)

...are not that many people studying them. But Bshary decided he did not want to spend his career wrapped up in a leopard skin in the hot jungle. NOË: He...

Which Came First: Shorter Kids’ Books or Shorter Attention Spans?

...listen for hours to a story without a single image; he loves audio books and we’ve worked our way through an edition of Kipling’s The Jungle Book that has only...

Mark Cuban Isn’t the Only Clear-Thinking NBA Owner in Texas

...jungle, hacking away with a machete, when he came upon a hidden grenade — “but the trip wire,” Holt says, “went the opposite way from where I swung my machete....

What’s Your Family Vacation Nightmare? A Freakonomics Quorum

...arrive. But I just love the exotic stuff so much better. I guess on some subconscious level I’ve decided that the thrill of camping on the jungle floor of the...

My Research Makes a Cameo Appearance on Manswers

...or “What is the horniest animal in the jungle?” (I didn’t actually watch either of those videos, so you will have to watch yourself to find out the answers.) While...

Got Clawbacks? Thugz on the Bailout

...to the law of the jungle? Whatever happened to letting people take the hit for their behavior? Isn’t that what your world is all about.” Portis, 42 years old and...

Introducing: The Book of Odds

What’s more dangerous: a playground jungle gym or your office chair? As it happens, one in every 3,759 fatal accidental falls starts from a piece of playground equipment. You’re 85...

Memories of Madrid

...(see photo below); a Real Madrid match; a day trip to Toledo; the turtles in the train station’s jungle waiting area and other public art there (photos at left); and...