How to Be Less Terrible at Predicting the Future

This week on Freakonomics Radio, experts and pundits are notoriously bad at forecasting, in part because they aren’t punished for bad predictions. Also, they tend to be deeply unscientific. The psychologist Philip Tetlock is finally turning prediction into a science — and now even you could become a superforecaster.

The Power of Poop (Ep. 24)

Since the beginning of civilization, we've thought that human waste was worthless at best, and often dangerous. What if we were wrong?