Robert Lustig

Podcast #27: Robert Lustig on Biochemistry and Health

Author and endicrinologist Robert Lustig explains the neurochemical difference between happiness and pleasure and how it's been exploited to make so many of us fat, addicted, and depressed. Then, he reminds us how to reclaim our health.

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The Problems of Industrial Meat: A Primer

Industrial meat production has extraordinary costs to animal welfare, the environment, and human health. Acknowledging the immorality of these practices gives us an opportunity to align our behavior with our more humane ideals.

Dr. David Greenfield

Podcast #15: David Greenfield on Internet Addiction

Psychiatrist, professor, and author David Greenfield, founder of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction, was one of the first medical professionals to recognize and study the addictive qualities of the Internet. He explains what we know, what it means, and what can be done.

Alia Meddeb

For Yelp, Extortion Has a Starring Role

Yelp uses the power of its rating system to bully small businesses into buying their expensive advertising; if they decline, so do their ratings.

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Mark Schatzker on Flavor and Food

The Dorito Effect author Mark Schatzker describes what he learned about the relationship between flavor and nutrition, and how the food industry has been leading us astray.