On Monday, Michael Pollan appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air to talk about avoiding the coming food crisis. (Listen to the podcast.) Earlier this month, in a open letter to the next president, he warned that “the era of cheap and abundant food appears to be drawing to a close.” Fresh Air host Terry Gross asks him for details.
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Inventor Paul Moller talks about the future of personal air travel — the marriage of autos and flight that will give us true freedom to travel off-road. He shows two things he’s working on: the Moller Skycar (a jet + car) and a passenger-friendly hovering disc. (Recorded February 2004 in Monterey, California. Duration: 15:39.) […]
Michael Moschen puts on a quietly mesmerizing show of elegant, even artistic juggling. Don’t think juggling is an art? You might just change your mind after watching Moschen in motion. (Recorded March 2002 in Monterey, California. Duration: 37:02.) Watch Michael Moschen’s talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it […]