Monday Mashup: Nudge A Picky Eater
Every week, we scour the web to bring you interesting bits and pieces from around the world. Enjoy!
Nudge, Don’t Push
Got a picky eater at home? This article is for you: A cookbook author and pediatrician recount a ‘case study’ in which they helped a family of four — including two picky children — meet their meal goals. Their advice? Nudge, don’t push.
Adorable All Around
We’re having trouble deciding what is more adorable in this video — the cheeks on this schoolboy, his question to RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, the seriousness with which Rajan responds, or those sleepy economist eyes. So we leave it up to you — tell us in the comments!
In 2016, Britain is set to become the first country to become the first country to allow ‘three-parent babies’, that is, babies with genetic code from two parents and a mitochondrial donor. The in-vitro procedure will cure mitochondrial disease, but it’s not without controversy. Tell us in the comments where you come down among the shades of gray.
The Future Of The Past
Archaeology is all about digging up the past, right? Wrong. In the future — if not the present — archaeologists will use satellites in space to look deep underground and discover new sites without ever lifting a shovel. It sounds pretty cool to us … but only if they keep wearing hats and carrying whips.