Mark McClusky

Feb. 21, 2014

Can Technology Build a Better Athlete?

Will the next big Olympics competition be a race for more technology?

Mark McClusky, wired, bobsled, tech doping, technology, olympics

Dec. 11, 2009

Top Tech Gadgets

We'll talk about the best -- and worst -- geeky gadgets on the technology market this holiday season.

technology, geek, gadgets

Nov. 16, 2007

Future of Phones

There are plenty of options for placing a call from point A to point B, with more arriving on the market every day. In this segment, Ira and guests try to sort out the future of phones. Will Google's entry into cell phone software simplify the market?

technology, phones, cellular phones, google

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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