Nudge Theory’s Dark Side (w/ Richard Thaler), Hybrid Fruit Science, Words for “Pirate”

Learn about how to avoid getting dragged down by “Sludge”; how hybrid fruit like plumcots are made; and pirate parlance.

Additional resources from Richard Thaler:

How plumcots are made by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Carmelita in Newton, Massachusetts)

Difference between pirates, privateers, corsairs, buccaneers by Steffie Drucker

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