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:
- Pick up “Nudge: The Final Edition” at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780143137009
- Faculty page: https://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/t/richard-h-thaler
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/r_thaler
- Nobel Prize page: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/economic-sciences/2017/thaler/facts/
How plumcots are made by Ashley Hamer (Listener question from Carmelita in Newton, Massachusetts)
- Pollination and fertilisation. (2012). Science Learning Hub; Science Learning Hub. https://www.sciencelearn.org.nz/resources/77-pollination-and-fertilisation
- Siegel, E. (2015, July 12). Are Pluots GMOs? And Other Questions About Hybrid Stone Fruit. Bostonorganics.com; Boston Organics. http://blog.bostonorganics.com/are-pluots-gmos-and-other-questions-about-hybrid-stone-fruit
- Slate, S. (2010, January 22). The Secrets of Hybrid Fruit. The Daily Beast; The Daily Beast. https://www.thedailybeast.com/the-secrets-of-hybrid-fruit
- Harbarger, M. (2016, October 3). Here’s how your vegetables are made. Oregonlive. https://www.oregonlive.com/food/2016/10/heres_how_your_vegetables_are.html
- Pluots And Apriums: The Best Of Both Parents. (2009, July). NPR.org. https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=106098949
- Demystifying Pluots, Apriums and Other Stone Fruit Hybrids. (2019). ANR Blogs. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=30722
- Apricot pronunciation tweet: https://twitter.com/smashleyhamer/status/1432806938534989835
Difference between pirates, privateers, corsairs, buccaneers by Steffie Drucker
- Pirates, Privateers, Corsairs, Buccaneers: What’s the Difference? | Britannica. (2021). In Encyclopædia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/story/pirates-privateers-corsairs-buccaneers-whats-the-difference
- Whitenton, B. (2012, September 20). The Difference Between Pirates, Privateers and Buccaneers Pt. 1. Mariners’ Blog. https://blog.marinersmuseum.org/2012/09/the-difference-between-pirates-privateers-and-buccaneers-pt-1/
- Whitenton, B. (2012, October 4). The Difference Between Pirates, Privateers and Buccaneers Pt. 2. Mariners’ Blog. https://blog.marinersmuseum.org/2012/10/the-difference-between-pirates-privateers-and-buccaneers-pt-2/
- The Golden Age of Piracy. (2021). Rmg.co.uk. https://www.rmg.co.uk/stories/topics/golden-age-piracy
International Talk Like a Pirate Day: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Talk_Like_a_Pirate_Day
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