Posted In: Health
Freakonomics correspondent Stephen Dubner explains the unexpected consequences of predetermining your baby's genetics.
People make a lot of money making predictions, so why are they so rarely right? Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks about accountability in fortune telling.
Posted In: Food
Bad things happen in business. So how do firms bounce back and keep reputations intact?
Posted In: Crime
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner discusses the difference between bounty hunters and police officers that really matters when it comes to catching fugitives.
Posted In: Environment
Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks about the idea of "conspicuous conservation," where people indulge in certain earth-saving acts as a way to show off that they care about the environment, and in turn, benefit socially.
Posted In: Education
How researchers raised test scores in rural China with the help of new specs for every kid in need.
Posted In: Sports
A potential lockout is on the horizon as the current collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and the players' union soon expires. Freakonomics Radio's Stephen Dubner talks with Kai Ryssdal about how profitable the NFL is and the problem some owners have with the league's business model.