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The latest installment of "I've Always Wondered..." looking what goes into the price of a bottle of wine; how Uber is handling the Kalamazoo shooting; and a look at how the National Science Foundation funds projects. 

Segments From this episode

A driver murders six people, and Uber has a crisis

Feb 22, 2016
Uber's business model relies on customers' trust
After the tragic shooting in Kalamazoo, Uber's safety measures are under fire. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The latest on the impending "Brexit"

Feb 22, 2016
The question of whether or not Britain will stay in the EU gets increasingly complicated

How big science gets its funding

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Feb 22, 2016
Research can take years and costs billions. What's the return?
David Reitze, executive director of the LIGO Laboratory at Caltech, announces that scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves for the first time, confirming a prediction of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity. 
Saul Loeb/Getty Images/AFP

Hollywood's diversity problem goes beyond the Oscars

Feb 22, 2016
A new study released highlights lack of diverse representation in film and television
The nominees for best actor as seen on screen at the Academy Awards nominations announcement. All the nominees this year are white men. 
Kevin Winter/Getty Images

How do wineries set the price for a bottle of wine?

Feb 22, 2016
It depends on the winery. But for the big players, much of the cost is marketing.
Ever wonder what goes into pricing wine?
Ken Hawkins/Flickr

Silicon Valley's economic divide starts in preschool

Feb 22, 2016
Two different worlds in early education, divided by a freeway
AltSchool preschoolers exercising. 
Deepa Fernandes

Bernie Sanders' campaign gets a grammar lesson

Feb 22, 2016
The candidate tweeted a few words about Wall Street and none of them were adjectives

The latest installment of “I’ve Always Wondered…” looking what goes into the price of a bottle of wine; how Uber is handling the Kalamazoo shooting; and a look at how the National Science Foundation funds projects. 

Music from the episode

Valerie - '68 Version Amy Winehouse
The Ice Cream Man The Tornados
Delicious Tears Antn Hrkwk
Good For Great Matt and Kim
Dangerous (feat. Joywave) Big Data, Joywave