Hot chicken began as a form of punishment, but evolved into a Nashville delicacy that even has its own festival, on July 4. We put the original against the buzz-worthy newcomer, head to head.
— I came across this interesting nugget in the book, The Weather Makers, by Tim Flannery.
— New York Times piece on “a Quest to Convert a Sea Snail Plague Into a Culinary Pleasure” in France.
— Mark Landler, The New York Times
Press play, shut your eyes and take a minute to imagine this frightening hallucination:
This clip is part of a 2012 Fresh Air interview with famed neurologist Oliver Sacks. Hear the entire interview here: n.pr/163r2eB
Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a ballroom dancer who lost her foot in the second bombing at the Boston Marathon. Via WBUR’s Here & Now.