Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
Dallas Morning News columnist Lee Cullum joins Diane for a discussion of genius, and its rise and fall over the past century. Her new book describes people who’ve been outstanding in fields ranging from art to science to music to politics. The title of her book refers both to the fact that such people often become achievers at a very young age, and the sense that the early part of the 20th century produced many more geniuses than did the latter half.
- Lee Cullum author and columnist for the Dallas Morning News
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