American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
The host of the popular NPR program ‘Science Friday’ talks about what he’s learned during his more than three decades interviewing leading scientists.
- Ira Flatow NPR science correspondent, anchor of Talk of the Nation: Science Friday, and author of "Rainbows, Curve Balls and Other Wonders of the Natural World Explained" and "They All Laughed."
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