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.
Travelers and businesses worldwide are struggling to cope with closed airspace over Europe in the aftermath of the Icelandic volcano. A panel joins Diane for an update on the spread of ash and the economic cost to the region and the airline industry.
- Patrick Smith airline pilot and author of the "Ask the Pilot" blog on Salon.
- Steve Lott head of communications for IATA in North America
- Matthew Bishop U.S. business editor and New York bureau chief of The Economist
- Anthony Smallwood spokesman for the European Union Delegation in Washington D.C.
- Joe Palca NPR science correspondent
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