Nick Bilton

Nov. 15, 2013

‘Hatching Twitter’: A Tale of Booze and Backstabbing

New York Times columnist Nick Bilton's new book reveals the social network's dark side.

twitter, nick bilton, social network, backstabbing

Dec. 16, 2011

Exploring The Science Of Flying, From Your Window Seat

A new book looks at the technology and science of airline travel from your window seat.

flight, aeronatics, engineering, airplane, helicopter, cell phone, fly, flying, flight

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.

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