Nathan H. Lents is a scientist, author, and university professor.
We all want people to like us and obviously a lot of things determine just how likable you are. However, there are a few simple techniques to make you appear more likable instantly. I start this episode with three ways, according to Psychology Today, that will make you more likable to others when you meet them. And they aren’t what you probably think. is what got us to where we are today. But the evolutionary road we have traveled to get here is a bumpy one. Biology professor Nathan Lents author of the book, Human Errors: A Panorama of our Glitches from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes ( takes us on a journey of the human evolution timeline and points out what went right and what went wrong. As you go through life, you collect stuff. Then, over time that stuff collects in your home and you forget about it – even if that stuff serves no purpose, is outdated or useless. We start with a list of things you may not even notice that are most likely cluttering up your home that you really ought to throw out – NOW!, Hula-Hoop, Slip & Slide – they are all toys you and just about everyone else have played with for over 60 years. And they are all made by the WHAM-O Toy Company. Had did one small company create such iconic toys? Tim Walsh, author of The WHAM-O Superbook: Celebrating 60 Years Inside the Fun Factory ( takes you inside the workings of WHAM-O, which has specialized and excelled by making outdoor toys while other toy companies have gone high tech.PLEASE SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! One platform, better teamwork - First 2 weeks free! First order free! Use promo code; SOMETHING Bundle your policies and save! It's Geico easy! Shop, Save & Stay Well - Join for free at myWalgreens.com or 1-800-BUY DELL for the best Black Friday savings available now! Jacked: Rise of the New Jack Sound the new podcast from Wondery. Listen and subscribe today! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Ross sits down at CSICon 2019 with scientist, professor and author Nathan H. Lents to talk about his latest book Human Errors. Find out why we no longer make our own Vitamin C, can't absorb our own B12, and what's up with sinuses, childbirth and junk DNA.
01/09/18: We spoke to Nathan H. Lents, an American scientist, author and university professor, about his novel Human Errors, a tour of the physical imperfections that make us human. The enlightening book talks about how the human body is a testament to our greatness, no matter the flaws, we are good at getting around them.
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