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Globally, more people travel by bicycle than any other mode of transportation, according to Jody Rosen, author of “Two Wheels Good.”

Globally, more people travel by bicycle than any other mode of transportation, according to Jody Rosen, author of “Two Wheels Good.” His book looks at the history and possible future of the machine.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA’s Angel City FC: New chapter for women’s rights and pay equity?

Angel City FC is LA’s first pro women’s team since the LA Sol disbanded 12 years ago. With about 18,000 people attending each game, Angel City says it’s here to stay.

Historic Tail o’ the Pup stand to reopen on National Hot Dog Day

The 1933 Group, a hospitality company, is restoring Tail o’ the Pup, an iconic hot dog stand in West Hollywood. It’s set to reopen on July 20, also known as National Hot Dog Day.

Looking for a scenic hike to take this summer? Modern Hiker’s Casey Schreiner shares some of his favorites.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The documentary “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song” tells the story of the infamous song and Cohen’s expansive musical career.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Ageism - the negative attitudes directed toward older persons simply because of their age – can impact an older person’s health.

Ageism and its impact on health

Ageism - the negative attitudes directed toward older persons simply because of their age – can impact an older person’s health.

from Second Opinion

Cultural historian Siva Vaidhyanathan says shame can be used as an instrument for social justice, but that, like any instrument of social control, it can also be abused and can have…

Shame: A tool for social justice?

Cultural historian Siva Vaidhyanathan says shame can be used as an instrument for social justice, but that, like any instrument of social control, it can also be abused and can have…

from Life Examined

Data scientist Cathy O’Neil explains how technology and algorithms have weaponized shame for control and financial gain.

Weaponizing shame and humiliation for power and profit

Data scientist Cathy O’Neil explains how technology and algorithms have weaponized shame for control and financial gain.

from Life Examined

Actor Ben Stiller is known for comedic roles in films such as “There’s Something About Mary,” “Meet the Parents,” and “Zoolander,” but in recent years, his attention has turned more to…

Actor and director Ben Stiller on creating alternative realities in his work

Actor Ben Stiller is known for comedic roles in films such as “There’s Something About Mary,” “Meet the Parents,” and “Zoolander,” but in recent years, his attention has turned more to…

from The Treatment

Danyel Smith is the author of “Shine Bright: a Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop” and hosts the podcast “Black Girl Songbook.”

The Treat: Music journalist Danyel Smith on the Midnight Star album that should have been a bigger deal

Danyel Smith is the author of “Shine Bright: a Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop” and hosts the podcast “Black Girl Songbook.”

from The Treatment

Actress Chloë Sevigny is known for her steady work in independent films and for often being a first time director’s muse.

Actress Chloë Sevigny on ‘quiet’ acting

Actress Chloë Sevigny is known for her steady work in independent films and for often being a first time director’s muse.

from The Treatment

Slowing down to appreciate the daily mundane, Sophie Minchilli explores the Italian notion of living in the moment.

How to live and eat like an Italian: 'Downtime is necessary'

Slowing down to appreciate the daily mundane, Sophie Minchilli explores the Italian notion of living in the moment.

from Good Food

Bubbles, bitterness, and a low-alcohol, Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseau explore the afternoon ritual of Italy’s aperitivo.

Touring Italy’s spritz trail with Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseau

Bubbles, bitterness, and a low-alcohol, Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseau explore the afternoon ritual of Italy’s aperitivo.

from Good Food

Vicky Bennison traverses Italy in search of kitchen secrets and pasta know-how from Italy’s best home cooks – nonnas.

Vicky Bennison adapts YouTube series ‘Pasta Grannies’ into a cookbook

Vicky Bennison traverses Italy in search of kitchen secrets and pasta know-how from Italy’s best home cooks – nonnas.

from Good Food

Zen Ong is using blue corn tortillas from Tehachapi Grain Project at Awan, a plant-based ice cream shop in West Hollywood.

Awan’s latest ice cream flavor is made with blue corn tortillas

Zen Ong is using blue corn tortillas from Tehachapi Grain Project at Awan, a plant-based ice cream shop in West Hollywood.

from Good Food

Bill Addison visits Mother Wolf in Hollywood where chef Evan Funke pays homage to Roman cuisine.

Power and pizza: Bill Addison reviews Mother Wolf in Hollywood

Bill Addison visits Mother Wolf in Hollywood where chef Evan Funke pays homage to Roman cuisine.

from Good Food

Heather Eddy took back channels to reverse engineer the scents and notes in the essential oil Fiori di Sicilia.

Notes of citrus and bergamot: The allure of baking with Fiori di Sicilia

Heather Eddy took back channels to reverse engineer the scents and notes in the essential oil Fiori di Sicilia.

from Good Food

Benedetta Jasmine Guetta shares the history of Judaism in Italy with a few non-dairy recipes, and offers insight into where Jewish culture and Italian cuisine intersect.

Orecchiette and eggplant: Where Jewish culture and Italian cuisine meet

Benedetta Jasmine Guetta shares the history of Judaism in Italy with a few non-dairy recipes, and offers insight into where Jewish culture and Italian cuisine intersect.

from Good Food

“Desus & Mero” hosts talk about journing from funny tweets to their late-night, self-titled, dream series on Showtime.

‘Desus & Mero’ hosts: From day-job tweeting to a dream TV career

“Desus & Mero” hosts talk about journing from funny tweets to their late-night, self-titled, dream series on Showtime.

from The Business