The Lodown Edit this Published in The Lodown by The Leonard Lopate Show Things We Learned This Week Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend A roundup of the random, interesting, and unexpected things we learned on the show this week.Not everyone is happy about the proposed changes at the New York Public Library. An anonymous note can change your life. Just ask Lilly Ledbetter. Dr. Sanjay Gupta learned how to eat fire! The JOBS Act that was passed by the House last week isn’t quite the same thing as a jobs bill. In order to protect you from eating something bad or poisonouse, your taste buds are constantly regenerating, which is why your tongue heals so quickly after you burn it.