A Few Things We Learned This Week

Friday, June 01, 2012 - 05:01 PM

Olivia Thirlby and Topher Grace at WNYC May 29, 2012 (Melissa Eagan)

Topher Grace really enjoyed making out with Scarlett Johansson in the movie “In Good Company.”


There's going to be a lot of action (drilling for oil, mining, shipping, melting ice) in the Arctic very soon.


Humans have been making cheese for 4,000 years.


This story about Guatemala is amazing. (You should also check out This America Life's episode about it.)


It’s better to get your vitamins from eating a well-balanced diet than to get them from supplements.


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