AJ Jacobs is getting ready to host the world's largest family reunion. He has invited Barack Obama, who is his aunt's fifth great aunt's husband's father's wife's 7th great nephew. And since you are AJ and Barack's cousin, you are invited, too!
Your browser doesn't support the HTML audio tag. You can still download the show, though! In each episode of Gweek, I invite a guest or two to join me in a discussion about recommended media, apps, and gadgets. This time my guests were: Janelle He￼ssig, a bay Area cartoonist and writer and the marketing director… READ THE REST
A.J. Jacobs, author of a number of excellent books about self-experimentation, is planning on hosting the world's largest family reunion. (The current record is held by by the Porteau-Boileve family in France: 4,514 relatives.) He's inviting as many relatives as he can, including former New York mayor Michael R. Bloomberg who is A.J.'s wife's great-uncle's… READ THE REST
Your browser does not support the audio tag. This episode of Gweek is brought to you by MailRoute. Visit mailroute.net/gweek to start your free 15-day trial — No credit card required. In this episode, I talked to A.J. Jacobs, the author of some of my favorite books. In his 2005 book, The Know-It-All: One Man's… READ THE REST
If you're anything like millions of Americans, staying at home these past several months has been followed by a steadily increased diet of cooking shows. It's really not hard to understand why. If you can't go out to restaurants the same way right now, why not bring those delicious meals to you? The next logical… READ THE REST
Training packages are available everywhere. And since everyone wants to know how to code, there are literally hundreds of different courses, lectures, and training sessions that can help teach you the building blocks of this foundational ability. However, most of us aren't very patient. We want the facts we need to know, we want them… READ THE REST
Your brain is a wondrous creation. Even when you're destroying it with Cheetos and hour after hour of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, it's still the most powerful computer you will ever own. According to Northwestern University psychology professor Paul Reber, each human brain has the capacity to store up to 2.5 petabytes of data.… READ THE REST