Chris Jordan: Picturing Excess

“Artist Chris Jordan shows us an arresting view of what Western culture looks like. His supersized images picture some almost unimaginable statistics — like the astonishing number of paper cups we use every single day.” <TED><full bio>

Dan Gilbert: Human Threat Responses

“Why haven’t we rallied our collective power to solve global warning? Join best-selling author Dan Gilbert as he explores our capricious reaction to different threats—from tooth decay to anthrax to climate change.” <Pop!Casts><full bio>