fast food http://nhpr.org en 4.21.14: Why We Make Things, Bowling, Fast-Food & Lincoln's Beard http://nhpr.org/post/42114-why-we-make-things-bowling-fast-food-lincolns-beard <p></p><p><em>Things </em>are important. They help us get places, allow us to sit back and relax, provide entertainment, memories, sustenance, and warmth. I used to vow intense dislike for the word "things" (<em>"It's so vague; what does it mean?!"</em>).&nbsp;But truthfully, things - and the many uses of the word - are important. On today's Word of Mouth, we're exploring a lot of things. Really. From making to eating to growing, things can do so much for us. Hop on the "thing" bandwagon and listen up. As Oprah would say, "<em>You get a new thing! You get a new thing! Yes, you get a new thing!</em>"</p><p>Listen to the full show and click <strong>Read more </strong>for individual segments.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:27:54 +0000 Word of Mouth 47123 at http://nhpr.org 4.21.14: Why We Make Things, Bowling, Fast-Food & Lincoln's Beard Fine Dining...at Hardees http://nhpr.org/post/fine-diningat-hardees <div><p>Since spring of this year, our S<em>hifting the Balance</em> series has explored how environmental and social factors affect the way people eat…and how those factors play in to America’s obesity epidemic.&nbsp; A <a href="http://foodpsychology.cornell.edu/outreach/fastfood.html">recently published </a>study in <em>Pyschology </em>reports demonstrates how setting the right mood at meal time can help diners cap their calories.&nbsp;</p></div><p></p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 14:37:18 +0000 Taylor Quimby 12589 at http://nhpr.org Fine Dining...at Hardees