The Madeleine Brand Show for March 8, 2012

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What sort of cyberattack threat does China pose to the US?

According to a new report released by analysts defense firm Northrop Grumman, the U.S. is vulnerable to cyberattacks by China.
Apple Unveils Updated iPad In San Francisco
John Moe, host of the Marketplace Tech Report, joins the show to talk about the latest news in the technology world.
Joseph Kony

Why is #StopKony trending on Twitter?

A 30-minute documentary called "Kony 2012," put out by an American activist group called Invisible Children, went viral this week. It's been seen at least 32 million times.

Bread geeks bring heritage wheat species back to Los Angeles

Imagine L.A. covered in thickets of waist-high wheat. That's how the city looked more than 100 years ago. Now, an L.A. bread-baking group is bringing it back.
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Is better focus and concentration a battery shock away?

Madeleine talks with Sally Adee of New Scientist about new research on how to coax the brain into a state of flow, or effortless concentration.
Kraigher House by Richard Neutra

Gordon Henderson, model-father and model-maker

Engineer Gordon Henderson stops by the show to talk about his favorite activities with his daughter, Eliza. Did you know you could build a Richard Neutra replica out of styrofoam? Gordon explains how.
Tyson Signs Autographs In Las Vegas

Randy and Jason Sklar join the show with their weekly look at sports

The Sklars, Randy and Jason, join Madeleine for their weekly look at the world of sports. This week's highlights include Clippers owner Donald Sterling caught with a prostitute ... but it's not what you think. And Mike Tyson, Vegas monologist?
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