Murray Carpenter explores the global business of caffeine in his book 'Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Hooks, Helps and Hurts Us'.

Lego crowdsourcing

Brent Waller's an Australian Lego fan whose version of the Ghostbusters car is going to be officially produced by Lego.

Call of Duty champs

Call of Duty is one of the world's most popular video games. Simon Parkin has just been at at the qualifiers for the Call of Duty World Championships at Twickenham stadium in London.

Jam making and jam science

Tim and Kate Gibbs from Te Horo Foods near Otaki are making thousands of jars of jam every day! Then jammy science with Dr Bridget Stocker and Dr Mattie Timmer of Victoria University of Wellington.


How countries are using their cooking to promote their interests on the world stage. Johanna Mendelson Forman's set up a course in culinary diplomacy at American University in Washington DC.

Smelling out disease

George Preti of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadephia thinks that smell could help us diagnose illnesses in their earliest stages.