SYSK Choice: Weird Things that Influence What You Eat & How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck


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If you were to stand in downtown Detroit and start walking south for as long as it took, what is the first foreign country you would encounter? This is one of the fascinating questions/facts that I know you will find interesting – and might even win you a drink in a bar bet.

Then, it is so weird what things influence your opinion and enjoyment of the food you eat. You might like to think you are too smart to be fooled by things like the color of the plate, or the music being played or the weight of the silver ware. But you are. Researcher Charles Spence, author of the new book, Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating ( will amaze you with what he has discovered.

You often see celebrities who claim that drinking gallons of water is what keeps them looking so youthful. But is that really true? Listen and find out.

Listen as film director and writer Steve Stockman, author of How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck ( offers some brilliant and simple techniques that will help you take better, more interesting video that people will actually enjoy watching.

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