The sudden decision to cancel the New Zealand cricket tour of Pakistan, just moments before the scheduled start of the first ODI in Rawalpindi is drawing a massive amount of criticism from commentators and fans around the world. The call was made by New Zealand Cricket after what they called a "credible security threat". Joining the show to analyse the situation are RNZ sports reporter Clay Wilson and veteran cricket commentator Bryan Waddle, who was on tour with the Kiwi cricketers when a bomb exploded near their hotel in Pakistan in 2002.
Ever wondered how some people are able to function optimally on just a few hours' sleep, while others still find themselves feeling a lot less than ideal after a solid eight hour shift? Those lucky people who thrive on limited but more efficient sleep ('short sleepers') could be benefiting from a...
Federico Rossano, director of the Comparative Cognition Lab at UC San Diego, joins the show to look at whether dogs do miss people when they're not with them.
Annabel Langbein and her daughter Rose have collaborated again, releasing their second cookbook, the aptly-named Summer at Home. After three years of life in the Big Apple, Rose is now living next to Annabel and husband Ted in a cabin on their Wanaka property. Rose joins us to discuss Summer at...