Here is a timely video for the holiday season. This video ventures into three areas to explore the scientific secrets behind our favorite foods. The topics include: Thanksgiving Cooking Chemistry – looks at the physics, chemistry and biology that go into making the perfect Thanksgiving dinner; Why Do We Cook? – Why are humans the only animals who cook?; What is Taste? – explores the secrets of flavor and taste. The video also includes a profile of Nathan Myhrvold, the former chief technology officer at Microsoft. Borrow this DVD from the WGBY Video Lending Library for a month by clicking here.