Cranberry sauce and cream cheese could change your life. Or at least your sandwiches. They made this one of the best turkey sandwiches I've ever had. I discovered it at a little general store restaurant in Story, Wyoming, a village at the base of the Big Horn Mountains. It's now our Thanksgiving Sunday tradition.
Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of Stanford University's Virtual Human Interaction Lab, is studying whether the experience of being a virtual cow will make people feel more empathy. "[Our previous work] showed that if you had occupied the avatar of another person, you showed empathy toward them," Bailenson says. "But no one had ever tried this with another species."