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February 09 2014


Radiolab: Choice

We turn up the volume on the voices in our heads, and try to get to the bottom of what ... http://www.radiolab.org/story/91640-choice/


For meditation number fifteen we have a reading from David Eagleman's book Sum. It's a vision of the after life that's both playful and... horrifying. Sum is read by actor Jeffrey Tambor. http://www.radiolab.org/story/91917-15-sum/

February 01 2014


brown box

You order some stuff on the Internet and it shows up three hours later. How could all the things that ... http://www.radiolab.org/story/brown-box/?utm_source=sharedUrl&utm_media=metatag&utm_campaign=sharedUrl

January 31 2014


The Turing Problem

Alan Turing's mental leaps about machines and computers were some of the most innovative ideas of the 20th century. But ... http://www.radiolab.org/story/193037-turing-problem/

January 28 2014


Radiolab Liz

Imagine you're a writer, but the words won't come. Could you bargain with creativity to get past your writer's block? ... http://www.radiolab.org/story/117294-me-myself-and-muse/

January 23 2014


Radiolab: You Are The Judge

As a young man, producer Jesse Cox learned that his grandparents, Sydney and Lesley Piddington, had been enormously popular radio ... http://www.radiolab.org/story/you-are-judge/?utm_source=local&utm_media=treatment&utm_campaign=daMost&utm_content=damostviewed

January 21 2014


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December 20 2013


Basal Ganglia Gone Wild

The basal ganglia is a core part of the brain, deep inside your skull, that helps control movement. Unless something ... http://www.radiolab.org/story/217565-basal-ganglia-gone-wild/

October 08 2013


Radiolab's Jad Abumrad & Robert Krulwich on the Meaning of Endings - The Takeaway

This fall, the staff of WNYC's Radiolab is producing their second multi-city tour, Apocalyptical. In this new live stage performance, Radiolab turns its gaze to the topic of endings, both blazingly fast and agonizingly slow. With their signature blend of storytelling, science, and music, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich romp through hundreds of millions of years of history to arrive at the end, again and again. There's a different guest for each show, including Reggie Watts, Patton Oswalt, Simon Amstell, Ophira Eisenberg and Kurt Braunholer. Plus a cinematic live score created on stage by On Fillmore and Noveller, this tour is likely to be another success for the radio program. Jad and Robert join The Takeaway today to discuss some of the topics they're exploring and how we look at endings today. http://www.thetakeaway.org/story/radiolab-jad-abumrad-robert-krulwich-meaning-endings/

February 15 2012


November 17 2011


Have You Heard About B Flat? : Krulwich Wonders... : NPR

For reasons that remain mostly mysterious, the note we call "B flat" does the oddest things. It aggravates alligators, it lurks in the stairwell of an office building, and it emanates from a supermassive black hole 250 million light years from Earth. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7442915

May 25 2011


Nature's Secret: Why Honey Bees Are Better Politicians Than Humans : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

Democracy in the human world can be a messy and acrimonious business, but in the bee world, a little waggle dance can help you get all the votes you need. http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2011/05/24/136391522/natures-secret-why-honey-bees-are-better-politicians-than-humans

March 16 2011


Flamingos Drop From Siberian Sky: Locals Mystified : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

Deep in the middle of a Siberian winter, a frozen bird fell from the sky. Then another. Not what you expect while ice fishing in the Russian wilderness. http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2011/03/07/134229725/flamingos-drop-from-siberian-sky-locals-mystified

December 08 2010


A Mystery: Why Can't We Walk Straight? : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

Try this: Put a blindfold on someone, take them to a park or a beach or a meadow and ask them to walk for as long as they can in a straight line. Then watch what happen. http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2010/11/03/131050832/a-mystery-why-can-t-we-walk-straight
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