1. "When Snails Lose Their Way" via Robert Krulwich

    "When a snail loses purpose, the universe reels."

  2. science

    Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    snails

  1. "What A Balloon Shouldn’t Do, But For Some Reason Does" via Robert Krulwich

    Physics, you guys. I just learned something.

    – Alexander

  2. Robert Krulwich

    Krulwich Wonders

    physics

    science

  1. "What Makes Us Fat: Is It Eating Too Much Or Moving Too Little?" via Patti Neighmond
"We’re constantly hearing messages that we’re eating too much and not moving around enough. Now researchers suggest that we’re actually not eating more than we did 20 years ago, it’s that we’re much less active. And that includes not just middle-aged workers tied to their desks, but also young men and women who spend their days sitting in front of their laptops."
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    "What Makes Us Fat: Is It Eating Too Much Or Moving Too Little?" via Patti Neighmond

    "We’re constantly hearing messages that we’re eating too much and not moving around enough. Now researchers suggest that we’re actually not eating more than we did 20 years ago, it’s that we’re much less active. And that includes not just middle-aged workers tied to their desks, but also young men and women who spend their days sitting in front of their laptops."

    Image: Maria Fabrizio/NPR

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    patti neighmond

    health

    food

    science

  1. "Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You’d Think" via Robert Krulwich
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    "Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You’d Think" via Robert Krulwich

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  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    birds

    science

  1. "Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird’s Survival" via Elizabeth Shogren
The red knot flies 9,300 miles from South America to the Arctic and back each year. Now the bird faces threatened status on the endangered species list. It’s not its journey that could harm the bird –– it’s the changing climates along its route.
– Alexander
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    "Shifts In Habitat May Threaten Ruddy Shorebird’s Survival" via Elizabeth Shogren

    The red knot flies 9,300 miles from South America to the Arctic and back each year. Now the bird faces threatened status on the endangered species list. It’s not its journey that could harm the bird –– it’s the changing climates along its route.

    – Alexander

    Image: Maggie Starbard/NPR

  2. Elizabeth Shogren

    birds

    science

    climate change

  1. "The Most Astonishing Wave-Tracking Experiment Ever" via Robert Krulwich

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  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    Science

    Waves

    Oceans

  1. "What Not To Serve Buzzards For Lunch, A Glorious Science Experiment" via Robert Krulwich
How do vultures find their food? They’re scavengers, so they must pick up the scent of something dead, and then swoop down to feast. Right? Maybe not.
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    "What Not To Serve Buzzards For Lunch, A Glorious Science Experiment" via Robert Krulwich

    How do vultures find their food? They’re scavengers, so they must pick up the scent of something dead, and then swoop down to feast. Right? Maybe not.

    Image: Robert Krulwich/NPR

  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    Science

    nature

    vultures

  1. "Two Glorious Science Experiments: One About Sex, The Other About Lunch" via Robert Krulwich

    Image: Robert Krulwich/NPR

  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    frogs

    science

    experiments

  1. "Science Of Stink: Blame Sulfur Compounds For Your Garlic Breath" via Maanvi Singh

    Yes, garlic is tasty. Yes, garlic’s antimicrobial properties may be beneficial to our health. Yes, you probably need a mint or two after consuming garlic –– and here’s why.

  2. The Salt

    food

    science

    Maanvi Singh

    garlic

  1. What can you do with a spotlight? 
Robert Krulwich explores live projection mapping.
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    What can you do with a spotlight? 

    Robert Krulwich explores live projection mapping.

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  2. Krulwich Wonders

    Robert Krulwich

    science

    light

    live projection mapping