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Robert Krulwich

Host, Radiolab

Robert Krulwich appears in the following:

I Can't Believe What I'm Seeing: A Springtime (Froggy) Miracle

Saturday, March 22, 2014

A few weeks ago, this little frog was frozen solid, hard like an ashtray, basically dead. And then, we don't know how, this amazing thing happened ...

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I Can't Believe What I'm Seeing: A Springtime (Froggy) Miracle

Saturday, March 22, 2014

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Two weeks ago this animal was frozen solid. If you found one in the woods, packed in the topsoil, hiding under a leaf, you could pull it from the ground and it would feel like an ashtray. You could bang it (lightly) on ...

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What's The Biggest Animal Gathering Ever? (Was Rod Stewart There?)

Friday, March 21, 2014

It's a small moment in a sprawling Shakespeare play. Most people miss it. A nobleman named Mortimer has been locked up by the king, who decrees: Don't anyone say "Mortimer" in my royal presence. That name is forbidden. But one of Mortimer's allies has a plan. He wants to give ...

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What's The Biggest Animal Gathering Ever? (Was Rod Stewart There?)

Friday, March 21, 2014

Count the army ants; count the starlings; count the herring, the pigeons and the fans at a Rod Stewart concert in Rio, and then ask: What's the greatest gathering of animals ever?

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An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not. True Story

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Two mapmakers made the place up. It wasn't real. Then, oddly, it popped into being. I am not making this up. It happened. Then it un-happened.

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An Imaginary Town Becomes Real, Then Not. True Story

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Two mapmakers made the place up. It wasn't real. Then, oddly, it popped into being. I am not making this up. It happened. Then it un-happened.

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You're Old. You're a Rock. You Can See

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Two rocks sit on a hill. They're rocks, so there's not a whole lot to do. But then there's a noise, some motion, and suddenly they are witnesses to an extraordinary change. Come see what they see.

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You're Old. You're a Rock. You Can See

Saturday, March 15, 2014

I want to tell you the story of three rocks, starting with the oldest one ever found. That one is so small, if you put it in the palm of your hand you'd need a magnifying glass to spot it. It was found buried inside a hunk of sandstone near ...

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Daring Cameraman In Ukraine Captures Secret 'Moscow' Summit

Friday, March 14, 2014

They met on a bridge high over the Dnieper River near Kiev, in Ukraine. They didn't want the authorities to know, and — until the video came out — nobody noticed.

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Daring Cameraman In Ukraine Captures Secret 'Moscow' Summit

Friday, March 14, 2014

OK, I'll admit, right off, this isn't that kind of summit. Putin wasn't there. But I didn't lie. It was the other kind of summit — as in the verb for "to climb." And this one was so gripping (literally), so breathless, so crazy, so illegal that I think you're going to ...

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Who Needs Clicks? Blogger Vi Hart Goes Wildly, Dramatically Dull

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Vi of my heart, Vi who teaches, Vi who doodles, Vi who blogs, Vi with her magic markers, sugar dots, piano keys, balloons, toothpaste, Vi who has more followers than anybody (OK, not as many as Justin Bieber, but Vi's a math blogger, so come on ...), Vi who is ...

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Who Needs Clicks? Blogger Vi Hart Goes Wildly, Dramatically Dull

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

It was bound to happen. In the worldwide race for clicks, one of the Web's most popular bloggers has gone rogue. She's decided to bore her audience — in the most daring way.

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Boy Meets Painting. Painting Grabs Boy. Boy Mystified

Friday, March 07, 2014

Here's what I remember: The day it happened, I was around 8 years old, which puts me in the second grade. It was definitely a Sunday (because we never went anywhere on Saturdays). My dad had decided to take me to the Museum of Modern Art to see some paintings, ...

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Boy Meets Painting. Painting Grabs Boy. Boy Mystified

Friday, March 07, 2014

What was it for you? A song? A movie? A poem? For me, it was a painting. I was grabbed by a work of art that said I know you. I've been waiting. And I fell. Totally. Why does that happen?

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Is That Someone's House? What Astronauts Can See Looking Down

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

It's nighttime. You are hovering high off the planet looking down. Things are happening. Strange, beautiful, wonderful things.

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For example, as night falls in the new world, North America seems stage-lit, it's so bright with street lights, traffic lights, window lights. South America ...

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Is That Someone's House? What Astronauts Can See Looking Down

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

A mysterious dark spot in downtown Tokyo. A flock of dancing dots in the Pacific. A town that's half orange, half green. Astronaut puzzlers seen from space.

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Polar Bear Flip-Flop: People Hated, Then Loved These Photos. What Changed?

Saturday, March 01, 2014

See the huge bear. He is hungry. See the little dog. He is happy. See the bear move close. "Come, play!" says the dog ...

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Polar Bear Flip-Flop: People Hated, Then Loved These Photos. What Changed?

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Norbert Rosing /National Geographic/Getty

This couldn't be.

A 1,200 pound male polar bear (especially when it's autumn and he hasn't eaten for four months) doesn't make play-dates with an animal from another species. He doesn't arrive every afternoon to cuddle, nuzzle, hug and roll around ...

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Is Planet Earth Under New Management?

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Look at what's happening to the planet, its air, its soil, its animals, its plants. Maybe it's time to point a finger at the cause of all this change — and name it.

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Is Planet Earth Under New Management?

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A hundred million years from now, when we're all dead and gone, a team of geologists will be digging in a field somewhere ...

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... and they will discover, buried in the rocks below, a thin layer of sediment — very thin, ...

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