Ryan Kellman

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What Are The Planet's Real 'Talking' Chimps And Gorillas Saying?

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Movies are full of loquacious chimps, but could nonhuman apes really use language? NPR's Skunk Bear sorts through the disturbing history of research on ape language to sort fact from wishful thinking.

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You're A Firework (Scientifically Speaking)

Monday, July 03, 2017

You have more in common with pyrotechnics than you might think. The same basic process that makes fireworks explode is happening inside your cells (in a slow-motion, controlled way) right now.

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How Your Sandwich Changed The World

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

What road did your lunch travel before it reached your plate? NPR's latest animated video follows a BLT from the fields where it began its journey.

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VIDEO: Get To Know The Bloodthirsty (But Cuddly) Vampire Bat

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

In Latin America, they drink the blood of big animals and can spread rabies. Livestock die. So do people. Ranchers want to wipe the bats out. Does anyone think that's a bad idea?

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Travel To The Moon With David Bowie (360° Video)

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

See panoramic views of a trip to the moon in Skunk Bear's latest video. It's a journey that spans David Bowie's long career — and his greatest hits serve as the soundtrack.

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Trace The Remarkable History Of The Humble Pencil

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The classroom writing implement has roots in exploding stars, the French Revolution, the British crown jewels and Walden Pond.

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Meet The Most Pampered Vegetables In America

Monday, January 25, 2016

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Meet The Most Pampered Vegetables In America

Monday, January 25, 2016

Chef's Garden is a farm in Ohio growing vegetables to the specifications of the world's top chefs. It's a place where vegetables are artistic materials painstakingly tended and handled like jewels.

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Rap City: Sweat, Hope & Hip-Hop In Dakar

Saturday, April 25, 2015

An orange streetlight glows over the sandy street corner. The surrounding alleys and cement buildings disappear into darkness at the edge of the light. It is 11 p.m. on this July night, temperatures are still in the high 80s and a cool breeze is nowhere to be found.

Young men ...

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