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We love Lucy Engelman.  She did a beautiful custom illustration for our latest episode (which you should listen to, BTW).

And oh look, she has a Tumblr!

That the President is authorized to use all necessary and appropriate force against those nations, organizations, or persons he determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored such organizations or persons, in order to prevent any future acts of international terrorism against the United States by such nations, organizations or persons.
The mosquito can live a pretty normal life. It can mate, reproduce and buzz to its heart’s delight. But the whole time, the sneaky fungus is slowly spreading itself around the mosquito’s vital organs.
Could this be the creature that we can all agree we should just get rid of?
Water, by itself, is not actually that good at remembering how to become ice.
If only, instead of that noisy, bawling, crying little person, you could have produced an antelope baby.

Bad-ass science cartoonist Maki Naro made a comic just for us!

Want to see the green heron in action? OK. Want to hear the Radiolab episode that inspired this comic? If you insist.

They’re working these people like draft horses.
The number of days in a year has declined from over 400 to what we have now, which is 365.
The founding fathers could not agree, COULD NOT AGREE, on the most basic question: if there’s not a king, who’s in charge?

In our new podcast, we explore the strange feud built into the US Constitution—a feud that’s still going on today.  And if that’s not exciting enough for you, this podcast also has lots of sex, poison, and duck hunting.  Check it out.

At Radiolab Live, Reggie Watts DJ’d a dance party for Robert Krulwich and a giant dinosaur.

Yes, this really happened.

Want to see the rest of the show that bred this lunacy? You’re in luck.