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“This kind of eradication program was far beyond anything that anyone had ever done anywhere in the world.”
What do you do when your island is overrun by goats? Something drastic.
“I’m going to see my girlfriend and the railroad man gives me the ticket. And it turns out to be a fabulous date. Then I put the ticket in my pocket and I save the ticket for 40 years. Any time I want to go back to the day that I had the great date, I just touch the ticket.”
We have an assignment for you! For our next episode, we want to record the sounds of destruction. Can you help? Head to the Make section of the Radiolab app to get the details and SMASH ALL THE THINGS.
Visit our Thingiverse page and print your own 2 million-year-old skull (or, if you don’t have access 3D printer, at least check out the nifty “thingview” option).
(Thanks to Henry Reich of MinutePhysics fame for snapping these photos!)
“I went from being favorite-number-agnostic to being OBSESSED with favorite numbers.”
“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.”