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If only, instead of that noisy, bawling, crying little person, you could have produced an antelope baby.
Jefferson started issuing a flurry of letters home, pleading for someone in America, anyone, to kill and stuff the largest moose he could find and ship it to him in France.

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

Yes, this really happened.

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"This is a comparative life expectancy chart. The red dots show the average lifespan of American women compared to women in nine other well-off countries (represented by the black dots.) As you can see, we aren’t doing so well."
Robert Krulwich explores what’s going on with the American lifespan.

"This is a comparative life expectancy chart. The red dots show the average lifespan of American women compared to women in nine other well-off countries (represented by the black dots.) As you can see, we aren’t doing so well."

Robert Krulwich explores what’s going on with the American lifespan.

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson, Rutherford Hayes, James Garfield, Grover Cleveland, Herbert Hoover, Gerald Ford, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.

List of US presidents who lost their fathers at a young age.  

In his new blog post, Krulwich explores the idea of “eminent orphans,” the disproportionate number of famous or successful people who lost a parent early in their development.

I’ll play it for somebody on staff, and you just kind of watch their eyes. You watch the parts where their eyes get wide. You watch their hips. Are they leaning in or are they leaning back?
Don’t panic.  Everything is fine.  It’s just that Jad and Robert visited a Hollywood makeup studio.

Don’t panic.  Everything is fine.  It’s just that Jad and Robert visited a Hollywood makeup studio.

If you can’t get to a beach this weekend, you can still see waves. Just look up.
[They] found one beetle hanging onto his bottle even while ‘a number of ants’ were busy biting ‘the soft portions of his everted genitalia’ — and still he stuck to his business.

Watch these 32 metronomes sync up, then let Robert Krulwich tell you all about it.

A peek behind the scenes at Radiolab.

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