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On-Air This Week: Loops

The surprising ways that loops steer… and sometimes derail… our lives. Listen on a station near you.

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I Missed My Birthday? Darn!

When Mary Sue Campbell got stuck in a loop -- caused by a bout of Transient Global Amnesia -- her daughter Christine caught it on camera.

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Kristen Schaal Is a Horse

Watch the fantastically, maddeningly loopy Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal sketch that kicks off our Loops show. 

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A World of Undersea Cutouts

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After hearing about the "Whale Fall" story in our Loops episode, former Radiolab intern Sharon Shattuck rallied the folks at Sweet Fern Productions and made this beautiful video. 

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Elemental Storytelling

Thomas Doyle tells stories with teeny frozen people. They aren’t cold. They are frozen in time, but he freezes them with exquisitely suspenseful, Sherlock Holmes-like care.

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The Meter: The Measure of a Man

Turns out the story of the meter (or, you know, the metre) is every bit as epic and fascinating as the story of the kilogram we told a few weeks ago in ≤ kg. Oh, and it turns out the meter might be a giant conspiracy.

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