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Robert Krulwich appears in the following:

Krulwich Wonders: Is The 'Right To Be Forgotten' The 'Biggest Threat to Free Speech On The Internet'?

Friday, February 24, 2012

NPR

This Is Yesica, the tipsy one on the right. She's a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model from Argentina. She is very nice to look at.

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Krulwich Wonders: Are You Related To King Charlemagne?

Thursday, February 16, 2012

NPR

Here's the riddle.

 

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Krulwich Wonders: 'Rasputin Was My Neighbor' And Other True Tales Of Time Travel

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

NPR

He was old, but not ancient, the man next to us at the delicatessen. It was 1973. My then girlfriend (now wife) and I had ordered dinner and this old guy, sitting by himself, seemed lonely, so we got talking and he told us how he had grown up in St. Petersburg, Russia, and that when he was a boy, his next-door neighbor was a famous man, a really famous man.

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Krulwich Wonders: Whose Fingers Are On The Victoria's Secret Model's Shoulder?

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

NPR

It's not like it hasn't been done before; it has. The problem is, it is so easy now, anyone can do it, and we'd never know because the tools are so subtle. I'm talking about doctored pictures — manipulating images, or what simpler folks call "lying." There used to be a saying on the Web: "Pictures, or it didn't happen." No more.

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Krulwich Wonders: What the Panda Won't Tell Us

Thursday, January 05, 2012

NPR

Look at this animal. ... What do you see? Or more importantly, what don't you see?

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Krulwich Wonders: Vowels Control Your Brain

Thursday, December 08, 2011

NPR

Here's something you should know about yourself. Vowels control your brain.

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Krulwich Wonders: The Library Phantom Returns!

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

NPR

He? She? It? Whoever it is, the Phantom Sculptor is suddenly back!

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Krulwich Wonders: Shake It! How Dogs, Cats, Even Hummingbirds Keep Dry

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

NPR

They don't have towels. So when they get wet, what do they do? They shake themselves into a frenzy and the water flies off like this:

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Krulwich Wonders: No, Not that Left, Your OTHER Left!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

NPR

A post from Robert's excellent Krulwich Wonders blog.

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Krulwich Wonders: Two Plates. One Herbivore. One Omnivore. Which Is Which?

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

NPR

One night, somewhere, they won't say where, but I'm guessing it was a Manhattan loft with a big kitchen, a food anarchist named Mike Lee got 40 people to perform a daring experiment in food camouflage.

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Krulwich Wonders: What's He Saying? 'Bahh' Or 'Fahh'? A Brain Mystery

Friday, September 23, 2011

NPR

I love illusions, where your brain makes weird things happen. Those of you who come here often have seen some doozies, but this one ... oooh, this is one of the strangest.

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Krulwich Wonders: Lord, Save Me From The Krebs Cycle

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

NPR

Little kids love dinosaurs, bugs and exploring the woods. Science doesn't scare them; they find it fun — until 9th grade. That's when most of us take our first biology class and everything changes. That's when we learn, not because we choose to, but because we know it might be on The Test, and too often, curiosity gets replaced by fear.

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Krulwich Wonders: A Deathbed Story I Would Never Tell

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

NPR

A post from Robert's excellent blog Krulwich Wonders. Read all his Krulwich Wonders posts here.

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Krulwich Wonders: Living Very, Very Narrowly

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

NPR

A post from Robert's excellent blog Krulwich Wonders. Read all his Krulwich Wonders posts here.


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Krulwich Wonders: What's The World's Favorite Number?

Friday, July 22, 2011

NPR

A post from Robert's excellent blog Krulwich Wonders. Read all his Krulwich Wonders posts here.

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Krulwich Wonders: Cinderella's Shape

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The following post is from Robert's excellent blog Krulwich Wonders. You can read all the articles from Krulwich Wonders here.

Kurt Vonnegut Turns Cinderella Into An Equation

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Krulwich Wonders: A Pendulum Dance

Thursday, May 19, 2011

The following post is from Robert's excellent blog Krulwich Wonders. You can read all the articles from Krulwich Wonders here.

Cinderella's Ball, This Time With Pendulums

What we have here is better, more cunning and a damn sight more beautiful than magic. It's a pendulum dance.

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