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Listeners of WAMU: Rahima Ullah

By: Daisy Grant

It takes a dedicated listener of WAMU to be able to rattle off eight of their favorite public radio programs off the top of their head. 38 more words

Listeners Of WAMU

Most Orangutans are Left-handed

It may seem like a strange title, but this post, which partly continues our celebration of orangutans (see how you can help the endangered species by… 396 more words


Podcast from Science Friday on Replication

This short podcast, just 12 minutes, is worth a listen.  It is an interview on Science Friday with Dan Simons, Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois, and Barbara Spellman, former editor at  40 more words

Thursday Three: Lydia Finn

Today’s inspiration comes from former colleague and now dear friend, Lydia Finn. She relocated to Portland, Maine from NYC during the spring of 2015 and continues to settle into her new life and home with bae, Dave. 407 more words

Thursday Three

Video Tour of a Recycling Plant in Brooklyn

My junior year, I founded and sat as president of my high school’s recycling club, which was a fairly simple operation of setting up cardboard boxes in classrooms and asking people to put their plastic or glass bottles and aluminum cans inside – paper recycling was already managed by the school district, but the rest wasn’t. 121 more words


Flannel Friday: Happy Cephalopod Week

I got to work a little early this morning. I was frittering around. I checked Twitter. Then I started to plan out my work for the day. 591 more words

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Happy 100th Anniversary to the Schwarzschild Radius

There aren’t many things to celebrate about 1916, which set a new record as the bloodiest year in the history of human warfare, but an exception to that rule was discussed on a fascinating segment on Science Friday today, … 229 more words