Radiolab Blogging

I write a weekly post at www.radiolab.org
They are supposed to be about science but sometimes they turn into sermons. I’m not sure what’s going on there, but the good folks at the ‘Lab are helping me keep it in check.

Here are a few samples:

How to Grow your Brain
A list of things, actual things, you can do to make your brain grow.

The Benefits of Playing Hooky
A lament on the passage of summer and a desperate attempt to argue the scientific benefits of playing hooky!

Deluxe Meteor Shower
An explanation of what a meteor shower actually is.

Mice Puppets and Souls
How a morbid puppet show put on for children elegantly reveals that a belief in a soul may a be a deep part of what it is to be human.

Questing Tick
How the six-legged’s blood-sucker employs a radically different version of “The Quest” to get what it wants.

Behind the Goat
A behind-the-scenes look at one of the most adventure-y Radiolab stories of all time. And why doors slammed in your face are probably a sign you’re on the right track.

The Road to Grace is Paved in Awkward
My attempt to make meaning out of the most hilarious photo essay I’ve ever seen in my life.