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Meet Spinosaurus

In All Things Considered, Dinosaurs, Godzilla, National Geographic Museum, North Africa, NPR, Paleontology, Spinosaurus, T. Rex, Thomas Holtz, University of Chicago on September 12, 2014 at 3:17 am

t-rex-v-spinosaurus_mediumScientists have unearthed a dinosaur larger than the T-Rex in an area of North Africa paleontologists have dubbed “river of giants….the most dangerous place in the history of our planet.” Read the fascinating story how Spinosaurus came to be here.

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Musical Alchemist

In All Things Considered, Music, NPR, Pop Culture on March 10, 2013 at 3:30 am

Ukrainian musician and engineer, Oleg Berg, has started an internet trend altering popular hit songs from their major or minor chords to the opposite and thus changing the song’s feel entirely. NPR looks at this trend and the broader issue of how the human brain processes music and the emotional cues presented by a major or minor key. Listen to the full story here.

Did you know the Jetsons only had one season?

In All Things Considered, NPR, Pop Culture, Technology, Television on January 11, 2013 at 2:30 am

Listen to Audie Cornish‘s interview with Matt Novak on the 50th anniversary of the Jetsons. Yes, you read that right, it’s been 50 years since the cartoon aired…and it’s still influencing us today. The Jetsons