Riley Crane

Dec. 11, 2009

DARPA Balloon Hunt Challenge

The challenge: find the geographic coordinates of 10 red weather balloons scattered across the country, as quickly as possible. We'll talk with the winner of the DARPA-sponsored contest.

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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