G: Relative Genius. Albert Einstein asked that when he died, his body be cremated and his ashes be scattered in a secret location. When he passed away in the early morning hours of April, 18, , his family knew his wishes. There was only one problem: the pathologist who did the autopsy had different plans. And eventually, beyond the brain itself entirely. All the while wondering, where exactly is the genius of a man who changed the way we view the world?
Music by Alex Overington and Jad Abumrad. G: Problem Space. This week, we meet the families in California dealing with that ban forty years later. Families the ban was designed to protect, but who now say it discriminates against their children. How much have IQ tests changed since the 70s? And can they be used for good?
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We talk to the people responsible for designing the most widely used modern IQ test, and along the way, we find out that at the very same moment the IQ test was being put on trial in California, on the other side of the country, it was being used to solve one of the biggest public health problems of the 20th century. Music by Alex Overington. Fact-checking by Diane Kelly. G: The Miseducation of Larry P. Turns out, the tests are all around us. In the workplace. The criminal justice system.
Even the NFL. More than a million US children are IQ tested every year. With the help of reporter Lee Romney, we investigate how that lawsuit came to be, where IQ tests came from, and what happened to one little boy who got caught in the crossfire. Neither Confirm Nor Deny.
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The Good Samaritan. On a Tuesday afternoon back in the summer of , Scotty Hatton and Scottie Wightman both made a decision to help someone in need. They both paid a price for their actions that day, which have led to a legal, moral, and scientific puzzle about how we balance accountability and forgiveness. Bit Flip. Back in Belgium was holding a national election. One of their first where the votes would be cast and counted on computers.
Thousands of hours of preparation went into making it unhackable. And when the day of the vote came, everything seemed to have gone well. That was, until a cosmic chain of events caused a single bit to flip and called the outcome into question. Today on Radiolab, we travel from a voting booth in Brussels to the driver's seat of a runaway car in the Carolinas, exploring the massive effects tiny bits of stardust can have on us unwitting humans. Dinopocalypse Redux.
Using high-powered ballistics experiments, fancy computer algorithms, and good old-fashioned ancient geology, scientists have woven together a theory about the extinction of the dinosaurs that is so precise, so hot, so instantaneous, as to seem unimaginable. Today, we bring you this story, first published on Radiolab in , plus an update: a spot on planet Earth, newly discovered, that - if it holds true - has the potential to tell us about the first three hours after the dinos died.
This update was reported by Molly Webster and was produced with help from Audrey Quinn. We teamed up with some amazing collaborators for Apocalyptical, the Radiolab live show that this episode is based on. To learn more about the North Dakota site - known as Tanis, for all you Indiana Jones fans - check out the recent paper. Make sure you spend time digging into those supplemental materials, it contains all the juice!
And, go watch Apocalyptical; to dinosaurs and beyond! During World War II, something happened that nobody ever talks about. This is a tale of mysterious balloons, cowboy sheriffs, and young children caught up in the winds of war. And silence, the terror of silence. Reporters Peter Lang-Stanton and Nick Farago tell us the story of a seemingly ridiculous, almost whimsical series of attacks on the US between November of and May of With the help of writer Ross Coen, geologist Elisa Bergslien, and professor Mike Sweeney, we uncover a national secret that led to tragedy in a sleepy logging town in south central Oregon.
Check out pictures of the ghostly balloons here. But, more than a hundred years later, there is still a US territory that has been left in limbo: American Samoa. It is the only place on earth that is US soil, but people who are born there are not automatically US citizens. When we visit American Samoa, we discover that there are some pretty surprising reasons why many American Samoans prefer it that way.
This episode was reported and produced by Julia Longoria. For Whom the Cowbell Tolls. When Nancy Holten was 8 years old her mom put her in a moving van. She fell asleep, woke up in Switzerland, and she's been there ever since. Nancy is big into animal rights, crystals, and various forms of natural and holistic healing. In this episode we go to the little village of Gipf-Oberfrick to meet Nancy, talk with the town, and ask the question: what does it mean and what does it take to belong to a place?
Special thanks to reporter Anna Mayumi Kerber, the tireless fixer and translator for this story. It's delicious. This week Jad and Radiolab alum Tim Howard revisit a favorite episode from Because moments of total, world-shaking bliss are not easy to come by. Maybe that's what makes them feel so life-altering when they strike.
And so worth chasing. This hour: stories of striving, grasping, tripping, and falling for happiness, perfection, and ideals. This update was produced with help from Audrey Quinn. Asking for Another Friend. Today, we take a look at a strange human emotion, and investigate the mysteries lurking behind the trees, sounds, and furry friends in our lives.
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- Real Risk Lives on the Edge of Spectacular.
- BUDDHIST JOURNEYS.
- Post navigation.
- Come Up Deeper: Journeying into the Secret Place of the Most High.
- Shamanic Journeying.
- THE SECRET OF GUIDANCE.
Asking for a Friend. We reached out to some of our favorite people and asked them to come along with us as we journeyed back in time, to outer space, and inside our very own bodies. Our lives are filled with loops that hurt us, heal us, make us laugh, and, sometimes, leave us wanting more. This hour, Radiolab revisits the strange things that emerge when something happens, then happens again, and again, and again, and again, and again, and… well, again.
In this episode of Radiolab, Jad and Robert try to explain an inexplicable comedy act, listen to a loop that literally dies in your ear, and they learn about a loop that sent a shudder up the collective spine of mathematicians everywhere. Finally, they talk to a woman who got to watch herself think the thought that she was watching herself think the thought that she was watching herself think the thought that You can find the video Christine Campbell made of her mom Mary Sue here.
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- Switched to Lethal People 2 (Paranormal, Zombies, End of the World, Outbreak, the Infection, Apocalyptic);
- Get What Belongs To You: A Christian Guide to Managing Your Finances.
- The Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses;
- La secte sanglante (French Edition);
- How To Know Whether You're Trusting Godor Just Being Stupid - linddesttechwindre.gq;
- The Headache Prevention Cookbook: Eating Right to Prevent Migraines and Other Headaches?
The Beauty Puzzle. What if a female were looking for something else - something that has nothing to do with fitness?
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Today we explore a different way of looking at evolution and what it may mean for the course of science. More Perfect: Sex Appeal. This episode was reported by Julia Longoria. The Punchline. John Scott was the professional hockey player that every fan loved to hate. A tough guy. A brawler. A goon. Or a nightmarish prank gone too far? Today on Radiolab, a goof on a goon turns into a parable of the agony and the ecstasy of the internet, and democracy in the age of Boaty McBoatface.
This episode was reported by Latif Nasser and was produced by Matt Kielty. Find it in yourself to donate and help us make another year of this possible. It's a choice only you can make. A Clockwork Miracle.
As legend goes, in , King Philip II needed a miracle. So he commissioned one from a highly-skilled clockmaker. In this short, a king's deal with God leads to an intricate mechanical creation, and Jad heads to the Smithsonian to investigate. When the year-old crown prince of Spain, Don Carlos, fell down a set of stairs in , he threw his whole country into a state of uncertainty about the future. Especially his father, King Philip II, who despite being the most powerful man in the world, was helpless in the face of his heir's terrible head wound.
When none of the leading remedies of the day--bleeding, blistering, purging, or drilling--helped, the king enlisted the help of a relic Then, Philip II promised that if God saved his son, he'd repay him with a miracle of his own. Elizabeth King, a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, describes how--according to legend--Philip II held up his end of the bargain with the help of a renowned clockmaker and an intricate invention. This episode was reported by Latif Nasser.
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