Robert Krulwich

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Video: Dead Squid Can Dance

    The squid in this video is dead.Creepy, no? NPR's Robert Krulwich explains that this is science, not the supernatural: Because this squid was just killed, its muscle cells were still intact and operational. A live squid moves it tentacles by sending an electrical command from its brain to its muscl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    Local Blogger Rediscovers Earliest Known Photo of a Human Being

    Last week, a local blogger known as the Hokumburg Goombah, and also as Gig Thurmond, awoke to, like Lord Byron, find himself famous. In blogger terms, this means "when we got home after running errands, visiting a sick friend, and getting dinner, and we checked the counter [yes, it has come to that, ... More >>