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NPR: Skunk Bear

How have solar eclipses shaped the course of human history? What happens when a human runs a marathon against a horse? Why do frozen lakes make that "Pew, pew, pew!" sound that is ubiquitous in action movies? If these questions pique your attention, you may want to check out Skunk Bear: a delightful series of videos from Adam Cole, NPR science desk reporter, and Ryan Kellman, the show's visual journalist and producer. Skunk Bear's tagline is "pocket-sized science facts," and videos typically run only between three and ten minutes in length. During this time, Cole shares answers to common scientific questions, sometimes in the form of song. Interested viewers can check out Skunk Bear via the link above, or follow the series on their Tumblr page. In case you are wondering why the show is called Skunk Bear, the term is a nickname for the wolverine, creatures that are "strong for their size and known for their incredibly diverse diet." Similarly, Skunk Bear has, "an insatiable appetite for all kinds of science stories - big and small."
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February 23rd, 2018
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February 19th, 2018 at 3:58pm
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