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They're billboards for sexual favors, says ecologist Stephen Buchmann. But get your minds out of the dirt: We're talking pollination — and it's played a surprising role in global trade and history.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with author and celebrity ghostwriter Hilary Liftin about her new novel, Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper. Liftin describes the process of pulling fiction from the tabloids.
We talk to the heavy metal superstar about sex, drugs and rock and roll. Or at least rock and roll. Originally broadcast May 18, 2013.
The World's Greatest TV Mom answers three questions about the Ig Nobel Awards and the far, if not ridiculous, horizons of science. Originally broadcast Oct. 25, 2014.
We've invited Jones, who starred in The Partridge Family, to play a game called "Look, it's the partridge family! GET THEM!" Originally broadcast Oct 4. 2013.
We ask Elizabeth Gilbert about the opposites of eating, praying and loving. Her latest novel is called The Signature of All Things. Originally broadcast Sept. 27, 2014.