Posts by Alison Bruzek

Tubman Underwater? Climate Change Puts National Monuments At Risk

An audio piece looking at the rising tides encroaching on the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Memorial in Maryland.

Girl smelling flower

Love Life Lacking Luster? Try Smelling Better.

Surprise, new research shows smelling gross really does put people off.


Why Women Divorce

If you’re going to read science for fun, you might as well read about affairs.


Introducing: Science Frog!

Science Frog is your newest audio friend.


The Kids Are Alright, Says danah boyd

Transcript excerpts and video of danah boyd discussing her book It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens.


A Spark for Electric Transportation

Public transportation is going electric – is the race to charge them keeping up?

Man shoveling snow on driveway

What’s the best way to shovel snow?

Grab your shovels, the snow storm season has only just begun for those on the U.S.’s eastern coast. But how to be a more efficient shoveler? Science.


How Is A Traffic Jam Like A Penguin?

It’s the start of a terrible joke, I know, but in this case, there’s truth. Traffic and emperor penguins use similar models to jam themselves up.

Walk signal

What Kind of Traffic Study Could Christie Have Held?

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie once claimed his political traffic snag was the result of a traffic study. It wasn’t – but here are some real ones.