Trace Kerr

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  • Username: BrainJunkPodcast
  • PRX Member
  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Independent

Recent Pieces from Trace Kerr

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88: Get Smart, Dogs vs Cats (04:44)
From: Trace Kerr

Who is the brightest, the most likely to crush the SAT, the one pet who has the brains to out think them all? Is it your cat or your dog?
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87: Licorice or Liquorice? (06:27)
From: Trace Kerr

Either way you spell it, you either love that black candy or can't get away fast enough. Amy dives into why.
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85: Two Penny Hangover (04:42)
From: Trace Kerr

In the late 19th century, London had the beginnings of homeless shelters. They weren't always comfortable (try sleeping in a four-penny coffin), but it was better than being ...
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84: FDC Willard, Physicist (05:11)
From: Trace Kerr

Trend setting science from 1975. We can't tell you anything else, it would spoil the surprise!
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82: Talking Eggs (04:58)
From: Trace Kerr

Before they even hatch, Yellow Legged Gull chicks seem to be communication to their nest mates. Amy dives into the how and why.
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81: Victorian Pineapple Rental (08:19)
From: Trace Kerr

Would you pay eight-thousand dollars to impress your friends with a pineapple? No? Well, the Victorians did.
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80: Weather; Whether You Like It or Not (15:41)
From: Trace Kerr

What do those rain percentages they give you on the news really mean? Why does the snow in Europe sometimes turn orange? Have you ever heard of a firenado? So many things you ...
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79: Pt. Roberts (08:03)
From: Trace Kerr

When the US and Canadian governments decided the border between our two countries, a few places got left on the "wrong" side of the line. Those places are called exclaves. On ...
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77: Maud Stevens Wagner (05:29)
From: Trace Kerr

Born in Kansas in 1877, Maud grew up to be the first white female tattoo artist in the United States.
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76: Weird World of Pets (16:00)
From: Trace Kerr

A half-marathon running dog, Japan's pet cafes, cats might be able to recognizing their names, but we're not completely sure (because cats am I right?), and expensive pet ...