One of the many vignettes about garbage we discussed Friday with journalist and Minneapolis native Adam Minter was one about abandoned cars. We were discussing garbage, recycling, trash and scrap (listen to it here), the themes of Minter’s new book “Junkyard Planet.” It’s not a problem in the U.S. today, Minter says, because of the huge demand Read more →
During the 11 a.m. hour today, Tom Weber will have a conversation with journalist and Minneapolis native Adam Minter. We’re talking garbage, recycling, trash and scrap. It’s the theme of Minter’s new book “Junkyard Planet.” Part of the conversation will include how to reuse items we’d otherwise throw out. We asked you submit your best Read more →
When photographer Jeff Thompson and I went into the Wabasha Street Caves last week with geologist Greg Brick, Jeff captured an awesome photograph — and I learned about light painting.
We are finishing the last hour of the Daily Circuit today with a four-minute mix of sound from this week’s election in Minnesota.
Criminal justice scholar David Harris says the police lineups you see in movies aren’t the best way to catch a criminal.
Should voting be mandatory in the United States?
What questions do you have about the nuts-and-bolts of voting? We’ll get answers from Secretary of State Mark Ritchie
There were still a few pending questions waiting to be asked when our show on wildlife rehabilitation ended Friday.
On Monday, scientist Daniel Chamovitz will join us to discuss plant science.
Little did I know that our 11:00 hour of the show today would end with me solving a mystery that had evaded me for years.