We have proof today that Americans have not lost their insatiable curiosity, at least where allergies and sniffles are concerned.
Eric Henderson of Millville, N.J., wanted to find out how much pollen is in a tree.
There’s only one way to obtain this information of course. You get into a backhoe and ram a tree, of course.
Related nature: Bee Day in Hackensack: Here are your bees, don’t kill ’em (MPR News)
After years of runny nose, woman finds it’s not allergies — it’s brain fluid (NPR)
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.