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)
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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