Annual Prizes Honor the Stranger Side of Science

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Puzzle guru John Chaneski rocks his famous "nrd" shirt at the World Science Festival taping of Ask Me Another at The Bell House in Brooklyn. Greg Kessler/World Science Festival hide caption

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Meet Mensch On A Bench, Jewish Counterpart To Elf On The Shelf

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Papers, Please casts you as an immigration inspector whose goal is to keep those who don't belong out of the fictional nation of Arstotzka. papersplea.se hide caption

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Not My Job: Coach Muffet McGraw Gets Quizzed On Tuffets

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Author R.L. Stine tries to guess whether Ask Me Another listeners find "ventriloquist dolls" or "a swarm of bees" scarier. Lam Thuy Vo/NPR hide caption

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R.L. Stine: What's Scarier?

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R.L. Stine: This man wants to terrify your children. Lam Thuy Vo/NPR hide caption

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Random Questions With: R.L. Stine

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Quoth The Raven, Something More

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