Stephanie Case

KCRW Staff

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Why does strange architecture lend itself to ghost stories, and what do these stories unveil about our own prejudices?

What makes a house feel haunted?

Why does strange architecture lend itself to ghost stories, and what do these stories unveil about our own prejudices?

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Last week, teenage self-taught engineer Kai Kloepfer unveiled his creation: the world’s first working smart gun – a firearm that unlocks like an iPhone, detecting the owner via…

How the teenage “Mark Zuckerberg of guns” created the first smart firearm

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Large-scale installation artist Patrick Shearn is the man behind Coachella’s massive roving astronaut and butterfly, Pershing Square’s fluttering silver sail, and now “Nimbus,” a…

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