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Here & Now and WBUR staffers crowd into the elevator with host Robin Young and ... is that Robert Krulwich in the back? (Doug Shugarts and Emma-Jean Weinstein/Here & Now)
Here & Now and WBUR staffers crowd into the elevator with host Robin Young and ... is that Robert Krulwich in the back? (Doug Shugarts and Emma-Jean Weinstein/Here & Now)

Have you ever wondered why some people stand in the back of an elevator?

Or why some people smile at you, while others stare straight down at the floor?

Robert Krulwich, co-host of WNYC’s Radiolab, wonders that, too, and blogs about it at Krulwich Wonders.

While producing this story, Here & Now host Robin Young nearly lost an arm trying to keep the doors open! Take a listen:

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This segment aired on May 17, 2013.

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