Batman http://www.kunc.org en Chuck Klosterman On Batman, Bad Guys And Wearing 'The Black Hat' http://www.kunc.org/post/chuck-klosterman-batman-bad-guys-and-wearing-black-hat News stories can often be distilled into good guys versus bad guys, heroes versus villains. But what makes a villain? What's the difference between a garden-variety bad guy and an evil genius, besides a couple of IQ points? Tue, 09 Jul 2013 21:35:00 +0000 NPR Staff 46856 at http://www.kunc.org Chuck Klosterman On Batman, Bad Guys And Wearing 'The Black Hat' 'Batman' Turns Over Wanted Man To Police In England http://www.kunc.org/post/batman-turns-over-wanted-man-police-england <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5WNnJeXSzc</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 22:35:00 +0000 41038 at http://www.kunc.org 'Batman' Turns Over Wanted Man To Police In England MIT Invents A Machine That Can Look At Batman's Face And See His Heart Beating http://www.kunc.org/post/mit-invents-machine-can-look-batmans-face-and-see-his-heart-beating My pal Erik Olsen at <em>The New York Times</em> has just described an extraordinary <a href="http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/scientists-uncover-invisible-motion-in-video/">new way to look at people</a>. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 16:38:00 +0000 Robert Krulwich 40842 at http://www.kunc.org MIT Invents A Machine That Can Look At Batman's Face And See His Heart Beating Batman's Biggest Secret (No, It's Not Bruce Wayne) http://www.kunc.org/post/batmans-biggest-secret-no-its-not-bruce-wayne Batman has many secrets — the best-known one, of course, being his millionaire alter ego, Bruce Wayne. But that may not be the Dark Knight's biggest secret.<p>Since the 1930s, only one man has been given credit for creating the caped crusader and his home city of Gotham. Bob Kane's name appears in the credits of all the movies, the campy TV show and the associated merchandise, from video games and action figures to sheets and underwear.<p>But what if Bob Kane didn't do it all by himself?<p>"Bill Finger is the uncredited co-creator of Batman," author Marc Tyler Nobleman tells NPR's Guy Raz. Sat, 11 Aug 2012 18:36:00 +0000 31989 at http://www.kunc.org Batman's Biggest Secret (No, It's Not Bruce Wayne) Study Asks WWBE? http://www.kunc.org/post/study-asks-wwbe <p>WWBE? Yup, What Would Batman Eat? That&rsquo;s the question posed by a new study published in the journal <a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.2047-6310.2011.00003.x/abstract" target="_blank">Pediatric Obesity</a>.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 17:13:13 +0000 Nathan Heffel 30706 at http://www.kunc.org Study Asks WWBE?