Ask Sam: Grandpa's Rhubarb

It’s time for another edition of Ask Sam, that special segment where scientists cringe as Sam and the team speculate wildly on answers to questions from listeners before calling in the real experts. This time we tackle the sleep habits of mosquitoes, rhubarb replication, the smell of line-dried laundry, and the reinvention of the toilet.

Outside/In was produced this week by:

Outside/In was produced this week by Sam Evans-Brown, Justine Paradis, Jimmy Gutierrez, and Taylor Quimby.

Erika Janik is our executive producer.

Our theme music is by Breakmaster Cylinder.

If you’ve got a question for our Ask Sam hotline, give us a call! We’re always looking for rabbit holes to dive down into. Leave us a voicemail at: 1-844-GO-OTTER (844-466-8837). Don’t forget to leave a number so we can call you back.