The Curiosity Desk

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An aerial view of Logan International Airport.
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You've surely heard it before — a radio or TV news personality citing current weather conditions at Logan airport. So if nobody lives at the airport, why is that the place we measure the official weather for the city of Boston?

Who has the right of way in a crosswalk? What is the reason for the season? What's the purpose of weigh stations? The Curiosity Desk answers questions like these and more. If you have something you're curious about, email Edgar at curiositydesk@wgbh.org!

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Who has the right of way in a crosswalk? What is the reason for the season? What's the purpose of weigh stations? The Curiosity Desk answers questions like these and more. If you have something you're curious about, email Edgar at curiositydesk@wgbh.org!

Edgar B. Herwick III

Edgar B. Herwick III

@ebherwick3

Edgar's radio features can be heard on WGBH's Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and he

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