What two Austin icons have been movers and shakers for decades in politics, philanthropy, and writing? Which one was in a band that opened for the Beatles? Which one survived the 1966 UT Tower shooting? What’s the connection between two other Texas treasures: Liz Carpenter and the storied journalist’s watering hole, the Headliner’s Club? Whose grandfather started the first Austin hotel? Why did hogs upset the French litigation? Whose other grandfather was a Union spy? All this and more on today’s episode of Studio of the Future!

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Why were jellyfish sent to space? How are jellyfish and pancakes related? Can jellyfish shut down electric plants? What is the G Force of a stinging cell? What are jellyfish warning humanity in their quiet, mysterious ways? With an engaging enthusiasm for jellyfish, author Juli Berwald shares answers to these questions and more on this episode of Studio of the Future!

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