The Teachers Who Became World Class Screamers (But Not At Their Classes) (Cool Weird Awesome 400)

To mark our 400th episode, we have stories of some of the people who have set world records for screaming! Two of them are educators, though I don't think they practice on their students. Plus: scientists have figured out how to 3D print treats out of milk.

By |2020-10-12T08:35:59-04:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Turn Used Cooking Oil Into Raw Material For 3D Printers (Cool Weird Awesome 256)

Researchers at the University of Toronto have an idea: maybe the old cooking oil from fast food chains could have new life as resin for 3D printers. Plus: this weekend in Mansfield, Texas, it’s the one and only Pickle Parade!

By |2020-03-11T09:00:08-04:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

4D-Printed Microneedles Could Take The Shots Out Of Getting Shots (Cool Weird Awesome 234)

Here’s one instance where the doctor really CAN say “this won’t hurt a bit.” 4D-printed microneedles could perform of the medical functions of hypodermic needles - giving us vaccines and medicines, taking blood samples - except no shots. Plus: the story of a cat and her 3D-printed titanium paws.

By |2020-02-10T08:59:48-05:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

Math Says You Get More Pizza With A Large Instead Of Two Mediums (Cool Weird Awesome 209)

Obviously one large pizza gets you more than one medium or one small, but what if you’re offered one of those deals where you could get two mediums for a special price? A bold group of pizza researchers studied how you can get the most pizza for your money. Plus: meet the Cocoa Press, the 3D printer for chocolate the world has always needed, even if we didn't realize we needed it.

By |2020-01-06T06:50:59-05:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |