Time To Upgrade The International Space Station’s Bathroom (Cool Weird Awesome 321)

Sometimes you go into space to land on the moon, and other times it’s for maintenance purposes. NASA is planning a mission to replace the toilet on the International Space Station. Plus: this is Waste and Recycling Workers Week, are you paying tribute to those who collect all the stuff we toss out?

By |2020-06-16T08:10:01-04:00June 16th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

To Save Water, Sometimes LESS Is More (Cool Weird Awesome 179)

Researchers at Penn State University have created liquid-entrenched smooth surface, or LESS. Why? To coat our toilets. Why? So stuff can't stick to them. Why? To save water, which we use by the tens of billions of gallons each day just to re-flush that stuck stuff. Why? Because life is unfair sometimes. Plus: Twitter minus words, videos, pictures and links is a pretty amazing thing, judging by the project called Emoji Storm!

By |2019-11-26T05:35:19-05:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |