25 03, 2020

The Mars Lander Can Give Itself A Helping Hand (Cool Weird Awesome 267)

By |2020-03-25T14:38:11-04:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

NASA has fixed a problem with its Mars lander, essentially by telling the lander to use a robotic arm to help itself - or, depending on the headlines you read, to whack itself. Plus: a Wisconsin man finds a clever way to share a beer with his neighbor in the era of social distancing.

26 12, 2019

The Return of the Mystery Beer Fridge in Nebraska! (Cool Weird Awesome 201)

By |2019-12-26T06:55:56-05:00December 26th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Remember the beer fridge from our first episode, that two men found after a long weekend of cleaning up flood damage? The Lincoln Journal-Star has checked back in with the owner and the finders to get the latest chapter in the beer fridge story. Plus: Prince Charles owns a car that runs on wine - and, he says, "it smells delicious as you’re driving along."

21 05, 2019

Cool Weird Awesome 44: Excuse Me, My Suitcase Would Like To Get By

By |2019-05-23T20:23:21-04:00May 21st, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

The busiest part of the year for travelers is coming, meaning that at airports, there will be a lot of people around to clonk into each other. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University may have a solution: a collision-detecting suitcase.