22 06, 2020

After World War I, The Allies Held Their Own Olympic-Style Games (Cool Weird Awesome 325)

By |2020-06-22T07:59:47-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

This is about the time we were all supposed to be gearing up for the 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Since that's on hold, let's instead talk about the Inter-Allied Games, which began in Paris on this day in 1919. Plus: if you'd like some fierce sporting competition from this century, try out the American Hedgehog Bowling Association (and don't worry, the hedgehogs aren't bowled down the lanes).

2 10, 2019

The 7-10 Split Meets Big Data (Cool Weird Awesome 140)

By |2019-10-02T09:08:56-04:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

The 7-10 split is the hardest show in bowling, right? Well, an analysis from 2015 put that to the test - and the results were pretty surprising. Plus: an exhibit at New York's Hall of Science includes more than 100 classic works of art recreated with Legos.