5 12, 2019

The “World’s Smartest Chess Board” Is The Closest Thing To Wizard Chess We Have (Cool Weird Awesome 186)

By |2019-12-05T08:52:37-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

The chessboard known as Square Off works if your opponent is nearby or not, because it can use Bluetooth technology to move the pieces for them on your board, and your pieces on theirs. Ron Weasley would be impressed. Plus: you haven't heard "Jingle Bells" until you've heard "Jingle Bells" played on a comb.

8 11, 2019

The Singing Maple Syrup Bottle With Patti Page’s Voice (Cool Weird Awesome 167)

By |2019-11-08T06:58:56-05:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Patti Page, aka the “Singing Rage,” was one of the biggest-selling pop singers of the 1950s. But later, she lived part-time on a farm in New Hampshire where she and her husband sold maple syrup. The bottles didn't just have her name on them; they included her voice!