Smart Tech Can Help Beekeepers Protect Their Hives (Cool Weird Awesome 504)

An engineer and beekeeper in New England has developed a system using radar and vibrational sensors to detect when a hive is being robbed by a rival colony, or when some of the bees are about to leave and start their own colony. That should create a buzz among beekepers! Plus: IKEA has just published a digital "scrapsbook" intended to help people turn leftovers into new meals and not into food waste.

2021-03-24T09:51:02-04:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

When Performance Art Meets Brain Scans (Cool Weird Awesome 151)

Indonesian performance artist Melati Suryodarmo has created a new work called “If We Were XYZ,” and it’s based on her dreams, which she documented with the help of an electroencephalogram machine. Plus: The World Food Championships are now underway in Dallas, with some 1,500 award-winning chefs and cooks putting it all on the line and/or plates.

2019-10-17T06:09:12-04:00October 17th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
Go to Top