How “Them!” Became The Greatest Giant Ant Movie Of Its Generation (Cool Weird Awesome 320)

It was on this day in 1954 that one of the most important monster movies most people have never heard of was released: "Them!" (note the exclamation mark in the title) featured giant irradiated ants, James Arness, the Wilhelm Scream, Fess Parker, Leonard Nimoy and more! Plus: science has determined how to give the perfect hug, so start practicing.

By |2020-06-15T07:48:30-04:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jigsaw Puzzles, A Geographic Teaching Tool Turned Global Phenomenon (Cool Weird Awesome 293)

There's been a surge in popularity for jigsaw puzzles lately - not bad for an idea that was originally meant to teach kids in London about the countries of Europe. Plus: today marks the 10th anniversary of the world record for the largest group hug. Anyone want to try to break that record next year?

By |2020-05-07T07:38:17-04:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |