The Life And Flights Of Jerrie Cobb (Cool Weird Awesome 252)

Today is the birthday of Jerrie Cobb, who could have been the first woman in space but ended up flying to great heights nonetheless. Plus: it was on this day in 2011 that a museum in the Netherlands first put on exhibit a work called “Peanut Butter Floor," which was exactly what it sounds like.

By |2020-03-05T06:49:05-05:00March 5th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Scientists Can Make Diamonds Out Of Peanut Butter (Cool Weird Awesome 223)

On National Peanut Butter Day, a reminder that peanut butter is so versatile it can be turned into diamonds. It actually takes more time to explain why you can turn peanut butter into diamonds than to explain how. Plus: this weekend in McCall, Idaho, the Idaho State Snow Sculpting Championships are taking place.

By |2020-01-19T14:34:13-05:00January 24th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |