The Guy Who Collected The “Sound Of Kmart’s Glory Days” (Cool Weird Awesome 486)

People like to collect all kinds of things, but Mark Davis had a collection that even he thought was a little unusual: cassettes containing the music and announcements that K-Mart stores used to play over their speaker systems, complete with announcements from "KMRT - K-Mart Radio." Plus: on National Pig Day, a story about a pig in the 70s who had an unusual job.

2021-03-01T09:06:22-05:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Pigs Can Be Video Gamers (Cool Weird Awesome 481)

It's true, a researcher at Purdue University and her team trained four pigs on how to use a joystick and play a video game. Pigs are pretty smart, after all. Plus: if you're in need of hugs these days but aren't able to get them safely from other humans, the robot named HuggieBot 2.0 might be able to help.

2021-02-22T08:32:02-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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