20 08, 2019

How To Find Where You Are In Just Three Words (Cool Weird Awesome 109)

By |2019-08-20T09:42:56-04:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

The app what3words breaks down all the spaces on earth into 3 meter by 3 meter squares and assigns each of those squares a unique set of three words. Anyone who knows the three words for a square can pinpoint it with GPS - just ask the group of lost hikers in a UK forest who got help in about a minute thanks to the system.

11 07, 2019

Rhinelander, Wisconsin Is America’s Hodag Headquarters (Cool Weird Awesome 81)

By |2019-08-09T13:11:57-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wisconsin’s most fearsome folk monster been in Harry Potter and tangled with the Scooby Gang, but the Hodag is beloved in the community of Rhinelander, where it's the high school team mascot and there are many Hodags to find around town.