28 06, 2019

Medical Glue. Strong Stuff. (Cool Weird Awesome 72)

By |2019-07-01T09:54:26-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

A team at Technion–Israel Institute of Technology developed a way to use medical glue to bind human tissue together instead of stitches and medical pins. They heat it up using, essentially, a hot glue gun - one that they hopefully don't leave in with their craft supplies.

26 06, 2019

The Babe Is Here, Who’s Coming In Second? (Cool Weird Awesome 70)

By |2019-06-26T13:13:38-04:00June 26th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias could do it all - she was an Olympic gold medalist, champion golfer, basketball and baseball player, vaudeville performer, celebrity and more. Once she won the US national track and field championships by herself - as in, she was a team of one and beat teams that had over a dozen athletes.

21 06, 2019

The Fastest Lawn Mower In The World, And How We Got To It (Cool Weird Awesome 67)

By |2019-06-21T09:36:49-04:00June 21st, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Earlier this month a prototype mower in Germany set a new world record by going from zero to 100 miles an hour in 6.29 seconds… while still cutting grass! Not bad for an invention that's not even 200 years old.

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