Stephen Bishop Explored Mammoth Cave And Shared It With The World (Cool Weird Awesome 557)

The man now known as “First Guide & Explorer of Mammoth Cave," had been enslaved in the 19th century and sent to explore what was becoming a hot tourist site. He set the bar for every guide who came after him. Plus: today in 1976, a baseball game at the Houston Astrodome was called off... due to weather?!?

By |2021-06-15T09:18:25-04:00June 15, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

There’s A Way To Turn Old Chewing Gum Into Wheels For Skateboards (Cool Weird Awesome 516)

Two design students have come up with an idea to turn the stretchy, plasticky parts of chewing gum into new wheels for skateboards, so the gum isn't wasted. It's the kind of idea that just might stick. Plus: today in 1965, the Houston Astrodome opened. They had a plan to grow grass indoors, but they also had a Plan B.

By |2021-04-09T09:29:16-04:00April 9, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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