With A Name Like The Hope Diamond, It’s Gotta Be Cursed (Or Not) (Cool Weird Awesome 885)

Today in 1958, the Hope Diamond became property of the Smithsonian Institution. Legend has it the giant blue diamond carries with it a centuries-old curse... even though some of its owners have actually done just fine for themselves.

By |2023-11-10T17:15:47-05:00November 10, 2022|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 |2024-01-24T09:18:53-05:00January 24, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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