A Company In Mexico Is Making 3D Printed Bricks Out Of Eggshells (Cool Weird Awesome 970)

Can you build a wall out of eggshells? You can if you're the Mexican design studio MANUFACTURA, which developed a sustainable way to make bricks out of discarded shells and bio-binders.

By |2024-03-15T08:52:19-04:00March 15, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Egg Whites Are Helping Get Microplastics Out Of The Ocean (Cool Weird Awesome 915)

Taking plastic out of the ocean is hard, especially when it comes to microplastics. Now there’s a study out of Princeton that says we can get some help in that effort from egg whites.

By |2023-12-29T17:01:35-05:00December 29, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

A Guy In Massachusetts Made Pretty Much His Whole House Out Of Old Newspapers (Cool Weird Awesome 785)

The Paper House of Rockport, Massachusetts has a wood frame, but otherwise owner Elis Stenman made the place almost entirely out of old newspapers. And you can still read the stories in the walls today.

By |2022-06-02T07:58:18-04:00June 2, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

James Bond’s Favorite Food Was Going To Be Scrambled Eggs (Cool Weird Awesome 308)

Agent 007 is known for living as large as you can, but writer Ian Fleming once admitted that Bond was originally going to eat pretty much just one food.

By |2024-02-06T09:03:37-05:00May 28, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

What Was July 4th Like Before The Fourth Of July? (Cool Weird Awesome 76)

It's the 243rd birthday of the United States, and we've done a lot of celebrating over those years. But what were people doing on the Fourth of July before American independence? One of the most interesting stories is from July 4, 1054 - in China.

By |2019-07-04T14:03:44-04:00July 4, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

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

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.

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