Bats Can Remember Our Ringtones (Cool Weird Awesome 799)

A study from Ohio State University finds bats can remember a ringtone if they associate the sound with food - for years, in some cases.

By |2022-06-29T08:47:52-04:00June 29, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

A Guy Carved Slogans Into Giant Boulders To Get People To Think Positive (Cool Weird Awesome 567)

Today is the birthday of Roger Babson, who once hired stonecutters to carve giant motivational slogans into a series of boulders in Massachusetts during the Great Depression. Plus: a research team from Harvard and MIT has announced a new high-tech face mask with disease-spotting biosensors. It can spot germs more or less in real time! 

By |2021-07-06T08:40:23-04:00July 6, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

The Face Masks Of Today Could Become The Roads Of Tomorrow (Cool Weird Awesome 477)

Millions of people are wearing masks these days to protect themselves and others. And researchers in Australia have found a way to reuse those single-use, disposable masks to make new roads. Plus: it's National Pizza Day, so here's a very geometry-heavy way to slice up a pizza and still make it equal for two eaters.

By |2021-02-09T10:05:09-05:00February 9, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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