There’s A Farm In The Middle Of A British Highway (Cool Weird Awesome 601)

Stott Hall Farm is an unusual place; on either side of the place, there's the UK's M62 highway. We'll explain how it happened. Plus: a couple in Texas bought a plot of land, spent years building a house there, and then got a knock on the door from the actual landowners, explaining that there'd been a mix-up. 

By |2021-08-30T08:54:42-04:00August 30, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Robots And Soap Bubbles Might Help Pollinate Crops (Cool Weird Awesome 326)

Bees are running into a lot of challenges lately, and while there are efforts to help the bees get their buzz back, scientists are testing out systems that might give us other ways to pollinate. One, at the Washington State University, involves cameras and robot hands - while another, in Japan, involves soap bubbles.

By |2020-06-23T10:19:46-04:00June 23, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Getting All Our Robot Ducks In A Row (Cool Weird Awesome 79)

In Japan, there's a little white robot swimming through rice fields, imitating a duck! It's actually helping to grow the rice by aerating the water and stopping weeds from growing.

By |2019-07-09T09:32:08-04:00July 9, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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