Queen Elizabeth II Had A Bunch Of Birthdays (Cool Weird Awesome 846)

The late Queen Elizabeth II once said being a royal meant your life was full of tradition. And there was a lot to tradition to keep track of - like how her birthday was celebrated more than once each year.

By |2022-09-09T06:32:33-04:00September 9, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

We’re Grateful For Off The Wall Thanksgiving Sides (Cool Weird Awesome 181)

Happy Thanksgiving - and are you really gonna eat that? This holiday edition of Cool Weird Awesome celebrates that for which we are all most grateful: the bewildering foods that inexplicably become part of our annual Thanksgiving dinners, from "seafoam salad" to "tunies" to hot dog chunks warmed up in pizza sauce. Plus: holiday lights are coming, and "Peteyville" in Hammond, Indiana is one of the best and brightest displays you'll find.

By |2019-11-28T06:09:22-05:00November 28, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

The Many One True Birthplaces Of Memorial Day (Cool Weird Awesome 48)

Officially, the community that started Memorial Day is Waterloo, New York - but Waterloo is definitely not the only place with a Memorial Day origin story.

By |2021-06-28T14:10:23-04:00May 27, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Roombas! In! Spaaaaaaace! (Cool Weird Awesome 23)

Being an astronaut is hard work - not only are you floating up in space, away from the rest of the world, you have a lot of cleaning to do. But there are plans for a new system that would disinfect the interiors of spacecrafts and space stations with ultraviolet lights.

By |2019-08-01T13:09:26-04:00April 22, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |
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