20 01, 2023

If Winter Is Your Thing, Try Staying At An Ice Hotel (Cool Weird Awesome 932)

By |2023-01-20T09:38:49-05:00January 20, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

There’s still plenty of winter to go. But if plenty of winter still isn’t enough, there’s a way to level up: staying at an ice hotel.

13 07, 2020

Brooklyn Still Loves The Blackout Cake (Cool Weird Awesome 340)

By |2022-01-31T13:04:01-05:00July 13, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pastries come and go, but in Brooklyn, people still talk about the blackout cake from Ebinger's, a cake so beloved that when the bakery closed, people bought up cakes, kept them in their freezers and ate them only on special occasions. Plus: it's the birthday of Erno Rubik, so maybe someday visit the Rubik's Cube-themed hotel room in Houston, Texas.

29 08, 2019

The Giant Potato Airbnb And Other Wild Places To Stay (Cool Weird Awesome 116)

By |2019-09-01T21:37:36-04:00August 29, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

There are hotels, motels, friends with fold-out couches, house rentals, B&Bs and, in Idaho, a giant potato you can rent.

13 08, 2019

Checking In To The House Plant Hotel (Cool Weird Awesome 104)

By |2019-08-13T09:35:30-04:00August 13, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

The online plant store Patch is offering to take care of the house plants for you while you’re on holiday, in what it’s calling the world’s first plant hotel. Plus: meet the Social Escape Dress, which tracks your stress and activates built-in fog machines if the moment gets to be too much for the wearer.

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