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

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.

By |2020-07-13T08:04:27-04:00July 13, 2020|Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Comments Off on Brooklyn Still Loves The Blackout Cake (Cool Weird Awesome 340)

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

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

By |2019-09-01T21:37:36-04:00August 29, 2019|Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Comments Off on The Giant Potato Airbnb And Other Wild Places To Stay (Cool Weird Awesome 116)

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

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.

By |2019-08-13T09:35:30-04:00August 13, 2019|Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Comments Off on Checking In To The House Plant Hotel (Cool Weird Awesome 104)
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