In India, Telegrams Were Still Around Until 2013 (Cool Weird Awesome 1048)

Today in 2013, the last traditional telegram message went out, decades after telephones and smartphones and text messages and so on. So why were there still telegrams here in the 21st Century?

By |2023-07-14T08:04:20-04:00July 14, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

A Garbage Cafe Is Much Better Than Its Name Suggests (Cool Weird Awesome 97)

There’s a new cafe in the Indian city of Ambikapur known as a "garbage cafe." It aims to help very poor people by offering them meals and/or shelter in exchange for the trash they often pick up and try to sell - and it uses the reclaimed plastic to build new roads.

By |2024-01-02T08:58:11-05:00August 2, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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