Police In Jamaica Almost Shot Down Jimmy Buffett’s Plane (Cruel Weird Awful 15)

Back in 1996, Jamaican authorities almost did away with a plane piloted by pop music’s greatest champion of the laid-back life, and a few big-name passengers.

By |2024-06-08T07:54:50-04:00June 8, 2024|Categories: Cruel Weird Awful, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

Humans Have Their Fingerprints All Over The History Of Fingerprinting (Cool Weird Awesome 346)

Today is said to be the day in 1858 that a colonial magistrate in India began using fingerprints for identification. But that's just one part of the history of how and why our prints are such a valuable bit of biometric information today. Plus: a guy in Jamaica showed up to collect a big lottery prize in a Darth Vader costume, because why not?

By |2021-03-02T09:06:30-05:00July 28, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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