24 03, 2023

Dad Jokes Are Good For Kids, And Here’s The Science That Says So (Cool Weird Awesome 978)

By |2023-03-24T07:55:17-04:00March 24, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Dad jokes may not be good jokes, but they may be good for us: a study from The British Psychological Society shows how telling a very simple, groan-inducing joke is a pretty complex process.

25 10, 2021

Could Jokes About Uranus Prevent A Mission To Uranus? (Cool Weird Awesome 641)

By |2021-10-25T07:34:12-04:00October 25, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , |

Humans make a lot of jokes about the seventh planet from the sun. But do scientists who study Uranus think the jokes are funny? The website Futurism found out. Plus: today is the first day of Magic Week, and there's a magic shop in Burnsville, Minnesota that's the oldest in the US. 

13 05, 2020

Otters Collect Rocks And Juggle Them (Cool Weird Awesome 297)

By |2021-02-08T12:20:03-05:00May 13, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Otters are known to choose favorite rocks to carry around and juggle - it's a real sight to see. Researchers at the University of Exeter have been trying to figure out why otters juggle. Meanwhile: Juneau, Alaska just set up a joke hotline for residents looking for a laugh while staying at home.

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