7 07, 2023

Samantha Smith, A Kid From Maine Who Tried To Make The Cold War A Little More Peaceful (Cool Weird Awesome 1043)

By |2023-07-07T10:55:50-04:00July 7, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Today in 1983, the beginning of an unlikely peace mission: a visit to the Soviet Union by a 10 year old from Maine named Samantha Smith.

14 02, 2020

Olm Salamanders Are The Most Chill Creatures On Earth (Cool Weird Awesome 238)

By |2020-02-14T09:30:53-05:00February 14, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

For Valentine's Day, the story of the olm salamander, who will basically sit around and do nothing… unless it’s time for love. Plus: people in Rangeley, Maine gear up for the annual World Record Snowmobile Ride.

7 02, 2020

Blueberries Are Nature’s Bandages (Cool Weird Awesome 233)

By |2021-02-17T10:26:42-05:00February 7, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

There's a project out of the University of Maine that's found that wild blueberries can help us heal cuts and other wounds. Plus: this weekend the 3rd annual Hawaii Island Steel Guitar Festival gets underway.

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