The Exploding Hammer Festival Of San Juan de la Vega (Cool Weird Awesome 722)

Mardi Gras, Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday, etc is typically the day a community in central Mexico has a somewhat notorious festival in which people put homemade explosives on top of sledge hammers and slam the hammers into stuff to make big explosions.

By |2022-03-01T09:35:04-05:00March 1, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Kids In Nicaragua Created Their Own Sign Language (Cool Weird Awesome 335)

In the 1980s Deaf children in Nicaragua were sent to a new school that was supposed to help them learn finger spelling. Instead, they built up their own language, now known as Nicaraguan Sign Language. Plus: divers in Mexico find a cave that looked like it hadn't been visited before, only to find a link to civilization thousands of years ago.

By |2020-07-06T08:30:13-04:00July 6, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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