The Volleyball Game Played Over A Border Fence (Cool Weird Awesome 980)

For National Volleyball Day, the story of the annual volleyball game played between Naco, Arizona and Naco, Sonora, Mexico, in which the net was a border fence.

By |2024-04-04T09:09:55-04:00April 4, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

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 |2024-03-01T08:53:26-05:00March 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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