The Spite House, An Elegant, Expensive Way To Get Back At Somebody (Cool Weird Awesome 608)

Boston's Skinny House went up for sale recently. It's a four-story house with rooms only 10 feet wide, and was reportedly built just to block another house's view of the harbor. "Spite houses" have been regularly built for these kinds of reasons, it turns out. Plus: today in in 1504 Michelangelo completed David. We've got a fun fact about this iconic sculpture for you. 

By |2021-09-08T06:08:47-04:00September 8, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Michelangelo Knew Human Anatomy Better Than Medical Science Did (Cool Weird Awesome 210)

Michelangelo’s David has been one of the best-known works of art for centuries because of its extraordinary detail. Last week we learned it may be even more detailed than we knew. Plus: Clean the World has been collecting, sterilizing and recycling all those old hotel room soaps into new bars, which are sent to people in need all over the world.

By |2021-02-24T10:05:05-05:00January 7, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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