Mount Everest May Soon Be Getting Cleaner, And More Arty (Cool Weird Awesome 472)

Sagarmatha, aka Mount Everest, is the world's highest mountain, and the site of a growing environmental problem. A new initiative wants to remove trash and recyclables from the peak and turn some of them into art. Plus: a year after its founding, the Black Art Library is bringing new attention to great Black visual artists and is itself an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

By |2021-02-02T08:29:14-05:00February 2, 2021|Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Comments Off on Mount Everest May Soon Be Getting Cleaner, And More Arty (Cool Weird Awesome 472)

The Mountain That’s Higher Than The Highest Mountain (Cool Weird Awesome 169)

This is Geography Awareness Week, and on our fascinating planet Mount Everest is the tallest mountain - but it's not actually the highest point on earth. That's actually Mount Chimborazo, in Ecuador. Plus: the community of New Baltimore, NY gets a spooky purple makeover thanks to Google Maps.

By |2021-02-02T09:15:28-05:00November 12, 2019|Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Comments Off on The Mountain That’s Higher Than The Highest Mountain (Cool Weird Awesome 169)
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