Jellyfish Just Proved You Don’t Need A Brain To Learn From Experience (Cool Weird Awesome 1104)

Today we’re learning about new research on learning in jellyfish that suggests that you can learn even if you don’t have a brain! 

By |2023-10-09T09:05:05-04:00October 9, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

For Michelangelo, Painting The Sistine Chapel Was Literally A Pain (Cool Weird Awesome 963)

Today in 1475 Michelangelo was born. One of his masterworks was the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, though if a poem he wrote about the job is to be believed, making all that great art was pretty painful. Plus: a series of portraits of every US president with a mullet.

By |2024-03-06T09:10:08-05:00March 6, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

The Mullet Is Timeless, And Its Name Comes From The Beastie Boys (Cool Weird Awesome 362)

The mullet may take you back to the 70s or 80s, but it's a timeless hairstyle. No, really: there's evidence that the ancients were wearing business in the front, party in the back thousands of years ago. Plus: another thing that transcends time is the urge to break stuff in a controlled environment, hence an ad for a "frustration room" in the 60s.

By |2023-03-02T09:03:07-05:00August 19, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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