12 04, 2022

Waiters In Paris Once Went On Strike Over Mustaches (Cool Weird Awesome 753)

By |2022-04-12T06:52:20-04:00April 12, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

This month in 1907 waiters in Paris went on strike. Yes, they wanted better pay and improved working conditions, but their most high profile demand: they wanted the right to grow mustaches.

25 09, 2020

Why Shave With A Razor When You Can Use X-Rays? (Cool Weird Awesome 389)

By |2020-09-25T07:49:32-04:00September 25, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Shaving dates back tens of thousands of years, and it's gone in and out of fashion more times than we can count. And for a time in 1945, there was an idea to replace razors with a series of hair treatments involving X-rays (!) Plus: Hannah Grace is a makeup artist in the UK who has won lots of fans by turning herself into optical illusions.

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