Googly Eyes On Self-Driving Cars Could Help Keep Pedestrians Safe (Cool Weird Awesome 870)

If we’re ever going to get to a world of self-driving cars we’re going to need ways to make sure that world is safe - and one way to keep pedestrians safe near autonomous vehicles may be googly eyes. Seriously.

By |2022-10-20T06:43:13-04:00October 20, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Colorful Crosswalks May Be Safer Crosswalks (Cool Weird Awesome 767)

A new study finds colorful painted murals around, or in place of, traditional striped crosswalks may cause drivers to yield more around pedestrians and keep them safe.

By |2022-05-09T10:19:36-04:00May 9, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

The Dentist Who Put On A Vaudeville Show To Distract Patients (Cool Weird Awesome 212)

Dental history is, shall we say, complicated. Fortunately we have all sorts of ways to minimize pain today, but none may be as exciting as those used by Edgar "Painless" Parker, a dentist who would distract his patients by putting on a vaudeville show as he worked.

By |2024-01-09T07:23:02-05:00January 9, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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