Nanoparticles Can Eat Plaque And Clear Arteries (Cool Weird Awesome 232)

Sounds like good news for the millions affected by heart disease: a nanoparticle that can target the plaque inside those blood vessels and actually reduce it! Plus: an animal rescue in Leesville, SC, needs piggy cuddlers!

By |2020-02-06T06:22:35-05:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

Pigs Are On A Mission To Save Hazelnuts (Cool Weird Awesome 176)

The nefarious filbertworm is trying to infest our hazelnut supply! Researchers at the University of Oregon think the solution might lie with pigs. Plus: the Ebo is a little ball-shaped robot that will play with your cat when you're not home.

By |2019-11-21T06:08:10-05:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

What Time Was Like Before Time Zones (Cool Weird Awesome 173)

November 18, 1883 is when railroads across the United States adopted a uniform system of time, more or less getting all of us in sync with each other. But what was time like before then? Plus: Japan has had cat cafes, hedgehog cafes and bunny cafes. Now there's a minipig cafe!

By |2019-11-18T06:18:24-05:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |