The “Wicked Bible” Suggested People Break Some Of The Ten Commandments (Cruel Weird Awful 2)

What do you have when you have a book that tells people "thou SHALT commit adultery"? You have what's known as the Wicked Bible or the Sinners' Bible, though who was encouraging all that sinning is something of a mystery.

By |2023-06-17T15:42:22-04:00June 10, 2023|Categories: Cruel Weird Awful, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

The U.S. Once Got A Fourth Of July Card From Over 5 Million Polish People (Cool Weird Awesome 802)

Back in 1926, Poland wanted to thank the US for its aid during World War I, but instead of sending the usual diplomatic letter, they sent papers all around their country and got one out of every six Polish people to sign.

Why People Watch For The Ogopogo When They’re In Canada (Cool Weird Awesome 547)

If you know the story of the Loch Ness Monster, the story of the Ogopogo in Canada's British Columbia might sound familiar. But there's a whole other side to this story that comes from the Okanagan/syilx people, who first lived in the area. Plus: a town in Lithuania built a real-time video "portal" to a town in Poland, so they could see each other even when they couldn't travel. 

By |2021-06-01T08:08:57-04:00June 1, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

From Food Waste To Compost In 48 Hours (Cool Weird Awesome 408)

Composting can turn some of our food waste back into useful stuff, but it can take a while. A new device out of Germany aims to cut the time it takes to go from food waste to compost to just 48 hours. Plus: on this National Cat Day, we salute the very tiny but impressive Cat Museum in Krakow, Poland.

By |2020-10-29T07:53:55-04:00October 29, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Every Six Months This Island Switches Countries (Cool Weird Awesome 349)

Change is in the air in the border region between Spain and France. A small island there called Pheasant Island is about to change countries, as it does twice a year.

By |2024-05-15T08:59:03-04:00July 31, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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