Some Male Butterflies Make Their Mates Smell Bad On Purpose (Cool Weird Awesome 479)

New research shows certain types of male butterflies can create an anti-pheromone they cover their partners in, hoping that the smelly chemical will ward off other males. Definitely not the most thoughtful Valentine's Day gift ever. Plus: data analysis shows the language people use about their relationships can predict a breakup months before it happens!

2021-02-11T08:42:33-05:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Treat Your Mother Subreddit Right (Cool Weird Awesome 37)

It’s 150 years to the day that the presidents of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads drove a ceremonial golden spike into the first railroad line to cross North America. That's the big event of the weekend - oh, there's also a thing called Mother's Day? Okay, well for you all let's pay tribute to the Mom For A Minute Subreddit, which provides a virtual Reddit mom for you when your own maternal relationship is unresolved.

2019-09-30T21:26:39-04:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |
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