Sunlight Plus Salt Water Equals A Cooling System (Cool Weird Awesome 624)

A project out of a Saudi university has built a cooling system that uses salt, water and heat from sunlight, but not electricity. Plus: one of the finalists for induction into the National Toy Hall of Fame is sand. Just sand. 

By |2021-09-30T06:36:46-04:00September 30, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

The Letters of the English Alphabet Weren’t Added in Alphabetical Order (Cool Weird Awesome 306)

Amazingly, the English alphabet added its last letter in 1524, and no, that letter wasn't Z. We'll explain how an Italian grammarian convinced the world to add one more letter to the list.

By |2024-04-23T07:08:20-04:00May 26, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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