The Outer Limits Of The U.S. Are Really Out There (Cool Weird Awesome 657)

It's Geography Awareness Week, so we wanted to find the furthest points in each direction that are part of the United States, along with the geographical center. Plus: the story of a boundary with Morocco that just sort of popped up one day. 

By |2021-11-16T07:35:10-05:00November 16, 2021|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. Plus: some enterprising race fans in Poland use construction cranes to help them get a good view of their favorite drivers even while physical distancing.

By |2020-07-31T07:36:35-04:00July 31, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

The Festival That’s Mostly People Throwing Tomatoes At Each Other (Cool Weird Awesome 100)

Later this month tens of thousands of people will head to Buñol, Spain for La Tomatina, otherwise known as the world’s largest tomato throwing festival. Also, today is day one of the World Yo Yo Contest in Cleveland, Ohio. But most of all, it's Cool Weird Awesome's 100th episode! Thanks for listening and supporting the show!

By |2021-06-28T14:06:25-04:00August 7, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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