31 07, 2023

Kitty Burke Once Batted In A Major League Game (Cool Weird Awesome 1059)

By |2023-07-31T10:03:37-04:00July 31, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Today in 1935, singer Kitty Burke got up from the crowd at a major league game and took an at-bat. To date, she's the only woman to bat in the majors. 

11 01, 2021

What Do Video Game Playing Monkeys Have To Do With The Sunk Cost Fallacy? (Cool Weird Awesome 456)

By |2021-07-30T08:40:35-04:00January 11, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

The sunk-cost fallacy - when we keep at something even when it’s really not worth it anymore, just because we’ve already put so much time or effort in - is a part of human nature. But new research shows it's also a part of the nature of - this is the best part - video game playing monkeys. Plus: our first story on world records of 2021. Meet the world's largest spam musubi!

1 02, 2004

Spam Poetry Reading #1

By |2004-02-01T00:01:26-05:00February 1, 2004|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Those nefarious bandwidth thieves know that it will take more than a simple promise of "p*a*r*i*s" to get our attention. Thus, they send us what appears to be completely incomprehensible poetry. We've included a few of our favorite poems below.

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