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Hosted by Reggie Risseeuw and Marques Pfaff, in just 15-20 minutes, they will cover the coolest stuff that happened in the world that you may have missed. Science, progress, life-hacks, memes, exciting art, and hope. The antidote to depressing headlines. Smart stuff in podcast form. Cool news, as a service.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 723 Ratings

Hosted by Reggie Risseeuw and Marques Pfaff, in just 15-20 minutes, they will cover the coolest stuff that happened in the world that you may have missed. Science, progress, life-hacks, memes, exciting art, and hope. The antidote to depressing headlines. Smart stuff in podcast form. Cool news, as a service.

    Climate Resilient Rooftop, Teenage Boy Releases Story from Ancient Texts, and TDIH - Record Salmon Caught

    Climate Resilient Rooftop, Teenage Boy Releases Story from Ancient Texts, and TDIH - Record Salmon Caught

    Amsterdam’s rooftop makeover in the name of climate resiliency and a teenage boy releases his first published book pulled directly from translated, ancient hieroglyphs from Egypt. Plus, on TDIH: a record sized salmon is caught.
    Rooftop Makeover (GNN)
    Ancient Texts Published into Book (GNN)
    TDIH - Record Salmon (Anchorage Daily News) (Fish with JD) 
    Contact the show - coolstuffcommute@gmail.com
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    • 13 min
    Doctorate Awarded to 17-Year-Old, New Discoveries in Space, and TDIH - The First Motorcycle Trek Across America

    Doctorate Awarded to 17-Year-Old, New Discoveries in Space, and TDIH - The First Motorcycle Trek Across America

    A Chicago teen’s remarkable feat, which started at age 10. Two new discoveries in space just 1,000 light years away. Plus, on This Day in History, the first motorcycle trek across America.
    Teen's Accomplishment (AP News) (NBC News) (ABC News)
    Fluffy Planet (AP News)
    Planet Making Ingredients (AP News)
    Motorcycle Trek (Ride Apart) (GlobalSpec)
    Contact the show - coolstuffcommute@gmail.com
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    • 14 min
    Resurgence of Unique Turtle, Weird Wednesday (Plane Fight, Odd Ordinance Solution & GWR), and TDIH - Las Vegas Founded

    Resurgence of Unique Turtle, Weird Wednesday (Plane Fight, Odd Ordinance Solution & GWR), and TDIH - Las Vegas Founded

    The butt-breathing punk turtle is making a comeback – we’ll explain, Weird Wednesday brings us an in-flight battle for a seat, a spiteful man gets creative with his local government, and … because we can’t go a single wednesday without one, and David Rush adds to his world record count – this one involving thumb tacks. Plus, on This Day in History, the founding of Las Vegas.
    Mary-River Turtle (GNN)
    Mid-Air Fight (CNN)
    Odd Ordinance Solution (UPI) (Washington Post)
    GWR (UPI)
    Las Vegas Founded (History.Info) (City of Las Vegas)
    Contact the show - coolstuffcommute@gmail.com
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    • 17 min
    Diabetic Cured with New Treatment, 100-Year-Old Coin Collection to be Auctioned, and TDIH - The First Plane Passenger

    Diabetic Cured with New Treatment, 100-Year-Old Coin Collection to be Auctioned, and TDIH - The First Plane Passenger

    A 25-year diabetic is cured thanks to a promising new treatment, a valuable coin collection goes to auction 100 years after its owner’s death – we’ll tell you why it took so long, and on This Day in History - the first passenger to ride in a plane. 
    New Diabetes Treatment (GNN)
    Rare Coin Collection (Sky News)
    First Plane Passenger (Smithsonian)
    Contact the show - coolstuffcommute@gmail.com
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    • 16 min
    New Discovery with Evaporation, Dogs in Schools Help with Mental Health, and TDIH - The First Fleet of Criminals Set Sail for Australia

    New Discovery with Evaporation, Dogs in Schools Help with Mental Health, and TDIH - The First Fleet of Criminals Set Sail for Australia

    A stunning new discovery concerning one of the world’s most well-known processes … evaporation, plus, the new trend emerging in Michigan that’s helping stressed out students up their performance while living happier lives. And on This Day in History, the British set sail for Australia with about 750 criminals.
    Evaporation Study (MIT News)
    Dogs in Schools (Fox 17) (GNN)
    The First Fleet to Australia (New South Wales State Library)
    Contact the show - coolstuffcommute@gmail.com
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    • 17 min
    California Wildlife Crossing, Women Arrested Immediately After Leaving Jail, and TDIH - The Transcontinental Railroad is Completed

    California Wildlife Crossing, Women Arrested Immediately After Leaving Jail, and TDIH - The Transcontinental Railroad is Completed

    The world’s largest wildlife crossing is officially under construction in southern California, plus a stupid criminal gets what’s coming to her … hint: it’s jail … jail is coming to her. Also,  on This Day in History, the transcontinental railroad is completed with a The Golden Spike.
    Wildlife Crossing (Annenberg Foundation)
    Woman Arrested After Leaving Jail (AP News)
    The Golden Spike (History To Go) (National Park Service)
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    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
723 Ratings

723 Ratings

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The cool ride home

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Annoying banter

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Kind of entertaining

It’s a little tough to listen to the banter of the two hosts.

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