Episode 235 – The Great Texas Freeze of 2021, Nanochameleons, and Vladimir the Talking Ape

Will and Allison talk to Dad about the extreme cold that Texas had this week, getting snow, rolling blackouts, extreme cold, playing games by candlelight, missing school, grocery shopping during the disaster, and Will and Henry’s practices for their band.  In the News, we talk about an 18,000-year-old musical instrument, bright blue and green dogs in Russia, the discovery of… Read more →

Episode 229 – Mothman, Christmas Pajamas, and Jerk Octopuses

Elizabeth, Will and Henry talk to Dad about making a Phoebe-bot, Boxing Day, Christmas presents, mothman, cryptozoology, family Christmas traditions, Christmas lights, Christmas pajamas, Christmas tamales, the movie Klaus, Wonder Woman 1984, Christmas movies that aren’t recognized as Christmas movies, and gingerbread houses.  In the News, we talk about a new gingerbread monolith in San Francisco, a study that suggests… Read more →

Episode 228 – Henry’s Cardboard Chair, Planetary Conjunction, and Google Assistant Mindreader

Henry and Allison (Mom) talk to Dad about Boxing Day, Christmas, Guy Fawkes Day, Henry’s tendency to organize things, wrapping presents, Henry’s cardboard chair he made for Engineering, our family’s history with kids defeating childproofing, Henry playing ping pong on school desks on the last day of school before the break, being tired of Zoom calls, the cool science behind… Read more →