Coffee News is a weekly print publication that features interesting news stories about people and places around the world, challenging trivia questions, inspirational quotes, horoscopes, fun facts, and silly jokes. We call it "news to enjoy over coffee" but you can now also enjoy it on the go with this audio version of Coffee News! Created in 1988 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada by Jean Daum, Coffee News is now distributed in 700 franchises in 8 countries. To learn more about Coffee News and get information about owning a franchise and being your own boss, go towww.coffeenews.com .
Spider-Man to the rescue! Read a story this week about a real-life hero in Indonesia who uses a Spider-Man costume to attract positive action. Also, Finley the amazing Labrador retriever from Canandaigua, New York, who has a unique talent and artist, Diana Beltran Herrera, who creates life-size sculptures of birds that look very realistic. We have trivia questions about whales and The Louvre; fun facts about Band-Aids, Star Wars memorabilia, and beefalo; and our corny jokes and your horoscope for the week!
This week, we're going to tell you about a blue man... not the Blue Man Group, but an actual blue man in Canada! We also have interesting stories about unique artists. There's Samia Al Homsi Dagher, who uses ballpoint pens to create realistic portraits of celebrities and average folk. British chef, Ben Churchill, creates desserts that look like sponges and other items that don't look so appetizing but taste delicious. And a Russian grandmother designs mosaics using bottle caps. Our trivia has questions about our solar system, krypton, and kleptomania. You'll get your weekly horoscope and learn about heterochromia, the Cascadia Earthquake, and a fun fact about the movie, Titanic. And of course, our clean, corny jokes are always a hit!
We're taking playing with your food to a whole new level this week in Coffee News! Listen to stories about Zhou Yi in China, known as the Sugar King, who makes amazing sculptures out of fondant and another artist in Bagnara Calabra, Italy, named Daniele Barresi who carves intricate works of art using avocados. And if you want the best of the best for your baby, check out the story about Suommo, a company in Spain that sells diamond and gold pacifiers and extremely expensive cribs, bottles and other luxury items for babies. We have quotes from Heraclitus and Aesop; trivia questions about Banff National Park, Serena and Venus Williams, and Prince Harry; your weekly horoscope; and fun facts about strawberries, Amsterdam, The Cliffs of Moher, and Ringo Starr. It's all here this week in the Coffee News Podcast!
If you've seen the 1979 sci-fi-fi movie, Alien, you might be alarmed to see a field full of alien pods! But things aren't always as they seem and we'll tell you more in this week's Coffee News. We also have stories about Xherdan, the hairless and wrinkly sphynx cat of internet fame; the Kei Truck Garden Contest in Japan; and a man who writes a letter to his local newspaper, The Liverpool Echo, every day to complain about anything and everything! Enjoy this week's trivia, horoscopes, and jokes. And learn more about the Cape Spear Lighthouse in Newfoundland, Canada; the Cullinan Diamond; and the International Space Station. It's all here in the Coffee News podcast - news to enjoy and to brighten your day!
Could you eat a 13-pound hamburger in 9 minutes? That's the challenge from Chris Steaks and Burgers in Bangkok, Thailand. We will also tell you about lovely loaves of bread created by Blondie and Rye, almost too pretty to eat! Our Quoteable Quotes feature Confucius and Merrill Markoe and there's trivia questions that include one about Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2019. And if you don't know what the stapes is, then check out "Did You Know...". Also hear your horoscope and laugh with our clean, corny jokes!
Raining iguanas? Yes, it actually can happen in one U.S. state! We also have your weekly trivia, horoscopes, and jokes. And you'll learn about the wild macaque monkeys of Gibraltar, the Mohs Hardness Scale, and space travelers Yuri Gagarin and Valentina Tereshkova.
This week in the Coffee News Podcast, we tell you about the world's largest book made by Bela Varga and his son Gabor Varga, a magical place called the Fairy Pools on the Isle of Skye in Scotland, a fake pool that tricked people in Changsha, China, and a bad burglar in Poland. Also quotes from Benjamin Disraeli and Aesop; trivia questions about edamame, origami, and Star Trek, and your weekly horoscope; fun facts about The Peterhof Palace, nut butters, and world travelers Colin and Julie Angus.
This week we'll explore a famous lighthouse in Nova Scotia, a new way to try and get a date, a lake with red water in Chile, and The Sand Museum in Japan. You'll hear quotes from Michael Jordan and Diana Vreeland, trivia questions and your horoscope. There are also fun facts about Beau's lines, Spain, the blackpoll warbler, how hurricanes are named, and winds on the planet Neptune. And don't forget our clean, corny jokes!