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Coffee News Podcast

Coffee News Podcast

By Debbie Jackson
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 to www.coffeenews.com .
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086 - November 22, 2021

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087 - November 29, 2021
Do you remember taking your first driver's license test? Did you pass the first time? This week in the Coffee News Podcast, we'll tell you about a man in England who failed his driver's test 157 times! We also have stories about endangered pasta in Sardinia, Italy; a woman near Hong Kong who refused to sell her home so the government build a highway around her; and a woman in Australia who discovered a stranger had been living in her attic for weeks! Of course, we always have your horoscope, inspirational quotes, and funny jokes to brighten your day. Please share the podcast with a friend or family member to brighten their day, too! 
12:10
November 27, 2021
086 - November 22, 2021
Could you live in an airport for months? That is what a man did at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago and we'll have details about it coming up in this week's Coffee News Podcast! Also stories about glowing fields of leeks in the Netherlands; a sympathetic dog in London; and boar trouble in Pakistan. Check your horoscope and try your hand at our trivia! 
11:48
November 20, 2021
085 - November 15, 2021
Bathyscaphe - Do you know what it is without Googling it? I consider myself pretty good at trivia but this one really stumped me! Find out in this week's Coffee News Podcast, along with our other trivia questions, fun stories, interesting facts and your weekly horoscope! 
11:25
November 13, 2021
084 - November 8, 2021
Calling all chocolate lovers! Did you know there is a chocolate museum in Barcelona, Spain? This just might have to be a bucket-list destination for someone who adores chocolate and we'll tell you more about it in this week's Coffee News Podcast! Also we have stories about one of the world's most loyal dogs; the haunting singing technique that people in Scandinavia use to call the cows home called kulning; and a woman in Sydney, Australia, who turned a wasteland into a lush botanical garden. Of course, you can also check your horoscope, learn fun facts, and get a laugh with our clean, corny jokes! 
11:48
November 6, 2021
083 - November 1, 2021
Have you ever heard of a blacklight tattoo? It's an interesting option for those who want to be more discreet about having a tattoo and we have details about it in this week's Coffee News Podcast. We'll also hear about a beautiful event in Kyoto, Japan, at a park called shikayose - or deer gathering; a hidden subway station in Toronto; and a Ukrainian woman who only dresses in fashions from the 1800 and early 1900s. And as usual we will check your horoscope, have amusing fun facts to share and clean, corny jokes for you to laugh about! 
11:55
October 30, 2021
082 - October 25, 2021
Most people have one cell phone, some may have two phones they carry around, but imagine having a thousand cell phones! This week in Coffee News we'll tell you about a man in Turkey who collects cell phones and keeps them all in working order. We also have your weekly dose of trivia questions, horoscopes, and fun facts to enlighten you. 
11:45
October 22, 2021
081 - October 18, 2021
Now this is a serious cat lady! This week on the Coffee News Podcast, we have a story about a woman who helps 500 strays in her home. You'll also hear about owls in Japan that make it possible for apple farmers to avoid using chemical pesticides; murals in Poland that actually clear the air of pollutants; and the inked-up granny in Germany. All that and much more on the Coffee News Podcast!
12:04
October 18, 2021
080 - October 11, 2021
Do you know why women's clothing rarely included pockets until the mid to late 1800's? Check out this week's Coffee News Podcast to find out the answer and learn more fascinating facts and read interesting stories. We also have your horoscopes, trivia, and inspirational quotes to give you something to smile about this week! 
11:47
October 9, 2021
079 - October 4, 2021
Which creature has a pregnancy of nearly 2 years? We have the answer for you in this week's Coffee News Podcast! We also have stories about a bar of soap that costs $2,800 and a pigeon that costs over a million! Test your knowledge of random facts with the weekly trivia questions and check your horoscope. And don't forget about our "dad" jokes! 
12:05
October 3, 2021
078 - September 27, 2021
From goats with Spiderman-like skills to the world's largest lollipop, we've got some amazing stories for you this week in the Coffee News Podcast! The Alpine Ibex goat is an incredible creature and you'll learn why they risk climbing steep inclines like the side of a dam. We'll also hear about a 7,000 pound lollipop, the world's first "sausage hotel", and a really big alligator that startled golfers in Florida. All that and your horoscopes, trivia, and inspirational quotes - it's the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:13
September 24, 2021
077 - September 20, 2021
Do you know which famous painter was so poor that he had to burn some of his paintings to keep warm in the winter? That is one of our five trivia questions this week, listen to see if you know the answer! We also have amazing stories about the town of Coober Pedy in Australia, which is so hot that residents tend to live underground; some apartment buildings in Milan, Italy, that are completely covered with vegetation so residents feel like they are living in the country instead of a big city; and a home in Russia that is modern on the outside but like a Baroque castle on the inside! Along with our horoscopes, quotes, and silly jokes, there is always something to smile about with the Coffee News Podcast! 
12:03
September 18, 2021
076 - September 13, 2021
Did you know that we have your horoscope every week in Coffee News? And we also have your lucky numbers for the week? Many Coffee News fans love to play their lucky numbers in the lottery! This week, we also have interesting stories for you about Pyrgi, the painted village on the Greek Island of Chios; A literary puzzle that has only been solved by 3 people since it was created in 1934; a Canadian woman who scared off a cougar with the music of Metallica; and yummy variations of a favorite treat called churros. Don't forget to try and solve our trivia questions and amuse your friends and family with our jokes! 
11:40
September 11, 2021
075 - September 6, 2021
Want fluffier bath towels? We have a helpful tip for you this week in Coffee News! And of course, we have stories from around the world to amuse you, quotes to inspire you, trivia to challenge you, and funny jokes to brighten your day. It's all here every week in the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:20
September 4, 2021
074 - August 30, 2021
Hoodies are very popular clothing items these days, but do you know where the hooded sweatshirt got it's start and when? Find out in this week's Coffee News Podcast! That's just one of the fun facts you'll learn about in "Did You Know..." along with stories about one of the most expensive cheeses in the world (hint - it involves milking a moose!). Also you'll hear about interesting stories from around the world, get your five trivia questions for the week, and your horoscope. And don't forget about our silly jokes! 
11:35
August 29, 2021
073 - August 23, 2021
Pickles must bounce in Connecticut, it's the law! We'll tell you why in this week's Coffee News Podcast. Also we have stories about ducks with an important job in Thailand; a boy in India who can crawl up walls; and "reindeer dogs" that you can find in Alaska. Of course we have your weekly horoscope, fun facts, and inspirational quotes. All that and more in this week's Coffee News Podcast! 
11:49
August 21, 2021
072 - August 16, 2021
You've probably heard of the cartoon characters Tom & Jerry, but did you know that was also the name of a musical duo who later changed their name and became very famous? Learn who it is in this week's Coffee News Podcast! We also have stories about a pet alpaca in China who is popular with employees in the workplace, a Vietnam student who loves Batman so much he created his own Batmobile, and a pricey piece of ham for dinner. Don't forget about our trivia, horoscopes, and clean silly jokes! 
11:28
August 14, 2021
071 - August 9, 2021
People will collect just about anything, but fake food? Yep, it's a thing in Japan and we'll tell you more about it on the Coffee News Podcast this week. Also we have stories about an unusual artist who paints magical images on the backs of human models with UV body paint and black lights; the forehead photo selfie master of Greek, and the happy rescue of a 3 year old boy in Australia. Test your knowledge with our trivia, check your horoscope, get some fun facts, and laugh with our silly jokes. It's all here every week on the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:23
August 7, 2021
070 - August 2, 2021
This week on the Coffee News Podcast, we'll tell you about extreme golfing... an 18-hole course in Australia that is 848 miles long! Also, stories about birds that became uninvited guests in a London flat and animals that were invited into a man's house in Mexico, including 300 dogs. Test your trivia knowledge with our five trivia questions, get inspired with Quoteable Quotes, and check your weekly horoscope. Do you know how to fix a broken tomato? Listen to our podcast and learn the answer! 
11:40
July 31, 2021
069 - July 26, 2021
Imagine finding your stolen cellphone and seeing selfies on it of the thief - but it's not a human! That's just one of the interesting stories from around the world that we have for you this week in the Coffee News Podcast. You'll also hear about a Japanese cafe that features only black cats for customers to interact with while enjoying a beverage; Canal Man - a man in India who dug long canal by himself using only hand tools; and a family of possums that prompted an entire community to celebrate. And did you know that Madonna actually had a different dream than becoming a singer when she was first starting out an an entertainer? Learn more about that and other fun facts in this week's Coffee News Podcast! 
11:48
July 24, 2021
068 - July 19, 2021
One of our most popular features every week is our trivia! Coffee News fans love to challenge their friends and family with our 5 questions and see how many they can answer. Take the challenge yourself this week - we have trivia questions about oysters, wontons, actors, cars, and the açaí berry. Also we have funny stories, your horoscope, and silly jokes! Thanks for listening to the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:39
July 17, 2021
067 - July 12, 2021
There's nothing like a cold, creamy scoop of ice cream on a hot summer day - but imagine ice cream so thick and stretchy that you have to eat it with a knife and fork! This week, we'll tell you about a different kind of ice cream made in Turkey along with other fascinating stories, trivia, jokes and your weekly horoscope. And if you are enjoying the Coffee News Podcast, please leave us a review and rating! 
11:38
July 11, 2021
066 - July 5, 2021
Ever wish you could go on a treasure hunt? This week in the Coffee News Podcast, we'll tell you about a real life treasure hunt in Macomb County, Michigan! Also, you are probably familiar with green cucumbers, but white cucumbers? Yeah, it's a thing. We have stories about the hottest place on Earth and the place where you can find rocks from outer space. And don't forget about our trivia, horoscopes, and clean, corny jokes! 
11:38
July 5, 2021
065 - June 28, 2021
Better keep a good hold on your kids if you visit a glass museum! This week we have a story of a Russian couple and their children who knocked over a $64,000 glass masterpiece! Also, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich that costs $350 because it contains real gold; a Vietnamese tattoo artist who performs her magic with ink to help those with scars and birthmarks; and of course, our usual dose of trivia, horoscopes, fun facts, and clean jokes! 
11:18
June 26, 2021
064 - June 21, 2021
When you think of a cuddly pet, you're probably not thinking of python snakes. This week, we have a story about an Indonesian girl who has 6 large pythons as pets! We'll also tell you about a highway off-ramp that runs right through a building in Osaka, Japan; our trivia questions will challenge you; and our fun facts will amaze you. Don't forget about your horoscope too! 
11:59
June 16, 2021
063 - June 14, 2021
Why did pirates wear earrings? There is actually a very practical reason why and you'll find out in this week's Coffee News Podcast! We also have stories about wallabies in France, an amazing make up artist, and a camel that didn't want to leave it's original owner when it was sold and traveled over 60 miles to go back home! Don't miss the weekly horoscopes and funny jokes too! 
11:48
June 12, 2021
062 - June 7, 2021
Have you ever heard of a pizzly bear? How about a grolar bear? Learn more about that in this week's Coffee News Podcast! We also have fun stories about a strange sport called "vinkensport"; the pie queen from Seattle, Lauren Ko; and the most boring video you'll ever see on social media. Our popular trivia will challenge you with 5 questions (what is a loge?) and our jokes may not always be terribly funny but at least they are clean and corny! Be sure to check your horoscope too, we have it ever week for you in the Coffee News Podcast. 
11:50
June 5, 2021
061 - May 31, 2021
Why would someone build a squeaky floor on purpose? Listen to this week's Coffee News Podcast and find out! Also, learn about an animal that can "hear" with its feet. We have interesting stories like the rare white deer in upstate New York, a Bulgarian woman who carves amazing artwork out of pumpkins and watermelons, and a man in India who carves intricate figures on the lead tip of a pencil. Our popular trivia, horoscopes and jokes are also included in the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:38
May 29, 2021
060 - May 24, 2021
Have we got a fish story for you this week in the Coffee News Podcast! A man in Newfoundland, Canada, found a very weird-looking creature in his net while he was fishing. Find out what is was in this week's episode. Also, we have stories about a woman in Vietnam who bakes buns disguised as tangerines and potatoes; a farmer in Japan who lives and farms in the middle of a busy airport; and in our Did You Know fun facts - learn about chameleons, zonkeys, and planets. 
11:42
May 22, 2021
059 - May 17, 2021
This week on the Coffee News Podcast, you'll discover the Pie House - a very skinny house in Deerfield, Illinois, that gets a lot of attention. You'll hear about a Canadian artist who uses salt to make amazing works of art; a pet dog who managed to survive a month alone after a landslide and was happily reunited with his owner; and of course our usual weekly dose of trivia, jokes and fun facts! 
11:33
May 16, 2021
058 - May 10, 2021
Raining Chocolate? Sounds like a dream come true! This week, hear about a town in Switzerland that had this interesting phenonenom. Also we have stories about artistic manhole covers in Japan, artsy hairstyles in Vietnam, and a farmer that wouldn't give up his farmland in Poland. Our trivia features questions this week about Zane Grey, the favorite food of pandas, and more. And learn about the Ghost Car of the 1939 World's Fair! 
11:11
May 8, 2021
057 - May 3, 2021
Do you know someone who suffers from nyctophobia? Do you even know what that means? Listen to this week's Coffee News Podcast and find out! You always learn something new with Coffee News. This week we'll tell you about the tiny Honduran white bat and why it's so cute; the largest lake island in the world, Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron, Ontario; and American jazz singer, Billie Holiday. Also stories about an natural wonder in Italy, a woman who makes cakes that you will swear are real flowers, and as usual we'll have our trivia and horoscopes. 
11:42
May 1, 2021
056 - April 26, 2021
Remember your high school prom? Getting a prom dress was a big deal, but for a teenager in Illinois it was an opportunity to make a dress out of duct tape! Listen to this story in this week's Coffee News Podcast to see how many rolls of duct tape she had to use to create her prom dress. Also, we have stories this week about a 3-story cactus in Japan; a tiger in the Kaziranga National Park in India who had to find higher ground; and an unusual tree in the Socotra Archipelago in the Indian Ocean called Dracaena cinnabar, or the dragon's blood tree - it actually "bleeds" red sap! 
11:09
April 24, 2021
055 - April 19, 2021
Simoleon, Nehru, and yakamein - If you have no idea what these words mean, listen to this week's Coffee News Podcast to be enlightened and learn something new! We have stories this week about a bear burglar in Orillia, Ontario, Canada; opulent subway stations in Moscow, Russia; and lacy cookies from an artist in Hungary that are too beautiful to eat. Don't forget about our trivia, horoscopes, and jokes! 
11:56
April 17, 2021
054 - April 12, 2021
If you don't live near a sandy beach, bring the beach to your backyard! We'll tell you about a company in Spain that make that happen for you. There are also stories this week in Coffee News about the annual Andler Hillclimb in Belgium (no one has ever made it to the top!); spiral pasta that is handmade in only one place in the world in Italy; and have you ever heard of the baseball plant? It's all in this week's Coffee News Podcast! 
11:33
April 10, 2021
053 - April 5, 2021
Would you try a dish called Death Noodles? This week, we'll tell you about a restaurant in Indonesia that serves the spiciest noodle dish ever! Also we have stories about square watermelons - yeah, it's a thing in Japan - and a place in New Zealand's South Island that has the wildest winds in the world, it even made trees grow sideways. Learn about the most unusual library in the world in Stockholm, Sweden; get fun facts and trivia questions, and of course, our clean, silly jokes! 
11:32
April 3, 2021
052 - March 29, 2021
Do you know what elvers are? Here's a hint - it has nothing to do with Santa's helpers! Find out about elvers in our trivia questions this week. We also have stories about British artist, Simon Beck, who uses snow to create his art; a traditional sport in China that dates back to the Ming Dynasty; and learn about the Tobermory lighthouse in Ontario, Canada. Don't forget to check your horoscope and get a laugh with our riddles and jokes! And wow, we are on Episode 52 - it's been a whole year of the Coffee News Podcast, thanks for listening! 
11:44
March 27, 2021
051 - March 22, 2021
If you love the color purple, we have a fantastic destination to put on your wish list - imagine two islands covered in purple! Hear all about it in this week's podcast, along with stories about a man in India who love photography so much he decorated the exterior of his house with a camera theme and named his sons Canon, Nikon, and Epson! We have trivia about Bram Stoker, Arbor Day, and Simone Biles. And fun facts to amaze you like the meaning of flowers, German comfort food, and the 3 tallest towers in the world. Don't forget to listen to your horoscope and our "dad jokes"! 
11:22
March 20, 2021
050 - March 15, 2021
Imagine the Great Pyramid of Giza in your own backyard! This week, we'll hear about a couple from Russia who love the Pyramid of Giza so much, they built a huge replica of it next to their home. Also, we'll take a trip to Mexico to learn about a surreal sculpture garden and The Cave of the Swallows. And did you know the oldest tea shop in London actually started out as a coffee house? Those stories, your horoscope, lucky numbers, fun facts and much more this week in the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:31
March 12, 2021
049 - March 8, 2021
Do you love jigsaw puzzles? How about a puzzle with over 51-thousand pieces? This week, you'll hear about the world's largest puzzle and also a story about a boy who found sunken treasure in a lake. Test your trivia knowledge and check your horoscope. And learn fun facts about koalas, did you know they have fingerprints very similar to humans? All that and more this week in the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:36
March 5, 2021
048 - March 1, 2021
This week, learn about Blaze, the color-changing Lab from Finland! We also have interesting stories about robbers who used watermelons for masks; two entrepreneurs who recycled fancy hotel bedsheets into designer shirts; and brave crane who stood up to an elephant! You'll get fascinating facts about the world's smallest bird; The Sagano Bamboo Forest in Kyoto, Japan; and American actress, Awkwafina. And do you know what is in a dish called Hangtown Fry? Find out this week in the Coffee News Podcast! 
11:15
February 26, 2021
047 - February 22, 2021
Remember last year when toilet paper was a scarce commodity? This week, we have a story about a truckload of toilet paper that went down in flames just when demand was at it's height! You'll also hear about a Tokyo woman who is very talented in the Japanese art of kyaraben, arranging food in interesting and fun designs. Our trivia is challenging, as usual, and covers a variety of topics such as the human body, mountains, currency, and poets. Your weekly horoscope and lucky numbers are in the podcast, along with fun facts and clean, corny jokes! 
11:53
February 19, 2021
046 - February 15, 2021
Do you love fried potatoes? Enough to eat them for dinner every day for over three decades? This week, we'll tell you about a man in Belgium who does love his fries that much! Also in our interesting and entertaining stories, we will feature a restaurant in Sweden that has a unique way of serving food during the Covid pandemic; the most unique wedding cake you've ever heard of - it hung upside down from the ceiling and looked like a chandelier; and how two Canadian men were able to rescue a baby moose. We'll test your trivia knowledge to see if you know what an abacus in, why Earl Grey tea tastes so distinctive, and who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize. And learn about The Museo de Artes Popular in Mexico City with a colorfully decorated Volkswagen Beetle covered in beadwork; Platform 9 -3/4 in London; and India's national animal, the Bengal tiger. 
11:43
February 12, 2021
045 - February 8, 2021
You've probably heard the phrase, "Let the cat out of the bag" - well, what if the cat IS the bag? This week we'll hear about a Japanese woman who designs handbags that look like real cats. We'll also visit the Celebrity Car Museum in Branson, Missouri; check out the body paint art work of Johannes Stotter; and some crazy furniture creations by a New Zealand man. Are you familiar with words like vicissitude and Leonids? Then you will do great with our trivia questions! Get your horoscope for the week and learn about Naomi Osaka, Wedding Cake Rock, and a special children's carousel in Paris. 
11:34
February 5, 2021
044 - February 1, 2021
We're talking about yak cheese this week! Learn more about Chhurpi, a cheese made in the Himalayas made from the milk of yaks or chauri, a yak-cow cross. Also we'll talk about brie noir cheese, Russian arcade games, and hackberries. Our trivia questions will test your knowledge about El Capitan, a haiku, and an ocarina. And you can check your weekly horoscope and get a laugh with our silly jokes! 
11:20
January 28, 2021
043 - January 25, 2021
Just in time for Valentine's Day, we have a romantic fun fact this week about a place where you can find "I Love You" written 311 different ways. There are also stories about an artist in Finland who got a lot of attention when he created a field of a thousand scarecrow-like people; the little restaurant in Ames, Iowa, that is known for some of the best pancakes in the USA; a little lost sheep named Prickles in Tasmania who managed to get back to her farm years later but as a very wooly ball of fluff; and a burglar who got caught because he took a selfie with his victim's phone. There is also trivia, horoscopes, and silly jokes in the Coffee News Podcast! 
12:00
January 22, 2021
042 - January 18, 2020
Zucchini - is it a fruit or a vegetable? Listen to this week's podcast to learn the answer to that and other other zucchini facts. We'll also have stories about a man in England who loves plants so much that he has 1,400 plants in his one-bedroom apartment! You'll hear about a highway being built a mere 20 inches away from the balconies of high-rise apartment buildings in Cairo, Egypt, and giant loaves of bread that have become a tourist attraction in Vietnam. And get details on a house in North Wales that is being raffled off and will help raise donations to help children. We have your weekly horoscope, Quoteable Quotes, and clean, silly "dad" jokes! 
11:28
January 15, 2021
041 - January 11, 2021
Did you know the Q-Tip is a hundred years old? This week, we have some Q-Tip history for you about the inventor of the famous cotton swab, Leo Gerstenzang. We also have stories about "Ocean Atlas", a huge underwater statue near the city of Nassau in the Bahamas; a tiny tree growing in Fairy Lake near the town of Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, Canada; a lucky man in Colorado who hit the lottery not once, but twice in one day; and an animal hospital in Nairobi National Park in Kenya. There are trivia questions about Tasmania, Lou Ferrigno, and a snaffle. And we'll learn about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; the Colombian Andes, ostriches, and popcorn. As usual, you can get your weekly horoscope and lucky numbers and some fun jokes to tell your friends and family! 
11:30
January 8, 2021
040 - January 4, 2021
This week we feature a story about a maze in the VanDusen Garden in Vancouver; realistic sand art on the beach in Basque Country in Spain by Andoni Bastarrika; a Batman impersonator in Mexico who used his character of the caped crusader to fight the Covid-19 virus; and a cat named Joey who saved his owner from house fire in the night. We'll also learn about the Banff Centre for the Arts in Banff, Alberta, Canada; fun facts about The Philippines; the wide variety of colors of flamingos; and hyperopia. Check out your weekly horoscope, get inspired with our Quoteable Quotes, and smile with our jokes! 
11:21
January 2, 2021
039 - December 28, 2020
This week in Coffee News, we feature Akie Nakata, an artist who uses small stones and rocks to create realistic paintings of small animals and birds. There is also a story about an American artist in Chicago, Jim Bachor, who uses mosaics to fill in potholes. And a Florida weatherman, Paul Dellegatto, who got some unexpected help during his broadcast from a furry friend. We'll learn about the Viana Desert and the astronomer who discovered Uranus; get your horoscope for the week, and get a smile with our silly jokes!
11:04
December 24, 2020
038 - December 21, 2020
This week we'll tell you about a man in Japan who collects bicycle seats that he has stolen, you won't believe how many he has collected over the past 25 years before he was caught! There's a heartwarming story about a brother in Zamboanga City, Philippines, who learned how to sew with YouTube videos to make his sister a prom gown and another story about an antique oddities boutique in Kansas City, Missouri. Our trivia questions will cover livestock, pop culture, sports, Latin, and geography! Did you know Timbuktu is a real place? Do you know where it is located? And of course we have your horoscope and cute jokes, as well as fun facts about Mars and it's two moons, Antarctica, and the Venus Flytrap. 
11:36
December 18, 2020
037 - December 14, 2020
Would you drink eel soda? How about curry or pickled plum soda? We’ll tell you about a company in Japan, Kimura Beverage, that makes these unusually flavored beverages! This week there are also stories about Pepper Apollo, who starting collecting snails as pets and now has 150 of the creatures; a couple who have created their own animal sanctuary near Ranthambore Tiger Reserve; and a California woman who got a big surprise when she tried to transplant her succulent. There are quotes from Benjamin Franklin and George Sand; trivia about Yale University, IKEA, and Doctor Zhivago; and your weekly horoscope. In "Did You Know..." you'll learn about the first ambulance, NHL trailblazer Jordin Tootoo, Sonja Henie, and Tsunamis. 
12:04
December 11, 2020
036 - December 7, 2020
This week we have a story about Charles Penn, aka "Bad Luck Chuck", a super-fan of the Kansas City Chiefs. His bobblehead has been inducted into the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum! There are trivia questions about The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the inventor of the elevator, and heliophobia. And fun facts about Quentin Tarantino, the prime minister of Canada, quinoa, and seals. Don't forget to listen for your horoscope and get a smile with our silly jokes! 
11:46
December 4, 2020
035 - November 30, 2020
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! 
11:21
November 27, 2020
034 - November 23, 2020
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! 
11:51
November 20, 2020
033 - November 16, 2020
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! 
11:26
November 12, 2020
032 - November 9, 2020
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! 
11:44
November 5, 2020
031 - November 2, 2020
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! 
11:42
October 29, 2020
030 - October 26, 2020
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. 
11:07
October 23, 2020
029 - October 19, 2020
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. 
11:18
October 16, 2020
028 - October 12, 2020
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! 
11:49
October 9, 2020
027 - October 5, 2020
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11:29
October 7, 2020
026 - September 28, 2020
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11:44
October 7, 2020
025 - September 21, 2020
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11:14
October 7, 2020
024 - September 14, 2020
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11:34
October 7, 2020
023 - September 7, 2020
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11:33
October 7, 2020
022 - August 31, 2020
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11:42
October 7, 2020
021 - August 24, 2020
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11:32
October 7, 2020
020 - August 17, 2020
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11:17
October 7, 2020
019 - August 10, 2020
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11:53
October 7, 2020
018 - August 3, 2020
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11:15
October 7, 2020
017 - July 27, 2020
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11:30
October 6, 2020
016 - July 20, 2020
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11:23
October 6, 2020
015 - July 13, 2020
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11:43
October 6, 2020
014 - July 6, 2020
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11:48
October 6, 2020
013 - June 29, 2020
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11:24
October 6, 2020
012 - June 22, 2020
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11:17
October 6, 2020
011 - June 15, 2020
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11:44
October 6, 2020
010 - June 8, 2020
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11:17
October 6, 2020
009 - June 1, 2020
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10:37
October 6, 2020
008 - May 25, 2020
This is the Coffee News content for the week of May 25, 2020, but our fun stories, trivia, and jokes are timeless and can be enjoyed anytime!
10:47
October 5, 2020
007 - May 18, 2020
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11:10
October 5, 2020
006 - May 11, 2020
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10:55
October 5, 2020
005 - May 4, 2020
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11:39
October 5, 2020
004 - April 27, 2020
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11:30
October 4, 2020
003 - April 20, 2020
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11:20
October 4, 2020
002 - April 13, 2020
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12:16
October 4, 2020
001 - April 6, 2020
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12:19
October 4, 2020