Podcast

KiDNuZ

News to Grow On

Episodes

  • 08.23.2019

    Aug 23 2019

      Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Friday, August 23rd, 2019 and we begin with… .. a second disaster for the world’s most famous ship. New video from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean shows the historic wreckage of the Titanic in a shocking state of deterioration. Metal- eating bacteria, corrosion and currents have all but destroyed the entire starboard side, including the captain’s quarters and his legendary bath tub. The Titanic, which had been dubbed ‘unsinkable’, wa...more

  • 08.22.2019

    Aug 22 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Thursday, August 22nd, 2019 and we begin with….  ..Multicolored plastic raining down in Colorado. That’s the sober conclusion of a new study from the U.S. Geological Survey. Researchers collecting rainwater from around the state discovered tiny bits of blue, red, silver, purple and green plastic in about 90% of the samples. Authors of the study believe the colorful shards, beads and fibers originally came from polluted water that evap...more

  • 08.21.2019

    Aug 21 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 and we begin with… A Northern California pooch taking the ‘man’s best friend’ saying to a whole new level. According to NBC Bay Area, Darby the dog was relaxing in the family car, while his owner James White fished from a beach in Sonoma County. James quickly landed a big one – a six foot “seven gill” shark – and spent 10 minutes trying to reel him in. When James bent down to take out the hook, ...more

  • 08.20.2019

    Aug 20 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 and we begin with… A midsummer heat wave baking both sides of the country. Folks in the northeast part of the U.S. have been sweating through a couple days of high heat and humidity. And their only consolation is they’re not in the West. That’s where residents are being socked with record-challenging temperatures for the next week to 10 days. The mercury is expected to hit 114 degrees in Phoenix and Las Vegas toda...more

  • 08.19.2019

    Aug 19 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Monday, August 19th, 2019 and we begin with…  No seasickness so far. That’s the message from 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, who is now 6 days into a 2-week Atlantic Ocean crossing. Thunberg is making her way from Sweden to the US in time to appear at the Climate Action Summit in New York in September. Greta refused to make the trip by plane because of the environmental impact of flying. Instead, she opted for a boat that is ac...more

  • 08.16.2019

    Aug 16 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Friday, August 16th, 2019 and we begin with… One of the biggest universities in the country trying to trademark one of the most common words in the English language. If you know anyone who attends Ohio State, or is just a big college football fan, then you know that Buckeyes emphatically refer to their school as THE  Ohio State. Which is why the university is reportedly now trying to legally corral the word “the” or “thee”- for use on t-shi...more

  • 08.15.2019

    Aug 15 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. It’s Thursday, August 15th, 2019. And we begin with..  The most famous museum in the world putting a time limit on the most famous smile in the world. Visitors to the The Louvre in Paris can sometimes wait for hours just to see the Mona Lisa but now.. they can only spend one minute looking at Leonardo da Vinci’s painting — before getting shooed along by security.  Not surprisingly, they’re furious. The issue apparently, is a temporary relocation of ...more

  • 08.14.2019

    Aug 14 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. It’s Wednesday, August 14th, 2019. And we begin with..  The Perseid meteor showers once again soaring overhead as they do every year at this time.  The event is one of the high points in the celestial calendar, and occurs when the Earth ploughs through dusty debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. The meteors, mostly no bigger than a grain of sand, burn up as they hit the atmosphere at 36 miles per second to produce a shooting stream of light in the sky....more

  • 08.13.2019

    Aug 13 2019

      Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 and we begin with….  The hit song, “Old Town Road  causing trouble in one Massachusetts town. Some people are so taken with the tune that they’ve been stealing street signs from a road that shares its name. In recent months, at least three “Old Town Road” signs have disappeared from the suburb of Wellesley, leaving residents and emergency workers at a loss. At $280 a pop, plus labor, to replace the signs, the to...more

  • 08.12.2019

    Aug 12 2019

    KidNuz 08.12.2019-Monday Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Monday, August the 12th, 2019 and we begin with.. Simone Biles once again rewriting the record books for gymnastics. Last night, she won her 6th all-around national title, something no other American has done in 60 years. On her way to that historic moment, she threw in two more. She became the first gymnast to ever attempt and land a double-twisting double-somersault balance beam dismount. And then, in her floor rou...more