Podcast

KiDNuZ

News to Grow On

Episodes

  • 12.04.2019

    Dec 04 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 and we begin with… Some eye opening comments from the big boss at YouTube. Chief Executive Officer Susan Wojcicki (Whoa-Jisky) has five kids ranging in age from grammar school to late teens and she says the youngest ones aren’t even allowed on the site. The only place they can roam.. is on youtube kids and even then, only with time limits. Youtube has come under fire in recent years for promoting inappropriate c...more

  • 12.03.2019

    Dec 03 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019 and we begin with… …A nine-year-old boy from Florida hoping to make a 1-million dollar bet with President Trump. Evan is a fourth grader from the city of Melbourne and, through a series of tv ads and billboards, is challenging the leader of the free world to go vegan- meaning eating no fish, meat, dairy or eggs – for the month of January. If Mr. Trump puts his love for fast food burgers aside for 30 days, t...more

  • 12.02.2019

    Dec 02 2019

      Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Monday, December 2nd, 2019 and we begin with… A Florida high school saying a final farewell to formaldehyde frogs. Traditionally, students who take Biology are at some point asked to dissect, or carefully cut apart, the body of a dead, chemically preserved frog in order to study its organs. It’s exciting for some kids, disgusting for others. JW Mitchell in New Port Richey may have the answer: it’s reportedly the first school in the w...more

  • 11.26.2019

    Nov 26 2019

    Good morning, and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Tuesday, Nov 26th, 2019. And we begin with.. …A Queen where there once was a king. Sunday night at the American Music Awards belonged to Taylor Swift, who won in all five categories for which she was nominated. In doing so, she dethroned Michael Jackson and his 24 awards to set a new high-water mark of 29. Among the honors, Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade, which set up her “Will She or Won’t She” play her oldies moment. She did...more

  • 11.25.2019

    Nov 25 2019

    KidNuz 11.25.2019 Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Monday, November 25th 2019 and we begin with…. …An emotional few moments in a Minnesota classroom. 12 year old Jonathan Jones is severely colorblind, which means he can’t see vibrant shades of blues, reds or orange. Everything, he says, is just kind of dull. His classmates were learning about the disorder when their principal, who is also colorblind, brought in special glasses that allow wearers who otherwise can’t.. to se...more

  • 11.22.2019

    Nov 22 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Friday, November 22, 2019 and we begin with… Out with the old and in with the new. That seems to be the case with the latest Grammy nominations. The top music awards show has been criticized for focusing on older rock stars and ignoring up-and-coming talent. Well, not this year. The latest crop of nominees are young and diverse. Getting the most nods this year is Lizzo.. a new pop & R&B star, nominated for 8 prizes. Right behind her...more

  • 11.21.2019

    Nov 21 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Thursday, November 21st, 2019 and we begin with…. A burst of unicorns in the forecast for tonight’s evening sky. Meteorologists say there’s a “good chance” that a celestial event known as a unicorn meteor shower will take place shortly before midnight eastern time and last just under an hour. The cosmic outburst’s scientific name is Alpha Monocerotids, Monoceros being Greek for unicorn. Meteor showers occur when the Earth passes through debr...more

  • 11.20.2019

    Nov 20 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 and we begin with… ..  a chance for you to turn the tables on your parents and grill them about their safety habits. A new report finds that 25% of adults don’t buckle up when they sit in the back seat. The survey is from the Governors Highway Safety Association and was timed to coincide with the start of the holiday road trip season, when more people are in their cars more often.. and often for longer trips. T...more

  • 11.19.2019

    Nov 19 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 and we begin with… One of Washington D.C.’s favorite residents airborne, in style. Today, Bei Bei the Panda will board a private Boeing 777F, dubbed the Panda Express, for a flight to his new home in China. Bei Bei was born at the Smithsonian’s ‘National Zoo’ back in 2015. As part of an agreement with conservationists, though, all cubs born at the Zoo must return to China when they turn 4 years old. Bei Bei will...more

  • 11.18.2019

    Nov 18 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Monday, November 18th, 2019 and we begin with…. A chance for you and your favorite pooch to team up for science. Researchers from the University of Washington are looking for 10-thousand dogs for the largest ever study on canine aging. All ages, sizes and breeds are welcome, and the pets will get to live at home and follow their usual routine. Owners will need to complete online questions about food and walks and also take their dogs to the...more