Newsy Jacuzzi is a weekly, family-friendly news podcast reporting on science, animals, space, tech toys and tools, culture, entertainment, sports… and even politics! It’s presented by a British American mother-and-daughter duo based in India, covering the world in a fun and engaging way. Newsy Jacuzzi also has kid correspondents from all over the world — Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Proud Kids Listen member too! @newsyjacuzzi www.newsyjacuzzi.com
India's cricket team makes sporting history, microplastics pollute the Arctic, Adidas fungi footwear and mealworms for dinner, anyone?
This week hear how the storming of the US Capitol tests democracy, about the ancient café uncovered in Pompeii, how millions of chopsticks are reused and an Indian man's rice ATM. SHOW NOTES: Do check out the BEST KIDS PODCAST 2021 list we made it onto - thank you, Feedspot!Also, here is a link to the super cool Pompeii discovery and the chopstick recycler.
Hello and happy new year! We are temporarily reporting from London for the next few weeks - yep, lockdown central. Help us usher in the new year by hitting subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and also joining the Newsy Jacuzzi Facebook community here. Watch and hear NASA's space 'sounds' here.Plus for two really great articles on the vaccines and the virus check out:https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-51665497https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/16/well/live/life-after-covid.html
Did you know there’s a new way to track dog years? Or how to make your cat smile? And what are your pets really thinking? How about the rat who saves lives, the mice that aren't mice, or coronavirus sniffing dogs? Have a listen to the best animal stories of the year!
It’s Christmas! Find out what that means for our reporters around the world. Plus, it’s that time of the year when we take stock of the last twelve months and as a special Xmas treat we give you our wackiest and weirdest Newsy Jacuzzi Oddball stories of 2020!
From 3D dinosaurs (in your living room!), Japan’s Norimaki synthesizer “taste pop,” the super squid bot, the revolutionary Hyperloop, H&M’s magic loom and the tech power of the… pencil!
Digital facial reconstruction of Saint Nicholas courtesy of Image Foundry.
It’s beginning to look like… an alien left something in the Utah desert? Hear about the mysterious monolith, White House pets, big holiday for Sikhs, Oz girl’s kick-start and an Indian tale of perseverance.
Gratitude for COVID-19 vaccines, but what’s it really mean? Plus hear about the violin thank you, the virus survivor who got bit by a cobra, the super robot squid, Thanksgiving in America and the strange advice to eat more sugar!
Hear how future travel will swoosh thanks to Virgin’s Hyperloop, how brooms go “vroom” in Brazil, Japan’s monster wolf robot, India’s leopards and baseball’s first female general manager.
Festival season is underway in India – Happy Diwali! – while England’s bonfire night marks a big explosion that never happened. In science news clothing giant H&M turn old clothes into new yard and in Finland they prove dirty daycares are good for kids!
Hear reports across the US as voters show up in record numbers, about dirty cars creating clean energy, the city of angels becoming the city of champions and an odd animal election that’s barking mad!
On our Spooky Special episode, hear about Asia’s Hungry Ghost Festival, America’s Halloween and Mexico’s Day of the Dead, which all have more in common than you think. But that’s not all, we also have the mystery of killer whales that go bump at sea and Japan’s drive-in haunted houses.
Big thanks to some special contributions this week from fellow podcasters at the Kids Listen network: The Past and the Curious and Curious Kid Podcast. https://www.kidslisten.org/https://thepastandthecurious.com/https://curiouskidpodcast.buzzsprout.com/
Special thanks again to Amaira and Anaira Mirza for their joint work on this week's fabulous artwork!
Do lakes on Mars mean there’s Martian life? Also, find out why NASA sends an expensive titanium toilet to space, why India built the longest and highest highway tunnel in the world, who the Solely Sunshine girl is and how canines are sniffing out the coronavirus in Finland.
We jump into the ring of the US presidential election. We also hear about McDonald’s embrace of the “re-use” cup culture in Britain, the Spanish athlete who takes being a “good sport” to a higher level and move over Mighty Mouse… find out how a hero rat is saving lives! Oh, and for International Podcast Day - we share our favorites!!
Special thanks to Amaira and Anaira Mirza for their joint work on this week's fabulous artwork!
Why are fires tearing across the West Coast of America? We break it down. We also shout from the rooftops about our fav science show, Netflix's "Connected," we hear about a rooftop concert in Germany, the loneliest elephant in the world and a fly trap that goes wrong in France.
Hear how the skies are going to crowd with flying cars, jetpack flyers and delivery drones. Also those coronavirus poo fighters triumph in Arizona and it’s game-on for cricket's Indian Premier League.
Hear special guests "Hey Black Child" on race tensions in the US, also about the ocean's mysterious blue holes, Nigeria's dancing sensation and the "cheeky" way to stop lions eating cows.
Hear what Greenland's melting ice cap means for you, the high-tech power of low-tech pencils, Japan's answer to socially distanced haunted houses, the crazy league season in US sports and how it snowed cocoa in Switzerland.
The storm season is creating heavy monsoon rain in Asia and whipping up hurricanes in the Americas, also hear about a Kenyan boy's clever hand-washing contraption and the story of the sly fox and the cat thief all on this week's Newsy Jacuzzi!
In our special Ocean Episode hear the spectacular plans for an underground sea station, what woke up after being asleep at sea for a 100 million years, about lost sailors rescued from a tiny island, why Spanish beaches are surprisingly packed and the blue lobster found… at a Red Lobster restaurant!
We explore the likely “Covid Code of Conduct” when school reopens, hear the show goes on in Austria, how private space travel is making history, about the two Indian schoolgirls who discovered an asteroid and how you can get 3D dinosaurs in your living room, really!
Hear us volley (with a real tennis ball!) the pros and cons about going back to school or not, muse over the cotton candy iPhone Photo Awards and Facebook's "reel" competition for TikTok, plus KFC are digitally printing chicken nuggets (yumm?!) and Burger King think they have the answer to making cows fart less.
Hear about the race to find a COVID19 vaccine and how US college sports are on hold, also how to spot the biggest comet of your lifetime, never mind block your noisy neighbors. Find out about Toronto's drive-in art gallery and an English pub that goes to shocking lengths to maintain social distancing.
Find out why some lemurs and whales are almost extinct, why NASA needs your help, the big fight in video game consoles, the best socially distant event EVER and how the world’s highest mountain is inspiring a cycling craze that's getting a boost because of the pandemic.
Music and sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com
Music and sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com
Fab music ("Father Time, Mother Earth" by the talented David Gywn Jones) and some sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com - thanks y'all!