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The Good News Podcast

The Good News Podcast is your thrice weekly reminder that not all news is bad.

Tracks

Shampoo and (Soil) Conditioner πŸ’ˆ, Repeat
From the archive, two companies in Australia are diverting a bunch of waste from landfills. Click here if you want to learn more about Soilz Alive β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:26 5/19/24
Maritime Mural Mania πŸš€πŸ–Ό
A story of local government playing along with a tongue-in-cheek resident's fence. Read more and see the fence here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
02:56 5/18/24
Mona Lisa Moving πŸ–Ό
A mystery reappears- do we now know the location in the background of the Mona Lisa?! Maybe!Read more about the Mona Lisa location hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:13 5/14/24
Rakus Rocks πŸ¦§βš•
An orangutan has been documented doing something new and neat!Read more about Rakus here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
02:59 5/10/24
Update: Cool Pavement πŸ†’
An update from LA about a program trying to cool down paved surfaces in the US. Learn more about the cool pavement here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
06:39 5/7/24
Tactile Universe 🌌
An educational astronomy project that helps to make astro-imagery more accessible and engaging to the visually impaired community. Read more about the project here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
05:10 5/4/24
Parisian Picnic πŸ₯ͺπŸ·πŸ§€πŸ°
Paris' most famous street is shutting down to host a gigantic picnic- maybe the biggest ever!Read more about the picnic hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:39 5/2/24
Cat Returned πŸ“¦
A cat takes a shipping journey!Β  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:08 4/30/24
Flights and the Net βœˆπŸ’»
Two pieces of good news coming from the US government- flight refunds and net neutrality!Β  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:24 4/27/24
Voyager 1: Back in Action! πŸ“‘πŸ›°
Voyager 1 was having a hard time getting in touch with Earth, but seems like smart folks found a fix!Read more about the repair here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:33 4/25/24
Bird Dream Song πŸ¦πŸ’€πŸŽΆ
New research has been able to reproduce a song that a bird was dreaming... WHAT?! Read more about the research here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:41 4/20/24
Penguin Pals 🐧
Two penguins have built an inseparable relationship- is love in the air?!Read more about the penguins hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:29 4/18/24
DΓ©jΓ  Vu Island Rescue 🌴πŸ₯₯
A story that seems like a movie that is similar to another story from a few years ago... that also seems like it's from a movie.Read more about the rescues hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:21 4/16/24
Stumpy: Replaced and Cloned 🌸
Famous trees (and one extra famous tree) are getting some help from scientists and diplomats. Read more about the D.C. cherry trees hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:52 4/14/24
Mexican Palace Cats 😸
A group of cats in Mexico's National Palace have received a special designation from the president. Read more (and watch a video) about the cats hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:37 4/11/24
Moon Farmin', Repeat
From the archive, the science of farming in moon dust! I was just reading about the next crewed mission to the moon, and it would appear that they're planning to set up a mini greenhouse on the moon to see how plants do there. Pretty neat! You can read more about the this and the other planned experiments here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:05 4/7/24
Fonts for the Future πŸ”€
A big publisher is experimenting with page-saving fonts to cut down on paper.Read more about the fonts here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:24 4/5/24
Two AI Bots Getting the Job Done
Two tales from the world of robotics and AI and work! Learn more about the tulip bots here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
05:31 4/2/24
Bird Flutter Chatter πŸ¦πŸ’¬
A bird is showing a new form of communication that hasn't been seen before in our feathered friends. Read more about the research and the birds hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:55 3/30/24
Graveyard Geese πŸ’˜, Repeat
From the archive, another good news story from a cemetery! This time, it's geese finding love after loss.Β  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
02:45 3/28/24
Cemetery Solar
A small French town is building solar in an unexpected place.Read more about the project hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:57 3/26/24
Update: An Extinct Flu
A strain of the flu is missing and it might be gone forever and now our seasonal flu vaccine won't even target it.Β  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:57 3/23/24
Basically Sails β›΅
New tech is old school- or is old tech new again? Who knows! But an ancient technology could help reduce carbon emissions in the shipping industry.Β  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:45 3/21/24
Two Tree Updates: Miyawaki and Sycamore Gap 🌳🌲🌳🌲
Updates to two stories involving trees and forests- Miyawaki-method pocket forests and the Sycamore Gap tree in the UK. Read more about the Manhattan Healing Forest hereRead more about the Sycamore Gap seedlings hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:24 3/19/24
Shaq-cellence, Repeat
From the archive, a story about Shaq making someone's day. I'm watching a documentary mini-series about Shaq and was reminded that he tries to do kind things with his wealth when he can.Β  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:37 3/16/24
Coffee Pucks β˜•πŸŸ€
A new coffee technology has the potential to remove some serious single-use plastic pollution from the planet.\Read more about the design and development of the pucks here β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:02 3/15/24
Feline Fine Forgiveness 🐈
Libraries are back in the good news- an entire library system starts accepting a unique currency for fine forgiveness. Read more about March Meowness hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:01 3/9/24
An Author with Authority πŸ“™
An author uses his prominence to make changes in the publishing world- good news for writers all over! Read more about the deal hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
04:09 3/8/24
Gift of Med School 🎁
A huge gift will change the course of young doctors' lives for years to come. Read more about the gift hereΒ  β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
03:57 3/5/24
Update: Sloth Bridges πŸ¦₯πŸŒ‰
An update to a story from two years ago- sloths are getting more and more ways to move around Costa Rica like their sloth ancestors before them! Check out the Sloth Conservation Foundation to learn more β˜… Support this podcast on Patreon β˜…
05:01 2/29/24

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