Monthly Archives: February 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 35)

This episode was all about the magic of science – from the stunning landing of the Mars Perseverance rover to the astonishing cloning of a ferret on the brink of extinction. That’s not all. The first-ever flying car has been approved for...

Feb 24, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 34)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 34 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we talked about the one-and-a-half billion people around the world who are celebrating the Year of the Ox – we discussed what it means and why it’s...

Feb 17, 2021

Episode transcripts now available!

As a world news podcast we have a lot of listeners for whom English is a second language. For a while we’d been wondering – would they find it useful to have a transcript, which is the text of everything we say on each episode. And guess...

Feb 15, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 33)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 33 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we went high – up to space in fact. Yep, tourism is entering a new orbit – outer space to be exact. And it’s not just astronauts and billionaires going...

Feb 13, 2021

LOOKY-LOOKY alert

LOOKY-LOOKY? What’s that, you ask? We want to share all the super cool stories we’ve found around the world that don’t make it into the weekly podcast but are still worth a look. A looky-looky in fact! On our hunt for good news stories...

Feb 13, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 32)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 32 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we explained the route domestic dogs are most likely to have taken on their journey from wolf to cute canine, information now known thanks to the latest...

Feb 3, 2021

We made the “Kidcasts: News for Kids” list!

We are absolutely delighted to be included on the recent Kidcasts: News for Kids playlist, produced by the renowned School Library Journal (SLJ). “These days, it can seem as if Americans consume news and information from completely...

Feb 1, 2021

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