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5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 68)

Hear on Episode 68 about humanity’s battle against mosquitoes – should we swat or swap them? Also, Britain’s beavers are back, cleaner cling-film is being developed and how to make cow poo less toxic for the environment? A poo zapper,...

Oct 13, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 67)

Hear on Episode 67 about mega comet that’s heading near the sun in ten years, about Hollywood’s box office highs but threat of workers strike looming low, UK’s petrol crisis and Thailand’s taxi-top gardens all this week...

Oct 6, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 66)

Hear us saying Goodbye to Newsy Jacuzzi and hello to Newsy Pooloozi on Episode 66! We tell you why, plus the game of cricket also gets a name change, the UK spends millions on carbon suckers and a new spider app helps arachnophobia. Dive into...

Sep 29, 2021

Newsy Jacuzzi changed its name!

Today the Newsy Jacuzzi was drained. Yes, we needed something bigger and splashier to hold all the swirling, whirling news we pack into our podcast each week. (And something the Jacuzzi Group couldn’t hold a claim to.) So out with Newsy...

Sep 29, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 65)

Hear on Episode 65 about the everyday astronauts private citizens who spent three days in space, plus how artificial intelligence lends a helping hand in art, Spain’s spewing volcano and Germany’s Moo-Loo! Dive into the Episode 65 here and...

Sep 22, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 64)

Hear on episode 64 about India’s four-month festival season, which begins with Ganpati, new “fan-plastic” biodegradable food wrap, Emma Raducanu wows the world and Ig Nobel prizes make us laugh! Dive into the episode here and...

Sep 15, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 63)

Hear how and why US flash floods cause havoc, that tuna is back from the brink of extinction, Marvel’s first Asian superhero “marvels” the box office and the Japanese artist who’s literally “out of. Hear episode 63 Dive into...

Sep 8, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 62)

Hear in Episode 62 about the ancient “god of death” whale fossil found (in a desert?!), our hurricane explainer and about baseball’s new spit-free ball,  also hear about Switzerland’s flying cows and Australia’s hearty sheep....

Sep 1, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 61)

Hear on Episode 61 how researchers can predict when and where lightning will strike, also about a new vaccine for kids on the block, the longest vaccination trek, Int’l Dog Day and bumblebee that became a pet. Dive in to the episode here...

Aug 25, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 60)

Move over Zeppelins – hear on Episode 60 how airships get a rebirth, turmoil in Afghanistan as US troops leave and Taliban take over, research shows apes like to mind their manners – find out how on this week’s episode! Dive in to the...

Aug 20, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 59)

Hear on Episode 59 the highlights of joy and good sportsmanship from Tokyo’s Olympic 2020, India’s hockey triumphs, the human medicine that works on diseased coral and the underwater sculpture museum in Cyprus. Dive in to the...

Aug 19, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 58)

Hear on Episode 58 how smart mouth-guards can revolutionize high-impact sports, what surfers and skateboarders think of their sports’ Olympic debut, a new app for International Cat Day and the tale of the two-headed turtle. This episode is...

Aug 5, 2021

Newsy Pooloozi turns 1!

Happy birthday to us. Happy birthday to us. Happy birthday to Newsy Pooloozi – OMG, we’re one year old! Happy birthday to us! Yes, we just completed 52 weeks of podcasting our weekly world news podcast for kids and...

Jul 1, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 52)

On Episode 52 a major Hollywood movie is in the works about the Canadian “tree talk” pioneer, there’s a new bamboo bat for cricket, a Spanish shepherdess school is calling all Bo-Peeps and a Swedish city embraces its rain. Dive...

Jun 23, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 51)

On Episode 51 of Newsy Pooloozi British scientists discover fruit flies get hangry (who knew!), a New Delhi teen creates affordable air purifiers, Spain’s robot chef creates a stir and London’s sky-pool gives onlookers the...

Jun 16, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 50)

On Episode 50 of Newsy Pooloozi there was mega space news – from new missions to Venus, a fly-by of Jupiter’s moon, worming head to space and kites on Mars. Plus we reported on a fire on a cargo ship off the coast of Sri Lanka leads...

Jun 9, 2021

The once-in-17-year cicadas are here!

Yes, those amazing Periodical Brood X Cicadas that we’ve all been waiting for have arrived in swarms. The insects, native to the US’s eastern states, spend 17 years of their life underground. They suck sap from the roots of trees...

Jun 3, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 49)

This week on Episode 49 we had a special on-location report from the island nation, most at risk, of “falling off the map” because of climate change – the Maldives. It’s come up with a clever plan of building a floating city. But...

Jun 2, 2021

We made the “20 Best British News Podcasts of 2021” list!

Well, what a treat to open up our email and find out we’ve been selected as one of the “20 Best British News Podcasts of 2021” by the digital magazine, Best Startup UK. Why, thank you, thank you! And we’re in some pretty impressive...

May 31, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 48)

On Episode 48 of Newsy Pooloozi – it’s official, the US government has finally, openly, recognized the need to research unidentified flying objects, which, by the way, go by a different name these days. We tell you all in this...

May 26, 2021

Dramarama – latest pandemic trend!

What’s all the drama about? You mean besides a global pandemic, people getting sick and online school?! How about the clever ways people are trying to keep kids – stuck at home for annoyingly long periods of time – entertained and...

May 25, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 47)

On Episode 47 of Newsy Pooloozi, we bet you didn’t know that the wonderful island nation of Taiwan was in the middle of a seriously bad drought? Also, you’ve heard talk of a “dark” and gasey “ransom hack” that took place in the USA...

May 19, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 46)

In Episode 46 of Newsy Pooloozi we discussed the big Muslim festival, Eid, celebrated by a quarter of humanity – Eid Mubarak! Also, no doubt the nasty old coronavirus is rotten – but on the flipside – a new study shows COVID is making...

May 12, 2021

Top 50 Moms in Podcasting!

Well, what a Mother’s Day treat this was. As if getting French pastries, a bottle of bubbles and pedicure from my daughter, Leela’s, own fair hands weren’t enough for Mother’s Day (I have her and helper-dad well trained!)… I was...

May 9, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 45)

In Episode 45 of Newsy Pooloozi not millions, but billions, of cicadas are about to emerge from their underground lairs and swarm over several states in America – we talked about what’s fascinating and what’s “yick” about this...

May 5, 2021

The cicadas are coming!

A wonderous once-in-17-years natural phenomenon is about to happen. Well, wondrous is one word for it. Creepy might be another! Swarms of cicadas are about to descend upon the United States. Not millions, but billions of the big-winged, flying...

May 4, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 44)

In Episode 44 of Newsy Pooloozi we covered a history-making week – not just in America, but up in space and in the world of soccer. First and foremost – with super-fast speed, the verdict was delivered in the epic trial of the ex-police...

Apr 28, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 43)

In Episode 43 of Newsy Pooloozi we covered a history-making week – not just in America, but up in space and in the world of soccer. First and foremost – with super-fast speed, the verdict was delivered in the epic trial of the ex-police...

Apr 21, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 42)

In Episode 42 of Newsy Pooloozi there was big news from ancient Egypt. Yep, the past has spoken. That is to say, a 3000-year-old “lost golden city” has been discovered! Also, the debate over voting rights is still raging in Georgia,...

Apr 14, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 41)

In Episode 41 of Newsy Pooloozi… We took a deep dive into the troubled waters of the shipping containers. And if that’s too deep for you, we shot up to the stars with the latest tech news about a space observatory that could fit into your...

Apr 7, 2021

April Fools!

Oh, we couldn’t resist, could we? I mean, a lot of our stories are pretty wacky and unbelievable (that’s a deliberate editorial decision to keep kids interested!), but this week we went the whole hog. Every story had a...

Apr 1, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 40)

Happy Holi, Happy Easter and April Fools’! In Episode 40 of Newsy Pooloozi hear all about the different customs and festivals celebrating Spring. Also, did you know Spain is trying out a four-day work week? And can you believe there is a...

Apr 1, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 39)

Episode 39 of Newsy Pooloozi was packed and rather wacky. First up, we looked at pandemic pets – more people than ever are getting new cats and dogs – but it’s creating some craaaazy demands on the market, the owners and on the pets! We...

Mar 26, 2021

Newsy Pooloozi on NYT’s “best of” list!

Did we do the happy dance when we saw we were on the New York Times “30 Best Podcast” for kids list? Oh, yes we did. For about five hours! As the article states, “There has been an explosion of new shows for children in the...

Mar 19, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 38)

In Episode 38 of Newsy Pooloozi, a whirlpool of news and information, we took to the skies to discover the many wonderful ways innovators are creating cleaner airplanes – from the sun above to the water all around us. And if that doesn’t lift...

Mar 17, 2021

Kids Listen podcasts celebrating girls and women

Kids Listen, the fabulous family friendly network of podcasters for kids, has compiled a handy list of some great podcasts celebrating girls and women to get you in the vibe of Women’s History Month celebrated in the US. The list was...

Mar 16, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 37)

In Episode 37 of Newsy Pooloozi – a whirlpool of news and information, or, as the New York Times described us recently, “a news variety show” – we had a wide and wacky variety of news. We kicked off our “variety show” with...

Mar 10, 2021

Five Fab Facts turns into online quiz!

“Ask and ye shall receive,” as the old saying goes. In other words… you wanted the Five Fab Facts turned into an online quiz to take after listening to the podcast and, voilà! We’re doing it. For those who don’t know the...

Mar 5, 2021

5 Fab Facts Quiz (Episode 36)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 36 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we gave some good news on the plastic front, featuring some super solutions to the world’s plastic problem – from a major drink company that’s going...

Mar 3, 2021

We made it to the NYT!

We are really excited and super proud that our humble mother-daughter news podcast, Newsy Pooloozi, has been recognized by the New York Times!We have been singled out as one of the “expert” kid podcasts out there. Leela was quoted...

Mar 1, 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

5 Fab Facts (Episode 31)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 31 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode, boy, did we have some electric news for you… That’s right experts predict that electric vehicles will be bought as often as traditional cars in the...

Jan 27, 2021

How to get kids interested in news!

That sounds like an overly ambitious, not to mention poncy, prospect, doesn’t it? Or possibly even a scary one. But actually, once you’ve embraced the notion that a regular dose of news is actually good for kids (really!), the question is...

Jan 22, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 30)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 30 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we told the story of India’s cricket team, B-team to be precise. Against all odds, battling through pain, broken bones, racist abuse and more – the Indian...

Jan 20, 2021

Fab Facts gets a “facelift”

So we’ve decided to give our segment “5 Fab Facts” a facelift as we’ve had some fab (get it?) feedback from teachers who listen and use Newsy Pooloozi to help get their students interested in current events. Since...

Jan 18, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 29)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 29 of Newsy Pooloozi! This week was a doozy – because there was big news, ancient news and artistically odd news for our listeners. First, we broke down the storming of the US capital and what...

Jan 13, 2021

Newsy Pooloozi’s 2021 resolutions!

Happy New Year! So this is the time to think about new beginnings, right? To evaluate the last 12 months and think about better ways – or just more fun and interesting ways – of doing things. OK, this year it’s a little weird as the world...

Jan 11, 2021

Is news good for kids?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is – should kids really be exposed to news so young? By young they mean the target audience of the Newsy Pooloozi podcast, which is 8 to 12-years-old, though a lot of slightly younger kids listen and even...

Jan 8, 2021

5 Fab Facts (Episode 28)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 28 of Newsy Pooloozi — a news podcast for kids and curious minds! In this episode we kicked off 2021 with the happy news that the vaccine is here, the vaccine is here! But does it mean the end...

Jan 6, 2021

Fab Facts takes a break…

Actually, we are the ones who took a break over the winter holidays. And in our place we put up some Best of 2020 episodes (see below) and that meant we didn’t recap the fabulous facts heard on those episodes… But we will crank back...

Dec 16, 2020

We’re mentioned in the Top Trendsetting Podcasts for 2020!

We are over-the-moon to be mentioned in the School Library Journal’s top trendsetting podcasts of 2020 report! The prestigious US journal is the go-to publication for librarians and information specialists who work with children and teens....

Dec 14, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 24)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 24 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode you won’t believe the big news we had on the big man… Ho, ho… who? Not Santa Claus, but Jolly Old Saint Nick. And, of course, it’s not just the...

Dec 9, 2020

Real St Nick Revealed!

If you hear the words, Santa Claus, what comes to mind? The jolly, fat man in the red suit, with a long, curly white beard, chubby red cheeks and a twinkle in his eye? You wouldn’t be alone. Most people’s idea of Santa Claus is the magical...

Dec 9, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 23)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 23 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we told the story of the mystery monolith that appeared and then disappeared in a Utah desert – was it aliens, an artist or a prankster? Then we talked...

Dec 3, 2020

Eww la la, we were on Insta Live with The Hindu!

Leela and I were thrilled to do another super cool video interview – this time with The Hindu. We really loved chatting with reporter Praveen Sudevan, who’s always so well researched and engaging. Thanks for giving us the chance to chat and...

Dec 3, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 22)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 22 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we talked about being grateful for the COVID-19 vaccines – thanks, science! But what does that really mean for you and me? We broke it down. Plus we told...

Nov 26, 2020

Take the Autumn Festivities Quiz

Autumn is here. And with it we officially mark the festive season. I hope you caught our previous episode on the spooky season and how cultures around the world commemorate the dead. Haven’t listened to it yet? No worries, here you go:...

Nov 25, 2020

Vroom Broom VS Magical Mask

Brazil is a country in South America where art and innovation often come together. And sometimes the results are… wacky. Wonderfully wacky. And we have two examples of this. We couldn’t decide which story was the best, so we did both and...

Nov 19, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 21)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 21 of Newsy Pooloozi! Buckle up, because in it was a fast and wacky, science and techy episode of Newsy Pooloozi this week! Virgin’s Hyperloop made us whoooosh – hear how the high-speed...

Nov 19, 2020

Happy Diwali! (Wait, what is Diwali?)

India’s festive season kicked off several weeks ago. While there is a huge variety of religions and cultures in India, the Hindu holiday Diwali is considered the peak of the festive season. The “festival of lights” means many things...

Nov 14, 2020

H&M magic machine – turns old clothes into yarn

Have you ever wondered what happens to your old t-shirt you throw away? Sure, we give away as much as we can, but we don’t always, do we? And what happens then? Trash can. Rubbish heap. Landfill. Even if we all only throw away a couple of items...

Nov 13, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 20)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 20 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we mentioned just  a little bit about the US election because, well, we thought maybe everyone’s had enough of that. But mostly because… It’s...

Nov 11, 2020

Best. Fan mail. Ever.

We were over-the-moon, de-light-ed to receive this in our inbox: “I have a little poem I wrote about this boiling-hot Pooloozi! I request you to read it out too! I’m Sahasra Sridhar and I’m 11 years old. I live in Chennai,...

Nov 9, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 19)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 19 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we dove into the big US election with reports from our kid correspondents from the capital, Washington DC, the battleground states of Florida and Texas, and...

Nov 6, 2020

Whoa, we were on BBC Asia Network!

It was so much fun being on the BBC Asia Network this week. We spoke with Qasa Alom for a good quarter of an hour all about Newsy Pooloozi, why news is important for kids, recording under our bed and the US election. In fact Leela was even...

Nov 6, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 18)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 18 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this spooky special episode we told the story of autumn festivals all over the world – from the far east of Asia where they set a place at the table for their Hungry...

Oct 29, 2020

Frightening Festival Season

Did you know Halloween isn’t the only autumn fright festival happening in the world?  There are several spooky celebrations and they share a lot in common – proving people from different cultures and countries are actually a lot more similar...

Oct 29, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 17)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 17 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode it was all about voting in elections, communicating with pets and strange things up in space. That’s right, we figured out how people are voting and who’s...

Oct 22, 2020

Featured in the Indian Express!

We are super stoked to be featured in another big Indian newspaper! The Indian Express is one of country’s leader newspapers, which is super well regarded. It was one of our longest features in a traditional question and answer format...

Oct 22, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 16)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 16 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we discussed how India’s deadly pollution is back and why it’s a multi-headed monster that’s not easy to tame! However, scientists are mixing up a...

Oct 17, 2020

Spreading Solely Sunshine on Newsy Pooloozi

We were so happy to have the creator of Solely Sunshine on Newsy Pooloozi to spread her bright message of support to those needing a little kindness to help get them through bleak times. Sixteen-year-old Natalie Salvatierra explained how it...

Oct 9, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 15)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 15 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we found out IF the latest discovery on Mars could mean there’s life on the Red Planet! Staying in outer space, a special titanium toilet is heading to the...

Oct 8, 2020

Newsy Pooloozi in The Hindu!

Leela and I were really chuffed* to be featured in one of India’s most prestigious newspapers, The Hindu.  It was one of those long interviews over the phone where it was clear the reporter, Praveen Sudevan, had done his homework, read...

Oct 8, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 14)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 14 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we jumped into the ring of the US presidential election to find out why it matters. We also heard how McDonald’s is embracing the recycling cup culture in...

Oct 1, 2020

Eww la la, we were live on Miss Malini!

We were pretty excited (and a wee bit nervous) to be interviewed live on Miss Malini’s Facebook page on Tuesday, September 29. Miss Malini is one of India’s most popular lifestyle gurus with some 2.7 million Twitter followers and an extensive...

Oct 1, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 13)

Below are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 13 of Newsy Pooloozi! In this episode we told the story of the supreme rebel, girl Ruth Bader Ginsburg, including how she got the nickname, “The Notorious RBG.” We also heard about...

Sep 24, 2020

Delhi’s Ballet Dance Dream

It’s not every day that the son of a rickshaw driver crosses all sorts of silly social and economic barriers in India to enter the world some call “high art.” But that’s what Kamal Singh from New Delhi did 3 years ago when, on a whim, he...

Sep 23, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 12)

Here are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 12 of Newsy Pooloozi! FAB FACT NUMBER 1: A long period without any rain is called a drought. FAB FACT NUMBER 2: Nearly 90 percent of all wildfires in the US are started by humans. FAB FACT...

Sep 17, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 11)

Here are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 11 of Newsy Pooloozi. FAB FACT NUMBER 1: Human excrement (otherwise known as poo!) can be analyzed or studied to check for signs of parasites, bacteria and viruses. FAB FACT NUMBER 2: Scientists...

Sep 14, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 10)

Here are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode X of Newsy Pooloozi. FAB FACT NUMBER 1: A black hole is region of spacetime where the gravity pull is sooo strong that nothing, not even light can escape from it. FAB FACT NUMBER 2: A blue hole...

Sep 3, 2020

Hey Black Child

As protests over racial abuse and inequality in the United States reach new heights, we realized Newsy Pooloozi could not ignore the topic, nor the Black Lives Matter movement. While we try to deliver fun stories for our main audience of...

Sep 3, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 9)

Here are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 9 of Newsy Pooloozi. FAB FACT NUMBER 1: The earth is 4.5 billion years old. FAB FACT NUMBER 2: The industrial age is when humans started making massive machines to make, or manufacture, things...

Sep 2, 2020

“Connected” Fangirls

So you know that feeling when you love something soooo much and you want everyone to know about it? Whether it’s a song, a new playground, a TV show – you just want to shout from the rooftops how wonderful it its? Yet. You also want to...

Sep 1, 2020

5 Fab Facts (Episode 8)

Here are the top 5 Fab Facts heard on Episode 8 of Newsy Pooloozi. FAB FACT NUMBER 1: In order for a tropical storm to be called, or categorized, as a “hurricane” the winds must be 74-miles-per-hour. FAB FACT NUMBER 2: Hurricanes are...

Aug 31, 2020

What are podcasts, anyway?

Wondering what podcasts are and why follow podcasts for kids? Read on to know more. POD WHAT? “What is a podcast?” asked my daughter’s friend. “Fun stuff to listen to. No videos. Just listening,” was Leela’s...

Aug 31, 2020

New segment: 5 FAB FACTS!

We have something fabulous to introduce. Emphasis on the word fabulous. Well, fab for short. While Newsy Pooloozi is a news podcast often each story has a LOT of background information. That means a lot of fun facts. But, wait. Why are they...

Aug 27, 2020

There’s a Dinosaur in My House!

When our Tech Reporter, Jackson Hosking, uttered these words, we didn’t believe him. Then he showed us how we, too, could get a giant reptile in our house. OK, it’s a 3D version thanks to the clever folks at Google, but still. And look…...

Aug 5, 2020

Beignets Anyone?

Reporting on the Cinéma sur l’Eau (cinema on the water) in Paris for our third episode, inspired us to eat French food, naturally. The clever city leaders in Paris found a perfectly socially distant way to kick off the summer this year....

Jul 15, 2020

Under-bed Recording Studio

Where is our HQ aka the Newsy Pooloozi recording studio? Read on to find out! When you record quality sound, you are in a quiet place. But you would be amazed how loud air conditioners or refrigerators sound on a recording. But that’s not...

Jul 8, 2020

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