Time for the best Newsy Pooloozi animal stories this year!

Kid News This Week: As the holiday season begins, it’s time to look back on 2021. First up, we present the best Newsy Pooloozi animal...

Dec 8, 2021 Episode 76

Invasion of Joro spiders, omicron arrives, plants talk, maple syrup crisis

Joro spiders invade Georgia, new COVID variant omicron arrives, plants talk to humans and Canada’s maple syrup crisis

Dec 1, 2021 Episode 75

“Quick Dip” of news this Thanksgiving week

Happy Thanksgiving and happy Hanukkah! Since it’s a holiday week, we’re giving you a “quick dip” of the news this...

Nov 24, 2021 Episode 74

India’s toxic air, Florida space launch, Sikhs celebrate, locusts on EU menu

Toxic air shuts schools in Delhi, special report from space launch, Sikhs celebrate Gurpurab and locusts on EU “novel food” list

Nov 17, 2021 Episode 73

Global eco summit, India’s floating power station, bad sportsmen, blue bananas

Will COP26 help save the planet? Indian’s floating solar power station, California high school’s bad win and the blue banana

Nov 10, 2021 Episode 72

Diwali around the world, AI and Beethoven’s 10th, Ireland’s microplastic sucker

“Festival of Lights” explained, Diwali around the world, artificial intelligence and Beethoven’s 10th, Ireland’s microplastic...

Nov 3, 2021 Episode 71

Honeybees scare, Spain’s cursed village, shadow scientists, Mexico’s doll island

Scary honeybee and candy news, Halloween’s history, Spain’s witchy village, shadow scientists in deep space, Mexico’s doll island

Oct 27, 2021 Episode 70

Flying microchips, Kerala exodus, California “snake-mare,” airport pig patrol

Microchip smaller than an ant can fly! Kerala’s floods cause exodus, California’s under-house snake pit, “pig patrol” foils...

Oct 20, 2021 Episode 69

Battle against mosquitoes, beavers are back, clean cling-film, cow-poo zapper

Mosquitoes – should swat or swap them? Britain’s beavers are back, cleaner cling-film and cow-poo zapper

Oct 13, 2021 Episode 68

Mega comet coming, Hollywood ups and downs, UK petrol crisis, taxi-top gardens

Mega comet near sun in 10 years, box office highs but threat of workers strike, UK petrol crisis and Thailand’s taxi-top gardens

Oct 6, 2021 Episode 67

Newsy gets a new name, cricket’s “batsman” change, new spider app

Goodbye Newsy Jacuzzi hello Newsy Pooloozi! Cricket also gets name-change, UK spends millions on carbon suckers and new spider app

Sep 29, 2021 Episode 66

Everyday astronauts, AI helps art, Spain’s volcano, Germany’s Moo-Loo

Private citizens spend three days in space, artificial intelligence lends a helping hand, Spain’s spewing volcano, Germany’s Moo-Loo

Sep 22, 2021 Episode 65

India’s festive season, “fan-plastic” food wrap, tennis wonder, Ig Nobel prizes

India’s four-month festival season starts, “fan-plastic” biodegradable food wrap, Emma Raducanu wows world and Ig Nobel prizes

Sep 15, 2021 Episode 64

Flash floods, tuna is back, Asian Marvel, “out of the box” art

US flash flood havoc, tuna back from brink of extinction, first Asian superhero “marvels” box office, Japanese artist “out of the box”

Sep 8, 2021 Episode 63

Four-legged whale, hurricane explainer, new baseball, flying cows, hearty sheep

Ancient “god of death” whale fossil found, hurricane explainer, new spit-free baseball, flying cows and hearty sheep

Sep 1, 2021 Episode 62

Predicting lightning, new kids vaccine, Int’l Dog Day, bumblebee “Bee-FF” pet

Know when and where lightning strikes, new vaccine for kids on the block, longest vaccination trek, Int’l Dog Day, bumblebee pet

Aug 25, 2021 Episode 61

Beyond the blimp – Airship 2.0, Afghan turmoil, well-mannered apes

Move over Zeppelins – airships get a rebirth, turmoil as Taliban takes over Afghanistan and apes like to mind their manners

Aug 18, 2021 Episode 60

Olympic joys, India hockey triumph, coral lifesaver, underwater museum

Olympic joy and good sportsmanship, India’s hockey triumphs, medicine for diseased coral and underwater sculpture museum

Aug 11, 2021 Episode 59

Smart mouth-guards, new Olympic sports, Int’l Cat Day, two-headed turtle

High tech mouth-guards for impact sports, surfing and skateboarding Olympic-style, new app for International Cat Day and the two-headed...

Aug 4, 2021 Episode 58

World news “Quick Dip” plus guest episode

Last of our slim summer “quick dips” into world news, followed by a guest episode from the Jul 28, 2021 Episode 57

“Quick Dip” of world news plus guest episode

We slim down for summer this July with our “quick dip” of world news, followed by a guest episode from the Cool Facts About Animals...

Jul 21, 2021 Episode 56

July’s “Quick Dip” of world news and guest podcast

Hear our “quick dip” of world news, as we slim down for summer, followed by a guest episode from The Dorktales Storytime (Hidden...

Jul 14, 2021 Episode 55

TOP FIVE stories of Newsy Pooloozi’s first year!

Hear the top five stories our loyal listers nominated as their favorite covered on Newsy Pooloozi during our first year!

Jul 7, 2021 Episode 54

Newsy Pooloozi is one year old – hear our bloopers and top stories!

Hear our bloopers and the countdown of our top ten stories this year!

Jun 30, 2021 Episode 53

Trees talk, new bamboo bat, calling all Bo-Peeps, Swedish embrace rain

Movie planned about “tree talk” pioneer, new cricket bamboo bat, Spanish shepherdess school, Swedish city embraces its...

Jun 23, 2021 Episode 52

Hangry fruit flies, clean air breakthrough, Spain’s robot chef, “sky pool” scares

Fruit flies get hangry, Delhi teen creates affordable air purifier, Spain’s robot chef creates a stir, London’s sky-pool gives...

Jun 16, 2021 Episode 51

Mega space news, Sri Lanka plastic spill, EV breakthrough, “Hero Rat” retires

Venus mission, Jupiter moon, worms in space, kites on Mars, Sri Lanka ship disaster, EV battery break-through, mine-sniffing rat retires

Jun 9, 2021 Episode 50

Floating island city, TV space race, cicadas stink, slimy soap

Maldives floating city to combat rising seas, Russia and US race to get dramatic in space, cicada update (they stink!), snail snot soap

Jun 2, 2021 Episode 49

UFOs are official, burger day for earthlings, dramarama craze, crazy word dispute

US openly investigate UFOs, burger journey sums up humanity, online drama workshops all the rage, crazy croquet word dispute

May 26, 2021 Episode 48

Taiwan drought, gas hack, UK hugs, Oz mice plague, “centibutt” sea worm

Taiwan needs rain, US gas ransom hack explained, UK trade stiff-upper-lip for hugs, Australia overrun by mice, many-butted worm

May 19, 2021 Episode 47

Happy Eid, COVID kindness, biggest plane, butterfly back, sheep-V-lawnmowers

Muslims celebrates Eid, COVID making us kinder, plane on path to rocket launch, Duke of Burgundy butterfly, sheep V lawnmowers

May 12, 2021 Episode 46

Swarming cicadas, germ warrior, cookie meltdown, book club craze, ugly fish

Cicadas coming, bacteria fights microplastic, Girl Scout cookie meltdown, craze for book clubs, bloodsucker fish fights...

May 5, 2021 Episode 45

India’s COVID crisis, world dance day, virtual Olympics, Asian dog holiday

COVID coping – an episode full of distraction hacks – let’s dance, let’s “game” for gold, let’s learn and get ready for...

Apr 28, 2021 Episode 44

Epic US verdict, NASA makes history, soccer Super League, spider talk

Historic police brutality verdict, first flight on Mars, soccer Super League skirmish, spider “talk” translated

Hear why...

Apr 21, 2021 Episode 43

Ancient city found, Georgia voting, baguette love, Lego thieves, Candy Land

Egypt’s lost “golden city” discovered, Georgia’s democracy debate, French-bread love, Lego larceny, real Candy Land

Apr 14, 2021 Episode 42

Shipping chaos, portable space center, Mississippi mud and mummy march

Cargo ship troubles, space center on-the-go, how The Mississippi got clean, Nat’l Poetry Month and march of the mummies

Apr 7, 2021 Episode 41

Five crazy spring stories – Easter to candy to Mars – one will April Fool you!

Spring celebrations, Spain’s 4-day week, pollution eating plant, NASA’s breath box and crazy candy! Which story will fool...

Mar 31, 2021 Episode 40

Pandemic pet craze, happiest country, sushi name-change, Rubik’s Cube shock

Craze for pets takes effect! Find out which country is happiest, what people will do for free sushi and stunning Rubik’s Cube moves in...

Mar 24, 2021 Episode 39

Clean wings, ice music, singing ban lifted, lost walrus, self-beheading snail

Water and solar powered planes, instruments made from ice, Afghan girls singing ban lifted, lost walrus and self-beheading...

Mar 17, 2021 Episode 38

Women’s day, cashier-free shop, electric oranges, cat rescue

How did Women’s Day begin and where’s it going, Amazon shakes up shopping, oranges spark electricity and a “purr”fect rescue

Mar 10, 2021 Episode 37

Clever plastic solutions, “spider slug,” new Van Gogh, snoring Imam

From bricks to clothes – plastic solutions, slug dangles like spider, new Van Gogh painting surfaces, world’s most expensive video and...

Mar 3, 2021 Episode 36

Rover on Mars, cloned ferret, flying car, Stonehenge moved, foul fatberg

Perseverance on Mars, endangered ferret cloned, flying cars ready for take-off, second-hand Stonehenge, rowing teacher and foul fatberg!

Feb 24, 2021 Episode 35

Year of the Ox, US snow storms, Finnish snowflake art, ancient conch

What the Year of the Ox means and how it’s celebrated, winter storms grip US, Finnish artist makes huge snowflake and 17,000-year-old conch is...

Feb 17, 2021 Episode 34

Space tourism, sea-grass balls, purple island and cactus smuggler

Tourism to the cosmos takes off, Spain’s sea-grass balls eat plastic, South Korea paints an island purple and New Zealand’s cactus smuggler...

Feb 10, 2021 Episode 33

Dog news, bubblicious concert, wombat poo, Prince’s earth charter

How dogs went from predators to pets, app translates dog-talk, Flaming Lips bubble gig, wombat poo mystery solved, terra carter


Feb 3, 2021 Episode 32

EVs, solar motorbikes, driverless cars, cave pig, wheelchair climber

Electric vehicles, driverless cars, solar motorbikes are here, plus warty pig cave drawing and wheelchair man climbs skyscraper!

Jan 27, 2021 Episode 31

Cricket history, microplastics, fungi footwear, yummy mealworms

In this week’s podcast the big news story is how India’s cricket team made cricket history while playing against...

Jan 20, 2021 Episode 30

US democracy tested, Pompeii’s “dhaba,” chopstick art, rice ATM

The big news story of this week’s podcast is the storming of US Capitol, which tests the foundations of democracy. Plus, hear all about an...

Jan 13, 2021 Episode 29

Vaccine relief, kids for parks, real magic wands and space sounds

Happy new year – the vaccines are here! Plus kids speak for parks, magic wands are real and space sort of makes sounds!

We are...

Jan 6, 2021 Episode 28

Best of Newsy Pooloozi 2020 Animal Stories – ruff-ruff-meoooow!

It’s the end of the year, so time to reflect back on the best of the best. Yes, there were some good stories that really made us happy....

Dec 30, 2020 Episode 27

Best of Newsy Pooloozi 2020 Oddball Stories and… it’s Xmas!!!

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...

Dec 23, 2020 Episode 26

Best of Newsy Pooloozi 2020 Tech Stories!

It’s that time of the year when we take stock of everything that’s happened throughout the last twelve months. This week we feature...

Dec 17, 2020 Episode 25

Real face of St Nick revealed! Also Hanukkah explained, gaming good for you, India kicks plastic cups

Updated face of Saint Nicholas revealed, why Hanukkah is 8 days, study says video games good for you, India Rail gets rid of plastic cups and...

Dec 9, 2020 Episode 24

Mysterious monolith, decking the halls, Guru Nanak, White House pets and Oz’s innovative kick

It’s beginning to look like… an alien left something in the Utah desert? Hear about the mysterious monolith, White House pets, big holiday...

Dec 2, 2020 Episode 23

Thankful for vaccines, violins and the super squid bot, plus India’s excess sugar and US Thanksgiving

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,...

Nov 25, 2020 Episode 22

Hyperloop swooshes, broom goes “vroom,” robot monster wolf, leopard pest, baseball’s...

Buckle up and hear how future travel will swoosh thanks to Virgin’s Hyperloop, how brooms go “vroom” in Brazil, Japan’s monster wolf...

Nov 18, 2020 Episode 21

India’s Diwali, England’s Bonfire Night, H&M recycling, Finland’s Dirty Daycare

Festival season is underway in India – Happy Diwali! Meanwhile, England’s bonfire night marks a big explosion that never happened. And in...

Nov 11, 2020 Episode 20

US election record turnout, windy “traffic turbines,” city of champions, odd animal election

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...

Nov 4, 2020 Episode 19

Hungry Ghosts Festival, Halloween and Day of the Dead plus the mystery of the killer whales and more!

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...

Oct 28, 2020 Episode 18

Weird voting, suffrajitsus, detect pet’s mood and make cats smile, Starman and space nugget

US election fight enters last the round, but voting will be weird. Find out who the suffrajitsus were. Also, can you tell what your pooch or...

Oct 21, 2020 Episode 17

Toxic air, pollution solution, turtle spies, dumb art thieves and swearing parrots

India’s pollution menace returns, but scientists brew up a pollution solution, high tech helps track turtle thieves in Costa Rica, Hong Kong...

Oct 14, 2020 Episode 16

Martian lakes, $23 million titanium toilet, longest highway tunnel, Solely Sunshine girl, COVID-19 dogs

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...

Oct 7, 2020 Episode 15

US election fight, McDonald’s fancy cups, a good Spanish sport, a heroic rat and int’l...

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...

Sep 30, 2020 Episode 14

Notorious RBG, data at sea, Delhi’s ballet dream, the master gobblefunker and a leopard in the house

Who was the supreme rebel girl, RBG? Also hear the story of the data center sunk at sea, the success of the boy who learned ballet at 17, a...

Sep 23, 2020 Episode 13

Wildfires explained, our “Connected” world, rooftop alphorns, loneliest elephant, shocking fly trap

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,...

Sep 16, 2020 Episode 12

Flying cars, jetpack flyers, delivery drones, poo fighters triumph and game-on for cricket

It’s a bird… it’s a plane… it’s FLYING CARS! In this week’s episode, hear all about how the skies...

Sep 9, 2020 Episode 11

US race tensions, mysterious blue holes at sea, Nigeria’s ballet boy and the anti-lion head butt

Hear about race tensions in the US and the Black Lives Matter movement from special guests Jackson and Avery Ausmer, who co-host the “Hey...

Sep 2, 2020 Episode 10

Glacier gloom, pencil power, drive-in fright, US crazy league season and Switzerland’s cocoa snow

Hear what Greenland’s melting glaciers means for you, the high-tech power of low-tech pencils, Japan’s answer to socially distanced...

Aug 26, 2020 Episode 09

Storm season chaos, clever hand-washing contraption and the story of the sly fox and cat thief

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...

Aug 20, 2020 Episode 08

OCEAN SPECIAL: spectacular sea station, SOS sailors, microbes awakened, packed beaches and a blue lobster

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...

Aug 12, 2020 Episode 07

New covid school rules, SpaceX landing, Indian asteroid discovery, Salzburg music festival, and 3D...

We explore the likely “Covid Code of Conduct” when school reopens, hear the show goes on in Austria, how private space travel is making...

Aug 5, 2020 Episode 06

Back to school (or not!), Facebook’s TikTok, Olympic hope, digital chicken nuggets and fart-free...

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...

Jul 29, 2020 Episode 05

Promising vaccine, college sports on hold, NEOWISE comet, no noisy windows, Canada’s drive-in...

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...

Jul 22, 2020 Episode 04

Brink of extinction, mapping Mars, gaming console wars, France’s floating cinema and cycling’s...

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...

Jul 15, 2020 Episode 03

Corona Poo Fighters, New Dog Years, Liverpool FC, Green Melodies and Monkey Menace

This week’s big news story is about the new frontline fighters in the battle against coronavirus. Hint: the secret lies with...

Jul 8, 2020 Episode 02

Corona resurgence, Japanese taste pops, glacier mice, Baby Shark and baseball!

It’s a whirlpool of news for kids at Newsy Pooloozi! Welcome to the first-ever episode of our family-friendly news and information podcast...

Jul 1, 2020 Episode 01

Newsy Pooloozi Trailer!

Newsy Pooloozi is a weekly world news podcast for smart kids and curious adults – it’s a whirlpool of news and information! Or as...

Jun 30, 2020 Trailer

Newsy Pooloozi – The Beginning!

Newsy Pooloozi is a news and information podcast for kids like host Leela Sivasankar Prickitt. The half-Indian, half-American eight-year-old is...

Jun 28, 2020 Trailer

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