Everything Under the Sun: a curious question for every day of the year
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If you're a kid - big or small - with questions you want answered or if you want to learn interesting facts about life on earth, this is the award winning podcast for you. Illustrated by Momoko Abe, Kelsey Buzzell, Beatrice Cerocchi, Alice Courtley, Sandra de la Prada, Grace Easton, Manuela Montoya Escobar, Richard Jones, Lisa Koesterke, Gwen Millward, Sally Mullaney, and Laurie Stansfield.
How can you store so many things in your mind? With Louise Gooding. Why is the bit in your eye around your pupil coloured? Why are tears salty? Would it be possible to transfer your body onto a computer? With Lath Carlson. How do aeroplanes fly? How many eggs does an octopus lay? There is a season (a time appointed) for everything and a time for every delight and event or purpose under heaven—And Joe suggests to us how this intensely local story, sturdy with work and things, shining with the visible world, opens out into larger meanings and ideas. Helping the builder with the shed roof, he observes 'how the rafters frame the sky. How they make it look more human by reducing the sky, and then the whole sky grows out from that small space'. 'As long as they hold the iron, lad, they'll do,' the builder replies. Do you have a curious bunny of a reader at home? This one is for all of them, a question answered for every day of the year.🗓☀️🌖 Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers(1) A season.--The word is only found in later Hebrew ( Nehemiah 2:6; Esther 9:27; Esther 9:31), and in the Chaldee of Daniel and Ezra.
Do seagulls and snakes sneeze? It's a great answer all about how birds and reptiles are adapted to getting rid of nasty things that enter their airways. Snakes are so brilliantly adapted to breathing, I'm really excited to tell you all about them.Have you ever wondered why we taste different flavours? Did you know that octopuses have three hearts? But why? Is it possible for blue whales to talk to killer whales? That’s 366 questions because on 28 Feb, you’ll read about leap years and on 29 Feb — you’ll get the answer to, “If you were born on 29th February, how old are you?”🤫