Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Your daily kids news podcast.

Celebs take and icy plunge; asparagus predicts an English win; a prehistoric platypus find; and grown-ups go gaga for toys.

Get ready for a cool story! At the Demons vs Collingwood footy match, over 88,000 fans rocked blue beanies for Neale Daniher’s ‘Big Freeze at the G’. Celebrities slid into icy baths dressed as rock stars, raising a whopping $3 million for Motor Neuron Disease. Talk about a chilly way to help!
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Hold onto your asparagus! Jemima Packington, the world’s only asparamancer, predicts England will win the UEFA Euro 2024 by tossing asparagus spears. Her veggie predictions have been spot-on before, so England’s soccer fans are hoping for a magical win!

Travel back in time! Scientists in Lightning Ridge, Australia, unearthed six ancient monotreme fossils, including three never-before-seen species. Imagine a mix of a platypus and echidna ruling the prehistoric world. All hail the mighty monotreme!

Guess what? Adults in the USA spent a whopping $2.7 billion on toys this year! From rare Bluey coins to vintage comics, grown-ups are rediscovering the magic of playtime. Who says toys are just for kids?

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