PODCASTS

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

Special...

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 Jacuzzi 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 Jacuzzi 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 Jacuzzi 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

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

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 taste...

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 Jacuzzi! Welcome to the first-ever episode of our family-friendly news and information podcast...

Jul 1, 2020 Episode 01

Newsy Jacuzzi Trailer (an introduction to us!)

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

Jul 1, 2020 Trailer