I have been a radio nerd since I was a junior in high school back in 1983. Since then, I have scared listeners by saying really strange things between songs. My guidance counselor predicted prison at an early age, so I consider my radio show as overachieving. The truth is that everyone that interacts with my radio show are the real stars as their calls, Facebook comments and occasional threats are funnier than anything I could ever come up with.
Watch a Teeny Tiny Baby Sloth Just Born in a Midwestern Zoo
It's not common to see a sloth even if you have a zoo nearby. It's even rarer to see a baby sloth, but that's exactly what you can see thanks to a video share by a Midwestern zoo.
Illinois Zoo Brilliantly Explains Why Tigers Have “Eyes” on Ears
My wife and kids love tigers, but never knew this. An Illinois zoo has wonderfully explained why their tigers (and all tigers) seem to have "eyes" on their ears.
The First Black Hole Pic is Thanks to the University of Illinois
If you were impressed with the newly revealed first picture ever of a black hole, you can thank the University of Illinois as they were part of the team that made it happen.
The Legend of the Mississippi River Catfish that Spit Out a Diver
We've been known to tell some true whoppers when it comes to fish stories involving the Mississippi River. One of the greatest of them all is the tale of the monster catfish that was so large it spit out a diver. Let's explore this legend and see how much truth lies down there.
A St. Louis Zoo Lion Named Cabara was Spotted High Up in a Tree
Next time you go to the St. Louis Zoo, you might want to check the trees first. The reason I say that is one of their lions named Cabara was recently seen hanging out high up on a branch observing onlookers.
For the First Time in 7 Years, Missouri Sturgeon are Spawning
It's not easy being a fish. If you doubt me, there's a new video share that shows the endangered lake sturgeon in Missouri are finally spawning after 7 years.
Iowa Family Shares Video of Bear Destroying their Bird Feeder
In case you were wondering, in a battle between your bird feeder and a bear, the bear will win. If you doubt this, you need to see a video shared by an Iowa family that shows what an apex predator did to their bird feeding place.
Watch a Crane Trying to Remove a Tree Fall on a Midwestern House
I want to state clearly that I am not a tree removal expert, but I'm pretty sure this isn't how it's supposed to work. A brand new video share shows a crane that was trying (remember that word) to remove a tree end up on top of a house.
Take a Look Inside an 1840’s Missouri Log Cabin Used by Pioneers
I wonder if any of us born in this modern day would have survived life in Missouri in the 1840's. You can get a glimpse of what that might have been like as there are new videos and pictures that allow you to take a look inside one of the nicer homes almost perfectly preserved from that era.
“Time Traveler” Predicts Massive Midwest Earthquake this July
If I were you, I wouldn't change any summer plans because of this. But, you deserve to know that there's a "time traveler" who is now predicting a massive Midwest earthquake this July.