Episode 504: A new plant-derived “plastic”, another great Mister Rogers quote, the delightful reason for a road closure in London, the dancing brilliance of Gene Nelson, and more…

Good News: Scientists at MIT are working on a plant-based polymer that is stronger than bone or aluminum alloys, Link HERE.

The Good Word: A truly wonderful Mister Rogers quote.

Good To Know: Clearing up a mystery about a coffee brand’s name.

Good News: A road in a London suburb is temporarily closed, for the loveliest and quirkiest reason! Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Continuing to explore great man-made wonders of the world, explore the Roman Colosseum with your guide, Rick Steves, HERE.

Good Times: Today is the anniversary of the birth of the great Hollywood song-and-dance man, Gene Nelson! Check out a brilliant duet with Gene and Virginia Mayo, HERE!

Sounds Good: Nothing much, just a classic jazz tune in the hands of a master! Listen to Marian McPartland and her Trio swinging their way through Duke Ellington’s “Things Ain’t What They Used To Be”, HERE.

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