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Tuesday
Dec222015

169: Too Cute!

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Cohorts, come coo at and cuddle with crumbs of cuteness. Facts and trivia about things that are cute: baby animal names quiz, the power of Sanrio, and Japan's most valuable kawaii characters and mascots. Learn about Hello Kitty phobia and take Chris' animal fear quiz. "You're so cute, I just wanna eat you up!" Yes folks, "cute aggression" is a real phenomenon, and you're not the only one who loses their cool over puppy photos as Colin dives into the science behind what makes things cute.

ALSO: Salt water taffy origin revealed!

RUNTIME: 49 minutes 17 seconds

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It was a good show!

You mentioned the contrary but "Hello kitty" had a TV series. They added a mouth ;)
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hello_Kitty_(TV_series)

January 5, 2016 | Unregistered CommenterChris in Japan

I listen to the episodes randomly based on what I'm in the mood for and I was just listening to All Quiz #23. During Pop Quiz Hot Shot, one of the questions was the definition of cynophobia and Colin guessed swans, just as Karen did in this episode. Just noticed and thought I would share....

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