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Kicker – A workout lock-in

MARY REICHARD, HOST: You know you can’t judge a book by its cover. 

Kicker – Testing impeachment knowledge on Jeopardy

NICK EICHER, HOST: Some of us in the news business sometimes feel as though impeachment talk is crowding out everything else going on in the world. Maybe you do, too. But how much attention are Americans really paying to the proceedings? 

Kicker – Naming the new Mars rover

NICK EICHER, HOST: NASA is preparing to launch a new Mars rover later this year. But first, they have to answer an important question: What to call it?

Kicker – Lost but not broke

NICK EICHER, HOST: Maybe something like this has happened to you before. You put an address into the GPS and expect it’ll get you where you want to go.

Kicker – A mountain of tires

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Scientists in Guam are trying to answer an age-old question: How do you move a mountain? 

Kicker – A surprise resale shop find

NICK EICHER, HOST: Let me tell you about a man named Howard Kirby who bought a unique footstool. He’d been shopping at a Habitat for Humanity resale shop in Michigan. When he brought it home, it didn’t feel quite right, seemed a bit too heavy. So Kirby’s daughter-in-law took a closer look.

Kicker – Retiring at 102

NICK EICHER, HOST: Bob Vollmer walks with a cane these days and he just doesn’t get around as quickly as he used to. 

Kicker – Cheetle

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: If you have kiddos running around the house—or, for that matter, a husband with a penchant for junk food—Brian Basham, I’m lookin’ at you—well, then you’ve probably had to deal with this.

Kicker – Woodland prankster

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s the oldest prank in the book. Down here, kids call it “ding, dong, dash.” 

Kicker – The Grandpa Express

NICK EICHER, HOST: We know it’s the middle of January, but we’ve got one more great holiday story for you.