Kicker

Kicker: No volcano s’mores

MARY REICHARD, HOST: The U.S. Geological Survey Twitter account has been busy. For weeks, it’s been posting updates and warnings about Hawaii’s Mount Kilauea volcanic eruption.

Kicker: Bear break-in

NICK EICHER, HOST: Bear watching is a summer pastime in some rural parts of the country.

Kicker: Mystery animal

NICK EICHER, HOST: A rancher near the town of Denton, Montana recently shot and killed an animal that was threatening his herd.

Kicker: Headstander

NICK EICHER, HOST: Some people collect stamps. Some like to hike. Anne Bruinooge has a more unusual hobby: doing headstands.

Kicker: Feather clean-up

NICK EICHER, HOST: What’s easier to scoop up: a pound of feathers or a pound of lead?

Kicker: Failure to launch

MARY REICHARD, HOST: The movie Failure to Launch showcased the problem many parents today have getting their adult children to move out.

Kicker: One internet minute

AUDIO: Microwave starting NICK EICHER, HOST: The span of one minute isn’t a lot of time by human standards. About all you can do with it is nuke your coffee in the microwave. 

Kicker: Zombie activity

MARY REICHARD, HOST: The lights went out in Lake Worth, Florida Sunday night.

Kicker: The power of one

NICK EICHER, HOST: You’ve heard about “the power of one?”

Kicker: Graduation fines

AUDIO: Cheering NICK EICHER, HOST: Okay, that’s kind of become par for the course on high school graduation ceremonies these days: enthusiastic family members and friends get excited seeing their graduates handed diplomas.