Brad Spakowitz, WBAY-TV 2

Brad Spakowitz


Green Bay, WI, United States

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Past articles by Brad:

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Scientists build a better tomato

Longer shelf life. Maybe a longer person-life. But will people eat a purple tomato? → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Do-it-yourself tattoos and robot nail salons

Are tattoo parlors and nail salons facing the same future as blacksmith shops and switchboard operators? → Read More


We needed rain and we finally got some. → Read More

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: May 2022 in review

A “dry” month? The numbers for Green Bay don’t give us the full story on rainfall. Brad fills in the missing numbers. → Read More


The one new thing experts are saying you should do if you find a tick. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Ingenuity racks up the miles

Brad updates us after Ingenuity's 21st flight and where it's heading next. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Lancelot Link, M.D.

Brad Spakowitz talks about a fascinating new discovery that chimps practice medicine. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Stove safety update and lots of space news

Brad heard from a number of viewers after his report on the impact of natural gas stoves: What about propane? → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: A few of Brad’s favorite things from CES

His favorite products from the Consumer Electronics Show, plus progress for James Webb and a setback for Perseverance. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: News from space

An update on the James Webb space telescope, including a tracking website; the future of the International Space Station; and another encounter with the Sun. → Read More

3 Brilliant Minutes: turkey trivia

Check out the other facts you can share with your family over Thanksgiving dinner. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES covers COVID-19: Genes, boosters and masks

A genetic link to a higher risk of dying from COVID-19 (and better treatment), the best combinations of COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, and 5 minutes doing this makes disposable face masks as good as new. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Dairy foods and heart health

Grab the cheese curds. The Dairy State is going to like what this study says. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Childhood vaccines and COVID-19

Before there were COVID-19 vaccines, doctors were noticing a correlation between a patient's vaccination history and how well they fought their bodies virus. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Electronic vampires

Many of the devices plugged in at your home are always sucking energy and adding to your electricity bill. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Space-y stuff

The Bezos-Branson Billionaire Space Race, the aphelion, and World UFO Day... Plus, we'll let you in on something Brad doesn't know. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: China on Mars and cats in boxes

We know cats love to sit in boxes, but what if the box is an optical illusion? → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Sweet news for sweet corn farmers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Extinction doesn’t have to be forever. Archaeological digs uncovered seeds from 2,200 years ago. Scientists didn’t know if the seeds were still viable after two millennia but planted them anyway. What grew out of the ground hasn’t been seen since 1300 A.D. And the USDA has good news for corn farms that could lead to a higher yield per acre, more profit for farmers, and… → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: The new boaters forecast

Severe weather specialist Brad Spakowitz shows you this new feature and how to use it for the most valuable information. → Read More

3 BRILLIANT MINUTES: Free service gives lifelike movement to old photos

Suddenly, historical figures or your grand-grandmother are blinking, smiling and looking around. → Read More