Category: Spotlight

Newsworthy – April 6th, 2020

An ancient forest near the South Pole, experts fear a domestic violence crisis, movie studios making new releases available digitally. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Book of the Month – March, 2020

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of thoughtfully sharing stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

Stuff Explained Ep30: Tuning Out (Big Idea)

There is a lot of external stimuli that has the potential to do more harm than good. In the 30th installment of Stuff Explained, Aristidis Marousas walks listeners through some examples of tuning out in daily life and why he has found it very…

Stuff Explained Ep 29: Jeans

It is highly likely that all of us have at least one pair of denim jeans in our wardrobe. In this episode, learn about the history of this favorite piece of clothing as well as the damaging environmental impacts of manufacturing it.

Stuff Explained Ep28: Chocolate

The cacao plant is known as the “gift of the gods” and it seems like people across the world agree.

Book of the Month – February 2020

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of thoughtfully sharing stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

Stuff Explained Ep27: Love (Big Idea)

This Big Idea episode was inspired by the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday. Let’s talk about how to healthily give and receive the four types of love (agape, philia, storge, and eros).

Stuff Explained Ep26: Coronavirus

The coronavirus has become the latest global pandemic. With all the strong government responses and media frenzy, concern and fear have been stoked across the world. But what is the coronavirus? This episode of Stuff Explained gives you everything you need to know about…

Stuff Explained Ep25: Michelin Stars

In this episode, we discuss the ingenious way in which a pair of brothers created a restaurant rating system to drive (pun intended) sales for their tire company.

Awakening – The Never Ending Story

Sure, we all know the benefits of living in an “awakened” state, but what does it take to actually get there?