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.

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Newsworthy – March 27th, 2020

Invasive herbivores might actually help ecosystems, testing in Iceland suggests 50% of COVID-19 cases are asymptomatic, Congress passes the largest economic stimulus package in recent memory, the Marine Corps is undergoing a transformation.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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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.

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Newsworthy – march 6th, 2020

This will be the first season in history that Germany will be unable to produce ice wine, a UN report found most men and women hold biases against females, the coronavirus continues to take its toll on the global economy, the U.S. and Taliban signed a historic deal.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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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 beneficial to his mental health.

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Newsworthy – February 28th, 2020

The coronavirus continues to be a mounting health and economic crisis, China sends an army of ducks to Pakistan, a court rules in favor of private internet companies censoring content.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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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.

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Newsworthy – February 21st, 2020

Fossil fuels release more methane than previously thought, western diets impair cognitive functions, single payer healthcare could save lives and money.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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Stuff Explained Ep28: Chocolate

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

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Newsworthy – February 14th, 2020

Medical experts fear the coronavirus outbreak in China could be bigger than reported, the U.S. Army is taking steps to coordinate more with Europe over Russia, and this year’s Oscars winner is a foreign film.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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