Newsworthy – April 25th, 2020

A long term drought is likely in the western U.S., videoconferencing can be cognitively and psychologically stressful, primary care practices are at risk of shutting down.

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

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Newsworthy – April 18th, 2020

A decline in greenhouse gas emissions, the benefits of being a musician, consumers are discovering the ease of new car deliveries, the Trump administration reduces the number of protected wetlands and waterways.

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

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Newsworthy – April 11th, 2020

Psychedelic mushrooms can be beneficial to emotional health, baking has become a favorite quarantine activity, Texas is suspending abortions due to coronavirus, Ireland’s Prime Minister is working medical shifts.

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

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Newsworthy – April 4th, 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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