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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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.

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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).

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Newsworthy – February 7th, 2020

Climate change is speeding up ocean circulation, foods rich in antioxidants may relieve muscle soreness, the travel industry is being impacted by the coronavirus, public officials looking to cannabis as revenue source.

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

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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 the virus.

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Newsworthy – January 31st, 2020

Our media diets and culture are becoming increasingly polarized, the International Space Station will offer a space hotel, 75 years have passed since the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp.

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

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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.

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Newsworthy – January 24th, 2020

New research explains how stress causes gray hair, a virus originating from China has begun to spread globally, FICO credit scores to change, democracy could be under threat.

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

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