Stuff Explained Ep07: Tomatoes

The tomato. Is it a fruit or vegetable? Where did it really come from? Why were so many people scared to eat it for centuries? Find out the answers to these questions, along with many other interesting facts, in the latest episode of Stuff Explained!

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Newsworthy – Sep 20th, 2019

North America has lost about 3 billion birds since 1970, antibiotic resistance in food animals is becoming a major health issue, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, study shows immigrants have lower incarceration rate than those born in the U.S.

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

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Stuff Explained Ep06: Forgiveness (Big Idea)

In this installment of Big Ideas, we discuss the idea of forgiveness. The act of forgiving is a critical part of wellness and this episode explores steps you can take to begin implementing this tool. 

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Newsworthy – Sep 13th, 2019

Oil and gas companies are not acting in line with climate goals, Americans’ incomes remained flat in 2018, this week was the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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

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It’s Healthy to Cry

We are generally taught from a young age to stop crying.

This tends to begin in childhood once we leave the baby phase of our life. Even as toddlers, we are told to “stop crying” or “stop making a fuss”.

This continues as we get older and we suddenly become “overly emotional” or “hormonal” in our teenage years.

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Stuff Explained Ep05: Chakras

Chakra balancing is increasingly talked about in the world of mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness. This episode of Stuff Explained provides a brief history of the chakra belief system, as well as an explanation of each of the seven chakras. 

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Newsworthy – Sep 6th, 2019

A study shows that oversleeping boosts the risk of heart attack, Groupon is being used for medical services, the UN states that the Bahamas are in need of humanitarian aid.

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

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Book of the Month – September 2019

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

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27 Things I’ve Learned By My 27th Birthday

Today is my 27th birthday. Along with the well wishes comes a lot of introspection. I find myself asking questions such as “what do you have to show for your 27 years?”, “where are you now?”, and “what will yo do before you hit 30?” with more seriousness and even melancholy than usual.

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Stuff Explained Ep04: Marijuana

Cannabis has a very long history of being used by humans. From the steppes of Central Asia in ancient times to the legalization battles in the United States, this episode of Stuff Explained examines the story of cannabis. 

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