Tag: america

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.

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.

Newsworthy – Dec 19th, 2019

Donald Trump has become the third president of the United States to become impeached, obesity and undernutrition are becoming increasingly connected, almost half of American workers are stuck in low wage jobs, Congress to raise legal age to purchase tobacco products. These, and more,…

Stuff Explained Ep19: Santa Claus

Where did our modern idea of Santa Claus originate from? In this episode, Aristidis Marousas explores the long history of how a man named Nicholas went from being a bishop, to a saint, to a globally recognized icon and legend of the Christmas season.

Stuff Explained Ep17: Crisis in The Marshall Islands

This episode was inspired by a recent article from the Los Angeles Times depicting the harrowing ordeal faced by The Marshall Islands. Tune in to hear how the Marshall Islands ended up being the largest dumpsite of American radioactive waste, how climate change could…

Newsworthy – Jul 26th, 2019

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco to focus more on climate change, the Trump administration will tighten food stamp eligibility, Guatemala has become the largest source of illegal immigration into the U.S., and record high temperatures in Europe have exacerbated a drought. These…

Newsworthy – Jul 19th, 2019

Included in this week’s edition, U.S. manufacturing is moving out of China to other Asian countries, cutbacks on nuclear reactor inspections are being recommended, criminals are using “audio attacks” to steal money from corporations. These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – July 12th, 2019

Included in this week’s edition, the VW Beetle ceases final production, children detained in migrant camps face high risk of mental health problems, and the US Women’s Soccer Team win the Women’s World Cup. These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – June 7th, 2019

More Americans are living alone than ever before, large companies continue to hold on to cash, business schools are shutting down MBA programs, an increase in apprehensions at the southern border, and more.

Newsworthy – Apr 26th, 2019

Very young children should have limited screen time, higher death rates from multiple causes found in the South, Google has received authorization for drone operations, and social security costs to exceed income in 2020. These are just a few of the newsworthy stories from…