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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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

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…

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.

Newsworthy – January 17th, 2020

The only known copy of the first Super Bowl is at the center of a legal battle, the US and China signed a trade deal, the Senate has opened the impeachment trial of President Trump. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…

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,…

Newsworthy – Dec 6th, 2019

Birds are getting smaller, using an oral contraceptive might shrink your hypothalamus, the Trump administration wants to put tariffs on French cheese and champagne. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.