Tag: climate change

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.

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… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – march 6th, 2020”

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.

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.

Stuff Explained Ep28: Chocolate

The cacao plant is known as the “gift of the gods” and it seems like people across the world agree.

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 – 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.

Newsworthy – Dec 13th, 2019

The New England fishing industry is being affected by changing climate, the Catholic Church has been using charitable donations to offset its budget, the FCC is creating a 911-like hotline for suicide prevention. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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… Continue Reading “Stuff Explained Ep17: Crisis in The Marshall Islands”

Newsworthy – Nov 15th, 2019

The Marshall Islands is in danger from rising sea levels and radioactive waste, drug resistant germs are more of a public health issue than previously thought, Instagram to remove “likes” feature. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.