Tag: europe

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 – April 4th, 2020

An ancient forest near the South Pole, experts fear a domestic violence crisis, movie studios making new releases available digitally. 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 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 – 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.

Stuff Explained Ep11: Potatoes

We return to exploring the history of food items that we may currently take for granted. In this episode, learn how the potato made its way from a misunderstood New World plant to becoming a vital European foodstuff.

Newsworthy – Oct 18th, 2019

Risk of major California earthquake increases, the opioid crisis is costing billions of dollars every year, more six-figure-income families are renting over owning a home, racism in European soccer games is still a big issue. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…

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…

Newsworthy – Aug 23rd, 2019

Vast fires are destroying the Amazon rainforest, this week marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in what would become the United States, many economists see a recession in the next 2 years. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…

Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019

Ethiopia planted more than 353 million trees in 12 hours, Capital One’s hack affected more than 106 million people, and wages in the U.S. have stalled over the last three decades while costs have continued to grow. These are the newsworthy stories from this…