What is the history of American Thanksgiving? Was the (in)famous Thanksgiving held by the Pilgrims at Plymouth Plantation really the first of its kind? The truth is revealed in this episode of Stuff Explained from The Motley Experience.Continue reading “Stuff Explained Ep16: Thanksgiving”
Climate change is putting pressure on food and water supplies worldwide, graduates aren’t seeing returns on their education investments, large parts of the country are still without access to reliable broadband services, and more.
These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.Continue reading “Newsworthy – Aug 9th, 2019”
House and Senate pass a $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for the border, breakdancing to be added to the Olympics, a new arms race over hypersonic missiles, and researchers calculate the cost of hungover workers to the British economy.
These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.Continue reading “Newsworthy – June 28th, 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 this past week.Continue reading “Newsworthy – Apr 26th, 2019”
911 centers affected by low unemployment rate, former felons to regain voting rights, foreign investment in Africa, Elon Musk’s legal troubles, and a growing number of babies born with opioid addiction.
Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.
Witnesses are making it clear that George Zimmerman, a police-watch volunteer, shot and killed Trayvon Martin, an African-American high school student, in self-defense after Martin knocked him to the ground and beat him.