Stuff Explained Ep28: Chocolate

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

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Stuff Explained Ep25: Michelin Stars

In this episode, we discuss the ingenious way in which a pair of brothers created a restaurant rating system to drive (pun intended) sales for their tire company.

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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.

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Newsworthy – Nov 8th, 2019

Russian engineers have developed impact-proof concrete, Apple wants to help California’s housing and affordability crisis, climate change is affecting centuries old French wineries.

These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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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.

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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.

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.

These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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Origins: Soccer

We are proud to present to you the debut episode of our new series, Origins. This short documentary series will delve into the history of a different topic in each episode. This first installment takes a look at the origins of soccer/football just in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finale between France and Croatia!

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Book Review: Jackdaws

It is 1944 and the Allies are preparing for the invasion of Europe. In the occupied town of Sainte-Cecile, the French Resistance is preparing to blow up the chateau that now houses the crucial telephone exchange connecting the French telephone system to that of Germany. Bombers have been unable to inflict enough damage on the chateau to disrupt communications for more than a few hours at a time, but the Allies need to make sure that communications is down for longer so that there will be as little warning of the invasion as possible.

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In Lieu of the Preemption of the Radio show…

Apparently my show has been preempted today… It sucks because I had a lot of articles ready to discuss that I took some time finding.

So, in an effort to ensure it isn’t a complete and total waste, I’ll post the articles below.

This way, you may read the ones you find most interesting and read them at your own leisure.

Please make sure to comment below so that we may have some sort of discussion on the topics.

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