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”
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.
An invisibility cloak has been created for the military, the average home has about 100 different species of insects, cities are seeing shrinking revenue sources, the Justice Department to mandate DNA collection of migrants. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Oct 25th, 2019”
The bottom of the Great Lakes is full of microplastics, ghost guns are a new challenge for crime-scene investigators, the cost of employer-provided health coverage rose. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
North America has lost about 3 billion birds since 1970, antibiotic resistance in food animals is becoming a major health issue, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, study shows immigrants have lower incarceration rate than those born in the U.S. These, and more, are… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Sep 20th, 2019”
A study shows that oversleeping boosts the risk of heart attack, Groupon is being used for medical services, the UN states that the Bahamas are in need of humanitarian aid. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.