Body temperatures are decreasing, the cost of child birth is increasing, executives are bracing for an economic slowdown. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
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.
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… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Aug 2nd, 2019”
Included in this week’s edition, U.S. manufacturing is moving out of China to other Asian countries, cutbacks on nuclear reactor inspections are being recommended, criminals are using “audio attacks” to steal money from corporations. These are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
Election results, new measures to deny asylum to a migrant caravan, US discussions with North Korea and the Taliban, exports being slowed by tariffs, and a new surveillance tool by Chinese authorities. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared… Continue Reading “Newsworthy – Nov 9th, 2018”