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Newsworthy – April 11th, 2020

Psychedelic mushrooms can be beneficial to emotional health, baking has become a favorite quarantine activity, Texas is suspending abortions due to coronavirus, Ireland’s Prime Minister is working medical shifts. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – march 6th, 2020

This will be the first season in history that Germany will be unable to produce ice wine, a UN report found most men and women hold biases against females, the coronavirus continues to take its toll on the global economy, the U.S. and Taliban…

Newsworthy – February 28th, 2020

The coronavirus continues to be a mounting health and economic crisis, China sends an army of ducks to Pakistan, a court rules in favor of private internet companies censoring content. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

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…

Book of the Month – February 2020

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of thoughtfully sharing stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

Newsworthy – February 7th, 2020

Climate change is speeding up ocean circulation, foods rich in antioxidants may relieve muscle soreness, the travel industry is being impacted by the coronavirus, public officials looking to cannabis as revenue source. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – January 17th, 2020

The only known copy of the first Super Bowl is at the center of a legal battle, the US and China signed a trade deal, the Senate has opened the impeachment trial of President Trump. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…

Newsworthy – January 10th, 2019

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.

Stuff Explained Ep19: Santa Claus

Where did our modern idea of Santa Claus originate from? In this episode, Aristidis Marousas explores the long history of how a man named Nicholas went from being a bishop, to a saint, to a globally recognized icon and legend of the Christmas season.

Stuff Explained Ep17: Crisis in The Marshall Islands

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…