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Silver Linings in a Pandemic

Silver Linings in a Pandemic

June 7, 2020

Even in a global pandemic, there are still many silver linings. 

Let's talk about them!

Episode 24: World Population Projection

Episode 24: World Population Projection

November 24, 2019

The world is getting more populous and crowded every single day. Many fear that overpopulation will lead to massive famines and resource wars. Can the world really sustain the projected 11 billion people by 2100? 

The answer may surprise you. 

Episode 23: Democracy

Episode 23: Democracy

November 17, 2019

Dissatisfied with our current politicians? At least, we can fire them every few years. 

For millennia, tyrants ruled and their decisions were final. Some kings and queens were benevolent but the vast majority was not. The long, costly march through the centuries to achieve greater autonomy for all people continues today and is paid for with the blood, sweat, and tears of all freedom-loving people. 

Find out how democracy became the dominant form of government in our world making this the most free era in human history!

 

Episode 22: Libraries

Episode 22: Libraries

November 10, 2019

We get it. Libraries seem outdated, obsolete even, especially with the advent of Google. 

Well, you're a little right about that.

Though search engines have stolen some of their thunder, libraries are still the repository of human knowledge and centers of intense research. They offer new services that continue their mission to help people educate themselves and improve their lives.

Find out how!

Episode 21: Telling Time

Episode 21: Telling Time

November 3, 2019

Quick! What time is it? 

The fact that you can know that in under 5 seconds or that we even understand the concept of a second shows the ever-increasing progress that we have in telling time. 

 

Find out how important accurately measuring time truly is in our modern world!

Episode 20: Cars

Episode 20: Cars

October 27, 2019

Cars have come a long way from their invention over a hundred years. They have transformed society and have allowed us to see more of the world on our terms. Never have cars been safer, more inexpensive, and more fuel-efficient! And now they can drive themselves?

 

Find out more about the evolution of the car and where it's headed. 

Episode 19: Diapers

Episode 19: Diapers

October 20, 2019

If you're not a parent with toddler, you never think about these little pillow pants designed to get dirty.

If you are, that's all you think about...besides the bundle of joy wearing them. 

 

We all can be grateful for the vital role seemingly insignificant diapers have played in our lives. 

 

Find out more!

Episode 18: Chiropractic feat. Dr. Brandan Tong

Episode 18: Chiropractic feat. Dr. Brandan Tong

October 13, 2019

Listen to Dr. Brandan Tong speak about the wonders of chiropractic care in the very first Nowadays interview!

Episode 17: Photography

Episode 17: Photography

October 6, 2019

Say cheese!

Today, the fact that we can capture high-definition glimpses into the past and have thousands of these glimpses in the palm our hands barely even registers for us.

In the past, they couldn't fathom this ability. 

 

Find out how photography has revolutionized the way we see the world and ourselves. 

Episode 16: Literacy

Episode 16: Literacy

September 29, 2019

You're doing a great job reading this!

This comment seems out of place because today the assumption is that you can read. Of course, it hasn't always been this way. For millennia, literacy was only reserved for the elites and now the world is fast approaching full-literacy. 

 

Find out more about this superpower that unlocks limitless knowledge!

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