Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s raining (micro)plastic! With scientists reporting higher plastic counts in rain all over the world, the tiny microfibres are quickly becoming a big problem.
Reading Time: 17 minutes A close look at what set off the Ferguson riots five years ago, and a closer look at the long-term abuse and predation the police subjected black citizens to every day.
Reading Time: 3 minutes You have to see it to believe it! A bird that boogies with skill, invention, and exuberance.
Reading Time: 15 minutes Former Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak has jumped into the Democratic presidential primaries and is making a strong case against war with Iran.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Your personal information is in high demand by organizations from all over the planet. But exactly how much is your digital footprint actually worth?
Reading Time: 3 minutes The struggle over every inch of land in Palestine has led to decades of conflict and could ignite the entire region at any time. Two videos explain one aspect of this problem — mainly from the Palestinian viewpoint — and highlight why no solution is in sight.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Two videos on the amazing contributions bees make to our very existence.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A collection of fascinating old documentaries capturing street scenes from New York and several cities in Europe, before and after World War I and II.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Ebola is one of the most frightening infectious diseases in the world — and it is spreading.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite decades of promises by US presidents to reduce reliance on oil and gas, consumption has only increased. How did we get here, and what might it mean if the economics of oil growth are operating in the red?
Reading Time: 1 minute Climate change may be understandable, but how can change related to global warming possibly lead to colder winters? It’s actually not that complicated.
Reading Time: 1 minute Half a century ago, a former industry tycoon rolled up his sleeves and began to convert a large plot of barren land in Texas into a biodiverse habitat. His efforts now serve as an example of what individuals can do to make a difference
Reading Time: 2 minutes Inspiring videos on innovative ways in which recycled plastic is getting a second life.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Tornadoes are dreadful, destructive things. Worse yet, they have been straying out of their own territory in recent years. But our little report is about their fascinating appearance and behavior, and we present a spellbinding video that shows what the excitement is about.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Indigenous (Native American) women are seen as less than human, exotic, sexy — and easy to use, abuse, and worse. White US authorities seem not to care very much.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The United States and Russia both recognize that chemical and biological weapons are too dangerous for any government to possess — including themselves. Why are nuclear weapons an exception?
Reading Time: 2 minutes The US is facing a physician shortage, and immigrants are ready to fill these vital positions — if the US government would only let them.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is your neighbor making you mad? Don’t worry, have a beer together like these ancient Peruvians did, and everything will be fine again.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Innovative students in Scotland are reviving the ancient natural remedy of chocolate, aiming to ease ailments like fatigue and premenstrual syndrome.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The American diet is getting a vegan makeover. Will it help fight climate change?