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NPR: For Scientists Who Study Virus Transmission, 2020 Was A Watershed Year

When Linsey Marr looks back at the beginning of 2020, what strikes her is how few people in the world really understood...

NPR: How To Make A New Year’s Resolution

2020 has been a disaster for meeting new people, which is why Per Carlbring's New Year's resolution is to spend next year...

NPR: ‘Trusted Messengers, Trusted Messages’: How To Overcome Vaccine Hesitancy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services booked an unusual guest interviewer for one of its public health events this fall: Shulem...

NPR: In Pandemic, The Most Wonderful Time For Christmas Songs Turned Out To Be … In July

When listeners in Fort Wayne, Indiana, tuned into Majic 95.1 in July, they heard something both unexpected and all-too-familiar. The station was...

AP: Right at Home: Resetting for a new year with soothing decor

After an anxiety-filled 2020 and during the continuing pandemic, many of us are looking to our homes for nearly everything: a place...

CNN: Holiday gift guide: Ethical luxuries for conscientious shoppers

For many of us, the holidays will look a little different this year. There may be no big family gatherings to plan,...

BBC: What can different cultures teach about boredom?

In Niger, young men counter the “weight of boredom” by drinking tea together. For them, it’s better to live in the here...

NPR: Elizabeth White: How Have This Century’s Financial Crises Affected Older Adults?

At age 55, Elizabeth White lost her job--and her entire safety net--in the 2008 recession. Her story isn't uncommon. White says, now...

BBC: How your fridge is heating up the planet

The way you dispose of old kitchen appliances and air conditioning units can have a huge impact on the climate.

CNN: Why we’re in this mess

When the pandemic first struck the United States with ferocity in March, the days were already getting longer. Spring was coming. Quarantined...

CNN: Pamela Brown: ‘It felt like I never had a bigger enemy to fight’

It was the day after Thanksgiving. I was alone in the studio, sitting in front of the camera on live national television,...

NPR: Having A Group Thanksgiving? Here’s How To Think About Safety

Confirmed cases of the coronavirus are surging. In the last week, more than 1 million people in the U.S. have tested positive....

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Th-Su, Feb 4-7, 2021 5-11pm Daily  Urbana, IL—One of the great joys of live theatre is...

[Urbana] Winter is Here – Fun Ways to Celebrate the Season With Your Dog

What do you do when there is snow outside and your dog needs exercise? Canine15.com offers some suggestions. There are lots of...