Long before the pandemic, millions of people in countries across East Asia were accustomed to wearing a mask when they had a cold, it was peak flu season or just in a crowded space. We speak with two experts about the future of face masks in the U.S.
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We speak with Adam Chandler, journalist and author of Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast-Food Kingdom about the events that fed into the rapid rise of the fast-food industry and how different chains are fighting to stay present and on-trend in today’s competitive restaurant landscape.
Almost 40 years later, there’s a sequel to the popular classic, “Top Gun”. This time it’s “Top Gun: Maverick” and still features Tom Cruise, but he’s joined by an entourage of other well-known names in Hollywood. We discuss this highly anticipated theater release.
Look a little closer and you’ll find many hidden gems throughout New York City. Tour guide and author Laurie Lewis joins Viewpoints to shed some light on the stories behind some of the city’s most famous buildings and parks.
From former President John F. Kennedy to past Kennedy’s that have served as senators, ambassadors and in other high ranking government positions, the name today still signifies power and prestige. However, go back just three generations from JFK and the Kennedy’s were poor, Irish refugees who had just arrived on the shores of America. This week – we discuss …
So often we talk about the healthcare system and the patients themselves, but what about the caregivers who provide these services to the aging population? In many cases, this role falls on family members' shoulders, and for this group, it can be all too easy to quickly lose sight of personal health, wellness and relationships.
Why do we believe one person but believe another is lying? This week, author Sarah Weinman joins us as we discuss the story of one American man in the 1950’s who was able to dupe millions and get released from prison.
The song, "Heat Waves" by the British indie pop rock band, Glass Animals continues to be a hit track almost two years after its release. We discuss its continued popularity and what else is worth a listen from Glass Animals.
Less than 2% of all classical musicians are African American. Two classical music experts join us this week to help us understand the barriers for entry into classical music and how those in the field are helping younger populations gain exposure and greater access to the genre.
Countless different species of wildlife were driven out of cities centuries ago, but in recent decades have begun returning in greater numbers and adapting to the human-centric infrastructure. Two wildlife experts join us this week to highlight how we can both coexist in these settings.
Bowman was Phelps’ longtime swimming coach who mentored Phelps since he was 11 years old. He was there every step of the way in Phelps’ athletic career, crafting him into the Olympic swimming superstar he is today. It makes you wonder – where would many of the top athletes be today without the coaches who guided, motivated and supported them?
This year’s Super Bowl halftime show featuring Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Mary J. Blige was an instant hit. It was a blast to the past and reinvigorated that the nostalgic music of our younger years will always hold a special place in our hearts.
Ahead of Presidents Day on Monday, February 21, we highlight some of our past presidents and their accomplishments and failures. Ronald Gruner joins us this week to answer these questions and more.
From sundials to mechanical clocks to atomic clocks, humans – throughout the centuries – have kept track of time using many different methods. Physics and astronomy professor Chad Orzel joins us this week to highlight just how much we rely on accurate clocks and how timekeeping technology has evolved across human history.
What was your favorite comic book series, video game or card game growing up? Depending on your age, it could have been Magic: The Gathering, Batman or Minecraft. In fact, you still could be a fan of these no matter what your age is. This week – we discuss the vast world of fandom and just what it means to be a part of this community.
We speak with Tim O’Brien who has illustrated numerous magazine covers throughout the years. O’Brien discusses his career, the history of illustration and how the art form is used to convey a specific, singular moment or feeling that other mediums may not be able to capture.