Episode 419: Norway dismantles coal mines to expand natural preserves, a great quote from Maya Angelou, a revolutionary new blood test for cancers, the charms of the Mark Twain riverboat, the beautiful sound of Paul Desmond’s sax and more…

Good News: Norway is dismantling a former coal mining region and incorporating it into a vast new nature reserve to protect wildlife in the area, link HERE.

The Good Word: A lovely quote about gratitude, from Maya Angelou.

Good To Know: An odd historical clothing fact.

Good News: The UKs National Health Service is trialling an incredible new blood test that can hopefully detect 50 different types of cancer in their earliest stages, Link HERE.

Wonderful World: Learn a bit about what it means to be the riverboat captain of Disneyland’s Mark Twain, HERE.

Good Times: On this date in 1952, the longest running play in the world, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, debuted on London’s West End! Watch a trailer for the show HERE.

Sounds Good: Today is the anniversary of Paul Desmond’s birth! Watch him perform his own composition,
“Take Five”, with the legendary Dave Brubeck Quartet, in 1964, HERE.

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