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Episode 781: An amazing study on human aging, a brilliant quote from Sir Paul McCartney, the beauty of Durham Cathedral, the genius of Fats Waller, and more…

Good News: A massive study on human aging is underway in the UK, Link HERE. The Good Word: A lovely quote from Sir Paul McCartney on being a good person. Good To Know: An amazing historical fact about the Beatles first recording session… Good News: The UN released information about the massive potential economic benefits…

Episode 780: Platypuses and seahorses get help in Australia, an excerpt from Shakespeare’s brilliant “St. Crispin’s Day” speech, the wonders of Cairo (City of the Living!), the bluesy shouting of Big Joe Turner, and more…

Good News: Platypuses are returning to Sydney for the first time in decades! Link HERE. The Good Word: Listen to part of the amazing “St. Crispin’s Day” speech from Shakespeare’s Henry V. Good To Know: An amazing bit of UK history… Good News: Conservationists released hundreds of endangered sea horses into the waters off Australia’s…

Episode 779: Research on the brain benefits of music, a classic speech from Shakespeare, the beauty of southern Spain and North Africa, the legacy of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens, the swinging sax of Paul Quinichette, and more…

Good News: A new study shows that listening to, or practicing, music can grow gray matter! Link HERE. The Good Word: A lovely speech from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. Good To Know: An amazing fact about the Great Fire of London… Good News: A massive solar farm has been built in China! Link HERE.…

Episode 778: More good news for UK rainforests, a lovely quote from Shakespeare, the splendid Greek Islands, the beauty of the piano music of Erik Satie, and more…

Good News: The endangered rainforests of the UK have a new ally: a charity specifically aimed to restore them! Link HERE. The Good Word: A wonderful quote from William Shakespeare! Good To Know: A surprising fact about Buckingham Palace… Good News: Another important milestone in green engird was crossed last week, Link HERE. Wonderful World:…

Episode 777: Plastic-eating microbes to fight pollution, a great quote from Shakespeare, the beauty of Athens and its incredible street food scene, the hard-swinging sounds of Woody Herman and his many Orchestras, and more…

Good News: A type of microbe that consumes plastic at reasonable temperatures has been found! Link HERE. The Good Word: A brilliant quote from Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure”. Good To Know: A fun bit of trivia about the United Kingdom… Good News: A Ukrainian artist will perform Crimean folksongs at the Eurovision Song Contest this…

Episode 776: A major climate bill for New York State, a great quote from Shakespeare, an update to our knowledge of the human genome, the beauty of Istanbul, and more…

Good News: New York State legislature has passed a landmark climate bill! Link HERE. The Good Word: A classic quote from Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”! Good To Know: An amazing fact about one of Shakespeare’s plays… Good News: The map of human DNA got a big update this past week, Link HERE. Wonderful World:…

Episode 775: Ways to head off dementia, fun facts about London, good news for Leopards in southern Africa, a splendid temple in Japan, the swinging piano of Red Garland, and more…

Good News: Six lifestyle changes that can help fend off dementia and Alzheimer’s! Link HERE. The Good Word: A really good reminder for you today. Good To Know: An impressive fact about London! Good News: Hope for leopard populations in southern Africa, Link HERE. Wonderful World: Explore the stunning Kinkaku-ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan, HERE.…

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