Friday, March 31, 2023 12:16 PM
In March, a group of researches shared the results of a scientific analysis of a lock of hair that likely came from Ludwig van Beethoven
. The goal, initially, was to find out what caused the composer to lose his hearing, but the results uncovered much more than that. Head over to The New York Times
for the full story.
Thursday, March 30, 2023 1:25 PM
The Major League Baseball season officially began this week, bringing with it new players, new fans, and a whole host of new rules
. From larger bases to pitch clocks, head over to AP
for a rundown of what's new in baseball.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023 2:09 PM
This week, the FDA approved the first ever over the counter naloxone
, a nasal spray that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose. Head over to the FDA's website
for more on what this OTC approval means, how naloxone works and more.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 12:50 PM
With the arrival of Spring comes the arrival of allergy season
, and, as The New York Times
reports, climate change is causing allergy season to last longer and feel more intense. Head over to The Times
for more on changes to allergy season, and how you can make this time of year a little less miserable for your sinuses.
Monday, March 27, 2023 11:36 AM
April Fools' Day is this Saturday, April first. The silly holiday can be fun or frustrating, depending on your mood, but it's generally accepted that we'll all get pranked at least once this weekend. But why do we celebrate April Fools' Day
, and where did it even come from? Head over to Today
for a look.
Thursday, March 23, 2023 12:05 PM
Lawmakers are once again raising questions about video-sharing app TikTok, and questioning whether or not it should be banned for users in the United States
. Head over to The New York Times
for an explainer on what's going on with TikTok, and how a potential ban could be avoided.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 10:13 AM
began at sundown on Wednesday, March 22, 2023, kicking off a month of fasting, prayer and community time for Muslims everywhere. Head over to National Geographic
for a look at some unique Ramadan celebrations around the world.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 10:50 AM
With the arrival of Spring comes the arrival of flowers: and, in certain places around the world, beautiful cherry blossoms
. The trees attract millions of tourists each year, but they only bloom for a short period of time. Head over to Mental Floss
for 10 facts about cherry blossoms.
Monday, March 20, 2023 12:52 PM
As of yesterday, March 20, 2023, Spring
has officially arrived to the Northern Hemisphere. Head over to CNN
for more on the Spring Equinox, as well as a peek at some modern and ancient celebrations of the equinox.
Friday, March 17, 2023 12:34 PM
With Vision Expo East
officially underway, social media is abuzz. Check out Twitter posts live from the show in the #VisionExpo hashtag
, and use the tag on your own posts to join the conversation.
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 12:42 PM
March Madness is officially kicking off
. Head over to the Daily Mail
for a complete guide to the tournament.
Friday, March 10, 2023 10:33 AM
With Saint Patrick's Day landing on a Friday this year, there's sure to be no shortage of parties and events to attend. No matter what you do this March 17
, head over to Mental Floss
for 13 fun facts about the holiday that you can share to impress your fellow partygoers.