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Dec 29, 2017

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the horrifying reality that is modern-day slavery.

Slavery

Populations that are vulnerable to slavery often reside in countries where government is not stable or discrimination is prevalent, according to the Walk Free Foundation.

Vulnerability to...


Dec 22, 2017

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the incredibly simple topic of gene therapy and CRISPR.

A gene is the basic physical and functional unit of heredity. Genes, which are made up of DNA, act as instructions to make molecules called proteins. In humans, genes vary in size from a...


Dec 15, 2017

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into advertising and propaganda. How many advertisements do we see per day? As many as 5,000 per day today vs 500 per day back in the 1970s. Edward Bernays was an Austrian-American pioneer in the field of public relations and propaganda, referred to...


Dec 8, 2017

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into a complex and mind-bending topic of crystals. No, we aren’t talking about how crystals can cure cancer. Crystals have internal energy including some energy associated with molecular vibrations. Physicists have created the world’s first time...


Dec 1, 2017

Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the topic of schizophrenia. With modern day science, psychology, and access to a wealth of information at our fingertips, why are there still so many misconceptions about what schizophrenia is?

Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental...