• Above The Noise -- Why Isn't Hip-Hop Having Its Own #MeToo Moment?
    S2 E20: Why Isn't Hip-Hop Having Its Own #MeToo Moment?
    The #MeToo movement has shined a light on abuse and harassment in the workplace ...
    The #MeToo movement has shined a light on abuse and harassment in the workplace in almost every industry within the past year, but one industry that’s been glaringly quiet is the rap industry. So ...
    Air Date 9/7/2018
    0:05:23
  • Above The Noise -- What's It Really Like to Host a YouTube Show?
    S2 E19: What's It Really Like to Host a YouTube Show?
    It’s easy to spend hours binge-watching videos on YouTube but have you ever ...
    It’s easy to spend hours binge-watching videos on YouTube but have you ever wondered what it takes to host a video series? How do you act natural on camera, work with producers, or learn a script? ...
    Air Date 9/7/2018
    0:04:21
  • Above The Noise -- Can You Trust Influencers on YouTube?
    S2 E18: Can You Trust Influencers on YouTube?
    YouTube has been around for over a decade now, and it’s WAY more of a business ...
    YouTube has been around for over a decade now, and it’s WAY more of a business now than anyone could have imagined. Enter the influencer -- a social media personality with a homegrown fan base that ...
    Air Date 9/7/2018
    0:08:31
  • Above The Noise -- Is Your Sunscreen Hurting Coral Reefs?
    S2 E17: Is Your Sunscreen Hurting Coral Reefs?
    The same chemicals in sunscreen that protect our skin from harmful UV rays are ...
    The same chemicals in sunscreen that protect our skin from harmful UV rays are also contributing to the demise of coral reefs around the world. If we want to save coral but also protect our skin from ...
    Air Date 9/7/2018
    0:06:14
  • Above The Noise -- Why Isn't There More Research About Gun Violence?
    S2 E16: Why Isn't There More Research About Gun Violence?
    Compared to other wealthy nations around the world, the rate of gun deaths in ...
    Compared to other wealthy nations around the world, the rate of gun deaths in the U.S. is pretty off the charts. So why isn’t there more government-funded research about the problem, the way there ...
    Air Date 9/7/2018
    0:04:50
  • Above The Noise -- Can You Win an Argument with a Conspiracy Theorist?
    S2 E15: Can You Win an Argument with a Conspiracy Theorist?
    The Earth is flat. We never landed on the moon. Tupac is alive and well, living ...
    The Earth is flat. We never landed on the moon. Tupac is alive and well, living in Cuba and still releasing music to this day. Conspiracy theories are all over the internet. Why do some people believe ...
    Air Date 9/7/2018
    0:07:35
  • Above The Noise -- Is Earth Running Out of Water? (feat. Life Noggin)
    S2 E14: Is Earth Running Out of Water? (feat. Life Noggin)
    From Cape Town’s water shortages to California’s historic drought-- ...
    From Cape Town’s water shortages to California’s historic drought-- headlines can make it seem like the world is drying out. So what’s going on, is Earth really running out of water?
    Air Date 9/7/2018
    0:06:00
  • Above The Noise -- Why Is Vaping So Popular?
    S2 E13: Why Is Vaping So Popular?
    Smoking may be at near-record lows, but vaping remains popular. Among high ...
    Smoking may be at near-record lows, but vaping remains popular. Among high school seniors, nearly than 1 in 3 admitted to using some type of vaping product. Why is vaping popular, and is it a ...
    Air Date 4/18/2018
    0:05:14
  • Above The Noise -- Endangered Species: Worth Saving from Extinction?
    S2 E12: Endangered Species: Worth Saving from Extinction?
    Species are going extinct at crazy high rates. Does it matter?
    Species are going extinct at crazy high rates. Does it matter?
    Air Date 4/5/2018
    0:07:00
  • Above The Noise -- Why Only 9 Countries Have Nuclear Weapons
    S2 E11: Why Only 9 Countries Have Nuclear Weapons
    What are the rules that govern who has nukes and who doesn’t? And why do some ...
    What are the rules that govern who has nukes and who doesn’t? And why do some countries maintain huge nuclear arsenals, while many other countries don’t have any nukes?
    Air Date 4/5/2018
    0:07:00
  • Above The Noise -- Free Speech vs Hate Speech on College Campuses
    S2 E10: Free Speech vs Hate Speech on College Campuses
    College Campuses across the United States have found themselves at the center of ...
    College Campuses across the United States have found themselves at the center of a raging free speech debate. As controversial figures, like white nationalists, book gigs at universities-- many are ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:06:14
  • Above The Noise -- Does Being Popular in High School Really Matter?
    S2 E9: Does Being Popular in High School Really Matter?
    When you’re in high school, it can seem like being popular is the most ...
    When you’re in high school, it can seem like being popular is the most important thing in the world. But what happens to people who are popular in high school after they graduate? What we found out ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:04:19
  • Above The Noise -- Why Are Schools Still So Segregated?
    S2 E8: Why Are Schools Still So Segregated?
    America’s school-age population is more racially diverse than it’s ever been ...
    America’s school-age population is more racially diverse than it’s ever been before. Yet schools have become more and more segregated over the last 30 years. So what’s the deal? Wasn’t that ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:17
  • Above The Noise -- Are Internet Trolls Born or Made?
    S2 E7: Are Internet Trolls Born or Made?
    Trolls are all over the internet, just annoying people to no end. So we were ...
    Trolls are all over the internet, just annoying people to no end. So we were wondering, what makes someone an internet troll? Are some people just destined to be a troll, or do they develop this ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:32
  • Above The Noise -- Is Your Fleece Jacket Polluting The Oceans?
    S2 E6: Is Your Fleece Jacket Polluting The Oceans?
    Plastic pollution has been a problem for decades. But new research shines the ...
    Plastic pollution has been a problem for decades. But new research shines the spotlight on a new plastic pollution menace -- microfibers.
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:53
  • Above The Noise -- Is Facial Recognition Invading Your Privacy?
    S2 E5: Is Facial Recognition Invading Your Privacy?
    In today’s digital world, privacy is something that is getting harder and ...
    In today’s digital world, privacy is something that is getting harder and harder to protect. But what if simply scanning your face provides enough information to track you and learn your habits?
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:32
  • Above The Noise -- How to Protect Your Online Privacy
    S2 E4: How to Protect Your Online Privacy
    Living in a digital world can certainly make life super convenient-- like the ...
    Living in a digital world can certainly make life super convenient-- like the ability to easily keep up with distant friends and relatives-- but it also makes it super easy for other people to know ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:07:11
  • Above The Noise -- Is There Really an Immigration "Line" to Wait In?
    S2 E3: Is There Really an Immigration "Line" to Wait In?
    It totally depends on where you’re from, what family connections you have, ...
    It totally depends on where you’re from, what family connections you have, your education level and skill set and even how much money you have.
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:04
  • Above The Noise -- Can Procrastination Be A Good Thing?
    S2 E2: Can Procrastination Be A Good Thing?
    It seems like we’re always being told that procrastination is bad. Taking a ...
    It seems like we’re always being told that procrastination is bad. Taking a closer look at why people procrastinate, though, it’s more complicated than it might seem. While some psychologists ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:04:35
  • Above The Noise -- Can Virtual Reality Make You a Better Person?
    S2 E1: Can Virtual Reality Make You a Better Person?
    Virtual reality is the hottest new thing on the media landscape. Chances are ...
    Virtual reality is the hottest new thing on the media landscape. Chances are even your granny has tried 360 video! Advertisers and media companies are all scrambling to find a way to deliver VR ads ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:20
  • Above The Noise -- Should Teen Sexting Be A Crime?
    S1 E18: Should Teen Sexting Be A Crime?
    Let’s talk about sexting, baby. And by sexting we mean sending and receiving ...
    Let’s talk about sexting, baby. And by sexting we mean sending and receiving nude photos, not just NSFW text messages. And in some cases, it’s a crime for teens to do it, one that carries some ...
    Air Date 3/9/2018
    0:05:12