First up: We’ll break down how one of America’s largest states was brought to its knees by a freak winter storm, and why most of the rest of the country has been so cold.
Then: We’re bringing you the latest on stories from Australia, Tokyo... and at Walmart...and giving you the context on why they matter.
Next: We saw a lot of COVID-related headlines this week. To clear the noise on what’s going on with the pandemic, we phoned a friend. A doctor friend.
ICYMI: “Vaccine passports” might be coming to a country near you. We’ll tell you the arguments for and against them so you can decide for yourself.
Later: We’ll break down WTF Clubhouse is... in 60 seconds.
Finally: We’re taking a break from earthly matters to tell you what just went down on Mars.
On this episode, you’ll hear from:
Stef Cantu, Texas resident
Tayhlor Coleman, Texas resident
Mallory Brooke, owner and chief meteorologist, Nor’easter Weather Consulting
Dr. Krutika Kuppalli, assistant professor of medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
Chloe Sackier, EDL systems engineer, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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