The most asked question by Americans on Google in 2020, listen to the reason chainsaws were originally invented. The answer might shock you!
The second most asked question on Google in 2020, one of the major impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the US is a shortage of coins, mainly due to lack of circulation. Listen here to understand why that occurred and exactly what its impact will be on both businesses and consumers
One of the central moments of 2020 was the anger and outcry of injustice following the death of George Floyd at the hands of four police officers. Like so many other black men killed by police in the US, Floyd's death and the collective response of the nation was one of 2020's defining moments.
The Election was one of the biggest stories of 2020, and the finish to 270 electoral votes proved to be a nail-biter. At the center of it all were a few battleground states, including Nevada, which ended up taking a much longer time to count its votes than originally expected,
On 6 August 2020, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order banning TikTok and WeChat if they were not sold by their developers within 45 days, citing national security reasons. A very popular app in the US, the TikTok ban was challenged by both the company and users, leading to an injunction.
Kobe Bryant's tragic death on January 26, 2020 was among the first of many signs that this year would be a challenging one. His death prompted many to look back at his Hall of Fame career, particularly his change in jersey number from 8 to 24, and many to speculate why he made the change at all.
The COVID-19 pandemic certainly shifted some peoples' spending habits, including buying an inordinate amount of toilet paper, often leading to shortages for everyone else. This occurred at both the beginning of the pandemic and on the onset of the second wave, both leading to toilet paper shortages.
In line with the growing national recognition of African-American history and reckoning of the US' role in perpetuating racism and oppression for hundreds of years, many asked the question what is Juneteenth and what does it represent. Listen now to find out for yourself!
Australia's massive bushfires were one of the greatest environmental disasters in recent memories, sparking nationwide efforts to contain them and worldwide efforts to help in any way possible. Understand what climate and weather-related issues played a part in Australia's environmental crisis.