Rewire was privileged enough to spend an hour interviewing Mike Rugnetta, host/writer of the PBS Digital Studios web series Idea Channel & the podcast Reasonably Sound. We were able to touch on how he became an internet influencer and entrepreneur as well as what his favorite Anime is. It's a lot of fun, so check it out!
A majority of people living in the U.S. are concerned about climate change. Sometimes it can seem as though all of the talk surrounding the subject can be very negative. Some nonprofits and companies are spearheading initiatives to change the climate trajectory of the planet. But there is hope.
As we get older, it can feel harder and harder to make friends. We're no longer stuck in a classroom or a dorm with a bunch of people our age who probably share a lot of our interests. There are no more school clubs or extracurricular activities. And, depending on your personality, it can be tough opening up to new people once you're in social situations.
By now, we all know the inspiring story—popularized by the Academy Award-nominated film “Hidden Figures”—of the Black women mathematicians who worked at NASA during the Space Race.
Duchess Harris, professor and chair of the American Studies department at Macalester College, knew this story inside and out long before it hit the theaters.
Despite a negative perception of lawyers, Robert Foley and Dana Kinsella, criminal defense attorneys, got into the profession to serve the public. They formed the Minneapolis-based law firm, Kinsella and Foley Defense in November 2016 and are passionate about fighting for the rights of their clients.
In elementary school, Chef Yia Vang was embarrassed to talk about what his family ate for dinner. He’s now a cook and the co-owner of a pop-up restaurant, Union Kitchen, that celebrates the food and traditions of his Hmong culture.
Have you always wanted to try skateboarding but didn't know how to get started? Mark Rodriguez, owner of 3rd Lair Skatepark in Golden Valley, Minnesota, explains how people interested in skateboarding can get involved in the sport.
It turns out that men are very underserved in the world of fertility assistance. That's where Trak Fertility steps in with their comprehensive approach to male fertility.
When she was in college, Susan Brown decided to cut out processed sugar in favor of honey "to bring the best out in [her] body." Now she's an urban beekeeper who uses her bees' honey to make beautiful bon-bons at her gourmet chocolate shop, Mademoiselle Miel.
Ever wondered if you know enough about social media to get your start-up off the ground? This piece of marketing is just as important as the rest, and sometimes even easier to mess up. That's where The Social Lights become an option.