After having dealt with anxieties for years, Scott Oughton-Johnson created a walking group for men with similar issues. Now more and more of such groups are starting in the UK. In our new episode, Scott tells use why the idea works so well and how it could develop in the future.
In today’s issue of Squirrel News, Brussels is testing prescribed museum visits to treat anxiety and other mental conditions, the push for public banking is forging forward, and South-African students have built the country’s first fully solar-powered train.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, a Spanish city grants pedestrians constant priority, Denver provides $12,000 in direct payments to a group of unhoused people, and India’s lattice structures show how buildings can keep cool without air conditioning.
Today in Squirrel News, an online army called NAFO uses witty memes to counter Russian disinformation, students invent a car that captures carbon, and we visit Japan’s zero-waste town of Kamikatsu.
Can humour help solve social problems? Comedian Jimmy Tingle thinks it can. With his project “Humor for Humanity” he aims to raise spirits, funds and awareness for non-profits and social causes. In our new episode, Jimmy explains to us how that works and shares impressing anecdotes on the President of Moldova and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
In today’s edition of Squirrel News, a new blood test can detect cancer before symptoms appear, US doctors use a new combination of approaches to treat obesity, and Minnesota pilots the nation’s first guaranteed income scheme for immigrants.