This Week on Metro Connection: Out In The Cold | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

Filed Under:

This Week on Metro Connection: Out In The Cold

Play associated audio
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bobistraveling/4261385945/

It's mid-January, and that means it's time for our annual "Out in the Cold" show. We'll face the frigid waters of the mid-Atlantic with a Maryland family sailing across the world. We'll go skiing on a hill in Virginia, where snow is no longer required for a fun day on the slopes. Plus, we'll sample the cuisine of Iceland, as we continue our Eating in the Embassy series.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" by Beegie Adair from Jazz Piano Christmas]

NPR

Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
NPR

Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
NPR

The Unpopularity Contest For Britain's Next Prime Minister

British voters go to the polls on Thursday to elect the next prime minister. But while David Cameron or Ed Miliband will win the election contest, neither is likely to win a popularity contest.
NPR

Smartphones Can Be Smart Enough To Find A Parasitic Worm

If someone is infected by the Loa loa worm, taking a drug to treat river blindness could be risky. Now there's a fast way to identify the worm — by turning a smartphone into a microscope.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.