Brandon Baker

Brandon Baker

Brandon Baker is a graduate of Temple University's Lew Klein College of Media and Communication and native of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. When he's not burying himself in geek culture or re-binging all six seasons of "The West Wing," you can catch him hobnobbing with a Manhattan -- up, extra bitters -- in hand.

April 18, 2018

Anderson Cooper

Q&A: Anderson Cooper talks touring with Andy Cohen and escaping the drama of politics

Host of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" Anderson Cooper talks about his show with Andy Cohen, odd hobbies and whether he keeps in touch with Kathy Griffin.

April 4, 2018


What are 'sand mafias?'

Aunshul Rege, a professor of criminal justice and scholar of organized crime at Temple University, explains what a "sand mafia" is--and why sand is a more valuable resource than many realize.

March 29, 2018


Why does hair turn gray?

Jefferson dermatologist Nazanin Saedi explains why hair goes gray.

March 22, 2018


Do books have a restrictive rating system?

Temple University Press explains whether books are ever rated in the way movies, video games and music are.

March 14, 2018


Who invented eating utensils?

A Delaware Valley University professor explains the modern origins of eating utensils.

March 7, 2018


What's the verdict on eggs and cholesterol?

How much protein is in an egg? Is it ever OK to eat a raw egg? How much cholesterol is in an egg? What is the difference between a brown egg and a white egg? What is the nutritional difference between chicken eggs and quail eggs?

February 28, 2018

The Arts

What are the origins of the 'LOVE' design?

Gerald Silk, professor of modern and contemporary art at Temple University, explains the origins of the famous "LOVE" design and statue.

February 21, 2018


What's the difference between grape juice and wine?

Dr. Lynn Hoffman describes what distinguishes grape juice from wines.

February 14, 2018


What was Philadelphia's first restaurant?

A regional foods expert describes Philadelphia's first restaurant.

February 7, 2018


How does politics affect tourism?

How does politics effect tourism?

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