Society and Culture Shows
Society and Culture Episodes
Check-in viewer Erick Garcia Herrera shows us some of his very best vacation impressions from the beaches of Oaxaca, Mexico.
Globetrotter Steve Hanisch has a look around the English port city of Liverpool. He visits places connected to the Beatles and takes in the atmosphere of a home game with the Liverpool soccer team. Globetrotter Steve Hanisch has a look around the ...
Over a year since its founding, the student-led advocacy group March For Our Lives is now working to make ending gun violence a top priority for 2020 presidential candidates.
As Portugal’s bullfighting tradition is stirring a tense debate in the country. The annual Cartoon Xira presented an exhibition of the Argentinian cartoonist Marlene Pohle's unpublished drawings.
After making a name for himself in the pool, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps is making it his mission to save water in American homes.
Many Spaniards are worried the Vox party could bring the spirit of Francisco Franco back to parliament. The right-wing populists could re-shuffle the majority - with incumbent socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez losing out.
Contestants give their all for audiences of millions in Russia's talent shows, in many cases only to be rejected by a merciless jury. For children and teens who have prepared for weeks, the experience can be devastating.
We meet a young Iraqi refugee who risked his life to cross to Britain from Calais before the first Brexit deadline. He was looking for better opportunities to build a new life, but found a deeply divided country.
France is in shock, after a huge fire swept through Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. As fire-crews battled the blaze, crowds of local residents gathered at the scene. President Macron has promised that the cathedral will be rebuilt.
From township fine dining to an award-winning shack theatre, Khayelitsha has a lot to offer visitors to Cape Town.
These are just a handful of the stunning castles in Poland, some hailing from the time of kings, knights and magic.
Notre Dame is not only a Catholic emblem but a place where French history and culture converge.
The world gasped on Monday when the historic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris went up in flames. "It got so thick, we had trouble breathing, it was burning our eyes, it was singeing our noses and mouths," David Almacy, an eyewitness to the fire, told...
Between Norway and Iceland - globetrotter Steve Hanisch explores the Faroe Islands on land, on water and from the air.
Country singer Hunter Hayes is back with his first single in three years, 'Heartbreak' ー but it's not your typical tragic love song.
More and more in Thailand, rural students learn in traditional classrooms, but with an emphasis on hands-on activities.
Erica Dawson, a professor and writer, said she was surprised while on book tour recently to be faced with the same question over and over again, about speaking for “the black experience.” Black poets never went away. We don’t only deserve the stage
Sarah Smarsh is an author and a journalist whose environment as an adult diverges greatly from her childhood on a Kansas wheat farm.
Forty years ago, Congress approved the Equal Rights Amendment, guaranteeing protection from discrimination on the basis of sex -- but it has never been ratified as a constitutional amendment.
Musician and critic Jennifer Gersten wants us to transform the way we think about classical music.
Although a candidate just entered the 2020 presidential race with a platform centered on climate change, some experts say Americans aren’t fully aware of the scope and seriousness of global warming.
An Italian monastery has been transformed into an academy for right-wing populists. The project is backed by U.S. President Donald Trump's former advisor Steve Bannon.
Ukrainian refugees from the Donbass region are facing bureaucratic hurdles. They have had trouble voting in the presidential election.
Christian Page uses social media to campaign for the rights of the homeless. He's already got thousands of followers.
Research from the Uffizi gallery in Florence has proved that Renaissance master Leonardo Da Vinci could draw and paint with both hands.
David Olusoga explores the Victorian moral crusade against slavery.
David Olusoga looks at slavery and remembers black sailors who fought for Britain.
David Olusoga explores the relationship between Britain and people of African origins.
Is there a right way to ride an escalator? City escalator etiquette states that one side is for standers and the other for walkers. But is this the safest, most efficient way to ride an escalator?
Hip hop producers are selling cheap beats online with some becoming hit songs. You might think that hip hop producers are missing out on millions but this business model upends the traditional power structure of the music industry and could make p...
Ever wonder if that painting is looking at you? Its eyes moving with you as you walk in front of it? It's definitely possible, join Patrick Jones as he explores the Mona Lisa effect and whether it pertains to the famous the phenomenon is named after.
Have you ever noticed how a lot of movie posters look the same? Romantic comedies have the two leads stand back-to-back while actions films show the stars from the back. Cheddar explains why a lot Hollywood's posters use the same visual tropes.
The most important way that blockbuster movies make money isn't always at the box office. Cheddar explains what the secret pull for PG-13 ratings are from filmmakers & studios, and how that impacts audiences.
Billionaire's Row is a stretch of super tall, super expensive apartments in Midtown Manhattan. Their owners use the apartments as investments - and they are able to pay less in taxes than other homeowners.
The Crown Jewels of King Charles IX of Sweden have been stolen – with a lot of style, we might add. Let's investigate whether thieves on bikes and speedboats were able to outwit all the king's horses, men, women, helicopters, boats, divers...and b...
There is a fascination with counting cards in blackjack. Everyone wants to learn how to cheat the system and leave the casino a millionaire, but the truth is it's nearly impossible to do so.
What's the real cost when you purchase a commercial turkey vs. a heritage turkey? Cheddar explains what heritage turkeys are and why they're becoming more and more popular.
Spoiler alert! Cheddar investigates the TV spoilers we love to hate -- and asks whether the dreaded cliffhangers really matter anymore.
South Koreans work 305 hours more than the world average per year. The work culture has even caused multiple deaths. Cheddar explains what's happening in one of the most overworked countries in the world.
They did surgery on a grape. A couple of weeks ago a line from one of Cheddar's old Facebook videos went massively viral. The producer of that video and author of the line heard 'round the world, Max Godnick, tries to figure out why.
Nostalgia for the 1990s often includes hit boy bands such as Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC. But few remember Lou Pearlman, the disgraced impresario who managed the bands and created one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.
Why do women still make less than men? It's "simply discrimination," said Toni van Pelt, the president of the National Organization for Women.
The YouTuber and transgender activist Gigi Gorgeous is sharing her story and hoping to inspire others in a new book released this week.
The cast and creator of the hit Showtime series, "Billions," stopped by Cheddar on Wednesday after ringing the opening bell at the NYSE.
It's the place to be in the French capital this spring — Art Paris Art Fair 2019 has opened its doors (the doors of the majestic Grand Palais, to be precise) with 150 exhibitors from 20 countries showing at the exhibition.
Muscia meets French pianist Hélène Grimaud as she takes to the stage with Lionel Bringuier and the LA Philharmonic Orchestra at the Walt Disney Concert Hall.