Thanksgiving is almost here. And as many prepare to hit the roads and skies to see family and friends, you may be traveling with no place to go or you might be home alone. Jason Savsani says he has a solution for you. He’s founder of Meal Sharing. It’s a website and app that promotes cultural diplomacy by connecting meal providers to meal seekers, around the globe. For Global Activism, Savsani will tell us how to connect you with a meal and friends for the Holidays.
Liberia is now "Ground Zero" of the current Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, but the country received good news yesterday in the form of an experimental drug shipment to come from the U.S. We'll talk to a Chicagoan who is working to send other humanitarian supplies to Liberia.
Apps and travel websites like Airbnb allow users to skirt the traditional ways of finding accommodation. Airbnb is growing in popularity but its also faced legal challenges in many of the cities where it operates. We'll take a look at how it's changing the travel industry.
Living things that make their own light exist across the natural world, from fireflies to dinoflagellates to glow-in-the-dark mushrooms. We explore the point of all that light with the help of a Harvard scholar and a bioluminescent bay.