Aug 7, 2015 | 9:47The 180 Sarcasm as a creative force Audio
The 180 Sarcasm as a creative force Aug 7, 2015 | 9:47Many a delicate flower of an idea has withered under the heat of a sarcastic jab from a colleague, parent, or boss. But a new study suggests that sarcasm might be just the thing for a budding creative mind.
Jul 10, 2015 | 13:38The 180 Are referendums good for democracy? Audio
The 180 Are referendums good for democracy? Jul 10, 2015 | 13:38Depending on where you stand, Metro Vancouver's recent transit plebiscite was a marvelous exercise in direct democracy, or a total failure of leadership. We hear a debate over the pros and cons of referendums in Canada.
Jul 17, 2015 | 15:40The 180 Should Canada sell its water? Audio
The 180 Should Canada sell its water? Jul 17, 2015 | 15:40A dry summer has stirred up controversy over water access in B.C. Petitioners say the government must charge private companies more to use the resource - but opponents say that's a dangerous move. We'll hear two perspectives on the issue.
Aug 7, 2015 | 54:00The 180 Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasm Audio
The 180 Green lawns, bullying, and sarcasm Aug 7, 2015 | 54:00This week on the 180 we learn how watering lawns might be the best choice in a drought, research that points to a genetic basis for bullying, and a study that suggests sarcasm creates a hothouse for creative minds.
Aug 7, 2015 | 8:26The 180 The genetic roots of bullying Audio
The 180 The genetic roots of bullying Aug 7, 2015 | 8:26Jennifer Wong is an assistant professor of Criminology at Simon Fraser University in BC. She led a recent study that concluded bullying is genetic -- and that those bullying genes actually do some good.
May 7, 2015 | 3:02The 180 The case for the majestic beaver Audio
The 180 The case for the majestic beaver May 7, 2015 | 3:02They may topple your favourite tree or flood your property with their dams, but that is what makes beavers awesome,Michael Runtz. The biologist says it's time for the beaver to take its rightful place in the pantheon of the world's most majestic animals
Jul 10, 2015 | 7:28The 180 Wildfires: Should homeowners fight or flee? Audio
The 180 Wildfires: Should homeowners fight or flee? Jul 10, 2015 | 7:28Is evacuation the best way to deal with wildfire? In Australia, homeowners have a choice to leave early or stay and defend their property. As wildfires rage across western Canada, we'll speak with a researcher who has studied the various approaches.