(The Washington Post) Is your credit score a bad apple? PostTV and finance columnist Michelle Singletary break down two straightforward ways to improve it—until it’s as good as apple pie. Watch the video.
(The Washington Post) YouTube users across the United States have uploaded dozens of videos to demonstrate their local dialects. PostTV examined people’s accents and state-specific answers to an online list of common questions. Watch the video.
(The Washington Post) Screaming is a bodily reaction to a stimulus, according to sociology professor Michelle Janning—and since the 1950s, it’s also been something girls do at concerts. Here’s a look at the phenomenon and psychology behind screaming fans. Watch the video.
(The Washington Post) Americans like their booze—beer, liquor and (for Washington, D.C. especially) wine. Here’s what people in the nation’s capital have to say about their own wine-drinking. Watch the video.
(The Washington Post) Did you know if you sell anything you own for more than you paid for it, then you may owe capital gains tax? Here’s how you can avoid it, using chocolate coins to demonstrate. Watch the video.
For PostTV, I explored the brands that got the Super Bowl formula right. The truth is, I’m much more qualified to talk about unsuccessful commercials. I’ve been helping my husband make them for a very long time. Read and watch.
(The Washington Post) America’s monthly jobs report can be hard to understand. Here’s what you need to know about non-farm payroll employment and the unemployment rate—with gummy bears to help explain. Watch the video.