Jeff Caplan

A man walks in the rain. Incoming weather will bring rain and snow...
Martha Harris and Samantha Herrera

Winter storm hits Utah with wind, rain, and snow

The weather in Utah will see a few changes in the next few hours, according to the National Weather Service.
1 month ago
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Simone Seikaly

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The secret to easy hard boiled eggs

After 700 tests, a researcher has found the perfect combination to assure an easily peeled hard-boiled egg. Hint: it's all about temperature.
1 month ago
Trucker uses CB radio. CW McCall sang trucker songs....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Whatever happened to CB radios?

CW McCall sang a trucker song that at one point, nearly every American could sing word-for-word. But why was a trucker song so popular?
2 months ago
Eric Church at a concert....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The worst concert cancellation ever

Concert cancellations are always a possibility. But the way an artist cancels can be a delicate art, and some are better at it than others.
2 months ago
vending machines drive-thru...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Burger vending machines

Food vending machines already exist in other parts of the world. With the current labor shortages, maybe U.S. restaurants should take note.
2 months ago
Lucy Harris...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Queen of Basketball

Lucy Harris was a female basketball player and could have been the first woman to play for Jazz. A documentary about her life won an Oscar on Sunday.
2 months ago
hacker...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The Okta Hack, was it Putin or a punk?

A hacker claimed to have broken into a computer system called Okta. Security experts say it could be a Russian operation, but Bloomberg isn't so sure.
2 months ago
Autonomous airplanes...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Autonomous Airplanes

Autonomous airplanes might be in your future. Startups have raised billions to create autonomous airplanes that may eventually carry passengers.
2 months ago
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Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: What? No Pasta? Stai scherzando!

Supply chain issues and shortages of durum wheat (out of Canada and Ukraine) may force you to choose another kind of pasta.
2 months ago
Farmers...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Frenzied farmers and headless tractors

Farmers can now buy a new piece of farming equipment; an autonomous tractor. Famers won't be lazying about though, there'll still be work.
2 months ago
Supporters of Ukraine hold up a sign to protest the Russian invasion....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Bravery in Russia

A staff member from a Russian TV station interrupted an anchor on air. Marina Ovsyannikova held up an anti-war sign and shouted behind the anchor.
2 months ago
Rising gas prices are leading people to use apps like GasBuddy....
Samantha Herrera

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: If you value your privacy, don’t use GasBuddy

People searching for lower gas prices might use an app like GasBuddy, but the app gathers users' data and not anonymously.
2 months ago
Inflation rates are up, and it might affect things at home....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Inflation deflation

The new year-to-year inflation rate is approaching 8 percent. Wages and life at home might be affected by the rising rate.
2 months ago
The International Space Station hosts astronauts and cosmonauts alike....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Astronauts and cosmonauts in a tin can

Tensions from the invasion of Ukraine reached those involved in space programs, but it's hard to tell if it reached astronauts and cosmonauts.
3 months ago
Gas lines caused by rising prices....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Gas lines remind me of the 70s

Price hikes on gas are causing longer gas lines. The long wait is reminiscent of the gas lines of the 1970s.
3 months ago
Caplan russia McDonald's...
Simone Seikaly

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: No more McDonald’s for Putin

McDonald's is one of the latest companies to duck out of Russia, albeit temporarily, to protest Russian aggression in Ukraine.
3 months ago
organic food inflation...
Simone Seikaly

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Eating organic food during inflation

You might think that food grown organically is experiencing the same rate of inflation as non-organic food. But it isn't!
3 months ago
A Utah Highway Patrol trooper enforces the speed limit in a construction zone on I-80 near 1700 Eas...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Speeding ticket excuses that won’t work

Editor’s note: This is an editorial piece. An editorial, like a news article, is based on fact but also shares opinions. The opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and are not associated with our newsroom. SALT LAKE CITY — It’s well documented Utah has had a problem with speeding lately. More drivers […]
3 months ago
Journalists in Russia have been threatened and killed for doing their jobs....
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: A deadly career choice — journalists in Russia

Nearly two dozen journalists in Russia have lost their lives doing their jobs. Jeff Caplan explores what it's like to work in the country.
3 months ago
what is an oligarch...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: What is an oligarch anyway?

An oligarch is a member of an oligarchy, or, a small group of people with control over a country, organization, or institution.
3 months ago
In this undated photo provided by the Portuguese Navy, smoke billows from the burning Felicity Ace ...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The ship that didn’t come in

A crewless ship on fire in the middle of the Atlantic contains precious cargo. Singed, expensive, eagerly awaited precious cargo.
3 months ago
Amazon Marriott-Slaterville...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Let Amazon drivers do their job

A TikTok trend has KSL NewsRadio's Jeff Caplan fired up. Why is it okay to demand Amazon drivers do anything but, drive and deliver?
3 months ago
Putin superbowl ring...
Simone Seikaly

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Vladimir Putin’s Super Bowl ring

This story is about how Russian President Vladimir Putin got hold of a Super Bowl ring, and what it tells us about the man.
3 months ago
Tonga volcano...
Jeff Caplan

Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Silence as Tongans await return to the grid

A fiber optic cable the size of a garden hose connected Tonga to the grid before the volcano. It takes a special ship, and time, to repair.
4 months ago