Just You Wait

  • Just You Wait: Philly-lovers dream of SEPTA, schools and supporting young entrepreneurs

    By Eric Walter, @ericaceous

    January 1, 2014

    What are the hopes and dreams of Philadelphians for the future of their city? Theannual #whyilovephilly party, a gathering of some of the most enthusiastic Philly evangelists from all corners of the city, must be one of the best places to find out.  More »

  • Just You Wait: Church for atheists, possible trend for 2014

    By Elizabeth Fiedler, @EAFiedler

    January 1, 2014

    A church for atheists is spreading. Could Philly be next to host non-religious gatherings where the motto is to "Live better, help often and wonder more?" This group actually is called The Sunday Assembly.  More »

  • Just You Wait

    Menendez: Vote to delay flood insurance rate hikes could happen late Jan or early Feb

    By Tracey Samuelson, @tdsamuelson

    January 1, 2014

    The term “Biggert-Waters” may not be regularly tossed around at cocktail parties — except perhaps on certain parts of the Jersey Shore and other coastal communities — but it will get a bit more attention in 2014.  More »


    Just You Wait: Pilot Program

    By WHYY staff

    January 7, 2013

    Explore new ideas and trends in pop culture, art, technology, entertainment and daily life. Just You Wait steps away from the headlines and focuses on the most recent developments bubbling-up in all kinds of cultural arenas. Listen to the program from WHYY-FM.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2013 Edition

    Just You Wait: Accountable Care Organizations poised for growth in 2013

    By Carolyn Beeler

    January 7, 2013

    The year 2013 will be a big one for healthcare. Enrollment in the health insurance exchanges that have made headlines in recent months will begin this fall, and there will be many other preparations for the full implementation of the federal health law next January. Some analysts, however, say the real game-changer written into the Affordable Care Act wasn't health insurance exchanges, but A...  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2013 Edition

    Exporting liquified gas will be volatile topic

    By Susan Phillips/StateImpact

    January 3, 2013

    In this year's series of prognostications and predictions, we start with Susan Phillips, who covers natural gas drilling for State Impact - Pennsylvania. She says liquified natural gas will become a hot topic as energy companies fight for the right to export overseas as environmentalists urge caution.  More »

  • The 'quantified self' may be breakaway trend for 2013

    By Zack Seward, @zackseward

    January 2, 2013

    High-tech monitoring of your personal fitness, your sleep, your overall well-being? Yup, there's an app for that, and more systems are likely on the way. In the 2013 installment of our Just You Wait series, reporter Zack Seward talks about what may be the next step in harnessing the data generated by your own body.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2013 Edition

    Track record for our 2012 'Just You Wait' predictions

    By Chris Satullo

    December 31, 2012

    Last year at this time, NewsWorks and its radio companion, NewsWorks Tonight, introduced a new feature called “Just You Wait.”  More »


    'Internet of Things' concept is a little frightening and very enticing

    By NewsWorks Staff

    January 20, 2012

    The "Internet of Things" can be described in two ways -- exciting and perhaps a little scary. WHYY reporter Elizabeth Fiedler joined NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller to break down the concept. It's part of NewsWorks "Just You Wait" series, where we look at the names and phrases of things you may not have heard of yet, but most likely will hear more about sometime this y...  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    'Grit' - stick to it in 2012

    By Stephanie Marudas

    January 19, 2012

    Grit. It might be an old-fashioned concept. But it's starting to catch on once again, especially in the classroom where educators are expressing a renewed interest in helping students develop their character.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    The many points of 'gamification'

    By Maiken Scott and Peter Crimmins

    January 18, 2012

    "Gamification" is the phenomenon of turning something into a game. As the general population becomes ever-more comfortable with personal computer technology, games will pop up in unexpected places.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    The draw of Andrew Luck

    By Chris Satullo

    January 12, 2012

    There's a name about to explode out of the world of sports.He's been called the most hyped amateur athlete since LeBron James.  More »

  • NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Cutting cable may catch on in 2012

    By Jen Howard

    January 12, 2012

    Is this the end of cable TV? NewsWorks Tonight introduces us to a device that could cut the cable cord for good.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    'Tebowing' - a bow to faith or a mockery of someone's religion?

    By Chris Satullo

    January 12, 2012

    Finally, just so you know we've sifted carefully through many candidates for the Just You Wait series, a quick note on one that didn't make the cut. "Tebowing."  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    Authors to watch in 2012

    By Maiken Scott and Carolyn Beeler

    January 11, 2012

    Here are two authors we think will make a splash in 2012.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    Appeal of whoopie pies reaching beyond region

    By Kimberly Paynter

    January 11, 2012

    Legend has it that more than 50 years ago in Lancaster, Pa., two women were baking when snow began to make its way onto the landscape. The winter-loving women shouted, "whoopie!" and between two chocolate cake halves they sandwiched some toothsome vanilla icing. The whoopie pie was born.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    Harry Potter fans look forward to new adventures online in 2012

    By Peter Crimmins

    January 10, 2012

    With 450 million books sold, and tens of millions of fans in her pocket, J.K. Rowling will soon launch Pottermore.com, an interactive website that recreates and expands on Harry Potter's world, going into territory not included in the novels.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    More cash-strapped cities may turn to asset sales in '12

    By Holly Otterbein

    January 9, 2012

    There's one big, scary reason you should get familiar with the phrase "public asset sales" in 2012: pensions.  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    Protecting a 'potter's field' is focal point of development project in Germantown

    By Brian Hickey

    January 9, 2012

    The term "potter's field" originates from a New Testament vignette involving a remorseful Judas attempting to return 30 pieces of silver to priests. The money was promptly taken to "the potter's field, to be a burying place for strangers." Americanized, the term refers to a burial ground for the unidentified or the indigent; it references land offering potter's c...  More »

  • Just You Wait: 2012 Edition

    Physicists expect conclusion on 'God particle' in 2012

    By Carolyn Beeler

    January 6, 2012

    As part of our series Just You Wait, Newsworks Tonight host Dave Heller spoke to WHYY health and science reporter Carolyn Beeler about two developments in science predicted for 2012--one from the infinitesimal world of particle physics and one from the vast cosmos.  More »

Just You Wait is WHYY's rundown of names, phrases or things that you may not have heard of yet, but just might hear a lot about in the next calendar year. As a new year dawns, WHYY and NewsWorks.org want to help you get a jump on the key words of 2013.
January 2, 2012 All this month, in our new series called "Just You Wait," we'll tell you about some people, phrases and things we think will hit big in 2012. What do you think will make a buzz that no one is talking about yet? More »
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