Saturday, December 15 2018

Life

How do they make those crazy designs on major league baseball outfields?

October 22, 2018 - Does baseball have you seeing stripes, diamonds, and circles? The Oct. 22nd Sustainable, Secure Food blog explains the turf maintenance and...

New Planned Parenthood Video Series Helps Parents Talk with Children About Bodies, Gender, and...

New York, NY, Oct. 16, 2018 — Planned Parenthood Federation of America has launched the first set of videos in a new series for...

Youth violence lower in countries with complete ban on corporal punishment

Oct. 16, 2018 - A study published today in the BMJ Open shows that in countries where there is a complete ban on all...

Auto Insurers often charge identical neighbors considerably higher premiums because of ZIP Code differences

Washington, D.C. October 15, 2018 - Many good drivers in ten American cities tested by Consumer Federation of America (CFA) are paying far too...

Breast cancer survivors, who lose muscle mass, can benefit from strength training, studies suggest

Breast cancer is more survivable than ever. Strength training is a key to helping women survive well. wavebreakmedia/Shutterstock.com Lynn Panton, Florida State University and Ashley...

What’s the difference between hay and straw?

Oct. 9, 2018 - There are a lot of fun sayings out there that involve the word “hay”. “We better make hay while the...

Studded winter tires cost more lives than they save

Oct. 2, 2018 - Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have now shown that studded winter tyres cost more lives than they save....

Millions of Drowned Pigs, Other Animals Prompt ‘Stop Eating Meat’ Ad

Asheville, N.C. Oct. 1, 2018– In response to the deaths of more than 5,500 pigs and 4.1 million chickens and turkeys during Hurricane Florence—all...

New Planned Parenthood Video on How to Support Survivors of Sexual Assault

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 26, 2018 — The public discourse around the accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has included...

Books: Why vaccines are important — A plea against vaccinophobia

Sept. 241, 2018 - The increasing distrust in vaccinations has triggered an extensive scientific and public debate over whether or not it is useful,...

CHP Promotes Child Passenger Safety

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Sept. 21, 2018 – Every day, thousands of parents and caregivers in California travel with children in their vehicle.    During Child Passenger...

‘Hoppy’ beer without exploding bottles and too much alcohol

September 19, 2018 - The forgotten art of "dry-hopping" beer to enhance flavor is back in vogue. But this practice sometimes has undesirable side...

Over 70 Million Vehicles On The Road With Open Recalls

Washington D.C. Sept. 18, 2018 - 70 million vehicles on the road with open recalls poses a significant highway safety danger.  “While these open...

What consumers should do to get fair claims payments in the wake of Hurricane...

Washington, D.C. September 18, 2018 - The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) today warned consumers to prepare to file claims for damage resulting from...

Nevada mom wins America State Parks photo contest – image features Sand Harbor

Lake Tahoe, Nev. September 17, 2018 - The Nevada Division of State Parks, within the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is excited...

Will You Still Eat Raw Fish After Watching This Video?

September 11, 2018 - Have you ever noticed that warning about raw or undercooked seafood at the bottom of restaurant menus? Ever wondered why...

Fax machines and coffee pots – the surprising ways you could be hacked

Shutterstock Keith Martin, Royal Holloway September 6, 2018 - Hopefully you protect your computers from cyber attacks. You might have anti-virus software on your phone, tablet,...

Leave No Trace: Campfire Alternatives (VIDEO)

September 3, 2018 - Ever find yourself in a place where fires are impractical or not allowed? Check out our campfire alternatives to light...

Why plastic bottles are recycled into clothes (video)

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2018 — Exercise clothes and trendy handbags made from recycled plastic are all the rage and help consumers feel as if...

Pew Research Center: A new way to categorize Americans by religion

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 29, 2018 – Most U.S. adults identify with a particular religious denomination or group. They describe themselves as Catholic, Baptist, Methodist,...