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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Totality: The Great American Eclipse cometh

From Oregon to South Carolina, Americans will see the sight that has left mankind trembling and astonished as long as humans have walked the...

Students spend loan money on everything but not much on school

Student loans are often a hot topic in finance as loan balances have soared, leaving students saddled with extra debt once they enter the...

Pool owners: Attend to electrical safety

Everyone knows water and electricity don't mix but pool owners have a particular reason to be concerned. In North Carolina, a 17-year-old lifeguard drowned in...

Rhyme crime spree

Bad poetry thrives and it's not just your sentimental Aunt that commits rhyme crimes; Performing artists do too. The Turtles weren't the first or the last to commit rhyme crime with their 1967 hit "Happy...

Smile! (or wave!) You are on candid camera

It may sound creepy, but it's a fact of modern life. Every person in a city is photographed an estimated 75 times a day by surveillance cameras. When you walk out of your house, home...

Recommended vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends: * Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough): One dose Tdap for those who have never been immunized....

Exercise helps lower back pain, experts say

Most people suffer from lower back pain at one point or another, but treating it remains hit and miss. Research reported by Reuters says that...

Are you allergic? Ragweed brings cold-like symptoms

As many as 20 percent of North Americans are allergic to ragweed pollen, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. The pollen...