- Libraries, Books, Writers, & Suchlike
- Ballot proposition to decide future of New Orleans Public Library system
- March 3, 1887: Helen Keller meets her miracle worker
- Health & Science
- Okay, so, I'm out sick from work today, and, yesterday, my boss and four others in my department alone called in sick. So you can imagine my reaction reading this: Deadly bacteria release sparks concern at Louisiana lab. They say there's no public risk, and it happened 35 miles from here, sometime around November.
- Obama’s Trade Agenda Smacks Down the Climate
- A Brewing Problem "In 2010, journalist and caffeine aficionado Murray Carpenter visited the Keurig facilities in Waterbury, Vermont, reporting for The New York Times that the K-Cup idea posed environmental concerns, as the pods were not recyclable or biodegradable. It was that same year that the Keurig model seemed to take off, doubling in sales. In a 2011 local-boys-make-it-big story in Boston magazine, Eric Anderson, a professor of marketing at Northwestern University, likewise noted that the coffee machines could invite significant backlash because they 'generate a ton of plastic waste.'"
- Too much human poo on Mount Everest, says Nepal "Waste from the 700 climbers and guides a year who attempt to scale the mountain is becoming a health hazard"
- Burial Pods Could Turn Cemeteries Into Forests I think it's brilliant.
- There’s a Scientific Reason Why Indian Food Is So Delicious
- Authority Issues
- How the white imagination of a black threat continues to make justice elusive
- Shooting death of unarmed homeless man by LAPD reveals deep flaws in American policing
- Cleveland mayor apologizes for 'insensitivity' in Tamir Rice legal case
- Source: Probe Of Ferguson Police Uncovers Racist Comment About Obama Shocker, I know.
- Bobby Jindal’s Campaign Theme Song? ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ "'It’s about an underdog taking on big challenges,' Jindal reportedly told ABC News in an interview at CPAC last week. 'I think we need a candidate who’s going to fight for us, fight for our principles, and have fun doing it.'" So...someone else, right?
- Stillwater Residents Can Pay Tickets With Food Shelf Donations