November 23, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Electric Trucks Emerging But Still Have A Long Haul

DETROIT (AP) – Electric trucks are having a moment in the spotlight, but they won't replace diesel-powered trucks in big numbers until they overcome costs and other limitations. More...

Weatherization 101: 4 Ways To Get A Warmer Home This Winter

(StatePoint) – Dreading the cold drafts and rising heating bills that come with winter? You’re not alone. More...

Gift And Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Those With Active Hobbies

(StatePoint) – It’s the gift-giving season and rather than give generic presents to everyone you love, consider thoughtful items that will make their lives easier and hobbies more fulfilling. Travelers More...

Pottery Shards Show 8,000- Year-Old Wine

NEW YORK (AP) – Pieces of broken pottery in the nation of Georgia provide the earliest known evidence for the origins of today’s winemaking industry.  The eight shards were found to be roughly 8,000 years old. More...

Small Changes In What You Eat Can Make A Big Difference

(StatePoint) – Not everyone is inclined to think about the global impact of their food choices, particularly when they are not in their own kitchens. More...

Big Butterscotchy Oatmeal Cookies

I haven’tbeen consistently happy with my oatmeal cookie recipe for a while. More...

Global Carbon Pollution Rises After Three Straight Flat Years

WASHINGTON (AP) – Global carbon pollution rose this year after three straight years when levels of the heattrapping gas didn’tgo up at all, scientists reported Monday . More...

Museum Of The Bible, Built By Hobby Lobby Owner, Opens In D.C.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Eight years ago, Hobby Lobby president Steve Green found a new way to express his Christian faith. More...

Holiday Budgeting Tips For Savvy Consumers

(StatePoint) – Sticking to one’s budget is important all year long, but doing so during the holiday season can be especially tricky, when expenses run high and festive cheer makes it difficult to put the brakes on over-spending. More...

Here Comes La Nina, El Nino’s Flip Side, But It Will Be Weak

WASHINGTON (AP) – La Nina, the cool flip side to El Nino, has returned, forecasters said Thursday.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said a weak La Nina has formed and is expected to stick around for several months. More...

Today In History

Women’s Coast Guard Established

Today is Thursday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2017. There are 38 days left in the year. This is Thanksgiving Day. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Pottery Shards Show 8,000-Year- Old Wine

NEW YORK (AP) – Pieces of broken pottery in the nation of Georgia provide the earliest known evidence for the origins of today’s winemaking industry.  The eight shards were found to be roughly 8,000 years old. More...

Harvey’s “Biblical” Rainfall Is Getting More Likely

WASHINGTON (AP) – The chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of the century, a new study says. More...