February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Stone Tools In India Suggest Earlier Human Exit From Africa

NEW YORK (AP) – Just a week after scientists reported that our species left Africa earlier than we thought, another discovery is suggesting the date might be pushed back further. More...

Can A Healthier Angel Food Cake Still Have Flavor? Sure.

Is there anything dreamier than the tender crumb of a light-as-air angel food cake? I’ve loved angel food cake ever since I first tasted it as a child. It reminded me of cotton candy. More...

Today In History

Galileo Born In Pisa In 1564

Today is Thursday, Feb. 15, the 46th day of 2018. There are 319 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Doctor Who Campaigned Against Nuclear Weapons Dead At 86

DENVER (AP) – Victor Sidel, a physician who campaigned to bring attention to the medical consequences of nuclear war, poverty and other social issues, has died. He was 86.  Sidel died Jan. 30 in suburban Denver. More...

Mini Pizzas

If you want to wow your gang during an Oscar viewing party, game day, or a movie-watching or Netflixbinging session, mini pizzas are a great way to go. More...

Oklahoma Quakes Tied To How Deep Wastewater Is Injected

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study finds that a major trigger of man-made earthquakes rattling Oklahoma is how deep – not just how much – fracking wastewater is injected.  Scientists analyzed more than 10,000 wastewater injection we More...

How To Help A Coworker With Cancer

(StatePoint) – If you have a coworker who has been diagnosed with cancer, you may wonder, “what can I do to help?” Before leaping right in, the experts at Cancer and Careers, a non-profit dedicated to supporting people juggling canc More...

Wedding Dress Returned 32 Years After Dry Cleaner Mix-up

WILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio woman has been reunited with her wedding dress 32 years after a dry cleaner mix-up.  Ame Bartlebaugh went looking for her mother's wedding dress at her grandmother's house in Willowick on Feb. 4. More...

Local Thrift Shops Deal With Unwanted Junk

WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – Old tires. Dirty mattresses. Broken televisions. Those are some of the unwanted items people have dumped at local nonprofit thrift stores. More...

3 Fun Ways To Spend President’s Day With The Family

(SPM Wire) – President’s Day is around the corner. Here are three fun and educational ways to celebrate with kids.  Visit a museum: Check out a local American history museum in your area and head out to learn about past presidents. More...