(WKRC) - You probably sometimes have a thousand reasons why you would rather just stay in bed, so how about 19 thousand more? NASA will pay you $19K to spend 2 months lying in bed (CNN/NASA) NASA is looking to pay 24 volunteers who they want to participate in a sleep study, according to CNN. The participants will spend two months lying in bed. And when they say "lying in bed" for two months, they really mean it.
A rightfully crisp Saturday for another Special Olympics Iowa Polar Plunge at Coralville Lake. Herky the Hawk was first in the water for this year's event. The Polar Plunges raise thousands of dollars for Special Olympics Iowa. That money is then used to help with other events like the Mid-Winter Tournament. It means athletes are covered financially for everything from their hotel stay to food.
Addressing Iowa's Board of Regents last month, a handful of students from the state's public and private colleges and universities voiced frustration over rising tuition rates and the barriers to higher education and additional debt they can create.
In the wake of disastrous flooding in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa earlier this month, officials have created an on-demand webinar to help people deal with the serious health dangers that remain after major flooding. The Central States Center of Agricultural Safety and Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health collaborated with the AgriSafe Network to create the webinar.