Valley dams have engineers brimming with confidence
The crisis at the Oroville Dam and its spillways has some people in the Valley a little scared about dangers at our dams.
The Best Colleges for Women in 2017
We've identified the 20 best colleges for women. Find out which colleges are making the effort to support women and set them up for success in school and beyond.
Forget Passwords: How Playing Games Can Make Computers More Secure
A new security approach would let users input patterns instead of words to verify identity
E-cigarettes, cigarillos and hookahs: Latest tobacco trends target youth
The tobacco industry advertises e-cigarettes, flavored cigarillos and hookahs as
How Contrails Form
Contrails are real - they're not a government conspiracy to spray chemicals (big surprise, huh?!?). But, did you know there are two types of contrails? Aircraft can generate both aerodynamic contrails and exhaust contrails.
5 Amazing Holistic Hair Care Tips
Holistic hair care is not exactly the same as natural hair care. It actually goes a step beyond to link the hair with the mind and rest of the body for complete wellness. In this hustle and bustle of everyday, most people tend to forget that there is a treatment beyond the chemical solutions available in the market. Here Are Some Easy Holistic Hair Care Ideas That You Can Try Every Day: Meditation One of the best ways to start off with holistic hair care would be via meditation. This is a method that has been used since ancient times.
What would actually happen if we stopped eating so much meat?
A new study shows just how much CO2 — and lives — we’d save if we just cut our meat consumption in half by 2050.
Color and Learn! : Boating Times Long Island
There are apps for everyone and plenty of online games, but there’s still something satisfying about laying out a sheet of paper and coloring it in. We’ve compiled a list of free coloring pages for kids (and adults, too — no one is looking) The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has coloring pages on sea inhabitants and ways to clean our waterways: kids.niehs.nih.gov/activities/coloring/watery/index.htm Colin guards the coast along with his dog, Rocky, making sure everyone stays safe, including seals and whales: colinthecoastguard.com/seaside-print-and-colour/ U.S. Geological Survey has pelicans and other creatures to color: education.usgs.gov/kids/coloring.html as well as a full book about climate change to download, color, and read: education.usgs.gov/kids/assets/polina-coloring-book.pdf Learn about the weather and climate…
How the Navy will save $6 million a year on energy at one air station
"ESPC projects" may sound wonky, but they can unlock big annual savings without big upfront costs.
The 20 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast
These 20 staples and mix-ins will give you all the energy and nutrients you need in the morning.