As a psychiatrist, I've long wondered why some people get ill in the face of stress and adversity -- either mentally or physically -- while others...
Our View: Maine should invest in climate resiliency
Predictable storms, sea-level rise and flooding call for major investments now.
Perdue's USDA should support resilient farming systems
Recently, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue made the comment, 'In America, the big get bigger and the small go out.' This belief echoes the 'get big or get out' mantra coined 50 years ago by then-Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz, and the current rumors floating around in Iowa that there will be fewer than six farmers per county within five years.
10 Gruesome And Shocking Facts About Victorian Surgery
(via Listverse) We really don’t realize how lucky we are until we take a look back at the medical history
10 Shocking Facts About The Nobel Prize
(via Listverse) The Nobel Prize is rich with scandal. The prestigious awards are known to divide opinion, and the winners
'It's shocking how much has been lost'
Homes go vacant or are abandoned for all kinds of reasons.
The amazing rise — and shocking fall — of Indiana's caviar king
An Ohio River sting sends Indiana's caviar king to prison, as wildlife officials crack down on greed to save one of North America's oldest species.
Shocking image shows what's really inside a Nutella jar
UPDATE: Nutella may only contain seven ingredients, but the majority of the hazelnut spread is sugar and palm oil, which the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently deemed a possible carcinogen. Above, a graphic created by the Consumer Centre Hamburg illustrates that a standard size jar of Nutella is 54 percent sugar and 29 percent fats. An unspecified amount of the fat makeup comes from palm oil.
10 shockingly recent women’s rights milestones
There has been a great deal of progress on women’s rights over the last several decades, but some barriers were particularly slow to come down. Here are a few women’s
Rams’ shocking fall is proof of NFL’s greatest truth
If you’re seeking evidence that there’s no such thing as a sure thing in the NFL, you need only to look at the handful of teams that looked elite just a few weeks ago and now appear flawed as the p…
Shockingly bad (but sometimes humorous) parenting advice from the 1900s
Parenting advice books are quite popular, but sometimes bad advice can be found within their pages. Here are a few parenting tips that might shock you enough into laughing.
Mayor Bowser Launches DC’s Resilience Effort with 100 Resilient Cities
Resilience Agenda-Setting Workshop Takes on Infrastructure, Public Safety, and Economic Opportunity Mayor Muriel Bowser recently joined 100 Resilient Cities – Pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation (100RC), City Administrator Rashad Young, Senior Vice President of City Solutions Andrew Salkin, and local stakeholders at the Resilience Agenda-Setting Workshop. In 2016, Washington, DC was selected from more than 1,000 cities around the world to become part of the 100RC…
On My Block Showrunner Warns That Shocking Twist 'Might Not Be What You Think'
[Warning: The following contains spoilers for On My Block Season 2.]Just as the kids started to get their lives back in order after the events of the
Shocking timelapses show 10 years of development in Charlotte’s Noda neighborhood
Charlotte, NC recently became the 16th largest city in the US, ahead of Indianapolis. Nearby neighborhoods and towns like North Davidson are seeing major changes because of the growth. Google Street View helps illustrate that change.
Resilient farming systems: How local foodsheds can brace for climate change
What does a drought in California have to do with Western North Carolina? Local experts say that the situation holds lessons for food systems throughout the country, including how to become more resilient in the face of climate change.
Michigan State basketball resilient, tough enough to top Texas in Vegas
No. 11 Michigan State overcame a 19-point first-half deficit and rallied to beat Texas on Friday for the championship of the Las Vegas Invitational.
College football's most shocking blowouts of the past 20 years
Florida State's 63-20 loss to Louisville is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to surprising scores.
‘Game of Thrones’ Spoiler: Shocking Finale Reveals Who Rules and Who Dies