Category: Journal

Newsworthy – Sep 27th, 2019

The bottom of the Great Lakes is full of microplastics, ghost guns are a new challenge for crime-scene investigators, the cost of employer-provided health coverage rose. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week. Advertisements

What My Garden Taught Me About Life

I was sitting out in the backyard earlier this afternoon when I looked over at the remnants of my summer vegetable garden. It was bordering on lifeless, with only a few tomatoes left ripening on the vines. A few of their brethren that I…

Newsworthy – Sep 20th, 2019

North America has lost about 3 billion birds since 1970, antibiotic resistance in food animals is becoming a major health issue, the Federal Reserve cut interest rates, study shows immigrants have lower incarceration rate than those born in the U.S. These, and more, are…

Newsworthy – Sep 13th, 2019

Oil and gas companies are not acting in line with climate goals, Americans’ incomes remained flat in 2018, this week was the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

It’s Healthy to Cry

“… crying is a bodily urge not too unlike having to sneeze or go to the bathroom. We don’t tell people to try and stifle those bodily movements, and crying should be no different.”

Newsworthy – Sep 6th, 2019

A study shows that oversleeping boosts the risk of heart attack, Groupon is being used for medical services, the UN states that the Bahamas are in need of humanitarian aid. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Book of the Month – September 2019

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of sharing thoughtful stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

27 Things I’ve Learned By My 27th Birthday

Today is my 27th birthday. Along with the well wishes comes a lot of introspection. I find myself asking questions such as “what do you have to show for your 27 years?”, “where are you now?”, and “what will yo do before you hit…

Newsworthy – Aug 30th, 2019

Global warming is increasing precipitation in eastern parts of North America and northern Eurasia, studies show online couples have longer and happier marriages, the Trump administration looks to remove regulations on methane gas emissions. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past…

Newsworthy – Aug 23rd, 2019

Vast fires are destroying the Amazon rainforest, this week marks the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in what would become the United States, many economists see a recession in the next 2 years. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this…