While it’s easy to feel despair over the scant federal response to climate change, it misses a true bright spot in environmental action: our cities.
Home of Dash and Dot, robots that help kids learn to code
Teach kids how to program with Dash and Dot, toy robots that make coding fun using apps on iPads, iPhones, Android tablets and phones.
How to Grill the Juiciest Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
Chicken breasts are arguably one of the most difficult of the standard meats to grill—so often, they come out dry, chewy, and cardboard-y. But chicken breasts can actually be fantastic on the grill; it just takes a little know-how.
Why Divorce Is Harder On Women's Hearts
When it comes to the fallout from a divorce, one spouse is harmed more by it’s biological and psychological effects on the heart
Daniel H. Pollitt Papers, 1935-2009
Daniel Hubbard Pollitt was born in Washington, D.C., in 1921 to Mima Riddiford and Basil Hubbard Pollitt. Both parents were lawyers in the New Deal administration of President Franklin Roosevelt and committed to principles of social justice. In 1939, Pollitt set off to college at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in government. In 1943, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served as an infantry officer in the Pacific theater during World War II. After the war ended, Pollitt studied law at Cornell University, earning a LL.B. degree and graduating with honors in 1949 Pollitt worked for a year in the private law firm of McFarland and Sellers, followed by another year as law clerk to Judge Henry W. Edgerton of the United States…
10 Ways Bike Shops Can Welcome Women
A new report from the League of American Bicyclists suggests women can save the local bike shop—if bad experiences don't turn us away at the door
A Guide to Portland Record Stores
NORTH PORTLAND Beacon Sound 3636 N Mississippi Ave., wearebeaconsound.com. Noon-7 pm daily. With its clean, minimalist design, Beacon Sound has the air of an art gallery, which might als,Music Stories
10 Natural Cancer Treatments
People consider the phrase cancer cure to be controversial. But according to much research there are many natural cancer treatments that may be effective
Special Report: How Engineers Are Preparing for Sea-Level Rise
As sea levels rise—compounding coastal problems such as erosion, storm surge and tidal flooding—engineers are changing the way they work, using adaptive design and new technologies to prepare for an uncertain future
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.