Why do scientists care how water moves through soil?
In the May 15th Soil Matter blog post, I covered the basics of soil hydrology – how water moves through the soil system ( Some of the pores in soil create “preferential flow channels” that direct w…
Village Theatre Announces Upcoming Season
A mix of well-known musicals, such as Hairspray, and budding shows, String, are among the five-show lineup in Village Theatre's upcoming season.
How to Make Aprons From Shirts
How to Make Aprons From Shirts. Whether you're a beginning sewer or an experienced seamstress, you can look cooking-show chic while you cook. Refashioned from an old button-down shirt, this apron features coordinating pockets and a colorful waistband for a fashionable twist. Go for flair when choosing the accent fabrics. Watch the video...
Tutorial on the FCC’s New Electronic Comment Filing System
As part of our efforts to upgrade the FCC’s major IT systems, we’ve been working to modernize the Commission’s Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) to improve the public’s ability to engage with the Commission on important issues. Over the last several months, the FCC has been testing a “beta” prototype of a modernized ECFS, as well as engaging with external and internal stakeholders to get input on how to improve the legacy ECFS system to meet today’s needs.
FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP
March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation FoodShare Columbia is a program designed to help alleviate the stress families face when they live in “food deserts.” The program, in cooperation with the University of South Carolina and other partners, assembles produce food boxes to distribute to low-income individuals. It just got started in April 2015 and has already distributed more than 3,000 food boxes in a community with a high rate of diabetes-related health conditions. More than half of these food boxes have been purchased by SNAP recipients using…
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What My Shelter Means to Me: Dane County Humane Society
In particular, we found ourselves drawn to pit bull type dogs. Both of our attitudes had previously been shaped by the rumors and misinformation often disseminated by word of mouth and the media.
What a Presidential Executive Order is and How Can it Be Used?
Exclusive of the legislative process, the President of the United States has the power to direct the activities of the federal agencies.
What It Means To Be A Veteran Without The Experience Of War
Without having been involved in combat, this veteran says he's left wondering what kind of man he is.
What's the Most Challenging Gymnastics Event, According to Physics?
Between all the different events that gymnasts have to master — from balance beam to the vault for women, and the pommel horse to the rings for men — what's the most challenging apparatus, according to science?