Sean Kirst: On Buffalo's East Side, the mystery of a lone magnolia
A magnolia tree in full bloom on a vacant lot on Buffalo's East Side sent News columnist Sean Kirst on a mission to figure out who planted
How to Determine a Mallard’s Age
How to Determine a Mallard’s Age By Kyle Wintersteen, Managing Editor Its head was Christmas green, its bill as yellow as the sun, and more than 20 years later I recall how my hands trembled with adrenaline as I clutched it, my first drake mallard. My questions were many. Among them, how
How to restore a river
“Water is emotional,” says Trout Unlimited staffer Hillary Walrath, so never forget that in Wyoming, river work is people work.
Ask the JWU Expert: How to Pair Wine + Cheese
JWU Providence Associate Professor Ed Korry offers his primer for perfectly pairing wine + cheese.
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP 3
Energy audits provide opportunities to save energy, no matter how energy efficient the buildings might already be. Can the City of Boston provide a fresh per...
‘What is a bear doing in Newberry?' Black bear spotted multiple times in the SC city
What seems to just be a hungry bear has been wandering around Newberry and the town of Prosperity.
Find Out Florida: What Does It Cost To Maintain The Rodman Dam?
This week in The Point podcast, WUFT News answers the question of what the Rodman Dam costs each year to operate. It's about $150,000, less than some environmentalists have said as justification for its removal.
EPI-Center Alert September 1, 2017
(2017, Russia) A welder is in the evolutionary spotlight today. Vargas (pseudonym) worked for The Enterprise for the Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Highways in Tselinnoe when he noticed how well a fire extinguisher fits into a decommissioned artillery howitzer. Inspired, he stuffed the fire extingusher down the barrel Trained to use the elemental powers of hot plasma, welders are normally not daredevils but Vargus was determined to prove the old adage, 'There are old welders and bold welders but there are no old, bold welders.' He charged the cannon with calcium carbide and water, a reactive combination that produces acetylene welding gas The abused fire extinguisher exploded from the howitzer cannon, and pieces of the…
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
Hartford Landfill: Transformed From Trashmore To A Haven For Wildlife
The Hartford landfill, once dubbed Mount Trashmore, has been transformed and is now a haven for birds.