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…
Change Your Name? How to Get a Corrected Social Security Card
If you change your legal name by marriage or any other reason, the law requires you to get a corrected Social Security card. How do you do that?
Justice Department Obtains $750,000 From PHH Mortgage Corp. for Unlawfully Foreclosing on...
The Justice Department today announced that PHH Mortgage Corporation (PHH) has agreed to pay $750,000 to six servicemembers to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by unlawfully foreclosing on their homes without obtaining the required court orders.
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...
10 Tips for the Beginner Kayak Fisherman
New to kayak fishing? Check out the top 10 tips for the beginner kayak fisherman.
How to Make a Baby Carriage Diaper Cake
Besides being a delightful centerpiece that everyone will ooh and aah over, a baby carriage diaper cake is the gift that keeps on giving. The baby carriage is made almost entirely of diapers and blankets, so after the shower, the expectant parents can take the carriage apart to use the individual components. While these diaper baby carriages can be...
Indiana veteran launches clothing store in Noblesville to help small business owners
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- If you stop by the Hamilton Town Center, you'll come across a new shop in town aimed at supporting veterans. Launching Station opened last month and sells veteran owned merchandise to help small business owners in the Hamilton county community. The retailer offers hundreds of items from more than nine brands owned by veterans, including Sword and Plough, 461 Veteran Clothing Co., and Frag Out Clothing Company.
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…
4 Ways to Support Working Mothers in Your Organisation
Balancing work with parenting duties can be a serious struggle. For new mums, making the transition back to work after maternity leave can be a difficult
MITRE Releases Report Examining NOAA Internal Policies and the Karl Study
Today, the MITRE Corporation released its report investigating internal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientific policies and procedures regarding the publication of a study titled Possible Artifacts of Data Biases in the Recent Global Surface Warming Hiatus.