The biggest political event of the week (for Democrats, at any rate) was Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats rolling out a new campaign agenda -- the "Middle Class Jumpstart" -- in the tradition of Newt Gingrich's "Contract With America."
Unless a brewer uses them in a beer within 48-72 hours of being picked, they need to be dried to a certain water density, they have to be preserved in cold storage, and then pelleted. If this does not happen, they will rot and be useless.
In mid-May I introduced, Madeline Carl and Meredith Jacob, the traveling filmmakers from Stephens College. On schedule (more or less) and already ...
We need a national Human Rights Act along the lines of the Maine Human Rights Act. We need to outlaw discrimination in employment, housing, credit, public accommodations and educational opportunity on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation -- once and for all, nationwide, no exceptions.
Dick Rockefeller once slept on my couch. That's all you need to know to understand that Dr. Richard Rockefeller, an heir to the Rockefeller fortune, wasn't your typical son of great wealth.
Recently, the Maine Ethics Commission voted unanimously to fine the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) a record $50,250.
In the case of Blair Mountain, West Virginia's request for federal government resource protections are twofold: to protect the ecology of the mountain and to protect an integral part of the history of middle class gains against the brutal mining policies of the 19th and 20th centuries.
No matter the outcome -- whether Republicans gain control or Democrats narrowly retain it -- it is worth taking a look at the underlying dynamics of the Senate field for the next two election cycles.
What a farmer sprays on his soybeans this year might have an ill effect on next year's potatoes or small grains.
Portland is comfortable with its status as the other Portland. The city's natural inclination toward authenticity is why you stumble across locally sourced food without looking for it. It's why visitors choose to take the mail boat instead of a cruise. It's why the city, surrounded by natural beauty, is really second to none.
Estately crunched the numbers to determine which states are most and least enthusiastic about kale. To do this Estately used these five criteria.
In addition to the escalating cost of dental care, a big reason why many Americans don't get the checkups and preventive care they need is the growing shortage of dentists in the U.S. We need 6,000 new dentists to eliminate the shortage. There's little chance we'll get them, however, at least anytime soon.
Like many critics, I found the Transport Group production of I Remember Mama to be a touching endeavor. I would generally recommend it. My mother cri...
This weed constitutes shelter for such species, an incubation place for plankton, sea urchins, periwinkles, and other shellfish, young adult lobsters, and other coastal animals, above and below the waterline, that forage there for nutrition.
Two of the most recent papers published on the subject as it relates to the Northeastern United States, do not tell the apocalyptic tale shared by Noah director Darren Aronofsky. Rather, these studies are straightforward reminders
The Maryland-style ryes are just rye and barley, which gives them a kind of spicy character with a nice herbal quality.