See what goes into making jelly beans that taste like buttered popcorn, toasted marshmallow and A&W Root Beer, and discover why it takes up to 20 days to create a single bean.
In January 1983 I was one of 163 members sworn in to the Missouri House. How I was treated then had a lot to do with how I looked. It took a while, but I would overcome the "ditzy blonde" stereotype as the only female lawyer, though not the only woman, in the state house.
For those turned off by my considering anything other than the issues, I can't help you. And for those who were hoping I'd bash either of these Democrats, well, I can't help you either. As of now, one of these two will be the Democratic nominee (could Joe Biden shake up the race? I doubt it, but one never knows). I would be happy and proud to work for and vote for either Hillary or Bernie in the general election.
How quickly we have forgotten that Martin Luther King stood not only head and shoulders above color and class disparity, he became the mountain top. King had a dream and he embodied it. How did he do this?
Perhaps this emphasis on real world events instead of abstractions about economic justice will help Sanders with the activists in the Black Lives Matter movement and people of color in general. However, it would be remiss for such activists to let the perfect be the enemy of the good!
Christy, who spent so much of her life fighting for her sister's right to die and working to help other families who faced end of life and quality of life decisions, spent her last six months showing people how to die. But just as importantly, she showed them how to live.
Monday marks the release of the "biggest, most important step" the Obama administration has taken to combat climate change: the U.S. Clean Power Plan. Clean energy leaders, health experts, and advocates in Kansas City joined together in celebration at Berkley Riverfront Park on Saturday in anticipation of the plan.
History lovers aside, Lake Havasu is also the place for those who are looking to party in paradise, minus the whole cost of paradise. Think brews, boats, bros, and babes on a budget.
Through understanding hate as a human problem, rather than an ideological one, we can perhaps cross barriers that politics or religion would not allow.
Not only do many lakeside getaways provide the same awesome temperatures and activities as beach locales, but they're also often calmer and cheaper as well.
Kansas City-based design firm Easy, Tiger, is known for its gorgeous typography and playful cards, t-shirts, and tumblers. We asked co-founders Mike Sayre and Melanie Bridges to share favorite hometown hotspots worthy of a design-lovers' vacation.
Jeb Bush, in case you haven't heard, spent the entire week coming up with a believable answer to one question After watching Bush twist in the wind this week, we can't help but wonder if the 2016 Republican nomination race is going to closely resemble the 2008 Democratic nomination fight.
"Held captive." It was how one 13-year-old described the feeling of growing up poor in our wealthy nation, and for more and more Americans living in poverty, this feeling isn't just a metaphor.
Like many towns in rural America, employment is scarce in Hamilton, Missouri. Following the market crash in 2008, when their father lost his retirement savings, Alan and Sarah started Missouri Star Quilt Company to help recover their parent's retirement savings.
Good collaborations and true "fits" are really a thing to behold in life and in business. One of those has been built in Kansas City, Missouri.
I met a great lady last week. The Grandest of Grande Dames. Her name is Dorothy Cramer, "Cramer with a C," if you please. Dorothy is the docent at the New Madrid Historical Museum, but to me she is much more than that.