The simple, wooden birdhouse is perched on a shady corner in the neighborhood it’s called home for 10 years. After providing a safe haven for a family of wrens earlier this year, the box is now protecting other treasures – books – as an officially chartered site for a Little Free Library.
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CHICAGO — A roadside bomb in Afghanistan left Israel Del Toro Jr. with third-degree burns over 80 percent of his body. He underwent 130 surgeries to reconstruct his body and face. After the grueling rehabilitation, he made peace with the fact that there were many things he would never do again.
LOS ANGELES — When you buy a box of crackers labeled “natural,” do you just assume they’re organic? Don’t. When you choose an “all natural” chocolate syrup for your kids’ ice cream, are you thinking it has less sugar? Read the label.
The Denison Genealogical Society will meet from 1:30 p.lm. until 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 27 at the Denison Public Library. The session is free and open to anyone interested in genealogy.
SEATTLE — Sandra Lantz was about four months away from graduation from high school in Bothell, Wash., when the shool’s principal and vice principal took her aside.
It’s the last few weeks of summer, so that means it’s time to board planes, trains and automobiles to your favorite vacation spot so that you can soak up the final rays of summer sun. But, before you clock out, it’s important to keep in mind some of the biggest destination don’ts.
Can’t find Fluffy? The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals wants to help.
By all accounts, the Ice Bucket Challenge has been one of the most popular viral marketing campaigns of the year, already raising over $15 million for ALS research and becoming a social media sensation. Over the summer, the Ice Bucket Challenge has already resulted in over 1.2 million videos and 15 million comments, posts or likes on Facebook. By some accounts, there are nearly 50,000 tweets per hour about the #IceBucketChallenge. Celebrities taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge include famous athletes, top politicians, Hollywood stars and business icons such as Bill Gates.
The following yoga practices teach proper body alignment and breathing techniques for relaxation.
When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her New York apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place.