You Won’t Believe What Ranchers Who Can’t Afford Corn Are Feeding Their Cows [VIDEO]
Farmers may not be happy about the recent drought that’s plagued much of the US, but it’s been a boon for cows with a sweet tooth — because ranchers who can’t afford the high prices of corn are now feeding the animals candy instead.
Americans Waste a Whopping $165 Million Worth of Food Each Year
Want an easy way to shave $2,300 off your annual budget? Stop throwing away so much food. According to a new study, almost half of the food Americans buy every year winds up in the trash — a 50 percent increase since the 1970s.
This Day in History for August 18 – Women Win the Vote and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1894 – Congress establishes the Bureau of Immigration, later the Immigration and Naturalization Service (More info) 1920 – The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women’s right to vote (More info)
Google Is the Best Place to Work — What Else Made the List?
Working at Google is often considered the Holy Grail of employment, and no wonder — for the second time in three years, the company has been named the happiest place to work.
TSA Reveals List of Weird and Scary Items Confiscated This Year
We all gripe about having to take our shoes off when we go through airport security, but according to a list of items confiscated this year by the TSA, footwear may be the least of its concerns.
This Day in History for August 16 – Elvis Presley Dies and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1858 – President James Buchanan inaugurates the new transatlantic telegraph cable by exchanging greetings with Queen Victoria of the UK (More info) 1896 – Gold is discovered in a tributary of the Klondike River in Canada, setting off the Klondike Gold Rush (More info)
This Spells ‘Trouble’ — Scrabble Player Punted from National Tournament After Cheating
In just about any game, there’s a way to cheat — and consequences if you get caught. That’s something a young Scrabble player learned this week when he was kicked out of the game’s national tournament after a competitor noticed him doing something untoward.
What Are the Fittest and Fattest States in the US?
All that fresh mountain air must be a very good thing, because according to a new report from the CDC, Colorado has once again ranked as the thinnest state in the nation.