Phoenix without freeways? Blame this ATROCIOUS design. (video)

I do recall some of my summer vacations during childhood, travelling with my family in a motorhome from my hometown of LA to Dallas-Fort Worth. My dad would usually take I-10, and inexplicably had exit that freeway just passed of the city of Buckeye in Arizona, probably closer to what is now the Goodyear-Avondale area. He took Buckeye Road east…

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UFOs Are In The Skies Above And OREO, Earth’s Favorite Cookie, Is Making An Offering Of Milk And Cookies


Three-Acre-Wide Crop Circle Along “The Paranormal Highway” in Kansas Lures all Life Forms and Brand Welcomes with Beloved Double Stuf Cookies On a mission to bring all life forms together and treat them to Earth’s favorite cookie, OREO is making an “Offering” of its famous Double Stuf cookies to welcome all UFOs, and is encouraging others to get in on the fun….

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Helping to Combat Food Insecurity Across Illinois


CHICAGO – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is committed to working to help improve health outcomes by increasing access to nutritious food in communities across Illinois. According to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief organization, more than 1.2 million people in Illinois – or one out of eight residents – was facing hunger in 2020, and they project 10.9% of the state’s population…

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long distance trains

Refreshed railcar interiors, improved soft goods, traditional dining restoration and new low-emissions Amtrak locomotive displayed CHICAGO – Amtrak has initiated a multi-million-dollar and multi-year project to improve the customer experience aboard its long distance trains serving overnight routes across the country. Elements of this work were displayed this week at Chicago Union Station. Modernized interiors of Amtrak’s bi-level “Superliner” fleet, serving primarily…

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Statements on Pam Melroy’s Senate Confirmation as NASA Deputy Administrator

The following are statements from Pam Melroy and Administrator Bill Nelson on Thursday’s U.S. Senate confirmation of Melroy as deputy administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration: “It’s an honor to be confirmed by the Senate to serve as NASA Deputy Administrator, and I am humbled by President Biden and Vice President Harris’ confidence in me,” Melroy said. “I…

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FDA Approves a Nasal Antihistamine for Nonprescription Use

nasal antihistamine

Approval is a First-in-class and was Enabled by the Prescription to Nonprescription Switch Process The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a nasal antihistamine for nonprescription use through a process called a partial prescription to nonprescription switch. The FDA approved Astepro (azelastine hydrochloride nasal spray, 0.15%) for seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis—commonly known as allergies—for adults and children six…

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Thor’s Outdoor Science Academy™ Wins Telly Award


Named Silver Winner for Non-Broadcast Nature/Wildlife in 42nd Annual Award Program   ANNANDALE, N.J. – Thor’s Outdoor Science Academy™ announced that its episode “Hot Sauce” has been named a Silver Winner for Non-Broadcast, General-Nature/Wildlife in the 42nd Annual Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honors excellence in video and television across all screens and is judged by leaders from video platforms,…

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Plant-Based Food the Focus of “Thai Food at Home with Jet Tila”

Plant-Based Food

LOS ANGELES — Plant-Based Food is skyrocketing in popularity throughout the U.S. This momentum has led Thai Trade Center Los Angeles to create a new YouTube episode of Thai Food at Home with Jet Tila, focused on plant-based cuisine. Thai food is a natural for plant-based eating, as many of its prominent ingredients such as Hom Mali Jasmine Rice, Coconut Milk, Palm Sugar,…

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NASA-DLR Study Finds Sustainable Aviation Fuel Can Reduce Contrails

Cleaner-burning jet fuels made from sustainable sources can produce 50%-70% fewer ice crystal contrails at cruising altitude, reducing aviation’s impact on the environment, according to research conducted by NASA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Ice crystal contrail formations can linger in the upper atmosphere for hours and affect the way Earth is heated and cooled. They produce localized increases in temperature…

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