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Political scientist, producer and co-creator of "The American Question," Guy Seemann.
Do you share the same values as your neighbor? That's 'The American Question'
2 hours 21 min ago
Peperomia obtusifolia, also known as baby rubber plant.
Master Gardener: Baby rubber plant comes in many varieties
2 hours 21 min ago
January 19, 2018
Lori Simington (left) and Lisa Carstens prepare Gigi for a CT scan. Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times
A second chance: Top-ranked veterinary hospital a showcase for new therapies
19 hours 54 min ago
Handwashing is like a "do-it-yourself" vaccine—it involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry). Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It's quick, it's simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Image from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Afraid of getting sick? Six things you can do at home
20 hours 18 min ago
The Monarch butterfly before and after surgery. Photo courtesy of Romy McCloskey.
A costume designer repaired a baby butterfly's wing, then watched in delight as it flew away
21 hours 14 min ago
Beef jerky chili popcorn (Contributed)
It's National Popcorn Day and here are 2 ways you can celebrate
22 hours 46 min ago
Stock image from Pexels.
Why do dogs eat poop? New research suggests an ancient answer.
22 hours 47 min ago
January 18, 2018
Sam Cook column: Passing the hat for a good cause
January 18, 2018 - 7:28pm
Robert Owens, 66, training at home in Southern California for the World Marathon Challenge. Photo courtesy of Sandy Labrinos-Owens.
A 66-year-old is about to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents
January 18, 2018 - 10:55am
A lawsuit recently filed against Wells Fargo insist the bank charged auto loan customers for unnecessary insurance. (Dreamstime)
Double check your accounts: Wells Fargo may have been charging you twice for online bills
January 18, 2018 - 8:08am
January 17, 2018
Violet Days: Squirrels in the news
January 17, 2018 - 9:00pm
Those box-top fundraisers? Just 'junk-food marketing' to kids, experts say
January 17, 2018 - 7:40am
Spices of India. Photos by Laurie Skrivan / St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Layers of flavor: Complex and sublime, Indian food is worth the effort
January 17, 2018 - 5:20am
Setting realistic goals can help change poor eating habits. Dreamstime / TNS
5 ways to realistically change your poor eating habits
January 17, 2018 - 5:10am
Long strands of bucatini, the pasta with a hole down the middle, are tossed with roasted tomatoes, radicchio and garlic. Chicago Tribune
Slow-roasted vegetables make sumptuous sauce for pasta
January 17, 2018 - 5:10am
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