William Hershel discovers Uranus

03/13/2017 0
The German-born English astronomer William Hershel discovers Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun. Herschel’s discovery of a new planet was the first to be made in modern times, and also the first to be […]

FDR broadcasts first fireside chat

03/12/2017 0
On this day in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt holds the first of his radio-broadcast fireside chats. FDR used the informal radio addresses to explain his policies to the American public. In an era before […]

Lawrence Welk is born

03/11/2017 0
For the generation that grew up on the big bands of the 30s and 40s, The Lawrence Welk Show was a blessed island of calm in a world gone mad for rock and roll, and […]

Pulled Pork With Tangy Barbecue Sauce

03/07/2017 0
Pulled pork is a popular staple at barbecue restaurants across the country. Though it begins with lots of fat and connective tissue, the pork butt, when cooked slowly, becomes a tender, melt-in-your-mouth culinary delight. Though […]

SMA and the new miracle drug Spinraza

03/07/2017 0
Spinal muscular atrophy, or SMA, is a genetic disease that attacks nerve cells in the spinal cord. These nerve cells, known as motor neurons, communicate with the voluntary muscles in the body, such as those […]

Healthy kidneys

03/03/2017 0
Healthy kidneys perform a variety of functions in the human body, all of which combine to promote overall health. According to the National Kidney Foundation, every 30 minutes the kidneys filter all the blood in […]

Use beer to make tastier tacos

03/01/2017 0
Tacos are a beloved dish, and few things complement a tasty taco better than a cold beer. Ambitious home cooks who want to combine these two tailor-made companions can thank the Stone Brewing Co. for […]
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