The Effingham County commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed Palmetto Pipeline project March 31 from 5-7 p.m. at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
March 28, 2015 | Staff report | Local
ITHACA, New York — Dust from supernova explosions survives to serve as "seed material" for new planets, according to a new study.
March 28, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot Topics
In honor of Disneyland Park's 60th anniversary, the Disney Parks YouTube channel released a time-lapse video of the construction of the beloved destination.
March 28, 2015 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News | Hot Topics
Giving in to the temptation to talk with friends or answer texts while driving holds serious consequences for teens behind the wheel, according to a new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, which found that six in 10 car crashes involving teen drivers were linked to distracted driving.
March 27, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Hot Topics
Postpartum depression — feelings of sadness that can occur after childbirth — isn't just something new mothers experience, but new fathers, too.
March 27, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot Topics
Phil had been teaching tennis to young people for 20 years. Last year, when he started experiencing discomfort in his hands and wrists, a parent of one of his students suggested it could be carpal tunnel syndrome.
March 27, 2015 | Amy Osmond Cook FamilyShare | Hot Topics
Twitter is expanding beyond its 140 character tweets and is making a move into venture capital, investing in a company that wants to compete with Google's Android mobile operating system.
March 27, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Hot Topics
THE AIR UP THERE — I don’t know about you, but I grew up in a house where making paper airplanes was a rite of passage. There was even a time when any rectangle of paper was immediately folded into a plane.
March 27, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | Hot Topics
Sleep deprivation and college have gone hand-in-hand for decades. Pulling all-nighters, socializing, part-time jobs all combine to make sleep an inconvenience rather than a necessity.
March 27, 2015 | Leslie Corbly Deseret News | Hot Topics
I’ve held many jobs in my day and learned lessons from every one of them. People who wait tables are the most fun people on the planet. Cubicles can steal your soul. And telemarketing is fun if you give yourself a fake name and have plans to find a new job ASAP.
March 26, 2015 | Jody Moore KSL | Hot Topics
A diet rich in whole grains, vegetables, berries, nuts, legumes, fish, poultry and red wine or grape juice may reduce a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study by researchers at Rush University.
March 26, 2015 | Marsha Maxwell Deseret News | Hot Topics
As March Madness ignites Americans' yearly obsession with college basketball games and broken brackets, a new book is calling attention to a different kind of madness: the systemic academic fraud at the center of college sports.
March 26, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Hot Topics
JURASSIC PARK — We all remember the intensity of the anticipation of Christmas break when we were kids. Nothing could be better than the thought of no school mingled with the visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads.
March 26, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | Hot Topics
When the Federal Reserve was established in 1913, over 30,000 different currencies were in some type of use throughout the United States. The lack of a uniform currency contributed to systemic weaknesses in the monetary system, including bank runs, unstable interest rates and prices, and an overall lack of confidence in banking institutions. Thanks to its capacity to mitigate each of the aforementioned issues, along with many others, the Federal Reserve has played a key role in stabilizing the United States economy.
March 26, 2015 | Randy Shumway Deseret News | Hot Topics
Common wisdom might dictate that it’s dangerous for couples raised in different economic classes to get hitched; different financial upbringings will likely lead to arguments over budgets, spending habits, etc., and financial issues are often cited as a major cause of divorce.
March 26, 2015 | JJ Feinauer Deseret News | Hot Topics
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A lot of sex trafficking activism focuses on getting the victims away from their traffickers and into safety. But what happens to victims after they are rescued?
January 26, 2015 | Lane Anderson Deseret News | Hot Topics
Maturing early may not be the only way children who face adversity age. Researchers have found that children who experienced childhood adversity or psychiatric disorders when young may age faster at a cellular level. Stress is also linked to health conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
January 25, 2015 | Lois M. Collins Deseret Media Companies | Hot Topics
15 nanometers. That’s how small the LIFESAVER® bottle 4000UF filters down to. What exactly does that mean? Well, the smallest known virus (Polio) is 25 nanometers. With this super-efficient filter, you can drink in peace knowing that it’s screened out all bacteria, viruses, cysts, parasites, fungi and microbiological waterborne pathogens known to man.
January 25, 2015 | Grant Olsen KSL | Hot Topics
In celebration of the 100 millionth image of the sun captured by a NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory instrument, scientists shared 12 of their all-time favorites.
January 25, 2015 | Natalie Crofts KSL | Hot Topics
January has been good to the global Ebola effort. Health officials report that the disease is slowing down in West Africa, as they offer an optimistic outlook for 2015.
January 25, 2015 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News | Hot Topics
Dropping birthrates and shrinking families are starting to have a negative effect on the global economy.
January 25, 2015 | Matthew Jelalian Deseret News | Hot Topics
Australian scientist, artist and mom Sonia Singh grew up playing with dolls that were homemade or found at second-hand stores. Now, as an adult, Singh enjoys re-working discarded toys and giving them new life.
January 25, 2015 | Sarah Sanders Petersen Deseret News | Hot Topics
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office remains on the lookout for a Guyton man wanted on multiple drug-related charges.
January 24, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports
A Springfield man was arrested and charged with arson Friday after he set fire to his former girlfriend's bedroom at a Rincon apartment complex, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
January 24, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Crime Reports
Just prior to our marriage, we had gone to a wise and wonderful mentor as a young, engaged couple seeking marital advice. How do we make our marriage strong and durable? How do we become good partners? How do we find synergy? We were expecting to get some consulting on communication, on trust, on unity, on prioritizing each other; and instead he chose to talk about physical intimacy — about sex.
January 23, 2015 | Linda and Richard Eyre FamilyShare | Hot Topics
The opening scenes of filmmaker Greg Whiteley’s latest documentary premiering at the Sundance Film Festival this month, “Most Likely to Succeed,” find his daughter Scout crying in frustration while her mother and fourth-grade teacher discuss Scout's performance.
January 23, 2015 | Chandra Johnson Deseret News | Hot Topics
UNIVILLE — Here on Have You Seen This? and around the Internet, videos of intense and sometimes random skills abound.
January 23, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | Hot Topics
Avocado instead of butter? Chia seeds instead of eggs? Pinterest is covered in baking substitute charts to help you bake the world's healthiest cookies. While I can't say I have ever made avocado cookies, I do appreciate all the mid-cooking trips to the store these charts have saved me. (Out of baking powder? Grab the cream of tartar and baking soda.)
January 22, 2015 | Rachel Chipman FamilyShare | Hot Topics
VEGGIEVILLE — Based on the informal poll I just took in my head, people dwell within two camps when it comes to rats: First, they are foul scavengers who will eat anything as they live in dumpsters and sewers, and second, they live under hats and are master chefs a la “Ratatouille."
January 22, 2015 | Martha Ostergar KSL | Hot Topics
Companies across America want their employees' spouses to feel more included at the office, according to an article I wrote earlier this month.
January 22, 2015 | Herb Scribner Deseret News | Hot Topics