WHEN I WAS OFFERED the opportunity to help my friend sail his Bristol 27, Cigana, from Saint Lucia down through the Grenadines one winter, I took it. Because, why not? That’s how we should treat every opportunity to get out on the ocean. There’s something about living in an environment that’s completely unstable, completely unpredictable, that shows us who we really are. No matter what our jobs are back home on land, our job on…"10 invaluable life lessons you learn living on the ocean"
Courtesy Big Pine Paiute Tribe A broken water pipeline has damaged the Big Pine Paiute Tribe economy. Los Angeles agreed to repair it after one commissioner was so moved she offered to pay for the repair herself. City commissioner offered to pay for pipeline repair that cost tribe more than $1 million in lost water LOS ANGELES—The Big Pine Paiute Tribe won an important battle last week in its five-year struggle with the Los Angeles…"Big Pine Paiute Tribe Pressures LADWP Into Fixing Broken Pipeline"
Hereford, Texas The cattle and meat processing industries produce a stench that some residents describe as “eye watering.” Texarkana This seems to be a city of many smells. For one, there are paper mills. According to this radio survey, other smells include dead animals, garbage dumpsters, manure and dog food. Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Staff Amarillo This pool’s chlorine probably won’t cover up the smell of feed lots and cattle processing plants. Photo: ROBYN BECK, Getty…"The stinkiest towns in Texas"
Many children of celebrities have already proved that being born in a star family practically destines you to success. Their fame first comes to them through their parents, but these are only their first steps. We at USA Viral News24 would love to share with you some of the celebrity children you’d probably find quite amazing, just as we did. © eastnews © @hailiescott1 © rexfeatures © eastnews © @lucywatoosy © rexfeatures © eastnews ©…"12 Star Daughters Who Are No Less Charming Than Their Parents"
What does it mean to be an individual? What is society? And where are we going? Paweł Kuczyński, a famous cartoonist from Poland, poses these and many other questions in his work. His fascinating illustrations have garnered significant popularity for their highly topical subject matter; it’s said that they often reflect the very essence of what’s going on around us in the modern world. Kuczyński, moreover, has his own unique style of drawing which is…"You’ll Question the World Around You Once You’ve Seen These Pictures"
Our routines are usually pretty dull, aren’t they? We perform so many small actions every day that we almost never ask ourselves if there’s a right or wrong way to do them. We at Bright Side think it would be a great idea to pay more attention to these things to make small but positive changes in your life. 1. Using too much soap in the shower © laguiadelasvitaminas.com Our skin becomes drier as we…"9 Everyday Things You’re Doing Wrong"
No matter how much we hate it, we all get embarrassed every once in a while. We may feel extremely stupid about it, but at the end of the day it is just a funny thing that is inevitable and totally normal. USA Viral News24 invites you to take a look at some downright awkward moments we all find troubling but have no reason to beat ourselves up about. © Big Play Nation © firerank…"18 Awkward Moments We Can All Relate To"
1. All football is professional. First Longhorn game with my love! @thesergiogarcia #Hookem #Longhorns 🐂🤘🏻 A post shared by Angela Akins (@theangelaakins) on Nov 25, 2016 at 8:33pm PST From a very young age, our Texan parents took us to games and relentlessly shouted when their team wasn’t doing what they were supposed to be doing. Even in high school, Texans play football in stadiums outsiders might see as more appropriate for players paid in…"10 things only Texans truly understand"
It’s not always about the destination but the journey. If you’ve never been to Buc-ee’s, you might be tempted to think it’s just another gas station. But you haven’t lived until you’ve visited the beaver palace. Buc-ee’s is larger than life and brings 10 benefits to the lives of travelers on Texas highways and byways: World’s cleanest restrooms It’s one of the scariest things you’ll ever encounter on the road: being forced to use a…"10 WAYS BUC-EE’S IS A TEXAS TRAVELER’S FRIEND"
There’s affirmative action, Cobell scholarships, new construction, and more tribal control when it comes to Native education Efforts to improve the educational opportunities and outcomes for minorities in the U.S. have been fitful, and results have come slowly. For American Indian and Alaska Native students, scores on the standardized National Assessment of Educational Progress (the “Nation’s Report Card”) for reading and mathematics pretty much held steady—at the lowest end of the spectrum for all ethnic/racial…"9 Great Reasons to Be Hopeful About Native Education"