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On Sept. 26, 1960, for the first time, a debate between presidential candidates is shown on television. John F. Kennedy, senator from Massachusetts, and Richard M. Nixon, vice president of the United States, met in a Chicago studio. Kennedy looked tanned and healthy, while Nixon looked ghostly after his makeup ran. more
The brain never rests. If you've shared a room with a sleep-talker or woken from an intense dream, it's pretty clear the brain is always active, even during sleep. If we better understand what is … more
Deck-building trends come and go, including new styles and building materials like composites. However, wood remains the material of choice for the majority of deck projects, according to Popular … more
On Sept. 21, 1939, President Franklin Roosevelt appears before Congress and asks that the Neutrality Acts be amended. Roosevelt hoped to lift an embargo against sending military aid to countries in Europe facing Nazi aggression. more
Since the end of the Great Recession in 2009, the economy has added more than 16 million jobs, bringing the total above 146 million. The unemployment rate has dropped to 4.3 percent, the lowest since … more
The Department of Veterans Affairs caregiver program is back. That should be great news to people who were left in limbo after the VA pulled the plug on thousands of caregivers earlier this year … more
Date nights and entertaining the kids can be expensive. Try some of these ideas without the big expense attached, while still keping everyone in the family entertained. • Light up the barbecue … more
On Sept. 8, 1986, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is broadcast nationally for the first time. Her daytime television talk show turned Winfrey into one of the most powerful, wealthiest people in show … more
Hypertufa pots are lightweight planters that anyone can make. The original tufa pots were carved from limestone rock in England and used to feed cattle. Gardeners created hypertufa as an … more
Before the weather takes a turn, make sure you follow a few maintenance tips to get your vehicle ready for the damp, cold road ahead. • Take your vehicle for a full check up: As the fall weather … more
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