History of Name Changes of Post Offices

History of Name Changes of Post Offices

So far in August this year, President Obama has signed 21 bills into law. Seven of these bills concerned the naming of government-owned buildings and five buildings were post offices. Although infrequent in early history, legislation naming post offices has become a very common practice.About one-fifth of the laws passed by congress in the past […]

Super Weed Has a Super Bright Future

Super Weed Has a Super Bright Future

On July 21, Roundup (Glyphosate)-resistant Palmer amaranth was reported to be “exploding” across central Kansas. This significantly affects the production of “Roundup Ready” crops of corn, soybeans and cotton and increases weed control costs. Palmer amaranth, a wild relative to the amaranth grains sold in health food stores, is usually known as Palmer pigweed and […]

Eating Contest Competitors and Spectators

Eating Contest Competitors and Spectators

Summer is the eating contest season. The concept that competitive eating is a sport is not set in stone, but Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest, the so-called Super Bowl in the world of competitive eating, is treated like a sport in that it is broadcast on ESPN and viewed by […]