Recreation & Lifestyle

New Project Gathers Stories About Social Security For Book, Awareness Effort

NEWCASTLE – A new effort to gather stories about the importance of Social Security in our society has been launched. The Social Security Stories Project is seeking story submissions from the public, with a goal of receiving 1,000 stories by the end of July.

National Peace Corps Association, World Policy Journal Partner on Essay Contest

WASHINGTON, D.C.? The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organization supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, has partnered with World Policy Journal to launch an essay contest on June 1 to identify the most innovative solutions to the problem of food insecurity in the rural regions of Africa.


Dear EarthTalk: The U.S. got socked with several major storms this past winter. Local weather reports never mentioned this as odd. But is it a sign of global warming?

Is Your Morning Cup of Joe a Precursor to Caffeine Overdose?

NEWARK— That morning cup of coffee seems like a boost to the metabolism, but it can be the precursor to a caffeine overdose. While a limited amount of caffeine may have its benefits, excess consumption can produce serious side effects.