December 6, 2023

Black farmers embrace practices of climate resiliency

By Leah Penniman From Nation Of Change Chief Zogli looked weary as he scratched a notch in his doorpost to record the weather. “Still no rain,” he says with resignation. The chickens pecked lazily in the dust and the goats foraged for the last of the dropped grains beneath the emptying corn crib. In this […]

This October dare to explore these five terrifying and spooky destinations!

For all horror movie fans who say fear doesn’t fit into their vocabulary, this article is for you. On your next trip, diverge from the traditional and boring tourist attractions and dare to visit these five spooky destinations, where your vacation will be even scarier than your favorite horror movie. Enough of the folk tales […]

Hurricane Dorian lashes US as Bahamas counts cost

From BBC Hurricane Dorian is expected to bring “life-threatening storm surges” up the US east coast after causing destruction and at least 20 deaths in the Bahamas. The category three storm is currently lashing the coast of the Carolinas as it moves slowly north. Tens of thousands of people are without power. Residents from Georgia […]

Drink recipe of the week

How to Pour the Perfect Bloody Mary By GARDEN AND GUN From Yummly 6 Ingredients 15 Minutes 50 Calories Ingredients 2 ounces vodka celery salt (Slight shake of) 1 ounce Worcestershire sauce (pour of) 5 ounces tomato juice 2 teaspoons TABASCO Chipotle Pepper Sauce (“This is the magic ingredient,” says Scott Reitz.) 1 lime wedge Nutrition 50 Calories SODIUM 3% DV75 mg FAT 0%  DV 0g PROTEIN 2% […]

Hurricane Dorian: Scale of Bahamas devastation emerges

From BBC Rescuers have begun to reach areas of the northern Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian, with aerial images showing a trail of destruction. PM Hubert Minnis said some areas had been “decimated” and expected the current death toll of seven would rise. The hurricane winds that hit the Abaco Islands equalled the highest ever […]

A man was arrested following the death a University of South Carolina student who got into a car that she thought was an Uber

By Ellen Cranley Police said a University of South Carolina student went missing after she got into a car she mistakenly believed was the Uber she ordered after a night out in the college town. Samantha Josephson, 21, was last seen around 2 a.m. alone outside of a Columbia, South Carolina bar near campus when […]

Storm Florence: Heavy flooding cuts off Wilmington

From BBC The coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina, has been cut off from the rest of the state because of heavy floods following Hurricane Florence. Officials say all roads in and out are now impassable and have warned evacuated residents to stay away. About 400 people have been rescued from flood waters in the […]

Photos show the destruction and power of Florence

BY MARCUS GILMER From Mashable Volunteer Amber Hersel from the Civilian Crisis Response Team helps rescue 7-year-old Keiyana Cromartie and her family from Florence’s flooding in James City, North Carolina.IMAGE: GETTY IMAGES While Florence is, as of 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturday, now “just” a tropical storm, it has still ripped the Carolina coast with […]

Hurricane Florence is forecast to be as big as the whole state of North Carolina when it hits the US

Hurricane Florence is surging toward the US East Coast with sustained wind speeds of 130 mph. It is forecast to hit North Carolina later this week, by which time the storm could be as large as the state. It is expected to strengthen to a Category 5 storm by Thursday. The National Hurricane Center said […]

Hurricane Florence expected to cause at least $27 billion in damages

From Newsmax Florence continued to roll toward the U.S. East Coast, poised to become the strongest hurricane in almost 30 years to hit the Carolinas as more than 1 million people began fleeing a coastline that could see a 12-foot storm surge. North Carolina’s Outer Banks are under mandatory evacuation orders and four states declared […]