Volunteers, donations sought for large-scale Ogden church outreach event

Best of June 03-2

The Genesis Project church is hoping the community will join an upcoming effort to make a major...


Ogden Health and Fitness Expo takes over amphitheater Saturday

Ogden Health and Fitness Expo 2016 poster 1

Vendors, competition and health products will be available at the 2016 Ogden Fitness Expo, Saturday, June 4, at the Ogden Amphitheater.


Guarding against deadly blows to the chest in kids' sports

HealthBeat Chest Protecors

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jack Crowley was 15 when a baseball hit him in the chest and stopped his heart. The Long Island teen survived thanks to a police officer who grabbed a defibrillator and shocked his heart back into rhythm. A blow to the chest — one that hits at just the wrong spot, at...


The TX. 10: Favorite Childhood Toys

TX. Favorite Childhood Toys

1. Fisher Price people: The small people were fun to hold with little hands and the tiny, colorful details were fun to play with. 2. Dress up: It's fun to wear a costume and pretend to be someone you're not. 3. Legos: You can build people, animals, buildings, cars — anything you want to....


Teen artists learn fine points of graphic novels, comic books

TX. Graphic Novel Extravaganza

It’s much easier to disregard all the work and attention that goes into creating comic books when you aren’t an artist yourself. If you are an artist, however, you tend to look a little bit closer. We like to see how things are done in the world of graphic novels, an industry which both...


Game-winning eating habits for young athletes

Guacamole and corn chips

I’ve often speculated that my boys would more keenly listen to my health mantras if I were an NFL or NBA star instead of just their mom. They perk up at advertisements featuring professional athletes endorsing sports drinks or a shoe line. Yes, we’ve indulged in a few pairs of Kobes,...


Ocean trash turned into a thing of beauty


WASHINGTON — Flash the marlin is a fine fish and a fine piece of trash. Standing just outside the National Zoo’s visitor center, he is poised, mouth open, to make a splash in a wave of turquoise fishing nets and clear plastic bottles. His gills, made from toilet seats, are rather...


Ever wondered ... how animals sleep?

Sleeping Animals

For most kids, the biggest concern about sleep is being told to go to bed before you want to. Things are different for animals. Unless animals are at the top of their food chain, most can’t afford to get a good night’s sleep. (Or a good day’s sleep, if they’re nocturnal....


Are you offended? Join the club!

TX. Offense

I’ve noticed something recently that seems to be happening more and more often. People are taking offense to things. In fact, some people seem to take offense to just about everything. Don’t get me wrong, there are some things that are downright offensive and are completely appropriate...


Is there life without the Internet?

TX. Internet Illustration

It’s been over 72 hours. My eyes twitch, my hands start to shake. I don’t know how much longer I can take this. I’m going through withdrawals from the Internet. My Internet provider is currently updating its wires around my neighborhood. This means that they’ve taken out all...


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Koalas get sufficient moisture from the leaves they eat, so they do not drink water.

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