Keep going outdoors despite the cold | News, Sports, Jobs

Despite the lack of snowfall in the southern part of the Upper Peninsula, in the coming weeks temperatures will drop significantly and remain below or near freezing for the next four months. And as we all know, snow is likely to follow. The winter months can be challenging for many folks, especially when it comes … Read more

Pit bull attacks in South Africa

Pit bulls have been in the news in South Africa after a series of deadly attacks on humans by the dogs. There have been revenge attacks on the dogs and politicians have called for their ban – tapping into a history of dogs being used by their white owners to intimidate and attack black South … Read more

K-State falls at Butler, 76-64

Using efficient offense and balanced scoring, the Butler Bulldogs established an insurmountable lead over the Kansas State Wildcats, held off a second-half run, and claimed a 76-64 victory in historic Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis Wednesday night. K-State, fresh off its tournament championship in the Cayman Islands Classic and carrying a 6-0 record for the first … Read more

The ExxonMobil exec pushing plastic recycling

Dave Andrew sees chemical recycling as key to a circular economy. | Courtesy of ExxonMobil ExxonMobil is going all in on plastics. Dave Andrewthe company’s vice president of new market development, sees chemical recycling — the practice of breaking down plastic for reuse — as key to solving the pollution crisis. The oil giant is … Read more

Reddit thinks dogs can stay away from bottles with red liquid. A vet fact-checks the viral claim

Last week, on a Bangalore-centric subreddit (r/Bangalore), Redditor flynplanes uploaded a peculiar photograph of Bisleri bottles filled with a maroonish liquid, placed outside several residential gates. One might think of this as a move of generosity for weary travelers to just sip on some Roohafza (please don’t drink anything from any unidentified bottles though). But … Read more

Campus groups host stress-relief events for finals week

Several Northwestern organizations will host events across the next two weeks aiming to reduce student stress during reading and finals weeks. NU Active Minds, a student organization focused on reducing stigma around mental health struggles, will hold its quarterly “stress-less” event Dec. 1 and 2 near the Information Commons desk at the entrance of University … Read more

Covid-19: a Toulouse veterinarian explains how pets are contaminated

the essential The National Veterinary School of Toulouse has world-renowned expertise in animal respiratory viruses. Pierre Bessière, teacher-researcher in infectiology, explains to us why cats and dogs, even infected with Covid, cannot contaminate us. The National Veterinary School of Toulouse has world-renowned expertise in animal respiratory viruses. Pierre Bessière, teacher-researcher in infectiology, explains to us … Read more