Disasters take many forms, and we never know when they will strike. To help us be prepared for any situation, Rich Johnson and Outdoor Life have createdTheUltimate Survival Manual that will get us out alive.
Albany, NY – Ken Davis is the best-selling author of Don't Know Much About History, which has just come out with the 20th anniversary edition to include the events leading up to September 11th, and what has happened in America since. WAMC's Katie Britton spoke with Davis about that day, and how far we've come as a nation in ten years.
We can pretty much agree there’s nothing like farm fresh, and making delectable dishes with those ingredients. Heck with hot houses, and the storage mechanisms these days, we can get farm fresh all year round. So it kind of makes you feel bad if you grab that jarred tomato sauce from the pantry… or reach for that pop-tart in the morning to jump start the kid’s day. Well, no more my friends; we can do it all from scratch. (If we’re so inclined.) Alana Chernila has created some of the yummiest recipes for some of our old standbys, and it’s not as hard as you would think.
Jane Maas was in the thick of the advertising industry during the 60's at Ogilvy & Mather. She began her career as a copy writer, and was eventually promoted to Vice President, to then go on and become president of a New York agency. Maas ran some of the most successful ad campaigns - most notably the "I Love NY", she flew in propeller planes of on-location shoots, and paved the way for future generations - all in high heels, pencil skirts and perfectly coiffed hair.
Children are now taught about the sinking of the Titanic in their textbooks or by James Cameron's movie. As we’ve learned so far, there is so much more information than what is included in a few paragraphs or a Hollywood movie. So enter Barry Denenberg. As a children’s book author, he’s an expert at creating eye catching lay-outs, and breaking down the information in a concise and interesting way. His newest book is Titanic Sinks! where readers can experience the Titanic’s doomed voyage in its unique presentation of fact & fiction.