Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Nightmare that is Road Rage

On my way home yesterday I was nearly run off the road by a semi truck.  I was merging onto the highway at rush hour when the truck driver matched my speed each time I would slow down or speed up to instead of letting me on.  Lucky for me, as the ramp was ending, [...]

February 25th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Viptera Corn Rejected

Viptera is a strain of GMO corn introduced by the Syngenta Company and sold to farmers in 2011.  China, which is a large importer of US corn, doesn’t buy GMO corn, and rejected US corn – whether it was Viptera corn or not. Farmers all across Ohio and the country have not been able to sell their corn, and the price [...]

February 11th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Are you sleeping enough? Driving? New study confirms the importance of getting your (approximately) 8 hours.

According to a 2005 National Sleep Foundation (NSF) poll, 60% of adult drivers – approximately 168 million people – reported driving  while feeling drowsy in the past year,  and more than one-third (37% or 103 million people) reported actually falling asleep at the wheel.  Of those who nodded off, 13% reported doing so in the [...]

February 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|