A new player for Ohio State University football games

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Wed., 1/15/14

In the ever-escalating competition to be the Number One bigtime college football program in the nation, Ohio State University bulked up last fall with a monster recruit named Maxx.

Actually, it's... [read more]

What if antibiotics no longer work?

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Tue., 1/14/14

Can antibiotic medicines, long hailed as miracle drugs, be too much of a good thing? Yes.

Two factors are at work here. First, bacteria (one of the earliest forms of... [read more]

Act 2 of the Ford & Radel Show

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Mon., 1/13/14

Perhaps you thought the political world was finally safe from the dynamic duo of Ford & Radel. But no – heeeere they come, rushing back into the limelight!

Rob Ford, the... [read more]

A whiff of cheese on Wisconsin streets

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Fri., 1/10/14

For generations, picture-takers have instructed their subjects to "say 'cheese.'"

Well, no people "say cheese" better than Wisconsinites, who unabashedly wear Cheesehead hats in public, celebrate dozens of cheese festivals, have... [read more]

The spreading plague of antibacterial products

Cowboy hat By Jim Hightower - Thu., 1/9/14

Have you had your daily minimum requirement of triclosan today? How about your dosage of triclocarban?

Chances are you have, but don't know it. These two are antimicrobial chemicals, which... [read more]