Commentary: Frozen Turkeys Explode When Deep-Fried

Commentary: Frozen Turkeys Explode When Deep-Fried

by Kristine Nolin   Deep-frying a turkey is a great way to get a delicious, moist meal for Thanksgiving. But this method of cooking can be a very dangerous undertaking. Every fall, millions of dollars of damage, trips to the ER and even deaths result from...
Commentary: The History of the Word ‘Turkey’

Commentary: The History of the Word ‘Turkey’

by Jack Lynch   “Meleagris Gallopavo Day” is a bit of a mouthful. Which may be why this Thanksgiving, most people will opt for the less ornithologically precise “Turkey Day.” And just as turkey is a versatile meat – think of those leftover options! – so too is...
Commentary: Terror in the Capitol Tunnel

Commentary: Terror in the Capitol Tunnel

by Julie Kelly   In 2018, after a local news crew filmed Ryan Nichols rescuing dogs abandoned by their owners after Hurricane Florence, the former Marine appeared on the “Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Not only did DeGeneres commend Nichols’ longtime work as a...