Warming USA Waters May Be Driving Flesh-Eating Bacteria to East Coast Beaches

Patients can contract vibriosis by eating raw or undercooked shellfish, particularly oysters, or handling infected animals while having an open wound Prior to last year, New Jersey’s Cooper University Hospital had only seen one case of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacterial infection linked with eating or handling contaminated shellfish, over the course of the previous […]

The Lost Art of Floating Logs Down the River. Story, Pics & Video

Before the days of trucks and trains, there was the log drive Although railroads and trucks had made the log drive an anachron­ism by 1949, when this story first ran, the method was still used. In the summer and winter in Idaho’s panhandle, lumberjacks floated logs in the river. In spring, they broke up the […]