West Burlington senior Samantha Dzawo is a model student-athlete, excelling in the classroom and finding success on the basketball court. Her journey from Zimbabwe to Iowa helped her develop a love of the game. Watch her story in this 6-minute Iowa PBS Documentary video.
Click here: Former superintendent of the Colo-Nesco school district, Gary Pillman, 70, is charged with second-degree murder after the Story County Sheriff said Pillman stabbed his wife Betty Pillman, 62. Gary Pillman is the former superintendent and elementary principal for the Colo-Nesco School District, and was employed with the district from 1993 to 2011. Betty Pillman was the K-12 art teacher.
Ever since the introduction of the Food Pyramid in the early ’90s, the average American has gotten fatter and sicker. Has this government-approved nutritional guideline — the basis of the modern “healthy diet” — led us astray? If so, how did this happen, and what can we learn from it? Cardiologist Dr. Bret Scher offers some food for thought on this very weighty issue in this short video.
Bjorn Lomborg, Director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, breaks down the facts about the environment in this short video and shows why the reality of climate change may be very different from what you hear in the media.
Click here: Modern doomsayers have been predicting climate and environmental disaster since the 1960s. They continue to do so today. None of the apocalyptic predictions with due dates as of today have come true. What follows is a collection of notably wild predictions from notable people in government and science.
Is college a good investment? It’s getting harder and harder to make that case — for students and their parents. Today students often graduate weighed down by debt and free of practical wisdom. Before starting down the path to college, some sober, common sense reflection is more necessary than ever. Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA provides some much needed tutoring in this short video.
There’s been a lot of talk about The Green New Deal. Beyond the headlines, what is it really? Given our energy needs, is it practical? Can we have an abundance of energy and a clean planet? Alex Epstein, the author of The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, considers these questions and has thought-provoking answers in this short video.