Saplings â no more than 6 feet tall â dot the landscape in Joplin, Mo. They replace the large shade trees that were ripped out of the ground by a massive tornado that swept through town in May of 2011.
Nearly 7,000 new trees, donated by various organizations, have been planted. They include sturdy, mostly native, varieties, such as oak, sycamore and redbud â trees that can withstand strong winds when they're taller.
With temperatures above normal for the past few months and precipitation below normal, those trees have had a hard time taking root.
After his commencement address went viral, Austin Kleon was encouraged to write about his ideas on creativity. InSteal Like an Artist, Kleon gives tips for beginning artists trying to create original work. Mark Perzel talks with Kleon about his new book and about what it means to steal like an artist.
Chris DeSimio is On the Money with Dan Cunningham, president and CEO of The Long-Stanton Group, who recently wrote a column in the Cincinnati Enquirer espousing the benefits of Apple building iPhones for the US market in Cincinnati.
Two contributors in one segment! The Cincinnati Zooâs Thane Maynard (heard Sunday mornings on Cincinnati Edition) is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to discuss the September 2 Cheetah Run, a family friendly event at the Zoo to benefit their big cat programs.
Maryanne Zeleznik talks with Dr. John Link, who has just released the 5th edition of the Breast Cancer Survival Manual which provides patients with a great understanding of their diagnosis and the variety of treatment options.
Even the strongest among us get the blues: You can't get out of bed, you don't want to talk to a single other humanoid, and you just want to close the curtains and turn on the music. The songs you choose for those miseries have to be just right.
Adam Brent Houghtaling is something of a connoisseur of the melancholy moment. Perhaps to cheer himself up, he's put that expertise to use by producing a kind of encyclopedia of the best soundtracks for lonely days and nights. It's called This Will End in Tears: The Miserablist Guide to Music.
On Sunday night, while the rest of us were ooohing and aaahing over gymnastics, a bunch of propeller heads at NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory were flawlessly steering a billion-dollar robotic space laboratory the size of a minivan to a landing on Mars.
Missions engineers Bobak Ferdowsi and Adam Steltzner â whose hairstyles have led them to be nicknamed "Mokawk guy" and "Elvis guy," respectively â are two of the guys behind the landing of the Mars rover Curiosity, and very well might be the Sexiest Nerds Ever.