POSTED // Apr 17,2013 - Should you be scared of jet contrails, the white streaks billowing across the sky? John Lin, an associate professor of atmospheric sciences at the University of Utah, sat down with City Weekly to set the record straight on contrails.
POSTED // Mar 7,2013 - During the past century, man has made historic strides in flight, space exploration and, now, in food consumption. On March 4, James Snead became the first person to complete the Lucky 13 Challenge
POSTED // Mar 5,2013 - Cats have taken over the Internet, and now they’re taking over fine art. Shunichi Yamamoto’s Fine Feline Art exhibit, showing in the Children’s Gallery in the basement of the Salt Lake City Main Library
POSTED // Feb 27,2013 - Christina Hobbs was home recovering from surgery when she started quietly writing a smutty Twilight-inspired fanfiction. Now, more than three years and much revision later, the erotic novel Beautiful Bastard, co-written with Lauren Billings, is on the New York Times best-seller list.
POSTED // Feb 20,2013 - There are 1.5 female military veterans in the United States, but, like former Army Sgt. Sarah LeMire, many become indistinguishable from average citizens after their service is over.
POSTED // Feb 18,2013 - Nothing beats life in the city, but even the most devout city lovers get sick of Salt Lake City’s slushy sidewalks and grimy gutters after a few months of winter—especially if they’re runners.
POSTED // Feb 6,2013 - Brenda Puchalski has been a Salt Lake Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SL SANE, SLSANE.org) for four years. The nonprofit group of about 20 nurses performs forensic work on patients who have been sexually assaulted, at no cost to the victim. Though the group is often contacted by hospitals or law enforcement, individuals who have been sexually assaulted can contact SL SANE directly to get medical care and referrals without being required to deal with police.
POSTED // Jan 23,2013 - Melanie Morales is a presenter at the upcoming panel “My Loved One is Apostatizing ... What Do I Do?” at the Salt Lake City Main Library as part of the new SLC Post-Mormon (PostMormon.org) lecture series.