Hey! Guess what? Water is cold in winter

Hey! Guess what? Water is cold in winter

The brave — or not so brave — souls whose idea of fun is a dip in the icy Atlantic on the first day of the New Year hit the water today for the annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim in a race to Coney Island in New York. Those who engage in the […]

Obama offers offshore oil drilling program

Obama offers offshore oil drilling program

President Barack Obama, who campaigned against offshore drilling for oil during his 2008 Presidential campaign, now wants to allow such drilling 50 miles off the Virginia coast and may open up other stretches of the Atlantic coast and areas off Alaska. Obama will offer a program that reverses the long-standing ban on coastal drilling outside […]