Weekly Warm-Up: For the Love of Food

Valentine’s Day may be this week, but the candy we celebrate with has been available in stores for about a month! Despite the fact that we observe Valentine’s Day for a single day, our love for sweets boosts candy sales around this time every year. In the United States, it’s common to give and receive chocolates throughout the month of February. This is a great time … Continue reading Weekly Warm-Up: For the Love of Food

Unfinished FEMA Maps Put Flood Victims In Limbo

UNITED STATES Unfinished FEMA Maps Put Flood Victims In Limbo Superstorm Sandy pummeled the East Coast six months ago, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was there, finding people temporary shelter and supporting rebuilding efforts. FEMA also has another role. It oversees the creation of flood maps, which model the risk of flooding in different areas during storms. These maps are used to set … Continue reading Unfinished FEMA Maps Put Flood Victims In Limbo