Changing Lives Through Water Projects

    Samaritan’s Purse provides clean water to people all over the world. In Uganda, we recently built a well to provide for a rural community that previously had no clean water. A special needs family in Bolivia has clean drinking water thanks to a filter installed by Samaritan’s Purse A special needs family in Bolivia has clean drinking water thanks to a filter installed by Samaritan’s Purse A special needs family in Bolivia has clean drinking water thanks to a filter installed by Samaritan’s Purse Alex Wann works with  … Read More

Slight Improvement for Doctor with Ebola

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Dr. Kent Brantly cares for an Ebola patient in the isolation ward before he tested positive for the virus. The Samaritan’s Purse physician and a missionary working with a partner organization remain in serious condition Dr. Kent Brantly, a doctor working for Samaritan’s Purse, and Nancy Writebol, a missionary with SIM, have shown a slight improvement in the past 24 hours. However, both remain in serious condition in Liberia where they are being treated for Ebola. Because of instability and ongoing security issues in the area, Samaritan’s Purse is curtailing … Read More

If there’s an Ebola vaccine that works on monkeys, then what about humans?

BY Anna Christiansen July 30, 2014 at 12:15 PM EDT Tuesday’s death of Sheik Umar Khan, the doctor at the front lines of Sierra Leone’s battle against the worst Ebola outbreak in history, marks the latest person killed by the contagious, incurable disease that has devastated communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since February. At last official count, released July 23, 672 people have died from the virus. Outbreaks like this one beg for a vaccine, especially given the fatality rate of the disease, which can be up to … Read More

West Virginia Trout Stocking

Best Fishing Days and Times 2013

February 19, 2014 Anthony Creek Dillons Run Edwards Run and Pond Ft. Ashby Reservoir Knapps Creek Mill Creek of South Branch Shavers Fork (Bemis) Shavers Fork (lower section) Tygart Valley River Headwaters February 18, 2014 Bullskin Run Cacapon Park Lake Evitts Run Indian Rocks Lake Middle Creek (Berkeley) Mill Creek of Opequon Creek (Berkeley) Opequon Creek Rocky Marsh Run http://www.wvdnr.gov/fishing/stocking/dailystock.shtm … Read More

Five Reasons Recycling is the Way to Go

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In today’s world, everyone should recycle. The benefits of recycling are far too numerous for us to ignore, and now, more than ever, recycling is a simple thing to do. From keeping our world healthy and productive to saving money, let’s go over five reasons recycling is the way to go.

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Is Recessed Lighting Energy Efficient?

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[Originally posted on Kompulsa.com] Recessed lighting involves the use of light bulbs in recessed fixtures (meaning they are inside the ceiling, rather than attached to the outside of it). Recessed light schemes often involve using many light bulbs (more than 5) (upwards of 25 watts each if incandescent, and upwards of 14 watts if fluorescent) to light only one room. This results in a combined wattage ranging from 125 watts to 375 watts per room, which will require 2.25 kWh per day (67.5 kWh per month), assuming the lights are … Read More