TriPod goes back to the days when Algiers was a stomping ground for bullfights and other forms of animal combat. It’s a Sunday afternoon. The sun is out, you’ve already gone to church, and you’re not sure what to do next. Then you find out the ferry to cross the river to Algiers is running at half rate, on account of a sporting event. A fight. Between a bull. And a grizzly bear.
New Orleans has various ways of transportation to get around the city including ferries, streetcars and buses. However, in 1958 New Orleans planned to create a new form of getting around: a monorail. The idea of creating the monorail came from the city's urge to remain modern and keep up with Houston, which had recently passed New Orleans as the largest city in the region.
Melissa Melby, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Delaware, was pleased to hear a pre-med undergraduate excitedly describe participating in a brief medical outreach program to an impoverished Central American community. That is, until the student proudly recounted how she had performed a pelvic exam on a patients at the local clinic."No one here [in the United States] would allow you to perform medical procedures for which you're not licensed," says Melby. "And that shou...
The president’s federal budget proposal includes a plan to give away money set aside to restore the Gulf Coast to other states.