Sun rays and water sprays mixed with live music waves as Boise kicked off the 31st anniversary of Alive After Five. The popular event has returned to a newly improved plaza after a year of construction.
Michael Deeds’ recent column, “12 uncool things about Boise” got a lot of people talking in online comments and on social media. It flew over the heads of some stony-faced Idahoans. Others enjoyed the sarcasm. Michael shares some of the best of the worst comments from around the Web.
Dozens of students from New Plymouth High School staged a walkout Wednesday morning after getting news via word-of-mouth that the school's principal had resigned the day before. The students claim he was "forced" to resign and say a formal announcement should have been made to students.
Brave tourists took a plunge into a river in the world’s coldest village, Oymyakon, while on a January tour of the glacial region in eastern Russia. The uploader said temperatures fluctuated between minus 44 and minus 50 degrees Celsius during their trip.
In August 2015, CDC and SAMSHA asked the public to create unique photos/images with 6 words on how to prevent suicide. The responses to the "1 Photo, 6 Words #VetoViolence: Suicide Prevention" request were overwhelming.
Students and teachers at a San Juan, Puerto Rico, school that had gone without electricity for 112 days since Hurricane Maria struck the island was able to share a special moment on January 11 when the lights finally came back on. Academia Bautista de Puerto Nuevo posted video to its Facebook page of students and teachers running around with joy when the electricity started to work again. The video showed a glimpse into classrooms where young students could be seen jumping up and down as they celebrated.
What would it be like to make pizza in zero gravity? Astronauts aboard the International Space Station worked together to add sauce and toppings to pizza crusts, making for an unusual spectacle of floating food.