If you’re cooking in the kitchen and accidentally start a grease fire, what should and shouldn’t you do? David Hall, Springfield’s former fire chief and director of university safety at Missouri State University, explains on Reader’s Digest. … [Read more...] about Grease fire: how do you put it out?
On Nov. 24, 2018, Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) suffered a crushing defeat in the island’s “9 in 1” elections. Did this drubbing at the polls reflect a shift in support for the party? Has opinion shifted on other important issues — particularly Taipei’s relationship with Beijing? Dr. Dennis Hickey, distinguished professor of … [Read more...] about What the latest opinion polls say about Taiwan
Frontiersmen, hillbillies, moonshiners and banjo players — these are a few stereotypes of Ozarkers. But Dr. Brooks Blevins, the Noel Boyd professor of Ozarks studies at Missouri State University, works to change these misconceptions through his research. “It’s often a warts-and-all story like the American experience in general,” Blevins said. “But there are many interesting and … [Read more...] about Ozarks history through a realistic lens
Calcium is a mineral our body needs to maintain strong bones and teeth. It also helps our muscles, nerves and heart to function properly. So what are some signs that a person lacks calcium? Natalie Allen, a registered dietitian and clinical instructor of biomedical sciences at Missouri State University, shares with INSIDER a couple of signs to look out for. … [Read more...] about What are the signs of calcium deficiency?
A mortgage is a large debt and it’s an achievement to pay it off. But does doing this affect your credit score? Dr. James Philpot, certified financial planner and associate professor of finance and general business at Missouri State University, tells Realtor.com that it depends on each person’s situation. … [Read more...] about What happens to your credit score if you pay off your mortgage?