Because nothing says 'wholesome lunch break activity' like online rat tracking, New York City's health department has a Rat Information Portal website complete with a rodent infestation mapping feature.
Children rejoiced and travelers let out a collective groan as the year's first major snowstorm, dubbed 'Hercules,' closed public schools and grounded more than 2,300 flights across Chicago, Boston and New York City.
Lauren Dolowich, a student at Jericho High School, is a writer and photographer for her school's online newspaper. As a fledgling documentary filmmaker and blogger, Lauren is passionate about the environmental impact of our food sources and the socio-political issues that affect what we eat. She is also active in the community, providing wellness initiatives and creative learning materials in underserved communities. Lauren is an avid varsity tennis player.
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