‘Radium Girls’ Remembered for Role in Shaping US Labor Law

In the early part of the 20th century, the chemical element radium was widely believed to cure a number of ailments. It also was used as a way to create glow-in-the-dark faces on watches and clocks. The case of several women who painted those clock and watch faces in a small town in the Midwest

Roof-Top Beehives Sweeten Hotel Offerings

Two chefs have taken the trend of buying and eating locally to new heights – up 10 floors above their restaurant, where they have three bee hives producing local honey for their menu. High up on the rooftop of the Fairmont Hotel in the heart of Washington, executive sous chef Ian Bens and executive pastry