(Photo by Jonathan Nimerfroh)
Not all slushies come in styrofoam cups. Off the coast of Massachusetts yesterday, Nantucket islanders saw giant waves frozen over with slush. Sarah Oktay is an oceanographer at the University of Massachusetts Field Station on the island. She tells Cassandra Basler why this happens when record cold combines with a very specific set of conditions.
United States and Cuban officials talk to normalize diplomatic relations. Cubans in New York are hopeful removing Cuba from U.S. terrorist list are key to reestablishing a relationship.
The authority figures I was supposed to respect were acting like high school-ers themselves. I felt like a kid on the playground being told to eat a worm or get beaten up. I was terrified. But there was no way I could give up my classmates.