The federal government is spending nearly $200,000 to teach older farmers about safety using “reader’s theater.”
“Farm Theater: A Novel Safety Strategy Approach for Agricultural Communities” is a new project funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The University of Kentucky began the four-year study in September.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) kept employees on paid administrative leave for years, costing taxpayers more than $1 million.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued over $2.4 billion in improper payments on food stamps in fiscal year 2014, according to a new audit by the Office of Inspector General (OIG). In a report detailing the agency’s financial statements for the year, the OIG accounted for improper payments made from the most high-risk Food …
The federal government has invested over $10 million developing and promoting a video game about a young teen that must escape a town full of fat people, as a method to fight obesity.
The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee sent a letter to the head of the National Science Foundation (NSF) on Monday, demanding answers about the origins of the nearly $1 million taxpayer-funded project to track “misinformation” on Twitter.
Origami condom inventor Daniel Resnic will now have to find a third lawyer to take up his case against accusations that he wasted millions of taxpayer dollars.
The chairman of the agency that regulates the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service has been racking up tens of thousands dollars for exotic foreign trips on taxpayer dime, according to travel records obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) paid nearly $300,000 for drugs for dead people, according to a new inspector general report.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is paying a researcher $17,500 to make students at New Mexico State University wear a fat vest for “weight sensitivity training.”
The 20-pound fat vest will be worn for an “empathy exercise” so non-obese students can experience what it is like to be obese. The premise of the project is to fight “weight prejudice.”
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) paid $88,529 to make a hip-hop cd about obesity.