The Department of Agriculture is spending nearly $150,000 to teach overweight college students in Puerto Rico how to use yoga, “mindfulness,” and meditation to lose weight.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) objected to legislation that would prevent taxpayer funding from going towards oil paintings for members of government such as Harry Reid, Wednesday.
The National Institutes of Health spent $22,500 on a conference on balding.
The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly a half a million dollars for researchers to observe how much time preschoolers in daycare spend outdoors.
The Department of Education is spending upwards of $2.5 million to bring a mindfulness intervention to kindergarteners in Chicago, where kids can go to “calm spots” in the corner to watch nature videos.
Drug and child sex offenders received paid administrative leave from the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a new audit.
The agency’s inspector general found the EPA rehired a child sex offender after they were put on leave for violating probation, in one example of misuse of administrative leave that cost taxpayers over $1 million.
The Environmental Protection Agency is spending $25,000 to teach churchgoers in Connecticut about food waste.
The Department of Defense (DOD) spent $43 million on a two-pump gas station in Afghanistan that should have cost $500,000, an “ill-conceived” project that Afghans have little use for, according to a new report released Monday.
The federal government spent almost $43 million in taxpayer money to build a gas station in Afghanistan, according to a special inspector general report released Monday.