There’s not much to do in Morton, Mississippi, population 3,630. There’s a city park with playground

There’s not much to do in Morton, Mississippi, population 3,630. There’s a city park with playground equipment and sports fields, deserted in the Saturday morning heat. There’s a state park pool, populated by local white teenagers and tourists from nearby counties. There are about five Hispanic markets, a few Mexican restaurants, a handful of other restaurants, a downtown strip, and a pharmacy that doubles as an ice cream shop. And there are chicken plants. The biggest employer in town is Koch Foods. Koch operates a slaughter plant (which makes downtown smell like a dumpster), as well as a packing facility (which has a more pleasant McNuggets-esque odor), an outlet store, a hatchery, a feed mill, and in neighboring Forest, a deboning plant. Morton’s poultry industry became infamous on August 7, when U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents raided seven chicken plants in six Mississippi cities, arresting 680 workers. These arrests included 300 workers in Morton’s Koch facilities and a smaller chicken plant called PH Food. It was the first day of school, and many students were left waiting for parents who never picked them up. Terrified ...

Sleeping In A Cold Room Helps You Fall Asleep Faster And Is

You might already be trying to keep it cool at night (if you have AC) during the summer as best you can & if you are it might not be great for your PG&E bill, but it looks like it’s better for your health. Per the Harvard Medical School, sleeping in a cold room will help you fall asleep faster. Your body is already trying to cool down right before sleep so this helps to expedite that process, therefore putting you to sleep quicker. According to Science, Sleeping in a Cold Room Leads to Better, Healthier Sleep https://t.co/PrqUIWoafi What counts as a cold room? The U.S. National Institute of Health would consider that 66 degrees & they say that sleeping in a room at that temperature will increase your metabolism & reduces the risk of metabolic illnesses. Cold Room Oh, and sleeping in a cold room can help reduce insomnia. Insomniacs have a higher body temperature when they’re sleeping and the University of Southern Australia deduced that a lower room temperature can help lead to a small temperature change in an insomniac’s body, which is crucial to helping them drift off to sleep. Sleep Advisor says that all of the above leads to reduced stress t...