<p>Athens has a total area of about 1.68 sq. miles and it is a part of Menard county in the U.S. State of Illinois. Athens is also a part of Springfield in IMSA. Adventure sport and tourism are some significant areas of the local economy. Sangamon Valley Trail is quite famous for outdoor adventure tourism activities. Other economic activities are primarily based on tourism. A notable resident of the town is Jack Brittin.</p>
By: Lee Ann Rush Those ubiquitous, multi-flavored individual coffee servings sold in plastic pods known as Keurig K-Cups might have been a clever and novel idea at first, but they are quickly becoming an environmental disaster. In 2014, billions of plastic K-Cups were sold; enough to circle the earth more than 10 times! As bad as that sounds, it gets..