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It Stinks Being A Ferret

Jeremiah Bratton - Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 8:26am

If at any point you have entertained the idea of having a ferret as a pet, and then shared said idea with your friends you have likely been asked "Don't ferrets smell like super bad all the time everyday every second...

image via wiki (Roger McLassus)

Ways Ferrets are Like Slinkies

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 6:40am

The shock and awe of Shark Week is what draws us in and keeps us coming back all week. It’s also what gives us gnarly dreams and makes our next beach vacation a little more anxiety-filled (though shark attacks are very...

Ferret Week - Day 1

Jeremiah Bratton - Monday, August 12, 2013 - 7:42am

Sharks right?! Na, last week has left us of The Daily Jog a little dry on sharks. Being big, toothy, and unable to look back can create all kinds of interesting tv and blogs. This week however we are in the mood for...

See How PBS Station Lampoons Reality Shows to Show What's Wrong with TV

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, August 9, 2013 - 8:20am

If you think reality shows are what's wrong with television today, you are not alone. I agree with you and so does New York PBS station WNET. In its #tvgonewrong pledge campaign, it spoofs the reality genre by rolling...

Tiger Shark: image via WikiCommons (Albert Kok)

Shark Week: Georgia Facts and Stories

Heather Neal - Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 6:04am

“Live every week like it’s shark week.” For me, that means “do not enter the water under any circumstances.” That’s not at all fair to sharks, though. They’re a vital player in oceanic ecosystems, supremely...

YouTube's Geek Week is here!

It’s Geek Week on YouTube!

Heather Neal - Monday, August 5, 2013 - 5:25am

We’re on Day Two of YouTube’s Geek Week. While everyday is bit Geek Week on YouTube, this week they’re being intentional and compiling some of their geekiest bits for us to indulge with. Each day has its own theme:...

The new OUYA game console.  Yep.  That's it.  (image via ouya.tv)

OUYA Is Changing Gaming

Heather Neal - Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 6:03am

OUYA is a brand new game console available for sale after a highly successful, multimillion dollar Kickstarter campaign that raised funds and hype for the new device. Well over 60,000 backers sponsored the Rubik’s cube...

Mister Rogers continues to bring positivity through remixed tunes.

Mister Rogers on Music and Dancing, Remixed

Heather Neal - Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 5:56am

PBS Digital Studios has released several “remixed” classics. They’ve taken our favorite and truly iconic PBS hosts and created auto-tuned renditions of memorable moments. We’ve shared them with you before in blogs...

This image is from the National Geographic article and shows great detail of the plants, original source Catherine La Farge.

Plants Grow After 400-Year Frozen Sleep

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 7:10am

The Polar Ice Caps are Melting! It reads like a frantic sandwich board message, but it’s also been scientifically measured. Global warming has become quite the buzz word (phrase?) over the past few years, causing some...

Google's Street View Trekker captures the Galapagos Islands (source: Google blog)

Galapagos Islands Street View On Google Earth

Heather Neal - Friday, May 24, 2013 - 4:54am

This week, Google was interviewed about a project in a far away land, the Galapagos Islands, an archipelago located on the equator around 600 miles off the coast of South America. The wild islands are teeming with life...

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