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5 Tips for Driving in Atlanta

Heather Neal - Friday, March 21, 2014 - 9:30am

I’m not from here. I mean, I’m from Georgia, but I’m not from Atlanta, Georgia. Anyone raised outside of the metro area knows what I’m talking about. There isn’t another roadway as vast, complex, and tangled anywhere...

Images from PBS.

Happy Birthday Mr. Rogers

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 7:24am

Today is Mr. Rogers' birthday. He would have been 86 years old. In his lifetime he accomplished so much. He wrote all of the songs for his show "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood', penned several children's operas including...

Fun and Real St. Patrick’s Day

Heather Neal - Monday, March 17, 2014 - 8:35am

Saint Patrick was a real human. We know that he lived and worked as a Catholic missionary in Ireland during the 5th century. Considering I have trouble remembering five days ago, it is easy to see how much of Saint...

World Wide Web Turns 25

Heather Neal - Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 7:44am

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web. In March, 1989, Tim Berners-Lee sent a memo announcing to his colleagues the creation of the World Wide Web. Berners-Lee created a universal language,...

Happiness is This Video of Stars Wars Characters Dancing to Happy

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 10, 2014 - 11:21am

Lately I’ve been inundated with messages about how to achieve happiness - from this TED Radio hour on happiness to this website article on the 7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People and even in a Sunday sermon. It’s...

Actor Diogo Morgado, who plays Jesus in the "Son of God" movie, was dubbed #HotJesus by Twitter.

Hot Jesus, Handsome Noah: Are Bible Characters Onscreen Too Sexy?

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 8:10am

Is it me or are the actors portraying bible characters in movies sexier than usual? Diogo Morgado, the Portuguese actor playing Jesus in the History Channel’s “The Bible” miniseries and now in theaters “Son of God,”...

Courtesy https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow

The Oscar Selfie That Broke Twitter

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 9:14pm

Ellen Degeneres’ Oscar selfie won two distinctions last night: it became the most popular tweet of all time AND it broke Twitter. The Oscar host was a selfie machine, taking photos with her phone while she was onstage...

Administrators at Durham Academy sing to annouce a snow... ice day!

Check out Durham Academy’s Snow Day Announcement: VIDEO

Heather Neal - Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 5:28am

An independent school in North Carolina got creative with their snow day announcement. While other schools across the region were going the predictable route of calling their local TV and radio stations to announce...

Facebook's video tribute to the exuberance of 10th birthdays.

Happy Birthday, Facebook!

Heather Neal - Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 5:51am

On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg co-founded Facebook and has, in the next ten years, turned it into a billion-dollar corporation. Not bad for a website. But Facebook is more than a website. It’s social media; it...

Super Bowl XLVII Ads that Made us Smile Big

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, February 3, 2014 - 9:06am

Who really watches the game anyway? We all know that the Super Bowl is all about the commercials. The ads for Super Bowl XLVIII were funny and heartwarming. Budweiser stands out with a bond between a puppy and a...

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