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Happiness is This Video of Stars Wars Characters Dancing to Happy

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...

March 10, 2014
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?

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,”...

March 5, 2014
Courtesy https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow

The Oscar Selfie That Broke Twitter

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...

March 2, 2014
Administrators at Durham Academy sing to annouce a snow... ice day!

Check out Durham Academy’s Snow Day Announcement: VIDEO

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...

February 13, 2014
Facebook's video tribute to the exuberance of 10th birthdays.

Happy Birthday, Facebook!

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...

February 4, 2014

Super Bowl XLVII Ads that Made us Smile Big

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...

February 3, 2014

Snow My God!: A Snowcapped Recap

A mesh of gridlock, panic, and commuters stranded for hours, or worse, overnight. These are just some of the horror stories that have quickly become the most noteworthy motifs of Winter Storm 2014. Click #...

January 30, 2014

Five Georgia Groups to Support on Giving Tuesday

Prepare to tap into your altruistic side today. Why? Because it’s #Giving Tuesday! #Giving Tuesday was dreamed up in 2012 and was implemented by the 92nd Street Y in New York city as a counter to the indulgent Black...

December 3, 2013

Who Are Your Favorite Superheroes?

Everyone has a favorite superhero. When I was a kid I went back and forth between Batman (as played by Adam West) and Superman (as played by both George Reeves and Christopher Reeve). Their handsome looks aside, I loved...

October 15, 2013
X-Men "Storm" and "Wolverine" interrupt their super villain fighting schedule to pose for a photo. (Courtesy Jean-Louis)

Mutant Science, Bellydancing and Other Stuff You'll Learn at Dragon Con

Dragon Con, the largest pop culture, sci-fi fantasy convention in the southeast, rolls into town as it typically does this Labor Day weekend. (Of course I’m going - why is that even a question!) Most people are...

August 29, 2013

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