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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 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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Star Trek Into Darkness and Our Nerdtastic Summer Movie List

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 4:34am

With Star Trek Into Darkness in theaters today and Iron Man 3 already out, this summer movie season will definitely be a nerd’s dream with oodles of comic book and sci-fi themed movies coming out. There are so many...

Source: AP

Solar Eclipse Today - Watch Online or On App

Heather Neal - Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 9:00am

If you are dreading the daily commute, today is a good day to avoid it by leaving work early or hanging around the office for a few extra minutes for some free sci-fi entertainment a la Mother Nature. Today at 5:30pm (...

A Boy and his Atom (ball) is the smallest movie ever, created by IBM scientists

Have You Seen the World’s Smallest Movie?

Heather Neal - Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 4:55am

My physical science teacher, the late Mickey Golding, had a way of imprinting scientific knowledge, which is why I can tell you that an atom is (this is how he defined things, by elongating “is” so that we would...

New Media team mugs... our loyal friends.

Jog Team: Coffee Team

Heather Neal - Monday, April 29, 2013 - 4:11am

Some like it black, some like it cold, some like it in a cup with Splenda and two creams. I prefer one sugar and two creams. However we take it, coffee is crucial to our New Media department. NPR’s recent story on...


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