On Wednesday we posted this story about how a 3D printer saved a little boys life. You can see the tube they printed and used below. We were talking about this today in the online newsroom (with intermitten Amanda Bynes arrest discussions) and it's pretty cool that technology... } more
Beards and Cats. What could those two possibly have in common? Aside from the fact that I have neither, there is a new phase going around the web called "cat beards" where people take their cat and use it as a beard on their face. You can see some examples of it here. Now... } more
Seven years ago, Mike Jeffries, the CEO of Abercrombie and Fitch, gave an interview to Salon magazine that proclaimed the brand’s... } more
There's something nostalgic about the smell of an old book. It takes me back to afternoons spent reading under a shade tree,... } more
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Rep. Regina Quick, R-Athens, was one of two local delegates to score less than an "A+" in the Chamber of Commerce's annual legislative score card. She and I played phone tag Monday when I was reporting the story and I wasn't able to get her comments in a timely fashion. Instead, she sent over this statement Wednesday morning and she did not mince her words. (Links and italicized portions are my own; otherwise, it's as she wrote it.) Dear Friends: read more
The committee opted Tuesday night to put off deciding on the ordinance until, at the earliest, its next meeting. Of note: The Athens-Clarke County attorney highlighted that the proposed times are, in essence, placeholders for the commission to change or keep as it pleases. Full text of the Use of Public Right-of-Ways ordinance draft is below. read more