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Man fined $525 for drink refill

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/17/14

A man who helped himself to a refill of his 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital found it cost a lot more than he expected... } more

Cat Café's are puuurfect

posted by: Joel Kight @ 04/04/14

Would you like some kitten with your coffee? Feline company is exactly what one of London's newest cafes is offering —... } more

It's OK to be a nerd

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/31/14

A video recenty became popular on the web of Wil Wheaton from last year's Denver Comic Con. Wheaton fielded a question from a little girl: She asked him if he had ever been called a "nerd" as a kid.  Wheaton gives an amazing response about a minute into this video: } more

These animals may help your garden

posted by: Joel Kight @ 03/26/14

Planning and maintaining a garden requires a lot of effort, which can result in an aesthetically pleasing addition to the landscape.... } more

Can dogs feel shame?

posted by: Joel Kight @ 02/26/14

The next time you start shaking your finger and shouting "Shame on you!" because your dog chewed up your favorite fuzzy slippers, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn't know what your rant is about. } more

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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

  • Joe
    Johnson

    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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