We're raising a generation of timid kids
A week ago, a woman was charged with leaving her child in the car while she went into a store. Her 11-year-old child. This week, a woman was arrested for allowing her 9-year-old daughter to go to the park alone. Which raises just one question: America, what the heck is wrong with you?
Finger lickin’ fun: Smokin’ on the Suwannee returns this weekend
The largest barbecue competition in the south kicks off Friday and will be held at the Suwannee County Coliseum on 11th Street in Live Oak. Smokin’ on the Suwannee is geared to be one of the most exciting events for food lovers.
25 hidden secrets in "Weird Al's" "Word Crimes" video
Yankovic's 14th album was released this week, and it warms my heart containers that he's kept up his geeky brand of humor for so long. While he has written so many incredible songs, none have spoken to my love of proper grammar.
Until "Word Crimes."
Ticket prices go up at 12:01 a.m. July 17 for Bear Creek Music & Art Festival set for Nov. 13 - 16 at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park
Artists include Lettuce, Dumpstaphunk, Soulive, New Mastersounds, Budos Band, Break Science, The Floozies, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, Zach Deputy, Oteil Burbridge and Roosevelt Collier Band, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, The Nth Power, George Porter, Pee Wee Ellis, Bernard Purdie and many, many more great music greats!
- Smokin’ on the Suwannee July 18-19
This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps
I climbed the ladder quickly, free to work any hours in any location for any pay. I moved from market to market, always achieving a better title, a better salary. Succeeding.
There's less good music now — here's why
Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for The Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of what she had to say.
Can plants hear? Study finds that vibrations prompt some to boost their defenses
They have no specialized structure to perceive sound as we do, but a new study has found that plants can discern the sound of predators through tiny vibrations of their leaves - and beef up their defenses in response.
Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters
The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney.
A messaging app that doesn't use words at all
About 10,000 people have signed up for usernames for a chat app that isn't even out yet: Emoj.li. It's an instant messenger app that uses no words at all — not even "Yo" or "Hodor!" Instead, it employs only emoji icons.
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