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6 months ago

Stop Using These Words Incorrectly And Sounding Dumb

While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I often fall into a few word traps. For example, “who” and “whom.” I rarely use “whom” when I should. Even when spell check suggests “whom,” I think it sounds pretentious. So I don’t use it. And I’m sure some people then think, […]


6 months ago

How To Drink All Night Without Getting Shwasted

Jim Koch knows beer. He also knows a beer trick that may change your life. “Yeast!” “Yeast?” “Active yeast. Like you get at the grocery store.” Koch told me that for years he has swallowed your standard Fleischmann’s dry yeast before he drinks, stirring the white powdery substance in with some yogurt to make it […]


6 months ago

Food Porn: $60 Bloody Mary Worth The Dough

A Caesar adorned with a week’s worth of meals served at a Vancouver pub is garnering worldwide media attention thanks to social media. The $60 Checkmate Caesar, served at The Score on Davie St., is topped with a whole fresh-roasted chicken, with a cheeseburger and a pulled pork slider on top of that. The creation […]


6 months ago

Set Times For Carolina Rebellion 2014

Full lineup with set times has been announced. Make sure you don’t miss ANY of the bands you want to see!


6 months ago

Boyhood (International Trailer)

This isn’t the first movie about a boy growing up but it is going to make movie history. It’s not a “reality movie” but the star was cast at age 6 and the movie was filmed slowly over 12 YEARS as the boy grew up in real life.


6 months ago

Teen Girl Stabbed After Declining Prom Invitation

A Connecticut teenager was fatally stabbed at school this morning, apparently by a boy who wanted to take her to tonight’s junior prom, the Hartford Courant reports. Police say Maren Sanchez, 16, was attacked in the hall at Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Conn., and died about a half hour later. Police have taken […]


6 months ago

Soundgarden Unveil ‘Black Hole Sun’ GIFs for ‘Superunknown’ 20th Anniversary

Soundgarden, while promoting the 20th anniversary of ‘Superunknown,’ have exclusively released a series of ‘Black Hole Sun’ GIF files.


6 months ago

High Point Woman Dies In Crash While Posting On Facebook

Investigators believe a driver was posting to Facebook seconds before she crashed and died. The wreck happened Thursday morning on Business 85 in High Point. Investigators say 32-year-old Courtney Ann Sanford crossed the median and crashed head-on into a truck. ———- It blows my mind how many people STILL insist on texting or posting online […]

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