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  • A Summer Adventure: The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

    A Summer Adventure: The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
    If you ever have occasion to travel to Columbus, Ohio, be sure to check-out a fabulous attraction. This summer, a visit with family took us to the Buckeye State for a long weekend. We spent a day at the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, a pretty amazing...
  • New Documentary Celebrates The Muscle Shoals Sound

    New Documentary Celebrates The Muscle Shoals Sound
    The final verse of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s 1974 hit single “Sweet Home Alabama” — “Muscle Shoals has got the Swampers / and they've been known to pick a song or two” — probably confused generations of pre-Wikipedia radio...
  • South Windsor Haiti School

    South Windsor Haiti School
    Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
  • Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus

    Zeroing in on your child's lack of focus
    Your 6-year-old’s attention span seems to be getting shorter and shorter. Can you help with specific exercises or activities? Parents panel advice: “Have a quick chat with the teacher to see if your kid’s attention span is atypical...
  • Social Media Buzz: Denzel Washington to Fend Off 'Boxtrolls' at Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?

    Happy Birthday -- and when was that again?
    County officials are celebrating Broward's 100th birthday on Oct. 1, 2015. But is that the correct date? Do an online search and you may find sites, including the typically reliable Wikipedia, that list the date of Broward's incorporation as April 30,...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Voice' Hits High Note Following Premiere, #DeviousArmy Assembles for Season 3

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • EBay's mobile payment unit making move to embrace bitcoins

    EBay's mobile payment unit said it will soon enable merchants to accept payments in bitcoins, making it the latest mainstream company to embrace the upstart digital currency. Bill Ready, chief executive of EBay's Braintree unit, said at the TechCrunch...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Dracula' and 'Annabelle' Bring Fear to Top 5; 'Kingsman' Trends Thanks to 'Gotham'

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Sinkane incorporates a journeyed upbringing into music unconfined by genre

    Sinkane incorporates a journeyed upbringing into music unconfined by genre
    Ahmed Gallab, who records and performs as Sinkane, has a biography that reads like the plot of a globe-trotting political thriller. The musician was born in London, where his father was stationed working for the Sudanese embassy, and lived there until...
  • Veronica Roth and Garth Nix: Sizing up two YA giants

    Veronica Roth and Garth Nix: Sizing up two YA giants
    Best-selling authors Veronica Roth and Garth Nix must be doing something right. Both are internationally recognized for their young adult fantasy novels — Roth's first book, "Divergent," sold more than 20 million copies and was made into a hit movie...