The good, bad and weird things we're enjoying

By: Connor Threlkeld on March 7, 2013 - 3:02am - Add new comment

How good of an understanding do you have of the distribution of wealth in America? 

Check out one of the hottest videos on the planet not involving a shake of any sort. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on March 1, 2013 - 7:41pm - Add new comment

Ever wonder if the magical umbrella descent of Mary Poppins fame could actually work? Professional extreme athlete Erik Roner decided to find out. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on February 28, 2013 - 3:02am - Add new comment

Some of the greatest minds in web and software development came together recently to talk about the incredible opportunities in computer programming, something that isn't taught in most high schools. 

Millions have watched, and who knows. Someone who watches this video may grow up to build the great apps and websites of the future. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on February 15, 2013 - 1:18am - Add new comment

I'm not sure what the origin of the Harlem Shake is, but it's getting a lot of attention in the form of parody. 

In this version, an army unit, possibly from Norway (based on a guy falling out of a window holding a Norwegian flag), makes good use of a spare 30  seconds. 

One of the most popular versions features the University of Georgia Swim Team.

Check out the UGA football team.

By: Kim Luciani on February 12, 2013 - 1:39pm - Add new comment

A Montana TV station's emergency alert system was hacked, warning viewers of a zombie apocalypse.

By: Connor Threlkeld on February 2, 2013 - 10:46pm - Add new comment

Enjoy a taste of childhood mixed with today's popular television as Sesame Street presents Upside Downton Abbey. 

 

One way to take learning the difference between upside down and rightside up and make it relevant to the parents who are probably watching it with their children. As I've been known to do.

 

I've never watched Downton Abbey, but I'm sure this plotline is familiar to its many fans.

By: Connor Threlkeld on January 27, 2013 - 8:32pm - Add new comment

Nearly three dozen commercials set to be featured during this year's Super Bowl are already online, a week before the game. If you want to wait to watch, skip this post. 

 

See 32 more of the ad spots in a collection at Viral Video Chart, the place I go to find the latest viral videos. 

By: Connor Threlkeld on January 24, 2013 - 2:40am - Add new comment

This video takes a look at some of the greatest feats caught on tape (Tape? Who says that anymore?) in 2012.

By: Connor Threlkeld on January 20, 2013 - 9:59pm - Add new comment

Millions of Californians struggled to survive the recent cold weather, with temperatures plummeting into the 50s. 


Top headlines

Taxpayers duck financial hit

Taxpayers dodged a financial punch when a judge ruled this month Augusta doesn't have to pay attorney fees to the company that successfully sued the city over its bidding process.
Search Augusta jobs