Interesting news breaking on the Internet from the AJC

Making elections less frightening

12:45 pm Oct. 25, 2016

Have you ever wondered why the U.S. elects the most powerful human being on the planet so close to Halloween … on a Tuesday?

Me either, until this year.

According to polls, which some don’t trust, many

DeKash County is growing

1:44 pm Oct. 18, 2016

Pumping gas is a chore and rarely interesting.

But sometimes you run into something that makes you think.

At the Chevron station near my house, a man lurking in a magenta Cadillac often passes out religious literature.

Time to celebrate 4 new Georgia holidays

9:47 am Oct. 11, 2016

After a weekend of hurricane damage, destruction and stress, many of us could use a day off.

Most state workers got that Monday as they celebrated Columbus Day — one of two holidays Georgia uses to

Georgia Tech buzzes price of online education

11:45 am Oct. 4, 2016

Technology has a way of making everything cheaper and better.

A cheap TV today blows away an expensive set from 10 years ago. My new smartphone is more powerful than the laptop I am typing this

Deputy says breastfeeding mom is ‘offensive’

11:33 am Sep. 27, 2016

Sometimes I think there’s so many laws police have trouble staying abreast of them.

For example, if you Google “weird laws of Atlanta” you may read it is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone

Georgia eagles feast on liberated chickens

12:04 pm Sep. 20, 2016

America, home of the brave and land of the free range chicken.

I don’t think “organic” groceries are worth the additional cost, but I gladly plunk down a couple extra dollars for more humane chicken and

Global warming gives Georgia a sinking feeling

1:12 pm Sep. 6, 2016

Ignoring facts as never been more popular. Or easier.

Thanks to the Internet we no longer have to search for the truth, we can merely search for information that confirms our biases. Our friends copy-and-paste their

A foolproof plan to stop the Zika virus

1:47 pm Aug. 23, 2016

As the Zika outbreak in Florida reminds us, no one likes blood-sucking parasites that facilitate the spread of disease.

Yet, there seems to be little humans can do to stop mosquitoes or politicians from creating misery.