Interesting news breaking on the Internet from the AJC

Thanksgiving myths to debate with family

3:41 pm Nov. 24, 2015

For most of us, Thanksgiving is a time to eat lots of food and give thanks for the good things in our lives.

I give thanks for the usual stuff — a great wife, a good

‘Sexy’ cabbie calendar may drive people to Uber

9:16 am Nov. 19, 2015

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything except a sense of humor?

I got you covered.

Things aren’t going well for New York City cab drivers. Since Uber rolled onto the scene

Waffle House wows food critic Anthony Bourdain

7:48 am Nov. 16, 2015

BREAKING NEWS: CNN food critic and world traveler Anthony Bourdain has never eaten at a Waffle House.

CNN’s “Parts Unknown” host has made a career out of visiting some of the world’s most eccentric locales and

States collect, sell DNA taken from babies

11:09 am Nov. 10, 2015

Americans don’t trust government.

And, considering how much taxpayer money goes into collecting our personal data, government must not trust Americans.

A federal judge has ruled the bulk collection of phone data by federal agencies is “likely” unconstitutional. The government filed an appeal, which means the data collection will continue, despite what you may hear from politicians who preach the sacredness of the Constitution.

As creepy as the phone stuff

Deputy too drunk to get Mothers Against Drunk Driving award

7:12 am Nov. 9, 2015

It costs more to train and equip a rookie police officer than it does to pay them. 

That’s why veteran, proven police officers are a valuable commodity.

But in Florida, a 4-year deputy being honored by Mothers Against Drunk Driving for making more than 100 DUI arrests was too “wasted” to pick up his award.

Pinellas County deputy Michael Szeliga showed up at a statewide police training event ready to “party,” reports a local TV