Synergy Boost: Hybrid Technology Gets Big

 | April 23, 2014 4:22 am

Not long ago, there were only a few hybrid cars on the road, chugging and jerking down the street. Drivers who bought these cars were willing to sacrifice drivability and comfort for fuel efficiency and environmental friendliness. The vehicles were funny looking, small and not personally satisfying to drive.

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Unveiling Tennessee’s “Secret City”

 | April 22, 2014 4:22 am

On Aug. 2, 1939, Albert Einstein sent a letter to President Franklin Roosevelt about the work of his colleagues, physicists Enrico Fermi and Leó Szilard. Einstein wrote that the element uranium might be turned into a new source of energy – a term we know today as a “nuclear reaction.” And, he explained to the president, with the right construction, this chain reaction could be transformed into a new, “extremely powerful” bomb.

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TweeTube Helps Your Videos Go Viral

 | April 21, 2014 4:21 am

tweetube1Early this year, someone realized there was a need for an easy way to share videos on Twitter. TweeTube was born. Not only does it provide you with a simple way to share videos on Twitter, but it also gives you the ability to see if people are actually clicking your video link and allows commenting right on the site.

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What is CloudFront: a cloud content distribution network

 | April 20, 2014 4:18 am

Amazon just made it’s CloudFront service public and in time-honored tradition RightScale offers full support for the new service in its dashboard. You can read Jeff Barr’s announcement and Werner’s blog post for the details.

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How Notre Dame put my SSN on the Internet.

 | April 19, 2014 4:16 am

I Am a Victim

How Notre Dame put my SSN on the Internet.

Last week I got a letter in the mail from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Apparently, the school had put information about me, including my social-security number (SSN) and demographic information, on the Internet.

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Home Sweet Home Office

 | April 18, 2014 4:06 am


Time to Telecommute?

As gas prices and stress soar, more Emerald coast residents consider working from home

Most folks would agree: The morning commute to work in rush-hour traffic produces a pain specific to the posterior region. Now, with the price of gasoline continuing to climb, workers are feeling it in the pocketbook, too.

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16 years before the Mayflower…Pole had reached America’s shores

 | April 17, 2014 4:05 am

For quite  some time the story of Jan z Kolna has circulated within the Polish American community.
A Polish seafarer  in the service of the King of Denmark, he was said to have piloted a fleet of Danish ships which had set sail from Copenhagen and reached the coast of what is now Labrador, Canada in 1476.

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When Food Controls Life

 | April 16, 2014 4:04 am

From Starvation to Binge Eating, an Estimated 8 Million Men and Women Struggle with Eating Disorders in the United States

The thought of eating disorders typically conjures up the image of emaciated women obsessed with being thin at any cost. The truth of the matter is that eating disorders are more common than you may think and don’t always involve people starving themselves.

Even with the recent interest in eating disorders brought to light by the increasing number of super-skinny starlets appearing on red carpets and the covers of magazines, major misconceptions about eating disorders persist. Among those misperceptions are what causes eating disorders, who can be affected and how dangerous an eating disorder can be.

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Film Schools Florida

 | April 15, 2014 4:03 am

The Florida State University College of Motion Picture, Television, and Recording Arts (colloquially, The Film School), located in Tallahassee, Florida, is one of sixteen colleges comprising the Florida State University (FSU). The College was founded in 1989. With its very selective admittance, only 20-30 undergraduates and 30 graduates (24 in production program and 6 in writing program (the writing program is just for graduate students) are accepted for each class.

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The Sounds of Summer

 | April 14, 2014 4:02 am

emerald coast summer

A Score of Outdoor Summer Concerts Hits a High Note for Music Fans on the Emerald Coast

Orchestrating a family outing al fresco along the Emerald Coast is a breeze. With dozens of free summer concerts to choose from, arranging an evening of music under the stars is as simple as “a-one-and-a-two-and-a-three.”

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Arts Alfresco

 | April 13, 2014 4:01 am

The Cultural Arts Association Celebrates an Emerald Coast Mother’s Day Tradition with the 20th Annual ArtsQuest

Drive through South Walton County during the first week of May, and you are sure to see white-and-green flags waving in the warm spring air. These high-flying banners herald the coming of ArtsQuest, the Cultural Arts Association’s week-long celebration of all things art.

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Polish Easter Party in Gulf Breeze Florida

 | April 12, 2014 3:54 am

SUN. MARCH 30 – 1’til 4 PM


100 Daniel Drive, Gulf Breeze, FL32561


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Blackbeard II Sailing Charters in Destin Florida

 | April 11, 2014 3:50 am

Blackbeard II Sailing Charters in Destin Florida

Sailing is the art of controlling a sailing vessel. By adjusting the rigging, rudder and dagger or centre board, a sailor manages the force of the wind on the sails (main and/or jib) in order to change the direPoints of sailction and speed of a boat. Mastery of the skill requires experience in varying wind and sea conditions, as well as knowledge concerning sailboats. If you are interested in Sailing charters in Destin area please go to  and call Camille for details.

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Polish Deli in Destin and Pensacola

 | April 10, 2014 3:50 am

Food common to Europe served at Pensacola & Destin Polish deli stores

Taris Savell

Polish food store in pensacola
Karolina’s Euro Deli, on 101 Hood Drive between Pensacola Boulevard and Old Pensacola Highway, is a new Polish Food and Deli  filled with items not usually available in Pensacola.

Owners Lucas Fenik and Sonia Oczkowska have stocked their deli with Polish, East European, Hungarian and German products.

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Northwest Florida Heritage Museum marks anniversary

 | April 9, 2014 3:46 am

Celebrating 36 Years

The Northwest Florida Heritage Museum Marks the Anniversary With More Exhibit Space and New Programs

A hundred years ago, the people of Okaloosa and Walton counties scratched a hard-earned living from the pine barrens and bays of Northwest Florida. Since 1971, their story has been actively preserved and passed on to new generations,

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