Monday, August 29, 2016

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It Was A Stone Cold Groove

COLLEGE KIDS PARTY HARD ... FORGET TO RECYCLE If America is relying on its next generation to save the world, let's sure as hell hope they work on their recycling skills ... Here's the aftermath of a recent "back to school bash" held...
RELIGIOUS BATTLE UNDERWAY ... When we heard the "Lutheran Church" had done something allegedly anti-semitic, we naturally assumed it was either the church's ultra-conservative Wisconsin Synod or its conservative Missouri Synod that was to "blame." We were wrong ... turns out it...
GETTING LOST IN SOUTH CAROLINA'S BEAUTIFUL BACKYARD ...  || By WILL FOLKS || It's not easy to get lost anymore ... The modern world has us plotted on a grid.  Conditioned to being connected.  Chained to what we've come to accept as...

Programming Note

INTO THE WOODS ... Posting will be light this weekend as our founding editor Will Folks embarks on a three-day trek into one of South Carolina's few remaining pristine wilderness areas. Where is he headed?  Jocassee Gorges. This gorgeous escarpment represents the...
ARE YOU PLAYING? Since it was launched in the United States, Pokémon GO has been downloaded an estimated 7.5 million times on Google Play and the iOS App Store - according to data from app analytics firm SensorTower. What is Pokémon GO?  It's an...
IS S.C. PASTOR'S IMPLOSION AN INDICTMENT OF "ROCK STAR" WORSHIP? The fall from grace of South Carolina "mega-church" pastor Perry Noble presents us with an interesting case study. We don't know all the details at this point ... and we may never...

Next Generation Roads?

AMERICA'S FIRST "SOLAR ROADWAY" IS COMING In the 1985 movie "Back to the Future," Americans were presented with a vision of 2015 that knocked their socks off. Shiny metallic jumpsuits.  Portable nuclear fusion.  And yes ... flying cars. "Roads? Where we're going...
PALMETTO COAST SPARED ... After getting doused with rain on Monday, South Carolina appears to be in line for little more than a glancing blow from Tropical Storm Colin on Tuesday. If that ... The third named system of the 2016 Hurricane...
SECOND TROPICAL STORM IN AS MANY WEEKS COMING TO PALMETTO STATE'S COASTLINE South Carolina's coastline is squarely in the forecast track for Tropical Storm Colin - the third named system of what is shaping up to be a busy 2016 season. As...
KING TUT'S DAGGER "NOT OF THIS WORLD" There are some who believe Bronze Age civilizations built the great pyramids in Egypt's Old Kingdom more than four-thousand years ago.  Others - including fans of the 1994 cult classic "Stargate" - believe the massive...