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  • Test the limits of your capabilites
    Why we compete & what determines quality of outcomes
    Watching the power, grit, stamina, and precision-maneuvering at the U.S. OpenTennis Championships in early September and later, a spell-bounding film -- a truestory of the courage and sacrifice of a young girl of Indian and American origin,Noor...
  • The world stage in the Odyssey of the Mind competition for Port St. Lucie School
    The world stage in the Odyssey of the Mind competition for Port St. Lucie school
    Odyssey of the Mind® 2014 World Finals was held at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa May 28 - May 31, 2014. The Odyssey of the Mind 2014 World Finals website indicates that the competition was a creative extravaganza where more than 836...
  • renfest
    BrewFest at the Renaissance Festival
    Homebrewers compete annually at the US Open Homebrew Competition, which is held each year in May at the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery. The competition is organized by the non-profit club Carolina Brewmasters. The US Open lasts over nine hours as...
  • Skunk patch
    There’s a patch for that!
    Playing in an organized pool league has it perks. Each organization will find ways of rewarding players for their achievements; including, money, trophies, prizes, travel or patches. No matter which one you choose there will be something you get...
  • Guinness World Records contest
    Guinness World Records 60 Years/60 Words Challenge
    Kids can be the source of great wisdom and sometimes humorous observations on life. As kids begin to read and learn, many school age children are drawn to the Guinness World Records books to see the unusual, extraordinary and sometimes...
  • basil
    AIGA Charlotte and NoDa Brewing team up for Beer & Branding Showcase
    The organizers of the event at AIGA took great lengths to ensure that brewers and artists across the area were able to be involved in this first ever collaboration. At the initial Beer & Branding event on July 7th, local designers were paired...
  • Hustle
    LeAnne Bock the Craft Chick who Hustled Harder
    On August 23rd, The Unknown Brewery celebrated two of their favorite things, beer and chicks, at their Craft Chicks Hustler Harder event. This event recognized strong area lady leaders in things ranging from aerial arts, to the Roller Girls, to...
  • CRC
    Carolina Raptor Center big winner in Homebrew Competition
    In August, the Carolina Raptor center held a people’s choice homebrew competition during one their Thursday Night Flight events. The Raptor trail was open, the music was playing, Master Bacon was cooking, and everyone had a great time!Local...
  • Hawk Conservancy Trust, Andover
    Mature and realistic trust
    The topic of trust has been popular lately. We’ve looked at it in the past but let’s return to it.“Trust” refers to my belief that another person will act in my interests.It’s often used as a synonym for “rely...
  • 10th annual Old Town Salsa Fiesta, Sept 13
    10th annual Old Town Salsa Fiesta, Sept 13
    The 10th annual Old Town Salsa Fiesta is returning to Albuquerque on September 13. This is an event to celebrate salsa in all its forms, from the snack food to music and dancing. The event itself is free and participants can look forward to live...
  •  ‘Motor City Masters’ begins ‘The Finale Part 2: The First Motor City Master’
    ‘Motor City Masters’ begins ‘The Finale Part 2: The First Motor City Master’
    Last night’s episode of “Motor City Masters,” was titled “The Finale Part 2: The First Motor City Master.” It is the competition show on Tru-TV hosted by Brooke Burns and sponsored by Chevrolet and Tru-TV. They...
  • Tug Hill strikes gold in International Cold Climate Wine Competition
    Tug Hill strikes double-gold in International Cold Climate Wine Competition
    A small Upstate New York winery walked off with a pair of double gold medals at the recent 6th annual International Cold Climate Wine Competition (ICCWC), held at the University of Minnesota’s Continuing Education Conference Center.Tug Hill...
  • Award winning pork
    Kids really dig Illinois State Fair
    The Illinois State Fair wrapped up Sunday with headliners Robin Thicke/MAGIC! performing in the grandstand. They were preceded by Steely Dan on Friday night and Jake Owen/Parmalee/Cadillac 3 on Saturday. But, as popular as these acts were with...
  • Drake vs Lil’ Wayne hits DTE Music Theater
    The battle for the best tied in Detroit: Drake vs Lil’ Wayne
    Saturday August 16, 2014 at the DTE Music Theater in Clarkston, MI. was where the stage was set for an epic battle between hip-hops chart toping performers from Young Money Cash Money Billionaires. Drake and Lil Wayne entered their 7th round of...
  • YHC Cheerleaders
    Bring It On: YHC Competitive Cheerleading
    Young Harris College school year hasn’t started back just yet but that didn’t stop their competitive cheerleading team from getting ready for an amazing year! This past week the team spent three days training and bonding. After which...