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Bierman Named Chancellor of UNC School of the Arts

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Bierman Named Chancellor of UNC School of the Arts

M. Lindsay Bierman, editor in chief of Southern Living magazine, has been elected chancellor of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. UNC President Tom Ross placed Bierman’s name in nomination during the board’s regular April meeting. In recommending Bierman to [...]

Musician Releases Tribute Video on Boston Marathon Bombings

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Musician Releases Tribute Video on Boston Marathon Bombings

Local folk musician Brendan Brown has released “The Town That Always Returns,” a love letter penned to the city of Boston in the wake of the marathon bombing’s one year anniversary. Based on the classic folk song “Charlie on the MTA” by The Kingston Trio, “The Town That Always Returns,” pays tribute to Boston’s resilient [...]

Dodge Debuts New 2015 Challenger at NY Auto Show

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Dodge Debuts New 2015 Challenger at NY Auto Show

New Challenger now offers an estimated 485 horsepower, track-ready all-new 6.4-liter Scat Pack Model, 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker, all-new interior and standard TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission. Chrysler Group revealed its new 2015 Dodge Challenger 392 HEMI Scat Pack Shaker model at the Jacob Javits Center in New York during the auto show. “For 2015, [...]

Goodyear Reveals 10 Finalists for Name the Blimp Contest

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Goodyear Reveals 10 Finalists for Name the Blimp Contest

After receiving nearly 15,000 unique submissions for its national “Name the Blimp” contest, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (NASDAQ: GT) has selected 10 finalist names for its newest blimp. The finalist names were chosen based on criteria, including how the name reflects the history of airships, the majesty of lighter-than-air flight and Goodyear’s track [...]

Scientists Study Killer Whales’ Ability to Learn New Dialects

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Scientists Study Killer Whales’ Ability to Learn New Dialects

Scientists from Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute (HSWRI) and SeaWorld San Diego claim to have provided evidence that killer whale dialects are learned. Scheduled to be published this week in the Journal of Experimental Biology, the study found that juvenile male killer whales are capable of learning new call types when they undergo a change in social [...]

Watch Kerri. Obviously Beach Volleyball Is a Stunning Game. [VIDEO]

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Watch Kerri. Obviously Beach Volleyball Is a Stunning Game. [VIDEO]

A native California resident, Kerri Walsh Jennings knows her way around the sand. She started playing volleyball very early on, following in the footsteps of her mother and father who were both superstar athletes. Kerri’s career took off in college when she became the second player in NCAA history to be named First-Team All-American for [...]

Orville Rogers Is 96-Year-Old. Will Compete in Easter Run.

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Orville Rogers Is 96-Year-Old. Will Compete in Easter Run.

Organizers expect as many as 1,000 competitors Saturday in the First Dallas Easter Run. It features a four-mile course that begins and ends at First Baptist Church and winds through downtown and uptown. First Baptist officials said they believe this is the first time an Easter run has been held in downtown Dallas. More than [...]

Cartoon Strip Longer Than 11 Football Fields. Breaks World Record.

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Cartoon Strip Longer Than 11 Football Fields. Breaks World Record.

Lincoln Peirce and HarperCollins Children’s Books have officially broken the Guinness World Records title for the world’s longest cartoon strip by a team. The record was broken live on TODAY show in New York City, and was the culmination of a week-long record breaking series. The record breaking comic spans 3,983 feet, 2 inches or [...]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Flavor for Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Flavor for Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream

Baskin-Robbins, a leading chain of ice cream specialty shops, is kicking off the ice cream season with a three-day Scoop Fest promotion from April 22 through April 24 at participating Baskin-Robbins locations. Ice cream lovers can visit their local Baskin-Robbins shop to take part in sweet Scoop Fest deals, including $1.00 for a Single Kids [...]

Kari Was Busy with Hollywood Celebs. Then This Call from L’Oreal Paris.

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Kari Was Busy with Hollywood Celebs. Then This Call from L’Oreal Paris.

Kari Hill works out of the famed Meche Salon in the heart of Beverly Hills, CA. She balances her busy salon schedule with client house calls and hair color work for red carpet events, premieres, film, TV and print. She resides in Newhall, CA with her husband and teenage daughter. Then the leading global beauty [...]

Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” to the Big Apple

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Toyota Brings “Car of the Future” to the Big Apple

Automaker Toyota brings its green vehicles to the Big Apple (“The Big Apple” is a nickname for New York City. ) It invites New Yorkers to gear up for Earth Day by checking out its top green technologies firsthand. You can join Toyota at the New York International Auto Show to ride in the Prius [...]

Nissan 2015 Versa Sedan Set for Debut at NY Auto Show

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Nissan 2015 Versa Sedan Set for Debut at NY Auto Show

The 2015 Versa Sedan makes its debut next Wednesday, April 16th at the New York International Auto Show – the same day it arrives at Nissan dealers in the U.S. The enhancements for the 2015 model year include new front and rear fascias, a range of interior refinements, and new grade level and packaging content. [...]

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