James McBride, silodrome.com

I’m yet to meet a person who doesn’t have a pronounced soft-spot for the Back to the Future film series, the movies launched the DeLorean from slight obscurity to instant global sensation – and it’s arguably the films more than the car itself that…

Dogs Prefer Petting Way More Than You Thought
Jacqueline Howard, huffingtonpost.com

"Good dog" just doesn’t cut it with pooches. Surprising new research shows that dogs prefer petting over verbal praise.

"I spend half my day talking to my dog," study co-author Dr. Clive Wynne, professor and director of the Canine Science…

5 ways Google is leading … and Apple is trailing
Dwayne De Freitas, venturebeat.com

The tech press, financial analysts, and the Apple Faithful are all eagerly anticipating Apple’s September 9th media event.

Expectations are running high as Apple prepares to announce it’s 8th-generation iPhone, alongside a wearable and services…

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In 30 Days, Ice Bucket Challenge Tops One Year of Feds’ Spending on ALS

Until August, the federal government was the biggest donor to research for a cure for ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Now it is millions of people with buckets of ice.Since the ALS ice bucket challenge caught fire across the Internet and …

Amanda Jones Hoyle, bizjournals.com

The developers of the massive Chatham Park project in Pittsboro are opening a storefront office in downtown Pittsboro next week. The office will serve as a sort of welcome and information center for any visitors or businesses needing maps, marketi…

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Chatham County’s Streets speaks at first ever statewide conference

At the first ever statewide conference on Mental Health, Substance Use and Aging on June 20th in Winston-Salem, Dennis W. Streets, director of the Chatham County Council on Aging, served as one of …

Verizon Is Twitter-Stalking Competitors’ Angry Customers
Kashmir Hill, forbes.com

Ver­i­zon is mon­i­tor­ing Twit­ter bet­ter than the NSA mon­i­tors phone calls. All com­pa­nies have become pseudo-stalkers on social media, their Twit­ter spe­cial­ists leap­ing into @ction when they see peo­ple com­plain­ing about a late plane,…