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Episode 75

Jen Monks is the founder of LifeWiseLady.com, the business blog for women over 40. She writes about the struggles and triumphs of the modern midlife …

Middle Age

11 Surprising holiday movies that will inspire you to travel this year

The holidays are a time to be with family and friends, and enjoy some downtime in front of the TV watching holiday movies. It is also the best time …

Christmas

A New Orleans Company Shines A Light On Opera's Diverse History

For many people, New Orleans is practically synonymous with jazz; it's the birthplace of both the music and many of its leading lights, from Louis Armstrong to Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah. But now, one organization is working to draw attention to the city's history of opera music.<p>OperaCréole, an …

New Orleans

The 6 Best Food Films to Watch in 2017

Feast your eyes on this year’s most delicious movies<p>While food continues to dominate mainstream cultural conversation, it has long intersected with …

Restaurants

Space Photos of the Week: Jupiter, Is That You?!

This week the astronomers at NASA spent a lot of time gazing at the two largest planets in our solar system — Jupiter and Saturn. The Juno and …

Astronomy

Colorful murals coming to downtown Pascagoula

The city of Pascagoula is trying to bring some color to the red brick buildings downtown.

Crime

Jun 9-17: Riverbend Festival

Spend the week on the banks of the Tennessee River listening to nearly 100 different artists on five different stages. (Click here to see the full …

An App That Has 7 Million Filters And Edits Photos, Videos, Live Photos & GIFs

<b>Even if you</b> do not usually pay for apps, you may still want to check out ‘infltr’—short for “infinite filters”—because it seems to offer amazing …

Apps

The Best Movies of 2017 So Far

I Am Not Your Negro<p>James Baldwin’s writing has never <i>not</i> been relevant. But if there has been a surge in awareness of just how prescient his words …

Movies

Incredible Tool Casts Color Over Black & White Photos In Seconds, Like Magic

Photograph in San Francisco by Henri Cartier-Bresson. Screenshot via Interactive Colorization App<p><b>Have you ever tried</b> colorizing a monochromatic photo …

Willie, Willie Good BBQ in Brandon

Since becoming a writer for Eat Jackson, I’ve found myself becoming more interested in the little local restaurants in Rankin County that I drive by …

BBQ

These companies are racing to develop a Breathalyzer for pot

NEW YORK — When the governor of Vermont vetoed a marijuana legalization bill this week, he said he was especially worried about stoned driving. He …

Cannabis

Charges: Alligator forced to drink beer

(CNN) - Two South Carolina men each face a harassment charge after pictures surfaced on social media showing them pouring beer down the throat of an …

Beer

Three Alabama community colleges to offer new Apple app development curriculum

<b>By Staff Report</b><br>Alabama Political Reporter<p>Alabama’s community college system is one of six across the country selected for a new app-development …

Education

Warner Bros. announces new 'Jetsons' movie

Did you watch The Jetsons growing up?<p>Warner Bros. announced the classic cartoon is coming to the big screen.<p>The original series ran from 1962 to 1963.<p>…

Warner Bros

Through a generous grant from the Mississippi Film Office, Mississippi Film and Video Alliance wants to support filmmaking efforts in the state through the Emerging Mississippi Filmmakers Grant Program. The Mississippi Film and Video Alliance is open to filmmakers from the entire state for the 2017 competition to help fund up to $2,500 for Mississippi made films. […]

Share Email Comments<p>Through a generous grant from the Mississippi Film Office, Mississippi Film and Video Alliance wants to support filmmaking …

Film Festivals

Zillow announces $1M prize for anyone who can improve the algorithm for its Zestimate – GeekWire

The Zillow Zestimate, that much-debated, computer-generated home valuation tool, has been a fixture of the Seattle-based real estate media company …

Real Estate

7 ‘Must Listen’ Podcast Episodes for Personal Brand Entrepreneurs

If you’re anything like me, and the majority of the members of our Youpreneur Community, the chances are that you’re an entrepreneur that’s on the go …

Marketing

Podcast links: podcast traffic

<i>Fridays are all about podcast links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at the wisdom of frugality.</i><p>Quote …

Podcasting

Alexa, don’t talk to strangers!

This story began when I was giving a TV interview about a recent incident where police in the U.S. obtained a search warrant for an Amazon Echo owned by a murder suspect in the hopes that it would help convict him — or at least shed light on the case (the case is not relevant to our story, but …

Amazon

Stuck in Memorial Day Traffic? Here Are 15 Podcasts to Distract You

Apart from being the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day weekend marks the onset of another seasonal staple: a heck of a lot of time sitting in a motionless car, trapped in traffic.<p>Luckily, there is now a rich, ever-growing field of podcasts to distract you from the tedium.<p>Here are …

Podcasting

Instantly Book Luxury Campsites With Tentrr, the Uber of Camping - Bloomberg

According to a report by the Outdoor Foundation, Americans log 598 million nights a year under the stars. At an average of $40 in expenses and fees …

Movie openings: June 2

Gal Gadot stars as “Wonder Woman” and DreamWorks animates “Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.” Ken Loach’s “I, Daniel Blake,” Zoe Lister-Jones’ “Band Aid” and the return of Merchant-Ivory’s “Maurice” highlight the specialty releases.<p>June 2<p><b>Aaron's Blood</b> A father hunts for a cure when he …

Movies

22 Things You Never Knew About 'Sister Act'

Before the stage musical version of "Sister Act" opened in London in 2009, Whoopi Goldberg noted how iconic her 1992 film had become, then chuckled that "to put 'Sister Act' and 'icon' in the same sentence seems so ridiculous. But it really is. Everybody and their mama has seen this film."<p>Indeed, …

Entertainment

Memorial Day traffic set for 12-year high

Memorial Day is always one of the busiest travel days of the year and in 2017 it will hit a 12-year high with 34.6 million people expected to be …

Mississippi

Things to do this week, May 28-June 3

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Jet owned by Elvis auctioned after sitting 35 years

A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley has been auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for more than 30 years.

Aviation

State, Saints officials considering 'game-changing' renovation of the Superdome, surrounding campus

Imagine sitting in your terrace seats at a New Orleans Saints game in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and having a view of downtown New Orleans?<p>What if, …

New Orleans

Life Is A Marathon : Life is a marathon, so let's train for it!

By onApril 10, 2017 in podcast<p>3 years ago, this week, I was lying in a hospital bed trying not to die from the excruciating pain I was feeling. …

Self-improvement

Gadget Lab Podcast: Assistants, Please

Is there anything your phone can’t do these days? Google’s big I/O developer bash earlier this month left David and Michael thinking hard about the …

Google Maps