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Lived and traveled throughout the U.S. & Europe, I now reside in Charleston, South Carolina. I post topics I find interesting.
7 Ways to Bring Sunshine to Your Twitter Followers
7 Ways to Bring Sunshine to Your Twitter Followers Check Out More Of Our Geekery When I first began on Twitter, I remember seeing people debate whether or not you could build meaningful relationships on Twitter. Now, a year later, I don't think very many people who are active on Twitter can deny that it is a powerful platform for relationship building.
5 Reasons Your Twitter DMs Are Being Ignored
5 Reasons Your Twitter DMs Are Being Ignored Check Out More Of Our Geekery Since I've been on Twitter since 2008, I've truly been able to benefit from the social networking platform. The majority of information I know today is a direct result of the many hours I've spent reading the links shared by people I follow on Twitter.
YouTube Username – How to Choose the Best Account Name for Your Channel
Let's say a girl named Jennifer Jones tries to get "JenniferJones" as an account name. Not surprisingly, it's taken. She tries something else like "JenniferJones1″. Wouldn't you know it, that's taken too. She then goes for "JenniferJones123″. In something of a panic, she starts throwing in random letters and numbers and comes up with "x1JenniferJones924x".
SocialTimes.com - Your Social Media Source
Groupon is testing out a VIP membership on a select group of Groupon enthusiasts for $30 a year. Would you pay for first dibs on deals and reservations, access to sold-out and expired deals, and store credit for unused Groupons any time? It's not as crazy as it sounds.
Gary Carter, Exuberant Power-Hitting Catcher, Dies at 57
The cause was brain cancer, which had been diagnosed last May. Carter had been treated with chemotherapy and radiation, but his daughter Kimmy Bloemers said in mid-January that new tumors had been discovered. She announced his death on her family journal at CaringBridge.org.
'Colbert Report' off air; Comedy Central mum
Originally published 12:44 p.m., February 16, 2012 Updated 01:58 p.m., February 16, 2012 NEW YORK - Comedy Central's "Colbert Report" is off the air and it's a mystery why. An expected new episode of the show was replaced by a repeat on Wednesday. Comedy Central said Thursday's live show will be off, too.
911 call reveals Hedrick's friend feared the worst
MOUNT PLEASANT -- Recordings of a 911 call released Wednesday portray the fear David Hedrick's friends held that something had gone wrong between Hedrick and his missing fiancee. Charles Gilbert, 43, of James Island was one of two friends who checked on Hedrick on Friday.
Coroner identifies man killed in early-morning crash near Walterboro
Originally published 01:54 p.m., February 15, 2012 Updated 01:54 p.m., February 15, 2012 A 47-year-old man died in a single-vehicle crash early this morning about a mile north of Walterboro. Walter Smith of Walterboro died at the scene from head injuries, Colleton County Coroner Richard Harvey said.
Woman pleads guilty in fatal DUI case
A 21-year-old Goose Creek woman, only 20 at the time of the crash, pleaded guilty in court this morning to a felony driving under the influence in an incident that killed her passenger. Evelyn Freeman struck a median on Interstate 26 near Ashley Phosphate Road on July 6, propelling 28-year-old Terrall Freeman out of the car and onto the highway.
Community - CBSSports.com
Posted on: February 14, 2012 1:19 pm Edited on: February 14, 2012 1:54 pm With spring football here this week (thanks to Army getting an early start on things), let's take a peek at some freshmen who redshirted last fall but have generated some buzz within their football programs. The Tuesday Top 10: Most intriguing redshirt freshmen to remember this off-season.
Ex-trooper admits hauling pot in cruiser
Kurt Steffen found a foolproof way of transporting high-test marijuana he and friends grew in Dorchester County: He stowed it in his police car. The former state trooper acknowledged in federal court Monday that he used his Highway Patrol cruiser to escape law enforcement scrutiny when moving pounds of pot grown on a 5-acre plot he owned in Ridgeville.
US carrier in second Hormuz trip
14 February 2012 Last updated at 07:42 ET The US aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln has sailed through the Strait of Hormuz, close to the coast of Iran, for the second time in recent weeks. A BBC reporter on board said an Iranian patrol boat came within about half a mile of the carrier, but there were no significant incidents.