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How To Tell If You've Been Hacked

My father, bless his heart, leads the league in computer problems. I've lost count of how many times he has had to change email addresses because of suspicious activity or his account simply no longer working. He will routinely call me with questions about a malfunctioning laptop, tablet, or printer. I try to help, but…

What Is Your Ideal Workspace?

Walls or no walls? That is the question, at least when it comes to offices. The current trend in home design is fewer walls and more of an open floor plan. But in a workspace, opinions vary. Open office plans have become almost ubiquitous, largely due to the explosive growth of the tech sector since…

Girl Scouts Hosting 'Cookie Classic' In Huntersville

Get ready to have some fun for a great cause. Make that "fore" a great cause. Girl Scout Troop #632 will host the inaugural Cookie Classic Golf Tournament on Monday, November 6th, at Northstone Country Club in Huntersville. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to help the troop participate in an international service project…

Top 10 Tom Petty Songs

October is not off to a good start. One of rock & roll's true greats, Tom Petty, passed away at the age of 66 on Monday (10/2). He had been taken to a Southern California hospital Sunday night after being found unconscious and in cardiac arrest at his Malibu home. Once doctors determined that brain…

Former Charlotte Anchor's Water Breaks On Air

Former WSOC-TV news anchor Natalie Pasquarella proved just what a professional she is when her water broke while she was on the air last Tuesday night (9/26) at NBC News 4 New York. The 35-year-old even managed to finish a segment about Twitter’s new extended character limit on the 11:00 PM newscast despite the dramatic…

'Halloween' Reboot Being Filmed In South Carolina

Laurie Strode and Michael Myers are returning to the big screen for one more showdown. The final installment of the iconic Halloween movies is in the works and it's scheduled to open in theaters next October. The best part is that Jamie Lee Curtis will be starring in it, reprising the Strode role that made…

When The Drama Won't Stop, Reach For Nodramatol

It can strike when you least expect it. You feel helpless and weak, as though it's squeezing the very life out of you. Drama. Do you experience symptoms of annoyance or anxiety due to any of the following? - Workplace gossip - Romance gone wrong - Family disputes (both holiday- and non-holiday-related) - Whiny offspring…

'Token' Ring Could Change The Way We Live

I have no doubt that, eventually, we'll all be micro-chipped like golden retrievers. But until then, tech companies are coming up with more ways to eliminate some of the essentials we still carry and keep track of every day, like keys, cash, credit cards, and passwords. A new electronic accessory that doubles as jewelry is…

Top 10 Fall Travel Destinations

Christmas is too long to wait for your next vacation. It's time to start planning a fall getaway! After all, why not take advantage of mild weather at a time of year when travel costs are typically lower? Travel Channel compiled a list of fun and scenic autumn destinations for 2017 all across the country.…

The Longest Road Trip On Earth

"Mom, are we there yet?" You would hear that a lot if you attempted the longest road trip on Earth with your family. That's because the greatest distance you can drive on one continuous road system, without crossing a body of water via ferry, is 8,726 miles between Sagres, Portugal in western Europe and Khasan,…