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Raleigh Offices Going Green

December 13, 2011

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In a typical U.S. office building, energy costs represent nineteen percent of the total operating expenditure according to the Commercial Energy Advisor newsletter, published by the E Source Companies. Lighting, heating, and cooling are the main sources of the energy consumption. When you apply these numbers to a two-block, 172,000 square foot office building, the […]

Let’s go on a run!

December 13, 2011

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Everyone knows that running keeps you in shape, relieves stress, and lowers blood pressure. But scientists recently discovered another benefit of running. Believe it or not, running makes you smarter! By running for thirty minutes a day, one will become smarter. It improves your brain from the inside out. It leads to faster and more […]

Channel 7 on Xbox??

December 12, 2011

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Having an Xbox 360 in the living room is now as common as having a refrigerator in the kitchen. The Xbox was originally designed by Microsoft for video game fanatics, but over time has grown into more than just a toy. With an Xbox 360 it is possible to access the internet, exercise, watch movies […]

The Death of The Internet?

December 11, 2011

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           The Senate and the House are currently deliberating on two acts known as Protect IP and SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) that would give the government the power to curb and block online piracy websites. The bill would allow copyright holders along with the Department of Justice the power to […]

Think Twice

December 11, 2011

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Parties filled with people acting crazy, music playing as loud as it can go, and alcoholic drinks in everyone’s hand. The night turns into morning before anyone knows it. Two choices play into your head: either drive while intoxicated or get someone who hasn’t had a drink to drive you. The worst choice is too […]

Slithering Success: The Robotic Snake

December 5, 2011

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Made of steel and wire ropes that are like muscles in our body, an invention can now “reach the unreachable” says its UK inventors, OC Robotics. This development is a robotic snake that is able to slither into limited spaces and tackle tasks that are too difficult for humans. In 2001, in Bristol, England, UK […]

Kyla Hebb Meets Taylor Swift

December 5, 2011

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Have you ever dreamed of meeting someone famous? Or maybe you just dream of being able to see them perform from a front row seats.  Junior Kyla Hebb got to experience both of these things in one night. Kyla entered and won a Taylor Swift look-a-like contest hosted by WRNS where she received two VIP […]