The Most Outdoor Fun Around Charlotte

Looking for some outdoor fun? Looking for some EXTREME outdoor fun? Take a trip to the US National Whitewater Center. Just drive 20 miles from UNC Charlotte and you will find a LOT to do and all of it is fun. Down the road life will be full of memories and trust me a ride down the whitewater rapids … [Read more...]

Sunday Reflection and Connections

Part of my Sunday always includes some time for reflection and connections. A time to calmly sit back and look at the past week and to the week ahead. Sunday is also a time when I like to make connections with people who matter to me or those I have lost touch with. 30 Minutes For Reflections Grab … [Read more...]

Capture Music and Video Streams With TubeMaster++

The Internet is full of sites that stream audio and video to your PC. Sites such as Imeem, Pandora, for music and YouTube, Yahoo Music Videos, and more for videos. TubeMaster++ allows you to capture and save multimedia files. Captured files can then be saved to your computer or converted to … [Read more...]

40,000 Pictures Help Police Find The Cause of Dorm Fire

From the Onion News Network. Breaking news story..... The NYPD  first ruled the fire was an arson, but after looking at nearly 43,000 pictures taken at the scene during a dorm party they have determined that the fire was an accident. Hilarious fake news! … [Read more...]

Update: Download Free Coldplay Live Album Now

As mentioned in the previous post “Coldplay to Give Away Live Album”, you can now download the entire CD from their web site. The CD entitled “LeftRightLeftRightLeft” contains tracks recorded live over the past year. The files are in MP3 format so you should have no problem playing them on any … [Read more...]

Coldplay to Give Away Live Album

Continuing the ever growing tradition of giving back to the fans, Coldplay is giving away a 9-song CD. The CD entitled “LeftRightLeftRightLeft” is available as a free download from their web site The album was recorded over the past year in various cities around the world on the … [Read more...]

Learn to Play The Guitar or Learn to Play Better

A lot of people want to play the guitar, but do not know how. Those who can play are always looking for ways to play better or how to play their favorite songs. I ran across a web site called that is full of videos that can teach you how to play and how to play better. The site is … [Read more...]

MediaFox – A FireFox Build For Online Media

If you do not have access to a TV, or are thinking of cutting your cable service MediaFox offers you a simple way to get your media fix. MediaFox is a custom build of the FireFox browser created with the media experience in mind. It uses a copy of FireFox portable which means you can put it on any … [Read more...]

InstantWatcher Makes Netflix Steaming Faster and Easier

If you use Netflix streaming video service you know how hard it can be to browse and find what you are looking for. A new web site provides you with an easy to use interface that makes it much easier to find movies you want to stream. You will need to be logged into your Netflix account to use the … [Read more...]

The Color of Friendship

Once upon a time the colors of the world started to quarrel. All claimed that they were the best. The most important. The most useful. The favorite. Green said: "Clearly I am the most important. I am the sign of life and of hope. I was chosen for grass, trees and leaves. Without me, … [Read more...]

Texas Land and Cattle Steak House

On Friday we visited the Texas Land and Cattle Steak House. I was VERY hungry and a good steak was just what I was looking for. I thought about Outback, but decided to try something new. The atmosphere is warm and cozy. Perfect for a cool winter night with the fireplace. The hostess was very … [Read more...]

The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Located at The Terraces at University Place, the restaurant and bar draws a crowd of regulars from surrounding apartments and the UNC Charlotte campus. The Flying Saucer is home to the most beers in Charlotte, featuring 120 taps and 70+ bottles from around the world. The extensive menu includes … [Read more...]

UNC Charlotte Atkins Library Rave

The UNC Charlotte Flash Rave was a fun break from exams. Coming right during finals week and right before the holiday break it was the perfect time for students to get together and blow off a little steam. The only downside was everyone could not get in leaving some students more than a little … [Read more...]