Gary Poole en-us © 2014 The Pulse and Brewer Media. All rights reserved. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 00:00:00 GMT The Future of the Internet "While the experts agree on the future, there is great debate about the wisdom of this progress.”

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Batten Down The Political Hatches It’s still a long ways away before we really have to pay attention. Or is it?

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Pedaling from Rails to Trails The three leaders are coming to Chattanooga at the invitation of local trails advocate Jim Johnson, whose company, BikeToursDirect, is underwriting the cost of their visit and is a leading corporate sponsor of Adventure Cycling.

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Scenic—But Also Unhealthy? So what’s going on? It certainly isn’t a lack of options for exercise, or availability of healthcare (we have a surprisingly large number of hospitals and medical facilities for our population size).

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"There's Nothing To Do In This Town" No, I am not normally the type of person who says things like “hogwash”, but if I wrote what I really say to those people, we’d have to place a Parental Advisory sticker on the cover of this issue.

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We Are All Bohemian If you're an opera lover, this is one of the "can't miss" events. If you've never seen opera, then treat yourself to the most popular opera of all time.

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REEFER MADNESS Two million dollars. One month. One state. And there were only 59 businesses in the entire state that were certified to sell marijuana when it officially became legal at the beginning of the year.

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A Glorious Western Mess When word first broke that Johnny Depp was going to star in a big-budget feature film update on the classic televison and radio serial "Lone Ranger", western fans around the world became very excited.

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Single Use, Many Varieties In fact, pretty much the only knock against single-serve brewers has been their cost. Even a basic machine can cost more than $100, and the individual packs can be a bit pricey.

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North Georgia's New Gold Rush Visiting the Consolidated Gold Mine, for example, gives you the opportunity to don a hardhat and venture down into the mine itself. Much of the mining equipment still remains, along with several visible veins of gold-infused quartz.

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Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What to See: North GA Lilly Creek Lodge, The Historic Smith House, The Crimson Moon Café, Cool Breeze of Dahlonega, Back Porch Oyster Bar, and much more!

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Shaken and Stirred Josh Baldwin, who oversees the very busy bar at The Social in Warehouse Row, believes the movement is taking things back to what bartending used to be, before it was made so easy for everybody, with flavored liquors and premixes.

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The Golden Age Of Television Is Now And let's not even mention shows with unimaginative titles such as Dads, Mom, and We Are Men. There are people who are getting paid to watch these shows. Let's hope they get their money's worth.

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The Twelve Types of Facebook Users The most common type is probably the group you are in: The Normal. The Normal has about 150 friends, of which they personally know about a third of them.

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Democrat, Republican or “Other” When I started developing my own political beliefs, I came to the conclusion that it was easy to describe my political status by my view instead of by a party.

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Summertime and the Viewing is Easy That viewers found themselves rooting for a sociopathic murderer opened the door for more complex and morally gray characters to anchor a new breed of dramas. Without “Dexter” on Showtime, there would not have been a “Hannibal” on NBC.

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Getting “Elemental” With Craft Beer And Fine Food The first thing you’ll notice when you walk through the doors of Elemental is the wide-open kitchen in full view. The second thing you’ll notice is the large farm tractor in the middle of the dining room.

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Time to Get Festive Here in town or close by, there’s a whole lotta music going on

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The Past and Future of the Great American Rock Band He was driven to write Supernatural Strategies to help combat the “school of rock” indoctrination of kids who are just beginning their musical journey. “Our parent culture isn’t horrified by rock-n-roll anymore,” he says.

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City Times, They Keep On Changin’ Throughout his campaign for mayor, then-Sen. Andy Berke told anyone and everyone who would listen that he wanted to remake city government. His goals were clear: Make Chattanooga government more efficient and more responsive to the needs of residents

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