Category Archives: Crime & Punishment

The curious case of COVID-19 and transit: things run efficiently!

It has been a running joke that the CCT 30 is consistently 30 minutes late. Some people have lost their jobs due to that route being both unpredictable & behind schedule. Today, it was different. The bus was quick & … Continue reading

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#COVID19 Math: Five ways the virus spread so fast, plus 12 ways to operate economies & governments while socially distancing.

How many people can be infected with COVID-19 via a single scenario? Several major pieces in our economy are examined, and twelve ideas to minimize the impact to the economy are presented. Continue reading

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Pick a pecan, break a law?

It’s no secret that Georgia is serious about agriculture.  So serious, in fact, that loose pecans are protected under a law buried within the Property Law section (Title 44). NOTE: THIS ARTICLE IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. FOR LEGAL ADVICE, CONSULT … Continue reading

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Scam Alert: PowerBall does not have a Facebook lottery.

ATLANTA – December 7, 2015 — Claims of a fictitious Facebook lottery are cropping up once again, replete with the usual bad grammar, punctuation errors, and broken English. This time, users from Marietta and other areas of Cobb and Fulton County … Continue reading

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Father playing guitar at park harassed by police.

MARIETTA, GA — June 1, 2013: A local resident was apparently deemed “too poor” to hang out and play his guitar while watching his son play in a public park located in a pricy area of Marietta, GA. He was … Continue reading

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