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Dragons at the Gate

Keeping data safe is more difficult than ever.  The threats are bigger and nastier than previously imagined. Increasingly, defenses that were thought to be airtight are looking porous. The current issue of  National Underwriter Property & Casualty takes a look at … Continue reading

July 08, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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One and Done

If you’re flying Southwest Airlines or AirTran in the month of July, I will be your traveling companion. Well not me personally, something I drew for the in-flight magazine. In the latest issue, Spirit takes a look at one hit … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Coffee Time

  Keurig coffee tastes awful. This month, Mother Jones reports that the foul flavor pales in comparison to the damage it is inflicting on the environment, your health and your wallet. The little pods containing coffee are made from a composite … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Marriage Equality in Georgia

Since the Supreme Court announced it’s decisions in Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor cases,  state laws barring same-sex marriage have been overturned around the country. The June issue of Atlanta Magazine features a discussion of these developments with the editor … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Bloodsuckers

Now that summer is here, we are once again at the mercy of disease carrying insects. Mother Jones provides some helpful tips on how to protect yourself from awful bug-borne infections like the West Nile virus, Lyme disease, yellow fever … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Soccer Town, USA

Here’s a recent project for Major League Soccer and KICKTV. Kearny, N.J. a town of roughly 40,000 people, sandwiched between Newark and Jersey City, produced three members of the 1994 U.S. Men’s National Team–John Harkes, Tony Meola and Tab Ramos. … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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Sports and Entertainment

Here’s a pair of recent illustrations that appeared on Grantland.com. First, a story about TV and twitter. The author imagines how classic television programs might have fared had fans been able to send their opinions, 140 characters at a time, directly … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 by John W. Tomac
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