Ride the surging surf, explore ghostly shipwrecks in the deep, survey exquisite historical mansions, ascend the beauty of the Great Smokey Mountains, watch clear water tumble from a fall, sample southern and coastal dishes...The list goes on. North Carolina brims with attractions and adventures, from the lush greenery of Asheville to the bright beacon of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. And more and more people are discovering N.C.’s abundant natural and man-made allure.
State-of-the-art technology is no longer reserved for high-end corporations, secret government agencies, and sci-fi movies. Invisible “clouds” and “streams” of data have enveloped our analog world; virtual reality has blurred the border of actual reality; and lifeless, nonhuman eyes watch us wherever we go. Every day, many of us interact with the ‘latest and greatest’ technology, with devices and processes that even a few years ago weren’t yet possible.
Every industry and professional harbors unique challenges. For instance, police officers face dangerous criminals; for veterinarians, it’s uncooperative patients with sharp claws and teeth; carpenters, they strive to preserve all ten digits; and tightrope walkers…that darn gravity.
1. South Korea, 2. Germany, 3. Finland, 4. Switzerland,
5. Israel, 6. Singapore, 7. Sweden, 8. U.S., 9. Japan, 10. France
Curious about this list? Could it be the top ten countries with the most registered cell phones? The countries that consume the most sea bass? Perhaps those with the largest population of professional chess players? Nope.
Second chances. Songs have been written about the concept, movies made, proverbs spoken, and tales told. We grant them to our spouses, to our friends, our children, co-workers, and even strangers.
Chances are, you or someone you know has at some point in their lives worked in a restaurant, bar, or coffee shop. Maybe you washed dishes at the local dinner after school to save up for that car; maybe your college roommate served up rich espressos between classes to pay for books; or perhaps your family member waited tables in a tavern to cover the bills.
Fish and chips. Batman and Robin. Steak and eggs. Hall and Oates. Bacon and…everything.
Some things are good all on their own: sink your teeth into a chunk of velvety milk chocolate or slip a spoonful of creamy peanut butter across your tongue. Yum. Now put them together…and you’ve got a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. “Two great tastes that taste great together.”
And sometimes they’re just better together.
The Days Inn hotel promotes its multi-national chain with a distinguishable rising sun, and until recently, the tagline: The Best Value Under the Sun. The slogan intended to succinctly convey the business’ value proposition dedicated to “providing value-conscious travelers with the best combination of warm hospitality and integrity for their money.”
The mythical unicorn. A magical, winged equine distinctively ornamented with an elegant horn protruding from its forehead. Fabled to be rare and elusive, this peaceful creature has galloped from long ago tales of enchantment into modern reality as a common moniker for the uncommon or scarce.
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The gains we’ve made in our world through the centuries, we owe to men and women who doggedly pursued their goals. Undeterred by setbacks and roadblocks, if one path failed, they sought another - finding workarounds and alternate routes of forward motion until they found success.