Emory still proving that Peeps are nearly indestructible (Video)

Whether you love or hate them, one thing is clear: Peeps are amazingly resilient.

Emory University scientists and students have been putting the Easter-time snack to the test for 20 years with experiments on the chick-shaped treat’s vulnerablity.

The school released a video Wednesday that show how everything from concentrated stomach acid to strong drain cleaner can’t break down the marshmallow candies.


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Emory still proving that Peeps are nearly indestructible (Video)

Find out how companies use rural sourcing to drive IT productivity

Many businesses in the United States are under pressure to find more efficient and cost-effective ways to drive IT productivity.

For companies in Atlanta, historically there has been little alternative but to outsource a majority of their IT services overseas, which sometimes has sacrificed quality and/or convenience.

Many businessses recently have found an alternative in rural sourcing, a local approach to outsourcing. In a panel discussion set for the morning of Thursday, April 18, at the Grand…


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Find out how companies use rural sourcing to drive IT productivity

Atlanta United president not stressing over early season woes

Four games into Atlanta United FC’s MLS Cup defense, and the new-look squad is still looking for its first victory. But team president Darren Eales isn’t stressing. He knows the view from the top can be thorny.

“To use the ‘Game of Thrones,’ it’s a lot easier to win the throne than stay on the throne, because everyone’s trying to get at you,” Eales told Atlanta Business Chronicle this week. “I think that’s what we’re going through at the moment but every club goes through it. People…


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Atlanta United president not stressing over early season woes

To recline or to not recline? Delta slashing seat recline on A320 fleet to 'protect personal space'

Delta Air Lines is limiting how far back passengers can recline their seats on some of its jets, in a bet to make them feel happier and more comfortable.

Beginning this weekend, the Atlanta-based airline will retrofit its fleet of Airbus A320 jets to reduce main cabin and comfort-plus seat recline from 4 inches to 2 inches.

First class seat recline will drop from 5.5 inches to 3.5 inches. It will take roughly two months to alter Delta’s 62 A320s. There are 157 seats on Delta’s A320 aircraft:…


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To recline or to not recline? Delta slashing seat recline on A320 fleet to 'protect personal space'

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