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You know the number three stitched on the back of Chance the Rapper’s denim jacket? How about the bright bomber worn by Lil Yachty? They’re all crafted at the hands of Emma McKee, hip-hop’s first (and only) cross-stitch artist. Armed with a needle and thread, the self-proclaimed “Stitch Gawd…

Cuba is world-renowned for its cigars. But there’s a deeper story behind their creation. As per a tradition that started in 1865, storytellers, or “lectores,” stand at a platform reading to hundreds of cigar makers every day. Texts range from magazine articles and news stories to dramatic re…

After President Viktor Yanukovych was ousted from Ukraine in 2014, he left his luxurious estate behind—including a private zoo. Fearing for the lives of the abandoned animals, zoologist Sergey Grigoryev came to the rescue, visiting the ex-president’s compound with the plan of checking in for…

Before “American Idol,” “The Voice” or “The X Factor,” there was Amateur Night at the Apollo. Based in Harlem’s Apollo Theater, Amateur Night is a talent competition recognized for launching the careers of icons like Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, James Brown and Billie Holiday. But, before…

For nearly half a century, Spivey’s Corner, North Carolina has made a name for itself as the epicenter of good ol’ time hollerin’. But what exactly does hollerin’ entail? Well, before cell phones, cats or electricity, farmers had to rely on the strength of their voices to carry messages acro…

For most of his life, runner Aaron Yoder has been steadily moving forward. Then, he took a turn. After an injury prevented him from competing in races, Aaron searched for a way to keep up his love for the sport without impacting his knee. He discovered backwards running, finding that running…

In this reel, we stay afloat with stories of five incredible swimmers. We make our way through the Mississippi River with a former Navy SEAL, meet a synchronized swimmer smashing stereotypes, and get our adrenaline pumping with a champion cliff diver.

By integrating data and engineering with craft, Janet Echelman builds large-scale art that changes human interaction with urban landscapes. Made out of high tech fiber originally created for NASA, Echelman’s sculptures use natural elements to create an interactive experience for onlookers. S…

This is Madagascar’s mossy leaf-tailed gecko. With the ability to grow up to six inches in length, these creatures possess an incredible camouflage that allows them to blend right into their forest habitats. They can scatter their shadows, making their outline nearly invisible to predators. …

While most people are prepping for the royal wedding, we’re doing it GBS style. In this reel, we take a very British tour across the U.K. We meet the Queen's perfect proxy, crack the code of London’s legendary taxi test and pour ourselves a perfect cuppa tea.

There’s no food as synonymous with New York as the bagel—soft, chewy, doughy, with a generous schmear. But one city is giving the Empire State a run for its money. Welcome to Montreal, Canada, where the bagels are a little crispier, a little sweeter, but no less iconic. Still, the question s…

In 2016, Arjan Dwarshuis took his love for birdwatching to extreme lengths. He boarded over 140 flights to 40 different countries, journeying through jungles and forests in search of the birds of the world. During his epic 366-day trip, he smashed the world record, observing 6,856 species of…

In this reel, we meet five individuals proving there are no limits when following your dreams. We visit Nottingham’s Football club where we have a cuppa with an 88-year-old tea boy, travel to Nepal to attend class with a 69-year-old sophomore, and get a taste of true green living with “the G…

When Michael Chanak took a job at Procter & Gamble in the mid 1980s, the AIDS epidemic was rampant. The company had found a niche with Peridex—a prescription mouthwash used to treat thrush in people suffering from HIV/AIDS. But despite selling to the LGBT community, P&G had no langua…

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Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Taurus USA, a leading firearms manufacturer, will create 300 jobs and invest more than $22.5 million in infrastructure and operations to establish a firearms manufacturing plant in Bainbridge.

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A Closer Look at the New Tax Law's Effects

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) promised an income tax cut for most Americans. Is that promise less likely to be fulfilled if you live in certain states?

The Tax Policy Center (TPC) released a recent report addressing the TCJA's effect on individual states and income levels. TPC concluded that, for tax year 2018, approximately 65% of all households will see a personal income tax cut while just over 6% will see an increase in individual taxes. The rest will see a negligible difference.

Nationally, the average change in after-tax income is expected to be 1.8%. However, the TCJA does not affect all states equally.

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Where do the most households benefit from the TCJA? North Dakota's 75.4% leads the way, with Iowa and New Hampshire behind at 71.9% and 71.0% respectively. On the other side of the coin, only 60.1% of Alaskans will benefit (the fewest in...

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