UAB Professor shares student’s views on tonight’s debate

Tonight at 8pm, millions are estimated to be tuned into the first 2016 Presidential debate. Unsurprisingly, that includes college students, especially from UAB. During class discussions, Political Science Professor, A.K. Shauku, found out what his students really wanted to get out of this important debate.

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Joe Watts named “top bird” at Birmingham Audubon



Joe Watts, new President at the Birmingham Audubon Society
Joe Watts, new President at the Birmingham Audubon Society

Longtime community advocate and leader in the Alabama Scenic Byways movement, Joe Watts has been elected President of the Birmingham Audubon Society.

Pictures via Joe Watts Facebook page
Pictures via Joe Watts Facebook page

Watts leads the 70 year old Birmingham institution which has been experiencing a renaissance in the past few years with the hiring of an executive director, staff and the establishment of a permanent office.

Checkout their impressive 2015-16 Annual report.

Truman Capote’s Ashes Auctioned Today for $45,000

“If it wasn’t for it being Truman Capote, it would have been disrespectful,” said Darren Julien, President and Chief Executive of Julien Auctions in LA.  This was the first time the company had auctioned off human remains.  In addition to his ashes, other Capote belongings were auctioned today including the shirt he was wearing when he died.
 Courtesy of CNN

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A hamburger video to get you ready for the weekend.

Neat, Behind The Scenes of Director and Visual Engineer Steve Giralt’s Deconstructed Burger Motion Concept.

Delicious meat topped with cheese, bacon, pickles, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, ketchup, mustard, and a sesame bun … Washed down with a cold beer. Shot on Phantom 4k, with high speed motion control robot. A special thanks to for the use of the robot and Phantom, along with the help of Tomoya and Kazu.

Directed by Steve Giralt, DP / Phantom Tech Tomoya Hara, and Motion Control tech was Kazu Sunahara. Food Styling by Jen Beauchesne

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BhamNow Featured by TechBirmingham

Bham Now is Profiled by Tech Birmingham


In a recent interview by Tech Birmingham, Bham Now states “Our mission is to make Birmingham a smarter, better city. Our focus includes jobs, revitalization, start-ups, nature, environment and how to have a good time!  Over 60% of our audience are mobile millennials in the ‘ham’.”  -Cindy Martin, Founder and President, Bham Now

Cindy was the founding CEO of and then served as President of Alabama Media Group before starting up BhamNow. She has a love for Birmingham and is ecstatic about the millennial movement in the Magic City.

With her guidance, BhamNow is attracting millennials wanting up to date information about all of their favorite Birmingham activities on  Read the full post about Bham Now here here

TechBirmingham allows companies to connect with a variety of technology focused companies in Birmingham.  Find more info about Tech Birmingham here.

Thank you TechBirmingham for all you do for the emerging tech community in the “Ham”.