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James Hicks

James is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of HicksNewMedia, a Digital Publishing and Technology Consulting team providing effective and relevant solutions to individuals and businesses looking to more effective utilize the social interweb. Follow him on Twitter and on Facebook.

Catcher Drills Batter [That’s Gonna Hurt]

Being the sports fan that I am I hesitated a few days before posting this. But each time I see it on SportsCenter I can’t help but wonder what in the world the catcher was thinking/doing. In a Triple-A game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and Durham Bulls, catcher Humberto Quintero hit Durham’s Luke Maile right in the midsection when trying …

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Kids Perform Ozzy’s ‘Crazy Train’ On Xylophones!

That’s right xylophones. That’s right kids!! Anytime there is music being played on real instruments I’m interested. Anytime there are youngsters embracing music and playing instruments I get even more excited! Check out these youngsters known as the Louisville Leopard Percussionists. They are part of the Louisville Leopard nonprofit organization designed to provide music education to kids ages 7–12 as …

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A Rose From Concrete [Derrick Rose and 2Pac]

Tupac posthumously dropping knowledge… The words are relevant then and especially now. In this instance they happen to be connected to a Powerade campaign, but still worth reading/hearing. You see, you wouldn’t ask why the rose that grew from concrete had damaged petals. On the contrary, we would all celebrate it’s tenacity. We would all love it’s will to reach …

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DJI Phantom 3 Pro vs Advance – Camera Comparison

phantom drone

I’ve got the DJI Phantom 3 Professional with the 4K camera. Had the damn thing for about a week and still haven’t had made the time to fly it – terrible I know!!! Anyways, the good folks over at HeliPal have put together a side-by-side visual comparison of the Professional (4K) and Advance (1080p) cameras. When I finally get it …

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The Armenian Genocide

The 100th anniversary of the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire will be commemorated on April 24, and Pope Francis recently referred to it officially as “the first genocide of the 20th century.” History. THIS history is very important to me, personally as it directly relates to my wife and her family. In the 20 years that I’ve been …

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