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Meet the guy who tastes cookies for a living.

David Kaiser of Great American Cookies might have the best job ever.

David Kaiser, vice president and cookie-taster in chief at Norcross-based Great American Cookies, has the sweetest work schedule since Willy Wonka. Read more...

Well, there’s free Wi-Fi at Woodruff Park

Courtesy of the W Atlanta-Downtown, you can surf from your park bench

Those of us who work Downtown know that getting a good Wi-Fi signal is harder than finding a stretch of sidewalk not disrupted by streetcar construction. If the laptop brigade at Starbucks isn’t slurping bandwidth, it’s blocked by all the highrises. Read more...

How smart is Atlanta? That depends on whom you ask.

We might be No. 4—or we might be too dumb to make the charts.

Well knock me down and steal muh teeth! The real-estate blog Movoto (which ranked Atlanta as the country’s top city for both nerds and rednecks) also graded America’s cities based on six “pieces of criteria.” Atlanta came out at number four on the Movoto list of the smartest cities. But in another ranking, we didn't even make the top twenty. Read more...