Friday, September 3, 2010

Associated Content Contributors Stand Out on Yahoo! Sites

Whether it's sports, news, music, parenting, health, finance or even celebrity gossip, Associated Content Contributors know all about it and are showing what they know on the Yahoo! family of websites. Here are some of our favorite recent Yahoo! features. Congratulations to our Contributors who've appeared on one or more Yahoo! sites!

Delicious cake by Sabah Karimi.

Go Back to School with Lyn Lomasi

Featured Parenting and Education Contributor Lyn Lomasi knows a thing or two about back to school time. She's currently homeschooling her own children, making her both a mom and a teacher every morning. Read all about easing your kids' morning back to school routine on Yahoo! Shine. Oh, and check out this pic--Lyn and her kids stopped by our Denver offices for a visit recently, wearing Yahoo! purple!

Lyn visits AC Denver with four cute kids decked out in purple!

Meet Great Quarterbacks Who Never Won a Super Bowl with George N. Root III

There's something about winning football's biggest game that guarantees a QB will get his place in sporting history. But what about the great quarterbacks who never quite reached that pinnacle? Did you know that the longest Super Bowl touchdown pass of all time was thrown by a QB whose team ultimately lost the game? George N. Root III rounds up the best forgotten quarterbacks in NFL history on Yahoo! Sports.

Bizarre Medical Mysteries Showcased on TV's "Royal Pains," by Pamela Gifford

Can't get enough of medical shows, but you also enjoy a good sitcom with plenty of laughs and drama? Then you might like "Royal Pains," one of Pamela Gifford's TV favorites. She rounds up the quirky show's strangest medical cases on Yahoo! TV. You'll have to read the full article to find out exactly where a tiny plastic sword ended up, causing health problems for a patient for years before its discovery.

Relationship Doomed by Doom Addiction, from Contel Bradford

Missing a concert date with your first love because you're too busy playing the classic FPS (First Person Shooter) game Doom? That's a low blow. For Justin Copeland's girlfriend, it was the last straw. She's now his ex, citing infrequent bathing and missed work as symptoms of a video game addiction that led her to break things off. Contel Bradford boldly interviews Copeland on Yahoo! Games's blog, Plugged In. If you've got a teenage gamer in the house, you might want to leave this cautionary tale open on his or her computer screen.

Five Most Devastating Hurricanes in United States History, by Pam Gaulin

Did you know that Hurricane Katrina wasn't the deadliest hurricane ever to strike the United States? Though the cost of rebuilding after Katrina was immense, when it comes to the human cost of these natural disasters, Katrina's barely in the top five. As we remember, five years later, the devastating impact of Hurricane Katrina, spare a thought for the victims of each of the most destructive hurricanes in US history, presented on Yahoo! News by Pam Gaulin.

Please join us in congratulating these Contributors on their skills and success!


Lyn Lomasi said...

Congrats to everyone who's getting featured on Yahoo! sites with their expertise. The AC community has some amazingly talented Contributors and I'm honored to be a part of it.

Anonymous said...

Way to go everyone!!
Angela Tague

ShawnTe Pierce said...

Congratulations all! Great work!

Jenny Wagner said...

Congratulations to EVERYONE on the list! It's nice to see so many familiar faces.

Jennifer Wagner

Anonymous said...

Awesome stuff from the talented AC writers! :)

Pam said...

How neat! Thanks for the mention! It's great to read the other work, too. It's exciting to be part Yahoo! :)

Unknown said...

Congrats Everyone! Such talented writers and fantastic articles =)

MgHardiman said...

Interesting articles and awesome content by some of our exceptional AC Contributors.

Cheers, M.G.