Nancy Clanton

Nancy Clanton is a writer and web content producer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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Atlanta has Airbnb's most desired rental property in the world
 Treehouses. People want to stay in treehouses. Airbnb, the online home rental site,  has a number of treehouses on its current most wish-listed destinations and properties . As Airbnb put it in 2015: "A penchant for fantasy is evident when examining the most Wish Listed properties by type. The adventure of an outdoor treehouse...

1:53 PM Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017

Treehouses. People want to stay in treehouses. Airbnb, the online home rental site,  has a number of treehouses on its current most wish-listed destinations and properties . As Airbnb put it in 2015: "A penchant for fantasy is evident when examining the most Wish Listed properties by type. The adventure of an outdoor treehouse...
There is no shark swimming the streets of Houston
 It seems to happen every time there’s a major flood. Someone will post on social media a photo of a shark, and say it’s swimming up the highway of whichever city is being inundated by rain. The photo is a fake. This isn’t the only rumor being spread during the hurricane. Some are well-intentioned; some are emotional; some...

4:28 PM Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

It seems to happen every time there’s a major flood. Someone will post on social media a photo of a shark, and say it’s swimming up the highway of whichever city is being inundated by rain. The photo is a fake. This isn’t the only rumor being spread during the hurricane. Some are well-intentioned; some are emotional; some...
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3:57 PM Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017

5 things to know about giraffe births
 At any given time, there are more than 100,000 people watching the Animal Adventure Park’s live feed of April the giraffe, anxiously awaiting the birth of her baby. April first made news Thursday when YouTube briefly removed the live feed due to “nudity and sexual content.” The internet has been hooked for...

6:52 PM Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

At any given time, there are more than 100,000 people watching the Animal Adventure Park’s live feed of April the giraffe, anxiously awaiting the birth of her baby. April first made news Thursday when YouTube briefly removed the live feed due to “nudity and sexual content.” The internet has been hooked for...
New Year's traditions around the world
 Every good Southerner knows you have to eat greens (usually collard, turnip or mustard) and black-eyed peas on Jan. 1 to ensure wealth and prosperity in the new year. Folklore says the tradition spread during the Civil War. As the Union Army came through the South, soldiers took everything except the greens and black-eyed peas, which they...

4:02 PM Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016

Every good Southerner knows you have to eat greens (usually collard, turnip or mustard) and black-eyed peas on Jan. 1 to ensure wealth and prosperity in the new year. Folklore says the tradition spread during the Civil War. As the Union Army came through the South, soldiers took everything except the greens and black-eyed peas, which they...