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Cel mai periculos moment al dezvoltarii umane

Cel mai periculos moment al dezvoltarii umaneReputatul om de știință Stephen Hawking, a rupt tăcerea în privința victoriei lui Donald Trump în cadrul alegerilor prezidențiale din Statele Unite, dar și pe tema Brexit.Fizicianul, cosmologul, a...
by ochiulmintii-vedetot on Dec 9, 2016

Foiled Again

Few things travel as well as curses. Or so it seems in a news report from Serbia. Archaeologists in Kostolac, according to The Guardian, have excavated skeletons nearly two millennia old. That’s not news, since people have been dying as … Con...

Gray Magic

Fashion. Okay, I’ll wait here while you check your URL to make sure you’re on the right webpage. Back? Okay. Fashion is something about which I care so little that it surprises even me that I’m addressing it. I can … Continue reading U...

Camping Season

Summer is the time for camp. I’m not into extreme sports, like sleeping outdoors in the snow, so in my mind, summer is the time for camp. While in college I spent two summers as a counselor for the Western … Continue reading →...

Camping Season

Summer is the time for camp. I’m not into extreme sports, like sleeping outdoors in the snow, so in my mind, summer is the time for camp. While in college I spent two summers as a counselor for the Western … Continue reading →...

Review The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks

Review The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks – Have relatives who can be given the mandate to safeguard his life, usually people prefer pets to keep the house or herself. As known to have guards can also..
by Best Novel Review on Jul 11, 2016

Legend of Tarzan- The Return of the King of the Jungle

Legend of Tarzan- The Return of the King of the JungleCourtesy: The GuardianCourtesy: You Tube...
by Humour, Ideas and Opinions on Jul 9, 2016

Where’s Bojo? He’s been outmanœuvred by David Cameron

BBC Some of those Guardian readers are smart. Unlike the comments’ section on certain New Zealand newspaper websites, or on YouTube, it was a pleasure to read this one about Brexit on the left-leaning British newspaper’s site. If you̵...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Jun 27, 2016

Latin Lessons

The Romans are coming! The Romans are coming! No, wait. They were already here. Here, that is, if you’re European. And more specifically, a Londoner. The Guardian recently posted a story about the oldest writing in the United Kingdom being …...

In the Age of Frenzied Book Marketing, Can the Author Choose to Stay Invisible?

People have seriously wondered that, as an author, I’m willing to both sell my books and also offer them for free…  You can read about how giving books away can help an author sell more; but, you should also read about any author’s...
by Notes from An Alien on Apr 1, 2016

Not Camelot

In the English imagination the Arthurian legend is deeply connected with the Christian myth of Britain’s founding. This may not be on the surface, of course, but the places associated with King Arthur (as well as the tales themselves, such …...

Traditional vs. Self-Publishing Blew Up Facebook

My Facebook page blew up with comments after I shared an article written for The Guardian by Ros Barber entitled, “For me traditional publishing means poverty, but self-publishing? No way.” Whoa! She believes that making a living as a writer is a...
by Susie Lindau's Wild Ride on Mar 23, 2016

Would UK political coverage be possible if we adopted the NY Times's rules?

New guidelines at New York’s main newspaper over the use of anonymous sources might prohibit the publication of controversial stories in BritainI wonder how many British newspaper stories would be published if the new rules introduced by the New Yo...
by Jurnal Hidup | Journal of Life on Mar 16, 2016

Religious Laughter

Reader’s Digest famously runs a feature, “Laughter: the Best Medicine.” I’m not a Reader’s Digest reader, and I’ve generally only seen it on coffee tables and bathroom cabinets of friends. Still, that’s the feature to which I always fin...

Top 10 National Parks in Spain

I don’t usually link directly to articles on other sites but The Guardian have done a great writeup on some of Spain’s best National Parks. Enjoy! “Spain’s national parks showcase the country’s amazing diversity, from snow-cappe...
by Real Estate Marbella on Mar 1, 2016

Teenagers & Reading ~ Two Views

I have, counting this post, 13 articles here that are tagged Wattpad <— go ahead, take that link and you’ll see this post plus all the others (and, if you take that link at some point in the future {and, I write about Wattpad again} y...
by Notes from An Alien on Feb 29, 2016

Quote of the week…

… from the Guardian: Stephen Harper, Canada’s former prime minister, was a vacuous, anodyne nothing, as magnetic on the public stage as the podium he spoke from. His occasional efforts to ingratiate himself to younger voters – or rather the...
by Trashy's World on Feb 19, 2016

What Do Sheep Know?

We trust those we see in the media. You see, those who have the longest reach can bring in the most advertising dollars and therefore must have a wisdom the rest of us lack. The cult of celebrity is perhaps … Continue reading →...

Long Revision

Those of us who write know all about revising. You go back to a piece you wrote, maybe even just days ago, and you see all the things you want to change. Corrections, improvements, deletions, retractions. Histories are particularly prone … Cont...

If You Write for a Living (or, even if you don’t do it for a living), Should You Be Paid to Speak at an Event?

I’ve been following a story…  Not one I’m intimately involved in—I don’t count on being paid as a writer (even though being a writer is my main occupation...)—the United States government pays me a military pensio...
by Notes from An Alien on Jan 25, 2016


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