H G Wells

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Name: H G Wells
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

GUEST: Would you live your life over again?

What if you were offered a chance to relive your life? Would you agree to doing so? Sometimes the answers by elderly (and wealthy) celebrities are surprising. In 1959, in response to a column I did for this newspaper expressing regret that W. Somerset ... [Published Observer-Dispatch - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mars Attacked by Flying Saucer from Earth

In the 1950s, Hollywood cranked out many so-called 'B-movies', featuring aliens from other planets attacking the earth. Some of the most memorable were War of the Worlds, based on the story by H.G. Wells, and Invaders from Mars , a surrealistic story ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Young? Melancholic? Take comfort from your literary forebears | John Sutherland

Anthem for Doomed Youth Wilfred Owen called his most famous poem. In 1917, when he wrote it, "doom" was no overstatement. Hundreds of thousands of healthy teenagers would not see the age at which they could vote, their names (but nothing else) to "live ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ravishing Revision

There is a grand, cinematic quality to the sweeping blocks of neoclassical rowhouses that line Regent’s Park in London. Many were designed in the 1820s by John Nash, the architect of Buckingham Palace and much of Regency London, and the crisp, columned ... [Published Architectural Digest - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

H G Wells: “It seems to me that I am more to the Left than you, Mr Stalin”

Portrait of Josef Stalin (1933) by Isaak Izrailevich. Image: Bridgeman Art LibraryIn 1934, H G Wells arrived in Moscow to meet Soviet writers interested in joining the international PEN Club, of which he was then president. While there, Stalin granted ... [Published New Statesman - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

We're aliens in Ebola's world

Conakry, Guinea (CNN) — It’s hard not to be nervous, standing outside the Ebola isolation wards.The wards are a cluster of unassuming white tents in the middle of a large field, not far from the center of the city. Each is just big enough to hold around ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Get ready for a Red hot chilled summer season

The Old Town Hall summer programme promises to be as varied as the weather over the next few months.From red hot to ice cool, the Old Town Hall is putting on something to tempt all lovers of the arts this season.The Cellar Club has been ‘remarkably transformed’, ... [Published Hemel Hempstead Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Letter to the Editor: Mangled Data

“Satan delights equally in statistics and in quoting scripture ...” (H.G. Wells, The Undying Fire). “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics” (Mark Twain, Chapters from My Autobiography).I thought the two previous quotes from such ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Our moon has split right down the middle?

HG Wells in his ground-breaking Sci-Fi book 'Time Machine' had forecast a time when the moon would break up into pieces. The book was published way back in 1895.Well, according to one of the readers of Emirates 24|7, Mohamed Muzaffar, the phenomenon described ... [Published Emirates247 - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

London frame builders scoop Bespoked Awards – Again!

After reading this blog don't forget to click through and support Space for Cycling - make your voice heard in the 2014 London local elections.London is home to some of the world’s best frame builders – official. For the second year in row London frame ... [Published London Cycling Campaign - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Giving It Up in H.G. Wells’s Home

Angelica Garnett's memoir of growing up amid the weirdness of Bloomsbury features the usual literary suspects, including Virginia Woolf, and not a few surprises.The term "Bloomsbury" is a loaded one. Referring to the literary group of which Virginia Woolf ... [Published Daily Beast - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

The day I treated H G Wells’s poodle (without the need for a time machine)

I first met H G Wells at two o’clock in the morning on Boxing Day a decade ago. He had called me apologetically with the news that his dog was vomiting repeatedly and that its stomach was as hard as a drum. This, to a vet, is one of the nightmare calls ... [Published New Statesman - Mar 28 2014]

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The quest for utopia [Published ABC Online - Apr 20 2014]
Adam Whitlatch chosen to write novelization for... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
GUEST: Would you live your life over again? [Published Observer-Dispatch - Apr 19 2014]
Mars Attacked by Flying Saucer from Earth [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
2014 Porsche 911 Targa 4 / 4S [Published Car and Driver - Apr 18 2014]
Young? Melancholic? Take comfort from your lite... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 18 2014]
‘Real History’: science fiction 101 [Published Bend Bulletin - Apr 18 2014]
Ravishing Revision [Published Architectural Digest - Apr 18 2014]
H G Wells: “It seems to me that I am more to th... [Published New Statesman - Apr 18 2014]
Allyoucanbooks.com Reveals Popular Audies Gala ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 17 2014]
Why Don't Older Americans Want Time Machines? [Published Yahoo! Finance - Apr 17 2014]
BBC America's "Real History" is Science Fiction... [Published San Angelo Standard-Times - Apr 16 2014]
We're aliens in Ebola's world [Published WorldNetDaily - Apr 16 2014]
5 Marketing Automation Insights from the Future [Published Vocus PR - Apr 16 2014]
We're aliens in Ebola's world [Published CNN - Apr 16 2014]
Historic Midhurst tea rooms get a new lease of ... [Published Midhurst and Petworth Observer - Apr 16 2014]
Get ready for a Red hot chilled summer season [Published Hemel Hempstead Gazette - Apr 16 2014]
Letter to the Editor: Mangled Data [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Apr 16 2014]
Letters: What are the Liberal Democrats for? [Published The Independent - Apr 15 2014]
European Social Democracies and Gun Control [Published GOPUSA - Apr 15 2014]
Our moon has split right down the middle? [Published Emirates247 - Apr 15 2014]
London frame builders scoop Bespoked Awards – A... [Published London Cycling Campaign - Apr 14 2014]
Holbrook School Board Approves Pay Increases Fo... [Published Az Journal - Apr 12 2014]
Bob Carr is in his element and luxuriating in a... [Published Canberra Times - Apr 12 2014]
Quantum theory proves consciousness moves to an... [Published Impact Lab - Apr 11 2014]
PREVIEW: Jeff Wayne looks forward to War Of The... [Published Wirral Globe - Apr 11 2014]
ASTON MARTIN VANQUISH - FORCE 12 FROM NEWPORT P... [Published Tring Gazette - Apr 11 2014]
Derek Gentile: The start of a long journey [Published Berkshire Eagle - Apr 11 2014]
Lit Review: Scarcity and Character [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 10 2014]
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Globalizing Dignity [Published The Moderate Voice - Apr 09 2014]
This is the sixteenth part of the serialization of All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity ( Berrett-Koehler , 2006). The ideas in this book are further developed in my recent novel The Rowan Tree . CHAPTER 10: GLOBALIZING DIGNITY ...
Washington & Wall Street: Fred Siegel on Elitis... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 31 2014]
The Revolt Against the Masses: How Liberalism has Undermined the Middle Class  is one of the most important books written about American politics in the past fifty years.  The author, Fred Siegel, is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute ...
Daniel Greenfield article: Night Falls on Civil... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Mar 31 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Daniel Greenfield article: Night Falls on Civilization Night Falls on Civilization Posted: 29 Mar 2014 07:45 PM PDTThe World's Fair toEarth Hour marks the journey of a civilization across the sky ...
Futureketing: How to Systematically Understand ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Mar 21 2014]
Futureketing: How to Systematically Understand and Succeed in a World of Frantically Accelerating Pace of Change! By © Copyright 2014 Mr. Andres Agostini ─ All Rights Reserved Worldwide. (This Proprietary Book excerpt may be reproduced for noncommercial ...
Gweek podcast 138: From Russia with Doubt [Published Boing Boing - Mar 19 2014]
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