Herman Melville

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Name: Herman Melville
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 10 mins ago - 1 reports

The weird and wonderful inventions of Kickstarter

As Jon Stewart sets up a mock campaign to buy CNN through the online fundraising site, we celebrate the best of Kickstarter Last year, more than £770,000 was pledged towards Kickstarter campaigns every day - that’s £538 a minute. Some three million people ... [Published Telegraph - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

White House OKs Underwater Torture Chamber

With all eyes glued on the atrocities in Gaza and Ukraine, another homegrown atrocity may soon be underway. The Obama administration has quietly executed one of those sneaky summer weekend news dumps in hopes of nobody noticing or caring. Because what, ... [Published RINF.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Gnosis, Vinton Team Up for Four-Picture Slate

Gnosis Moving Pictures and Vinton Entertainment has signed a co-production deal on a slate of CG animated films to be directed by Oscar winner and stop-motion pioneer Will Vinton.“After pursuing a passion project in theatre, I’m eager to venture back ... [Published Animation Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Lego galore! The modern treasure that washes up on our beaches | Life and style

Tiny pieces of Lego have washed up off the coast of Cornwall, spilled 17 years ago from a container ship. Photograph: Tracey Williams/Legolostatsea "There is, one knows not what sweet mystery about this sea," as Herman Melville put it in Moby-Dick, but ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Moby Dick Rehearsed

Orson Welles’ stage adaptation of Herman Melville’s novel is a truly American play, portraying Ahab as the single-minded leader who inspires his multi-national crew to go after the object of his hatred, untroubled by doubt. Uncertainty and weakness are ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

How Poor Could They Be?

I nodded, understanding. "But because we went," she said, "people wonder now—even after two years of unemployment—how broke could we really be?"Once upon a time, I'd have wondered the same thing. I'd have judged and murmured, curious how an unemployed, ... [Published Christianity Today - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Whaling ship from 1841 docks in Charlestown

The restored 1841 whale ship Charles W. Morgan sailed from Provincetown to Boston on Tuesday for a weeklong stay at the Charlestown Navy Yard, side by side with the USS Constitution.Among the 59 passengers and crew were the president of the Boston construction ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Obama’s Undocumented Darwinian Dilemma

The current administration is saying that if only the Republicans would pass his immigration reform bill, then we wouldn’t have the problems we’re seeing with the immigration issue today. According to our populist President, “Independent experts said ... [Published Politisite - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

'Moby Dick' screening at library

PLYMOUTH – See the 1956 film “Moby Dick” free at 6 p.m. Monday, July 7, in the Otto Fehlow meeting room at the Plymouth Public Library on South Street.The library is in its second month of the One Book, One Community: Herman Melville’s Moby Dick Program ... [Published Wicked Local Plymouth - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

True Science?

"A Man of true science uses but a few hard words, and those only when none other will answer his purposes; whereas the smatterer in science thinks that by mouthing hard words he proves that he understands hard things" -- Herman Melville ... [Published The Big Red Biotech Blog - Jul 02 2014]
Entities: Herman Melville
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Today in SouthCoast - 6:18 pm

Find out what's happening today and tonight, from kids' activities to TV sports to farmers markets. Use Today in SouthCoast to plan your day.Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Breezy in the afternoon.Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 6 ... [Published South Coast Today - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

‘Moby Dick’ Marathon Reading Featured On Kickstarter

Polly Bresnick, Amanda Bullock, and will come together to host a marathon reading of Herman Melville’s beloved novel, Moby Dick. The trio has raised more than $5,000 through crowdfunding to pull off this event.The group first launched this event back ... [Published Media Bistro - Jun 25 2014]

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The weird and wonderful inventions of Kickstarter [Published Telegraph - 6 hours ago]
White House OKs Underwater Torture Chamber [Published RINF.com - Jul 24 2014]
Emoji Dick: A crowd-sourced translation of Moby... [Published Doobybrain.com - Jul 24 2014]
Gnosis, Vinton Team Up for Four-Picture Slate [Published Animation Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Whales as Ecosystem Engineers [Published University of Vermont - Jul 24 2014]
Gnosis deal puts Claymation animator in directo... [Published Portland Tribune - Jul 23 2014]
Lego galore! The modern treasure that washes up... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 23 2014]
Lego galore! The modern treasure that washes up... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 22 2014]
Moby Dick Rehearsed [Published Examiner.com - Jul 21 2014]
Charles Darwin, Galapagos and Evolution [Published Sangai Express - Jul 19 2014]
How Poor Could They Be? [Published Christianity Today - Jul 18 2014]
Andris Nelsons' triumph at Tanglewood [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 17 2014]
Life After Charlotte [Published Boston Magazine - Jul 17 2014]
Shining on [Published SoVaNow.com - Jul 17 2014]
Whaling ship from 1841 docks in Charlestown [Published Boston Globe - Jul 16 2014]
Our Energy Solutions Have All Been Found [Published BuildingGreen.com - Jul 15 2014]
Kepler-22b [Published Courier Tribune - Jul 14 2014]
MIKE ROSS The Nantucket housing game [Published Boston Globe - Jul 13 2014]
Whale watching on the Charles W. Morgan [Published TheDay.com - Jul 13 2014]
A Boston getaway [Published Darlington & Stockton Times - Jul 12 2014]
Gold Rush stopped the S.F. press as editors fle... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Jul 12 2014]
Summer Shorts in a Wide Range of Styles [Published City Journal - Jul 11 2014]
A poet cannot live by craft alone [Published The Hindu - Jul 11 2014]
The Source Of The Nile Decoded [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 10 2014]
Shattered Globe to stage ‘Whaleship Essex,’ ‘Ro... [Published Voices - Jul 09 2014]
Obama’s Undocumented Darwinian Dilemma [Published Politisite - Jul 09 2014]
What Pasadenans were reading in 1884 -- versus ... [Published Pasadena Star News - Jul 09 2014]
Chris Hemsworth Looks Haggard in First Look Fro... [Published The Wrap - Jul 08 2014]
What’s in Your Ocean Waters This Summer [Published Voice of San Diego - Jul 08 2014]
Go behind the scene at MMAM [Published Winona Post Online - Jul 07 2014]
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Emoji Dick: A crowd-sourced translation of Moby... [Published Doobybrain.com - Jul 24 2014]
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); p> Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville’s Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji. The project was conceived by Fred Benson and was successfully funded ...
Obama’s Undocumented Darwinian Dilemma [Published Politisite - Jul 09 2014]
The current administration is saying that if only the Republicans would pass his immigration reform bill, then we wouldn’t have the problems we’re seeing with the immigration issue today. According to our populist President, “Independent experts said ...
True Science? [Published The Big Red Biotech Blog - Jul 02 2014]
"A Man of true science uses but a few hard words, and those only when none other will answer his purposes; whereas the smatterer in science thinks that by mouthing hard words he proves that he understands hard things" -- Herman Melville ...
In Culture News: Why Herman Melville Failed, Wh... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - May 13 2014]
Dep't of I've-Got-a-Barn-Let's-Put-on-a-Show: Blood Ensemble made its debut in 2012 with Nevermore , a horror-play riff on the life and work of Edgar Allen Poe—the whole drama, which involved both sex and death, happened in a tiny basement room, smaller ...
Nikil Saval: Rise of the clerks [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - May 09 2014]
The torn coat sleeve to the table. The steel pen to the ink. Write! Write! Be it truth or fable. Words! Words! Clerks never think. — Benjamin Browne Foster, Down East Diary (1849) They labored in poorly lit, smoky single rooms, attached to merchants ...
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