John McPhee

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Name: John McPhee
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

A Law Professor Walks Into a Creative Writing Workshop

One academic makes the case for learning how to write.It started with a tip. Not an anonymous, cloak-and-dagger tip, but a tip nonetheless. The tipster told me that my writing was dull and that I should seek to improve it.The tipster: my wife—and she ... [Published Pacific Standard - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

#10books that changed my life

There’s a challenge going around Facebook: to name ten books that have changed your life. So I’ve thought about my own, and kept a running list here in draft form. Now that it’s close enough to publish, methinks, here they are, in no order, and not ... [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Fifty Years of the Wilderness Act

Fifty years ago today, Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act of 1964. This groundbreaking legislation promised a legislative solution to the problem of saving the nation’s most beautiful lands from industrial development, roads, and ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Playing the Long Investment Game

The first 20 pages of Michael Lewis's wonderfully written book, Flash Boys, follows the secret project of a company called Spread Networks to lay 840 miles of “a-one-and-a-half-inch wide black plastic tube” in the most direct path possible between suburban ... [Published AdvisorOne - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

For Sale: A legendary oasis in the middle of the Pine Barrens

Maria PouchnikovaCOME on in: Marilyn Schmidt acquired the general store in 1998 and restored the local gathering spot to its former glory. Now, she’s ready to retire.Maria PouchnikovaAt 70 years old, when many of her friends had long since retired, Marilyn ... [Published Philadelphia City Paper - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Now and Then: Gunter Christmann at Heide

The first retrospective of the Berlin-born artist is a powerful and diverse show that finally pays homage to one of Australia’s best modern painters.“Those who care to look have been rewarded with some of the most beautiful paintings of our time,” said ... [Published Broadsheet - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fountains Of Solutions: Western Water And California Drought (Part 1)

Part 1: A Manmade Landscape Needs Less Central PlanningAh, California drought and clashes over water rights: Nothing new, but the Washington Post  now proclaims “nervousness over the state’s epic drought has given way to alarm .”Today’s water supply and ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Veterans say thank you to The Tribune

Tribune Managing Editor David Chappell, Tribune Reporter Rashad Rolle, Chairman Comrade Cephas Ferguson, Tribune News Editor Taneka Thompson, Executive Secretary & Chaplain Comrade Matthias Munroe, Sanudralee Johnson, Comrade John McPhee and 1st Assistant ... [Published The Tribune - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

The List: New Jersey’s Favorite Authors Run Gamut from Classics to Pop Fiction

Anticipating late summer vacations filled with a journalist’s favorite pastime – reading – we asked our readers last week to nominate and vote for their favorite New Jersey authors. The result is a rich list of writers who have some key relation to the ... [Published NJ Spotlight - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Indy Moto3 Friday Practice | Vinales Tops Rain-Interrupted FP2

Maverick Vinales2014 Indy Moto3 Friday PracticeIsaac Vinales set the pace Friday afternoon during practice for the Moto3 category at the Red Bull Indianapolis Grand Prix.The Calvo Team pilot took the top time ahead of Alex Marquez and the current points ... [Published Ultimate Motorcycling - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Our Most Recent VIP Winners Announced

HemeraWe gave away a Samsung Galaxy Tablet, a Fitbit Flex, a Playstation 4 and more last month through our VIP program. Check out the complete list of winners here. Congratulations to the most recent winners in our VIP program! The winners are:Samsung ... [Published 92.1 KISSFM - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Herman Miller Targets Modern Consumer with Design Within Reach Acqusition

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- High-end furniture designer Herman Miller is seeking to grow in the residential furnishing market with its acquisition of Design Within Reach , announced late on Thursday. Herman Miller CEO Brian Walker told TheStreet on Friday ... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 19 2014]

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A Law Professor Walks Into a Creative Writing W... [Published Pacific Standard - 16 hours ago]
#10books that changed my life [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Sep 05 2014]
Fifty Years of the Wilderness Act [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 03 2014]
Marquez fends off Lorenzo at Silverstone [Published Mcnews.com.au - Aug 31 2014]
Playing the Long Investment Game [Published AdvisorOne - Aug 25 2014]
For Sale: A legendary oasis in the middle of th... [Published Philadelphia City Paper - Aug 21 2014]
Can Susan Orlean Teach You To Write Like Susan ... [Published Fast Company - Aug 20 2014]
Now and Then: Gunter Christmann at Heide [Published Broadsheet - Aug 19 2014]
Fountains Of Solutions: Western Water And Calif... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
What Does This Beloved Road Sign on the Massach... [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Veterans say thank you to The Tribune [Published The Tribune - Aug 13 2014]
It's all uphill from here [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Aug 11 2014]
The List: New Jersey’s Favorite Authors Run Gam... [Published NJ Spotlight - Aug 11 2014]
2014 Indy Moto3 Friday Practice | Vinales Tops ... [Published Ultimate Motorcycling - Aug 09 2014]
Our Most Recent VIP Winners Announced [Published 92.1 KISSFM - Aug 08 2014]
Herman Miller Targets Modern Consumer with Desi... [Published The Street Latest - Jul 19 2014]
Herman Miller Remodeling Continues in DWR Deal [Published The Street Latest - Jul 18 2014]
Nine in a row for majestic Marquez [Published South Africa Star - Jul 13 2014]
Magic Marc aces wet-and-dry Dutch TT [Published South Africa Star - Jun 28 2014]
Introducing Longreads’ Best of WordPress [Published ICA MAXI TAG - Jun 05 2014]
You're using the wrong dictionary [Published Kottke.org Blog - Jun 02 2014]
Magic Marc makes it five out of five [Published South Africa Star - May 18 2014]
The Case for the 5-Second Interactive [Published HBR Blog Network - May 07 2014]
Meet the Editor: Courtney Young [Published PublishersWeekly.com - Mar 29 2014]
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #189 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jan 28 2014]
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#10books that changed my life [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Sep 05 2014]
There’s a challenge going around Facebook: to name ten books that have changed your life. So I’ve thought about my own, and kept a running list here in draft form. Now that it’s close enough to publish, methinks, here they are, in no order, and not ...
Fifty Years of the Wilderness Act [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 03 2014]
Fifty years ago today, Lyndon Baines Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act of 1964. This groundbreaking legislation promised a legislative solution to the problem of saving the nation’s most beautiful lands from industrial development, roads, and ...
Introducing Longreads’ Best of WordPress [Published ICA MAXI TAG - Jun 05 2014]
Today we’re excited to launch a new series with Longreads , the storytelling community that recently joined the Automattic and WordPress.com Editorial family. And we need your help. We’re looking for the best long-form stories over 1,500 words, across ...
You're using the wrong dictionary [Published Kottke.org Blog - Jun 02 2014]
James Somers says that we're probably using the wrong dictionary and that most modern dictionaries are "where all the words live and the writing's no good". The New Oxford American dictionary, by the way, is not like singularly bad. Google's dictionary, ...
The Case for the 5-Second Interactive [Published HBR Blog Network - May 07 2014]
Watching a “cold read” of a data visualization is revelatory. Try this: Hand some friends a printout of an infographic and ask what they think. Then, watch them. People’s eyes will dart, their jaws will clench. Sometimes they will move the paper around, ...
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