John McPhee

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Name: John McPhee
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Top 10 essays since 1950

How do you pick just 10 essays for a list of the best essays since 1950? You exclude any New Journalism, non-American writers, and even so, it must have been difficult. Here's Robert Atwan's full list and a few of his choices: Susan Sontag, "Notes ... [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Motorcycling-Motorcycling Grand Prix moto3 standings

Sept 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the Motorcycling Grand Prix Moto3 on Sunday1. Alex Marquez (Spain) Honda 2062. Jack Miller (Australia) KTM 1953. Alex Rins (Spain) Honda 1884. Romano Fenati (Italy) KTM ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Eula Biss's inoculation against misinformation about vaccines

The day before their son, Juneau, was born, Eula Biss and her husband, John Bresland, walked to the end of the pier at Rogers Beach, across the street from their apartment on Eastlake Terrace. It was the first warm day of March. Biss was in labor. They ... [Published Chicago Reader - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

John’s long charity walk

A man with Parkinson’s Disease, who is walking 620 miles in a straight line from Land’s Ends to John O’Groats, has completed the Isle of Man leg of his journey.John McPhee walked from Douglas to Ramsey and from Ramsey to the Point of Ayre over two days ... [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Herman Miller's (MLHR) CEO Brian Walker on Q1 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

OperatorGood morning, everyone, and welcome to this Herman Miller Incorporated First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Earnings Results Conference Call. This call is being recorded. This presentation will include forward-looking statements that involve risks and ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 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 - Sep 16 2014]
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 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

It's all uphill from here

Cheyenne bicyclist Mark Junge stands at Matanuska Glacier in Alaska. Courtesy.Editor's note: This is the fourth article in a series about Mark Junge's bicycle trip from Anchorage, Alaska, to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. Mark, who is oxygen-dependent, ... [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Aug 11 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]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Nine in a row for majestic Marquez

Sachsenring, Germany – Marc Marquez (Honda) slashed through the field after a chaotic start to take his ninth consecutive win of 2014, the first rider to do so since Giacomo Agostini took the first 10 races of 1970 season, with Dani Pedrosa on the second ... [Published South Africa Star - Jul 13 2014]

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Top 10 essays since 1950 [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 29 2014]
Motorcycling-Motorcycling Grand Prix moto3 stan... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 28 2014]
Motorcycling-Motorcycling Grand Prix Aragon mot... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 27 2014]
Eula Biss's inoculation against misinformation ... [Published Chicago Reader - Sep 24 2014]
John’s long charity walk [Published Isle of Man Newspapers - Sep 24 2014]
Herman Miller's (MLHR) CEO Brian Walker on Q1 2... [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 18 2014]
A Law Professor Walks Into a Creative Writing W... [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 16 2014]
#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]
It's all uphill from here [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Aug 11 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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Top 10 essays since 1950 [Published Kottke.org Blog - Sep 29 2014]
How do you pick just 10 essays for a list of the best essays since 1950? You exclude any New Journalism, non-American writers, and even so, it must have been difficult. Here's Robert Atwan's full list and a few of his choices: Susan Sontag, "Notes ...
#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, ...
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