Mark Twain

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Name: Mark Twain
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez: A literary giant - Inside Story

Gabriel Garcia Marquez is considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote in the 17th century. He rose to literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens. Garcia Marquez is ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Mark Twain, Writing Coach

By | The Daily Beast  –At twenty-five, I started to write a book about Mark Twain at twenty-five. His life was more exciting than mine. By that age he’d piloted steamboats on the Mississippi, witnessed the start of the Civil War, and fled his native ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Tobacco use and mouth cancer go hand in hand

Mark Twain once said, "Quitting smoking is easy. I’ve done it a thousand times." Stopping tobacco use is difficult because all tobacco forms – cigarettes, cigars, pipe smoking ... ... [Published Big News Network - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 4 reports

Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez was known for his “magical realism” style of storytelling. He died Thursday in Mexico City at the age of 87. Photo by Ulf Andersen/Colombian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday, according ... [Published PBS - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Highway Patrol offers free driving class

The California Highway Patrol is often the first responder on the scene of a roadway accident. CHP officers see a lot of dangers on the road and one of those dangers can be difficult to discuss for many – elderly drivers.To help older motorists stay safe ... [Published Calaveras Enterprise - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Don't Look Now, But Our Country Is In A Place It Hasn't Been For Well Over 100 Years

A few definitions to tee this up: Oligarchy: A society where power is in the hands of very few people, usually determined by wealth, corporate and family ties, and the military. The Gilded Age: From the 1870s to the early 1900s, our country was ... [Published Upworthy - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Author and Nobel prize winner Marquez dies at 87

Independent.ie Friday 18th April, 2014Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, he achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens.His flamboyant and melancholy fictional works - among them 'Chronicle of a Death ... [Published Canada Standard - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Just because

5 hours agoA funny thing happened to me on the way to the buffet ...Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside – Mark Twain.For all...Add Comment ... [Published Midland Mirror - Apr 18 2014]
Entities: Mark Twain
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Grave concerns: can the internet tell me when I'm going to die? | Money

'To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of my life expectancy could be greatly exaggerated.' Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters When will I die? It's not the kind of thing I like to think about very often, but when it comes to forward planning, a ballpark ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Grave concerns: can the internet tell me when I'm going to die?

When will I die? It's not the kind of thing I like to think about very often, but when it comes to forward planning, a ballpark figure could be useful. that retirees will be given an idea of their life expectancy as part of the advice they get about what ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Online boyfriend

, I’ve developed a romantic relationship with a man through online chatting. We’re in a two-year relationship now, even if we haven’t seen each other in person. This year, we have agreed that it’s time that we meet and know each other even more. The thing ... [Published Tempo - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Mark Twain
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kevin Cuneo: Holbrook will never retire

Some of this column first appeared in 2003.The contestant on "Jeopardy'' smiled broadly at the Daily Double question: "Mark Twain's real name.""That's easy," he replied. "Who is Hal Holbrook?"Nobody laughed -- perhaps because Twain and Holbrook, after ... [Published Erie Times-News - Apr 17 2014]

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Garcia Marquez, Nobel Laureate, Dies at 87 [Published TIME.com - Apr 17 2014]
(MEXICO CITY) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people ...
Garcia Marquez, Nobel Laureate, Dies at 87 [Published The China Blog - Apr 17 2014]
(MEXICO CITY) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people ...
Garcia Marquez, Nobel Laureate, Dies at 87 [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 17 2014]
(MEXICO CITY) — Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality, died at home in Mexico City around midday, according to people ...
American Oil Reserves Now Top Saudi Arabia [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 16 2014]
The U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA) just reported that United States “ proven reserves ” of crude oil in 2012 jumped by 15.4% to 29.2 billion barrels. This new official level is only about 13% of the declared reserves of Saudi Arabia.  But ...
How to Debate Christians: Five Ways to Behave a... [Published Catholic America - Apr 16 2014]
Few people will change their worldviews because of a debate. But some Christians might become less inclined to stereotype atheists if atheists debate differently. As an atheist, I’ve had a number of debates with Christians on topics like whether God ...
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