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MISTAKES THAT WORKED BY CHARLOTTE FOLTZ JONES AND JOHN O’BRIEN: BOOK REVIEW

  Mistakes that Worked By Charlotte Foltz Jones, Illustrator: John O’Brien ISBN13: 9780399552021 Brought to you by OBS reviewer Kayt   Synopsis: Do you know how many things in your daily life were invented by accident? SANDWICHES came about when an English earl was too busy gambling to eat his … Continue reading

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WIRED & AMPED (WIRED, BOOKS #1 & 2) BY DOUGLAS E. RICHARD: BOOK REVIEW

Wired  & Amped Wired, Books #1 &2 By Douglas E Richard ISBN #’s  0982618492 & 0985350318 Author site link: http://www.douglaserichards.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Verushka Review: Wired hits the ground running taking us and Desh into Kira Miller’s world at full speed. Originally tasked with finding her, things … Continue reading

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Tagged on : amped , douglas e richard , science , wired

INVENTING IRON MAN THE POSSIBILITY OF HUMAN MACHINE GRAPHIC NOVEL HIGHLIGHT

This week in our Comic Book / Graphic Novels Highlight we bring you Inventing Iron Man The Possibility Of A Human Machine by E. Paul Zehr and Steve Stiles. About the book: Tony Stark has been battling bad guys and protecting innocent civilians since he first donned his mechanized armor … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR DECEMBER 9TH: YA TRENDS, VAMPIRE ACADEMY VS TWILIGHT, CONTEST, SCIENCE IN SCI FI, AND MUCH MORE

Scholastic Experts Issue List of ‘Ten Trends in Children’s Books from 2010’ via PR News Wire Scholastic, the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books, today released a list of 10 Trends in Children’s Books from 2010. The list was compiled by editors from Scholastic, including children’s literature experts from … Continue reading

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TV NEWS FOR AUGUST 29TH: BEING HUMAN AND BAD UNIVERSE

Being Human: DIRECTOR PHIL By Barry Pilling at BBC Being Human is not an easy show to direct. You need a cool head to manage the complex storylines, tricky special effects and on-set tantrums (we’re looking at you Marcus Whitney). But fear not because Philip John is cool, calm and … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR MAY 30TH: SCIENCE IN SCI FI, VAMPIRE DIARIES, AND REAL BOOK LOVERS READ SCI FI

Can I get some Science with my Fiction? By Matthew S. Dent I’ve been thinking about what precisely science-fiction is. It covers a great deal of subgenres, some of which I’ve written in. But the fundamental idea behind it is in the name, I think. Science-fiction. Equal measures of each. … Continue reading

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DO WE ACTUALLY HAVE THE ABILITY TO TIME TRAVEL?

Source: sciencedaily MOVING THROUGH TIME: THINKING OF THE PAST OF FUTURE CAUSES US TO SWAY BACKWARD AND FORWARD Researchers have recently looked at how mental time travel is represented in the sensorimotor systems that regulate human movement. It turns out our perceptions of space and time are tightly coupled. University … Continue reading

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VAMPIRES AND THE SEARCH FOR AN ARTIFICIAL BLOOD SUBSTITUTE

Source: sciencedaily Professor Chris Cooper showing the changes in blood color. (Credit: Image courtesy of University of Essex)   If the current wave of vampire stories is to be believed, humans can peacefully co-exist with vampires. The Twilight book trilogy has ‘vegetarian’ vampires living on animal blood and in the TV series True … Continue reading

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