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Between 1920 and 1930, there were three writers with at least five books in the list of 10 best-selling books, according to Publishers Weekly. Two of them are Zane Grey and Sinclair Lewis. The other is Warwick Deeping. Warwick Deeping? --------------...
Detroit Free PressDETROIT The memories remain strong, cherished despite gradual evidence of middle-aged graying. The dichotomy of two Detroit summers 1967 and 1968 is still vivid to those who lived through it. As a 7-year-old growing up in northwest Detroit, I remember...
Given that he hasn’t had a good joke since Eisenhower was in the White House, Jerry Lewis probably shouldn’t have complained that he doesn’t find female comedians funny. At a Cannes Film Festival news conference to tout his new film,...
A worst-case scenario for pilots in flight is not knowing which way is up. It can happen when visual cues are gone and acceleration knocks sensory systems out of whack, leaving pilots temporarily disoriented and more prone to crash. "Public enemy No....
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The electron microscope revolutionized biology in the 1930s by providing magnifications thousands of times higher than that of light microscopes, allowing scientists to discern the inner workings of cells for the first time. But it was not nearly as...
A new novel by Pearl S. Buck will be published in October, more than 40 years after her death. Buck, best known for her novel "The Good Earth," won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1938. "The Eternal Wonder" was discovered in storage and will be...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Some of the biggest names in literature, science and politics will pitch up to a small British town over the next week for a clan gathering of the world's most "promiscuous minds". The 26th Hay Festival of literature, which begins on...
Pop2itNobel Price-winning physicist Heinrich Rohrer has died. He's noted for inventing a microscope that makes seeing individual atoms moving possible....
Elmhurst Historical Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst; 630-833-1457, elmhursthistory.org The regional history museum is located in the Glos Mansion, former home of Elmhurst's first village president, Henry L. Glos, and offers a look at the lifestyle...
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.Former President Clinton visited Colombia last week, meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos while visiting Cartagena, where Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro showed him around the city in an electric taxi. Then Clinton took time out to visit with Nobel...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca is closing in on a site for its new $500 million home in Cambridge, with a biomedical park just south of the English city the most likely site, property industry sources said. Moving research and global headquarters to...
Tags: Cheshire, Medical Research, Science, MedImmune Inc., England
The Fayetteville Observer, N.C.In January 2009, I took the first major road trip with the woman who became my wife -- a drive to Washington, D.C., to watch Barack Hussein Obama take the oath as the 44th American president. We wanted to be part of history. By sheer coincidence,...
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