Monthly Archives: March 2012

Nine Steps in Recognizing a Fake Review Website

How to Spot a Fake Review Website One of the more popular techniques in black-hat internet marketing is creating “fake review sites.” A fake review site superficially looks like a real review site and claims to offer impartial comparison of one … Continue reading

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Letter Announcing the Birth of Henry VIII’s Heir Found

King Henry VIII letter found at Dunham Massey A letter written by King Henry VIII and a document announcing the birth of his only male heir have gone on display in Greater Manchester. The papers, which date back to the … Continue reading

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“Open Mouth and Insert Foot” or Diarrhea of the Mouth

  I admit to being a great fan of Cracked.com, and although I do not agree with all their “survey” posts, I do find most of them sardonic humor. The one below caught my attention after Mitt Romney began his … Continue reading

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Latter-Day Noah to Collect a Copy of Every Book Ever Written

This article from The Daily Mail certainly caught my attention. Is Brewster Kahle crazy or the smartest man in the world? By DAMIEN GAYLE UPDATED: 15:06 EST, 7 March 201 An internet tycoon turned latter-day Noah is trying to collect a physical … Continue reading

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Independent Publisher’s Group Out of Chicago Butts Heads with Amazon

Amazon yanks 5,000 titles from Independent Publishers Group, a Chicago book distributor Chicago publisher, online retailer disagreed about contract, prompting Amazon to remove company’s offerings from Kindle e-bookstore. February 23, 2012|By Corilyn Shropshire, Chicago Tribune reporter For one Chicago book … Continue reading

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Recent Book/Movie Connections – Which ones will you see?

THE IRON LADY (book The Iron Lady: from Grocer’s Daughter to Prime Minister by John Campbell) Starring Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Iain Glen CORIOLANUS (book Coriolanus) Starring Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Vanessa Redgrave A SMILE AS BIG AS THE MOON … Continue reading

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Jonny Lee Miller to Play “Sherlock Holmes” in American TV Series

This is from The Silver Tongue http://thesilvertongueonline.com/2012/02/jonny-lee-miller-to-play-sherlock-holmes-in-new-u-s-show/    Trainspotting and Hackers star Jonny Lee Miller has been cast as Sherlock Holmes in a U.S. version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s canon of the fictional detective, to be called Elementary. Lucy Liu will join Miller … Continue reading

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The Norman Invasion Begins with William I

Vikings settling in northwest France became the “Normans.” In the middle of the 11th Century, the Normans conquered southern Italy and England. William the Conqueror defeated King Harold at the Battle of Hastings and was crowned King on Christmas Day … Continue reading

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Honor and Hope, a Contemporary Romantica based on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

by Regina Jeffers During March, we at AustenAuthors.net will be looking at Jane Austen’s influence on contemporary romance, as well as to look back at those who have written contemporary romances based on Austen’s tales. One of the key issues … Continue reading

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Eagle Cam Brings Us an Up Close Look at Nature at Its Best

I admit it. I’m hooked on the Carolina Raptor Center’s EAGLE CAM. I have watched Savannah and Derek (the “parent” eagles) sit endlessly on their nest to hatch the newest eaglet. Take a look for yourself. by NewsChannel 36 Staff … Continue reading

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