Twain

Latest stories

4h
Tucson Weekly
Ducey: "I Choose the School Funding Plan Behind Door Number Two!"Mark Twain once said — or almost said — "Everybody talks about Arizona school f
Ducey: "I Choose the School Funding Plan Behind Door Number Two!"
Tucson Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
Mark Twain once said — or almost said — "Everybody talks about Arizona school funding but nobody does anything about it." Actually, Twain was talking about the weather, and even more actually, he may have said those words during one of his lectures,... Read more
4 related stories
6h
Lifehacker Australia
Ten Popular Grammar Myths Debunked By A Harvard LinguistPrimary school students learning how to write simultaneously learn the rules of
Ten Popular Grammar Myths Debunked By A Harvard Linguist
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 6 hours ago
Primary school students learning how to write simultaneously learn the rules of grammar, and the two approaches can be difficult to balance. It’s why many teachers ingrain in their students a combination of white lies and formal habits that are... Read more
9h
Orlando Sentinel
Lucy Iris to start weekly shows at Liam Fitzpatrick's RestaurantCentral Florida singer Lucy Iris will join the weekly entertainment lineup at L
Lucy Iris to start weekly shows at Liam Fitzpatrick's Restaurant
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 hours ago
Central Florida singer Lucy Iris will join the weekly entertainment lineup at Liam Fitzpatrick's Restaurant in Lake Mary. According to her Facebook bio, Iris has performed with country stars Shania Twain, Martina McBride, Vince Gill and Jessica... Read more
10h
Woodstock Sentinel-Review
‘Night of Heroes’It’s not something he has ever tried before. But on Thursday, Sept. 24, Trevor
‘Night of Heroes’
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 10 hours ago
It’s not something he has ever tried before. But on Thursday, Sept. 24, Trevor Gillespie will boogie down a runway — with registered nurse Carrie Vanschaik — to Party for Two by Shania Twain and Happy by Pharrell Williams. Gillespie, who is... Read more
11h
TechCrunch
Local Services Marketplace Thumbtack Acqui-Hires HeartThis In Its First M&A MoveA year after Thumbtack raised $100 million to expand its marketplace for home s
Local Services Marketplace Thumbtack Acqui-Hires HeartThis In Its First M&A Move
TechCrunch / Posted 11 hours ago
A year after Thumbtack raised $100 million to expand its marketplace for home services and other professional freelance jobs, the startup is making its first acquisition to beef up its engineering and product teams. It has acqui-hired talent from... Read more
12h
Entrpreneur
5 Books Your Customer-Support Team Should Be Reading Right NowIf email support is your core responsibility, then writing to communicate well
5 Books Your Customer-Support Team Should Be Reading Right Now
Entrpreneur / Posted 12 hours ago
If email support is your core responsibility, then writing to communicate well is your art, and a professional must take his or her art seriously. In the same way an architect must be adept with his hands and have a love for mathematics, those who... Read more
12h
The Florida Times-Union
Concert venue: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial ArenaThe city’s largest indoor concert venue. 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. (904) 6
Concert venue: Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 12 hours ago
The city’s largest indoor concert venue. 300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. (904) 630-3900 Who’s played there? Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Buffett, Prince, Billy Joel, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Garth Brooks, Shania Twain, AC/DC. “American... Read more
14h
The Irish Times
Treasured Island: A book lover’s tour of Britain Britain is celebrated in literature, from Dickens’ Kent marshes to the Brontës
Treasured Island: A book lover’s tour of Britain
The Irish Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Britain is celebrated in literature, from Dickens’ Kent marshes to the Brontës’ Yorkshire Moors, from Jane Austen’s Bathto Dracula’s Whitby, all explored in Frank Barrett’s literary odyssey President... Read more
15h
Hartford Courant
Connecticut Authors Trail Ends Season With Talk By Culinary Arts Expert Robert LandolphiWe've come to the end of the trail — the 2015 Connecticut Authors Trail, that i
Connecticut Authors Trail Ends Season With Talk By Culinary Arts Expert Robert Landolphi
Hartford Courant / Posted 15 hours ago
We've come to the end of the trail — the 2015 Connecticut Authors Trail, that is. The annual series at libraries in eastern Connecticut presented free talks by authors who live in the state or write about it. The trail will end on a sweet note on... Read more
16h
The Atlantic
We Are All First RespondersIf you’ve never heard of Craig Fugate, that’s probably best for all involved. M
We Are All First Responders
The Atlantic / Posted 16 hours ago
If you’ve never heard of Craig Fugate, that’s probably best for all involved. Most people only know the names of directors of the Federal Emergency Management Agency when something goes badly wrong—just ask Michael “Heck of a Job” Brown, who led the... Read more
20h
The Daily Voice - Stamford
Whitey Bulger Author Speaks At Ferguson Library In StamfordSTAMFORD, Conn. – The Friends of the Ferguson Library will host best-selling au
Whitey Bulger Author Speaks At Ferguson Library In Stamford
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 20 hours ago
STAMFORD, Conn. – The Friends of the Ferguson Library will host best-selling author T.J. English, who will talk about his new book, "Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him," on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the... Read more
1d
The Hamilton Journal News
Concert announcements: Artists coming to the areaTickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, exce
Concert announcements: Artists coming to the area
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
Tickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, except where noted. Banker’s Life Fieldhouse 125 Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com, 317-917-2727 Upcoming: Taylor Swift, Sept. 16 2621 Vine... Read more
1d
MyMotherLode.com
Playtime Is New And Improved In Twain HarteTwain Harte, CA — The recently completed play structure at Twain Harte’s Eproso
Playtime Is New And Improved In Twain Harte
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Twain Harte, CA — The recently completed play structure at Twain Harte’s Eproson Park is already ringing the bell at the top of the fun factor scale. Completed last month, the new addition, officially dedicated yesterday afternoon, replaces the old... Read more
2 related stories
1d
MyMotherLode.com
Drought-Dead And Dying Trees: What To Do?Sonora, CA — Alarmingly apparent issues now on the rise due to drought-inflicte
Drought-Dead And Dying Trees: What To Do?
MyMotherLode.com / Posted yesterday
Sonora, CA — Alarmingly apparent issues now on the rise due to drought-inflicted trees were the topic of much discussion and public comment. Helping to frame for the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors at its Tuesday meeting, how hard-hitting... Read more
1d
Springfield News-Sun
Concert announcements: Artists coming to the areaTickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, exce
Concert announcements: Artists coming to the area
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
Tickets are on sale at the individual venues and all Ticketmaster outlets, except where noted. Banker’s Life Fieldhouse 125 Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis www.bankerslifefieldhouse.com, 317-917-2727 Upcoming: Taylor Swift, Sept. 16 2621 Vine... Read more
1d
Bay Area Reporter
UnderscoreIf you never see art you haven't enjoyed before, how do you know if you like it
Underscore
Bay Area Reporter / Posted yesterday
If you never see art you haven't enjoyed before, how do you know if you like it? If a great event slipped under your radar last time, but was a few miles away, would you give it a second chance? Classic musicals are being restaged, from amateur to... Read more
1d
The Current
UMSL Shuttle System Implements ChangesLeft: Shuttle Stop outside Marillac Hall on UMSL South Campus (Courtesy of Eric
UMSL Shuttle System Implements Changes
The Current / Posted yesterday
Left: Shuttle Stop outside Marillac Hall on UMSL South Campus (Courtesy of Eric Wynen/The Current) By Lori Dresner, News Editor This semester students who navigate campus via the shuttles should be aware of some major changes to the shuttle system... Read more
1d
The Florida Times-Union
Terry Dickson: An unspoiled walk comes to an endBRUNSWICK | With cotton-white clouds ambling across a deep blue sky, Monday was
Terry Dickson: An unspoiled walk comes to an end
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
BRUNSWICK | With cotton-white clouds ambling across a deep blue sky, Monday was a perfect day for golf. Except for the long, dark shadow. I parked at Coastal Pines Golf Course and saw owner Wade Carruth walking to his truck with a briefcase. After... Read more
1d
The Topeka Capital-Journal
Bulldawg unleashed: Small in stature, Rossville's Tucker Horak looms large on field“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the d
Bulldawg unleashed: Small in stature, Rossville's Tucker Horak looms large on field
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” -MARK TWAIN As clichés go, Twain’s quote has long been the mantra for the underdog. The little guy trying to prove he’s more than meets the eye. At 5-foot-10, 180... Read more
1d
The Florida Times-Union
Rooney Bin: Social season heats up after Labor Day breakMonday is Labor Day, and folks are trying to get in one last three-day weekend
Rooney Bin: Social season heats up after Labor Day break
The Florida Times-Union / Posted yesterday
Monday is Labor Day, and folks are trying to get in one last three-day weekend of recreation before summer’s end. As columnist Doug Larson said, “If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend” —... Read more
1d
Otago Daily Times
Soho skiing gains in popularityThe new Soho Basin ski area near Cardrona is ''gaining in popularity,'' spokesm
Soho skiing gains in popularity
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The new Soho Basin ski area near Cardrona is ''gaining in popularity,'' spokesman Hamish McCrostie says. The ski area, at the head of Soho Creek in the mountains between Cardrona and Arrowtown, opened to paying clients six weeks ago. It is on... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Quincy Herald-Whig
THOMPSON: Police captain says he was Hannibal artist in past lifeOn the surface, Robert L. Snow and James Carroll Beckwith don't seem to have mu
THOMPSON: Police captain says he was Hannibal artist in past life
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted yesterday
On the surface, Robert L. Snow and James Carroll Beckwith don't seem to have much in common. Snow, a retired police captain, served more than 30 years with the Indianapolis Police Department. Beckwith, born in Hannibal in 1852, was an impressionist... Read more
1d
The Hindu
The Sheena Bora case: Small-town girl, Doon school boyIndividuals, not entire classes, commit acts of crime. The media’s eagerness to
The Sheena Bora case: Small-town girl, Doon school boy
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Individuals, not entire classes, commit acts of crime. The media’s eagerness to view the Sheena Bora murder case through the prism of class smacks of cultural racism There are facts; and then there are urban myths some of which through sheer... Read more
1d
techcentral.ie
PaperScan Free 3.0.9PaperScan Free Edition is a scanning application that provides plenty of tools
PaperScan Free 3.0.9
techcentral.ie / Posted yesterday
PaperScan Free Edition is a scanning application that provides plenty of tools to clean up your scans or existing scanned images and can then save the results as images or PDFs. The program supports both TWAIN and WIA devices, so should work with... Read more
2d
Crikey
Crikey, your skirt is showing –Border Farce straight from Starship Troopers James Burke writes: Re. “Anatomy
Crikey, your skirt is showing –
Crikey / Posted 2 days ago
Border Farce straight from Starship Troopers James Burke writes: Re. “Anatomy of a clusterfuck: how Operation Fortitude went down” (Monday). What really rankles about “Border Force” is the plagiarism. The fascistic uniforms, the corporate drivel,... Read more
2d
News.com.au
Celebrities’ real names revealedTHE NAMES on stars’ birth certificates are often different to what they’re know
Celebrities’ real names revealed
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
THE NAMES on stars’ birth certificates are often different to what they’re known as around the world. Celebrities change their names for a number of reasons. Sometimes it’s because their real name is too long whereas others are forced to change... Read more
2d
The Huffington Post
33 Can't-Miss New Books You'll Want To Curl Up With This FallSetting aside Jonathan Franzen's ubiquitously discussed new novel Purity, fall
33 Can't-Miss New Books You'll Want To Curl Up With This Fall
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Setting aside Jonathan Franzen's ubiquitously discussed new novel Purity, fall 2015 is an embarrassment of literary riches. Intriguing fiction debuts, humorous essays from masters of the form and new offerings from some of the greatest novelists of... Read more
2d
Beaumont Enterprise
Shania Twain turns 50: Then and nowGary Friedman/LA Times via Getty Images Born Aug. 28, 1965 in Canada, Shania T
Shania Twain turns 50: Then and now
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 2 days ago
Gary Friedman/LA Times via Getty Images Born Aug. 28, 1965 in Canada, Shania Twain was one of the world's most popular country and pop musicians in the 1990s and 2000s. Despite two lengthy hiatuses from her career, Twain triumphantly returned to the... Read more
2d
Maneater
International scholars take a seat in the Bike Share ProgramA week after the three-year anniversary of the Bike Share Program, the organiza
International scholars take a seat in the Bike Share Program
Maneater / Posted 2 days ago
A week after the three-year anniversary of the Bike Share Program, the organization celebrates another milestone: international scholars can now check out bikes through the Asian Affairs Center. Those individuals were previously unable to check out... Read more
2d
Daily News
ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREATS ONE-HIT WONDER NOVELSWhen Farrar, Straus and Giroux first published Leonard Gardner's Fat City in 19
ONE OF THE ALL-TIME GREATS ONE-HIT WONDER NOVELS
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
When Farrar, Straus and Giroux first published Leonard Gardner's Fat City in 1969, the novel created a bit of a stir. A reviewer for the Atlanta Journal said the book was "destined to become a classic," calling it "a novel more moving than any I can... Read more
2d
Craig Daily Press
Lance Scranton: Nobody really knowsNumbers can be collected on just about anything — and these days — everything.
Lance Scranton: Nobody really knows
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
Numbers can be collected on just about anything — and these days — everything. Not only are numbers and data available to study enough to earn a PhD, but most of the numbers are in real-time! I hear numbers thrown around all the time in education,... Read more
2d
The Hindu
The Sheera Bora case: Small-town girl, Doon school boyIndividuals, not entire classes, commit acts of crime. The media’s eagerness to
The Sheera Bora case: Small-town girl, Doon school boy
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Individuals, not entire classes, commit acts of crime. The media’s eagerness to view the Sheena Bora murder case through the prism of class smacks of cultural racism There are facts; and then there are urban myths some of which through sheer... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Five Habits That Make Us Fat"The only two certainties in life are death and taxes," observed Mark Twain, th
Five Habits That Make Us Fat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
"The only two certainties in life are death and taxes," observed Mark Twain, the American writer who brought to life Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn. In reality taxes may be evaded with varying degrees of success and only death comes to all as the... Read more
2d
The Daily Californian
Places for new students on campus to take their first profile pictureCollege is the start of a whole new you. It’s a different world to explore at t
Places for new students on campus to take their first profile picture
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
College is the start of a whole new you. It’s a different world to explore at the palm of your hand. It’s an exciting time to share with family and friends and because a picture is worth a 1000 words, why not illustrate the beginning of your college... Read more
2d
ESPN
Brandon Harris of LSU named starting quarterback over Anthony Jennings for opener against McNeese StateBATON ROUGE, La. -- After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Mil
Brandon Harris of LSU named starting quarterback over Anthony Jennings for opener against McNeese State
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. -- After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State. "Absolutely, you betcha," Miles said when asked if Harris... Read more
12 related stories
2d
PC Magazine
Kodak i2420 ScannerThe ($845) is obviously intended for a workgroup or small office, with its 75-
Kodak i2420 Scanner
PC Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
The ($845) is obviously intended for a workgroup or small office, with its 75-page automatic document feeder (ADF), its 40-page-per-minute (ppm) and 80-image-per-minute (ipm) speed ratings, and its recommended daily volume of up... Read more
2d
Quincy Herald-Whig
Bus driver cited in Hancock County crash that injured oneKlein recognized during local celebration of Women's Equality DayKlein recogniz
Bus driver cited in Hancock County crash that injured one
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 2 days ago
Klein recognized during local celebration of Women's Equality DayKlein recognized during local celebration of Women's Equality Day Mary Ann Klein knows that civic participation moves communities forward. Klein, president of the League of Women... Read more
7 related stories
2d
Eye Witness News
The question of transformationOPINION: racism,sexism,social transformation,intolerance Danielle Bowler say
The question of transformation
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
OPINION: racism,sexism,social transformation,intolerance Danielle Bowler says the transformation we seek will not be easy, because we will have to undo many things. I worry about my nephew. A wide-eyed seven-year-old... Read more
3d
Daily Mail
See these iconic black and white images were transformed into colorFrom the famous 1945 Times Square sailor kiss to the U.S. Marines raising the A
See these iconic black and white images were transformed into color
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
From the famous 1945 Times Square sailor kiss to the U.S. Marines raising the American flag on Iwo Jima: See these iconic and historic black and white images transformed into color A number of the most legendary photos taken in history are not in... Read more
3d
The Advocate
Les Miles’ health gives Tigers a scareLes Miles finally confirmed to the world who his starting quarterback will be S
Les Miles’ health gives Tigers a scare
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
Les Miles finally confirmed to the world who his starting quarterback will be Saturday against McNeese State, but he wouldn’t confirm whether he drove himself to the hospital Monday to get checked out after what reportedly was a migraine episode. Or... Read more
3d
WGEM Quincy
Eastbound lanes on Mark Twain Memorial Bridge closed due to fireThe eastbound lanes on Mark Twain Memorial Bridge at Hannibal was closed Monday
Eastbound lanes on Mark Twain Memorial Bridge closed due to fire
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
The eastbound lanes on Mark Twain Memorial Bridge at Hannibal was closed Monday afternoon due to a fire, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The bridge lanes were closed around 4:15 pm. MoDOT said there was a tanker truck on... Read more
3d
NBC San Diego
Good Bye Chargers, Hello Jaguars?“Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship G
Good Bye Chargers, Hello Jaguars?
NBC San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
“Some men worship rank, some worship heroes, some worship power, some worship God, and over these ideals they dispute – but they all worship money.” (Mark Twain) One of the truly great American writers perfectly summed up the National Football... Read more
3d
Houston Chronicle
Shania Twain turns 50: Then and nowGary Friedman/LA Times via Getty Images Born Aug. 28, 1965 in Canada, Shania T
Shania Twain turns 50: Then and now
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Gary Friedman/LA Times via Getty Images Born Aug. 28, 1965 in Canada, Shania Twain was one of the world's most popular country and pop musicians in the 1990s and 2000s. Despite two lengthy hiatuses from her career, Twain triumphantly returned to the... Read more
3d
ECMConnection
Next Generation Xerox DocuMate 152i Scans 40 Percent FasterAward-winning document scanner upgraded to help workers organize documents, ret
Next Generation Xerox DocuMate 152i Scans 40 Percent Faster
ECMConnection / Posted 3 days ago
Award-winning document scanner upgraded to help workers organize documents, retrieve information quickly One of Xerox’s bestselling office document scanners, the Xerox DocuMate 152i, elevates the unmatched performance of its predecessor by... Read more
3d
ECMConnection
High Speed Workgroup Scanner Compatible With Document Management SystemDocuWare Certifies Panasonic KV-S1057C DocuWare, a leader in the ECM industry,
High Speed Workgroup Scanner Compatible With Document Management System
ECMConnection / Posted 3 days ago
DocuWare Certifies Panasonic KV-S1057C DocuWare, a leader in the ECM industry, has tested and certified the Panasonic KV-S1057C scanner with their latest version, DocuWare 6.7. This Panasonic high speed workgroup scanner quickly and easily... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Recovered in Nick of TimeHave you ever lost and recovered a valuable item the same day? TIMOTHY KAMBILIM
Recovered in Nick of Time
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Have you ever lost and recovered a valuable item the same day? TIMOTHY KAMBILIMA did and now recounts his unbelievable stroke of luck on a day he was taking an important examination. Read on... ON Wednesday, May 27, 2015, I left Luanshya for Kitwe... Read more
3d
The Hindu
Santhara in the eyes of the lawUnlike a Christian believer who looks upon the human body as a God-given ‘templ
Santhara in the eyes of the law
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
Unlike a Christian believer who looks upon the human body as a God-given ‘temple of the human soul’, a devout Jain views that same body as a ‘prison of the human soul’ That conflicting religious philosophies often propel nations into war has long... Read more
4d
Daily Examiner
Brother ups the ante with new scannersBROTHER Australia's more than a little happy to be releasing its two new deskto
Brother ups the ante with new scanners
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
BROTHER Australia's more than a little happy to be releasing its two new desktop scanners. The PDS-5000 and PDS-6000 are SME-grade scanners happily bashing away at the notion that scanners are slow. The scanners can suck up 60 and 80 pages... Read more
5 related stories
4d
Northern Star
Brother ups the ante with new scannersBROTHER Australia's more than a little happy to be releasing its two new deskto
Brother ups the ante with new scanners
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
BROTHER Australia's more than a little happy to be releasing its two new desktop scanners. The PDS-5000 and PDS-6000 are SME-grade scanners happily bashing away at the notion that scanners are slow. The scanners can suck up 60 and 80 pages... Read more
5 related stories
4d
The Daily Mercury
Brother ups the ante with new scannersBROTHER Australia's more than a little happy to be releasing its two new deskto
Brother ups the ante with new scanners
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
BROTHER Australia's more than a little happy to be releasing its two new desktop scanners. The PDS-5000 and PDS-6000 are SME-grade scanners happily bashing away at the notion that scanners are slow. The scanners can suck up 60 and 80 pages... Read more
5 related stories
More

People in this news