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Londonist
AA Milne's LondonAlan Alexander Milne, the Londoner best known as AA Milne, is more often associ
AA Milne's London
Londonist / Posted yesterday
Alan Alexander Milne, the Londoner best known as AA Milne, is more often associated with Hartfield in East Sussex than the big city. Yet, he and his ursine creation Winnie the Pooh have plenty of links to London. 14 October this year is the 90th... Read more
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Londonist
Lions, Leopards And Lemurs: London's Most Unusual PetsLondon landlords can be reluctant to let their tenants keep pets, and looking a
Lions, Leopards And Lemurs: London's Most Unusual Pets
Londonist / Posted yesterday
London landlords can be reluctant to let their tenants keep pets, and looking at this lot we can see why. Exotic animals from all over the world have been pets in London throughout the years. Here are some of the weirdest. Ronald Reagan once phoned... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Vincent helps take a bite out of crimeVERMONT STATE POLICE dog Vincent, a Belgian Malinois, keeps an eye on his partn
Vincent helps take a bite out of crime
The Addison County Independent / Posted 2 days ago
VERMONT STATE POLICE dog Vincent, a Belgian Malinois, keeps an eye on his partner, Cpl. Justin Busby, while hanging out in an interview room in the New Haven barracks Tuesday morning. Independent photo/Trent Campbell NEW HAVEN — Under amicable... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Few heckle, but many just laughHeadliners traditionally thank their openers in front of the audience. On Satur
Few heckle, but many just laugh
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 2 days ago
Headliners traditionally thank their openers in front of the audience. On Saturday, B. J. Novak did not. “Don’t even go there!” one student yelled, as comedian Dan Viola diagnosed mental illnesses among the “Winnie the Pooh” characters. Another... Read more
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Cold Lake Sun
Festival of WordsLake North. The free festivities brought in people of all ages in celebration o
Festival of Words
Cold Lake Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Lake North. The free festivities brought in people of all ages in celebration of Family Literacy Day. This year's theme was "Winnie the Pooh". Activities included crafts, painting, board games, free treats and entertainment provided by local ballet... Read more
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Post Magazine
Academy to present Oscar-week eventsLOS ANGELES – In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion
Academy to present Oscar-week events
Post Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES – In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short... Read more
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Animation World Network
Academy Announces Oscar Week 2016 EventsLOS ANGELES -- In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion
Academy Announces Oscar Week 2016 Events
Animation World Network / Posted 3 days ago
LOS ANGELES -- In the week leading up to the 88th Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present a series of public programs celebrating this year’s nominees in the Animated Feature Film, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Everything you need to know about Shanghai DisneylandDisney stumbled with the launches of the under-budgeted and undersized Californ
Everything you need to know about Shanghai Disneyland
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Disney stumbled with the launches of the under-budgeted and undersized California Adventure in 2001 and Hong Kong Disneyland in 2005. Since ground was broken in 2011, the scope and cost of the Shanghai project has continued to grow as Disney strives... Read more
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Japan Today
5 lies you’re likely to hear in a Japanese hostess bar, and what they really mean ‹ Japan TodayYou might not be as handsome and charming as the hostess would have you believe
5 lies you’re likely to hear in a Japanese hostess bar, and what they really mean ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 days ago
You might not be as handsome and charming as the hostess would have you believe. While being good-looking is a prerequisite to work in a Japanese hostess bar, it takes more than that to successfully keep customers coming back for more. Just as... Read more
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Gulf News
How Dragon Mart explains the worldIt’s the influx of Chinese citizens and businesses that look poised to transfor
How Dragon Mart explains the world
Gulf News / Posted 8 days ago
It’s the influx of Chinese citizens and businesses that look poised to transform the emirate in the years ahead By Afshin Molavi, New York Times News Service Dubai: “No, I do not need a barber pole,” I said.“But it is real, you see,” the young... Read more
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News 8000
56% of Americans think their kids will be worse offOptimism and America generally go together. But lately, pessimism is gripping
56% of Americans think their kids will be worse off
News 8000 / Posted 8 days ago
Optimism and America generally go together. But lately, pessimism is gripping the nation. Fifty-seven percent of Americans say the country is doing poorly right now, according to the latest CNN/ORC poll. That's a two-year high. These days,... Read more
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Daily Press
Notes and notablesOut of bounds Sometimes you can do everything that you're supposed to do — you
Notes and notables
Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
Out of bounds Sometimes you can do everything that you're supposed to do — your due diligence, as they say — and still come out looking bad. When you are a government official in a time and place where you know a bright spotlight is being focused on... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
56% of Americans think their kids will be worse offOptimism and America generally go together. But lately, pessimism is gripping
56% of Americans think their kids will be worse off
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
Optimism and America generally go together. But lately, pessimism is gripping the nation. Fifty-seven percent of Americans say the country is doing poorly right now, according to the latest CNN/ORC poll. That's a two-year high. These days,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Everything you need to know about Shanghai DisneylandThe $5.5-billion Shanghai Disneyland set to open in June will blend a tradition
Everything you need to know about Shanghai Disneyland
Los Angeles Times / Posted 10 days ago
The $5.5-billion Shanghai Disneyland set to open in June will blend a traditional Magic Kingdom-style theme park with attractions based on recent Disney and Pixar films more familiar to the Chinese audience. Lacking familiar staples such as Space... Read more
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Task & Purpose
How To Turn Idea Generation Into A Well-Honed Skill“Think, think, think” is a favorite phrase of A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh. He
How To Turn Idea Generation Into A Well-Honed Skill
Task & Purpose / Posted 11 days ago
“Think, think, think” is a favorite phrase of A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh. He sits, usually on a tree, furrows his brow, and scratches his head. Whether he’s lost in the Scary Forest or throwing a party in the “100 Akre Wood,” he commands himself to... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
No unicorns or rainbows for British Columbia’s resource industriesThe last bricks of coal from the Quinsam mines near Campbell River were hauled
No unicorns or rainbows for British Columbia’s resource industries
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
The last bricks of coal from the Quinsam mines near Campbell River were hauled out of the ground last week. The once-mighty industry, with more than 150 years of history on Vancouver Island, will vanish once the processed ore is shipped out and the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens area events on Saturday, Jan. 23Class: Winter Tree Identification: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., State Botanical Garden of
Athens area events on Saturday, Jan. 23
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Class: Winter Tree Identification: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 S. Milledge Ave. Learn the basics of identifying trees in the winter by learning about twigs, bark, leaf scars, fruits and tree form. Students will learn to... Read more
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express
Ten things you didn't know about steel STEEL has been very much in the news this week with the announcement by Tata
Ten things you didn't know about steel
express / Posted 15 days ago
STEEL has been very much in the news this week with the announcement by Tata Steel of the loss of more than 1,000 jobs in Britain. Ten facts you didn't know about steel Here are some steely facts. 1. Steel... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mom says goodbye to breast-feedingI stopped breast-feeding my 15-month-old daughter recently. It has been a slow
Mom says goodbye to breast-feeding
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 16 days ago
I stopped breast-feeding my 15-month-old daughter recently. It has been a slow process. I exclusively breast-fed for a year. The last 3 months I've been slowly dropping feedings. We were down to nursing only before I put her down at night. Baby... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
ASDA: Bargain buggies, cheap nappies and 8 more deals you don't want to missIf you're looking to grab some bargains after an expensive Christmas and New Ye
ASDA: Bargain buggies, cheap nappies and 8 more deals you don't want to miss
Liverpool Echo / Posted 17 days ago
If you're looking to grab some bargains after an expensive Christmas and New Year, look no further than Britax B-Smart 3 Neon Black was £200 now £140 The B-Smart is a versatile pushchair with a removable seat unit that can be used rearward or... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Around the world in a wheelchairGallery: Worldwide by WheelchairLafayette, Ga., native doesn't let muscular dys
Around the world in a wheelchair
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
Gallery: Worldwide by WheelchairLafayette, Ga., native doesn't let muscular dystrophy stop him from traveling around the world. Cory Lee Woodard's muscular dystrophy put him in a wheelchair at age 4, but it hasn't kept him from swimming in Iceland's... Read more
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express
Ten things your didn't know about blue Today is “Blue Monday”, the third Monday in January which is supposedly the m
Ten things your didn't know about blue
express / Posted 18 days ago
Today is “Blue Monday”, the third Monday in January which is supposedly the most depressing day of the year. Ten things you didn't know about the colour blue 1. Ancient languages did not have a word for the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Poohsticks contest organisers celebrate author's birthdayPOOH fever is at maximum today as the organisers of Oxfordshire’s World Poohsti
Poohsticks contest organisers celebrate author's birthday
Oxford Mail / Posted 19 days ago
POOH fever is at maximum today as the organisers of Oxfordshire’s World Poohsticks Championships celebrate AA Milne’s birthday. Oxford Spires Rotary Club, which organised the championships in 2009, is especially excited after making Winnie the Pooh... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Poohsticks contest organisers celebrate author's birthdayPOOH fever is at maximum today as the organisers of Oxfordshire’s World Poohsti
Poohsticks contest organisers celebrate author's birthday
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 19 days ago
POOH fever is at maximum today as the organisers of Oxfordshire’s World Poohsticks Championships celebrate AA Milne’s birthday. Oxford Spires Rotary Club, which organised the championships in 2009, is especially excited after making Winnie the Pooh... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Live: Wirral Line disruption latest, breaking news from Liverpool - Liverpool Echo Live: Wirral Line disruption latest, breaking news from Liver
Live: Wirral Line disruption latest, breaking news from Liverpool
Liverpool Echo / Posted 19 days ago
- Liverpool Echo Live: Wirral Line disruption latest, breaking news from Liverpool Join Breaking News Editor Ben Turner and the team for the latest news, traffic and travel and sport... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Former PA first lady Mary L. Scranton remembered at serviceMary L. Scranton entertained presidents and diplomats as the wife of the late W
Former PA first lady Mary L. Scranton remembered at service
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 19 days ago
Mary L. Scranton entertained presidents and diplomats as the wife of the late William W. Scranton, former Pennsylvania governor and later a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. As a mother and grandmother, she could mend a sock and do an... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Children’s books on class and Winnie the Pooh win prizesThe recently illustrated exploration of race and class through the eyes of a bo
Children’s books on class and Winnie the Pooh win prizes
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
The recently illustrated exploration of race and class through the eyes of a boy and his grandmother won the Newbery Medal for the best children's book of 2015, making de la Pena the first Hispanic writer to receive the 94-year-old prize, one of the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ Notebook for Jan. 18OLAF FUB SEZ: A sudden realization from “Winnie the Pooh” author A. A. Milne, b
Reporters’ Notebook for Jan. 18
The Buffalo News / Posted 19 days ago
OLAF FUB SEZ: A sudden realization from “Winnie the Pooh” author A. A. Milne, born on this date in 1882, “Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?” A good pot of broth simmers low on the stove Time to crochet another pair of wool... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Weekly calendar of events around AthensAlcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for location. (706)
Weekly calendar of events around Athens
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Alcoholics Anonymous: 5:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for location. (706) 389-4164 or www.athensaa.org. Al-Anon 12 step recovery meeting: Held daily in the Athens area for friends and families of people with addictions to drugs, alcohol and... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Phil Bowhay: Death and DyingFlashing back now, to the good old days … people died at the same rate as today
Phil Bowhay: Death and Dying
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Flashing back now, to the good old days … people died at the same rate as today … one per person. I guess the difference is that it takes a little longer to check out now than then, good medicine, better habits and all that. It did seem to me then,... Read more
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express
Ten things you didn't know about Winnie-The-Pooh AA Milne, creator of Winnie-The-Pooh, Tigger and all their friends, was born
Ten things you didn't know about Winnie-The-Pooh
express / Posted 19 days ago
AA Milne, creator of Winnie-The-Pooh, Tigger and all their friends, was born on January 18, 1882. Winnie-The-Pooh was inspired by a black bear at London Zoo named Winnipeg 1. Today is also the 81st... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Your Town, Jan. 17, 2016I have to admit, it hasn’t been the greatest start to the new year. I learned
Your Town, Jan. 17, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 days ago
I have to admit, it hasn’t been the greatest start to the new year. I learned last week that my best friend from elementary school had passed away in December, after a long battle with cancer and one of my favorite “Your Town” readers, a dear sweet... Read more
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TribLIVE
Silly old bear: Winnie-the-Pooh’s legacy endures at 90Winnie-the-Pooh was based on a real bear — well, a stuffed bear — and Christoph
Silly old bear: Winnie-the-Pooh’s legacy endures at 90
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
Winnie-the-Pooh was based on a real bear — well, a stuffed bear — and Christopher Robin was a real boy, the son of acclaimed English author A.A. Milne. Pooh and the rest of the Hundred Acre Wood gang, who first appeared as characters in 1926, were... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Former PA first lady Mary L. Scranton remembered at serviceMary L. Scranton entertained presidents and diplomats as the wife of the late W
Former PA first lady Mary L. Scranton remembered at service
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Mary L. Scranton entertained presidents and diplomats as the wife of the late William W. Scranton, former Pennsylvania governor and later a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. As a mother and grandmother, she could mend a sock and do an... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Leah McLaren: A lament for the loss of bad, melancholic kids’ lit charactersIf only children were as omnivorous in their literary consumption as they are v
Leah McLaren: A lament for the loss of bad, melancholic kids’ lit characters
The Globe and Mail / Posted 22 days ago
If only children were as omnivorous in their literary consumption as they are voracious. At any given time, my son James only seems to want two or three books in rotation, ad nauseam, until we are both so sick of them mummy needs to bring her wine... Read more
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Gazette News
Sadie Hasler: Isn’t it strange how we teach our kids to love animals – and then to kill them?ONE of the wonderful things about working part-time in a bookshop is that it pr
Sadie Hasler: Isn’t it strange how we teach our kids to love animals – and then to kill them?
Gazette News / Posted 25 days ago
ONE of the wonderful things about working part-time in a bookshop is that it provides a lustrous wallpaper to your day’s thoughts. You cannot move about without having lots of lovely stimulus for your brain and soul. Facts, questions and... Read more
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News 8000
2016 Newbery, Caldecott winners announcedThe winners of the 2016 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Coretta Scott King and othe
2016 Newbery, Caldecott winners announced
News 8000 / Posted 25 days ago
The winners of the 2016 Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, Coretta Scott King and other prestigious youth media awards were announced Monday morning by the American Library Association. Matt de la Peña is the first Latino author to win the Newbery Medal... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Last Stop On Market Street' Wins Newbery Medal, 'Finding Winnie' Takes CaldecottThe most prestigious prizes in American children's books were given out this mo
'Last Stop On Market Street' Wins Newbery Medal, 'Finding Winnie' Takes Caldecott
KPBS San Diego / Posted 25 days ago
The most prestigious prizes in American children's books were given out this morning: the John Newbery Medal for literature and the Randolph Caldecott Medal for illustration. Matt de la Peña becomes the first Hispanic author to win the Newbery, for... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Children's books on class and Winnie the Pooh win prizes AP News | 01/11/16 07:21 am NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt de la Pena's "Last Stop on
Children's books on class and Winnie the Pooh win prizes
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 25 days ago
AP News | 01/11/16 07:21 am NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt de la Pena's "Last Stop on Market Street" has won the Newbery Medal for the best children's book of 2015. "Finding Winnie," the story behind... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
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The New Zealand Herald
NZ's first female mastermind Ida Gaskin rememberedThe University of Waikato is flying its flag at half-mast today to mark the dea
NZ's first female mastermind Ida Gaskin remembered
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 26 days ago
The University of Waikato is flying its flag at half-mast today to mark the death of honorary doctorate recipient and New Zealand's first female mastermind, Ida Gaskin, aged 96. Dr Gaskin, a former New Plymouth Girls' High School English teacher... Read more
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Horse and Hound
'Winnie The Pooh' dies despite rescuers best efforts to save himA pony found dumped in a field in Nottinghamshire last month has died. The ske
'Winnie The Pooh' dies despite rescuers best efforts to save him
Horse and Hound / Posted 28 days ago
A pony found dumped in a field in Nottinghamshire last month has died. The skewbald colt, named Winnie The Pooh by his rescuers, was found abandoned in a private paddock on 10 December. The chain and padlock had been cut off the field gate to... Read more
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Yahoo News
23 Restaurant Foods With Crazy-High Amounts of Sugar By Stephen Perrine The U.S. government thinks you’re sweet enough. In fact,
23 Restaurant Foods With Crazy-High Amounts of Sugar
Yahoo News / Posted 28 days ago
By Stephen Perrine The U.S. government thinks you’re sweet enough. In fact, for the first time ever, the USDA has issued guidelines recommending that Americans keep their consumption of added... Read more
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Freeman journal
Winnie the Pooh was rightGod bless cruise control. I was so excited and ready to head home for a full we
Winnie the Pooh was right
Freeman journal / Posted 28 days ago
God bless cruise control. I was so excited and ready to head home for a full week that I knew I would have to use the driving assistance, otherwise I would end up with a ticket, no doubt about it. When I finally got home I got to see my dad at work.... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Star Wars Is Boosting the Economy of a Tiny Irish Fishing VillageIf Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus Amer
How Star Wars Is Boosting the Economy of a Tiny Irish Fishing Village
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
If Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus American children’s literature, a curious dynamic would emerge: In a literary duel for the hearts and minds of children, one is a wizard-in-training at a boarding school in... Read more
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The Atlantic
For Fashion Houses, Progress Is Right on TrendIf Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus Amer
For Fashion Houses, Progress Is Right on Trend
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
If Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus American children’s literature, a curious dynamic would emerge: In a literary duel for the hearts and minds of children, one is a wizard-in-training at a boarding school in... Read more
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The Atlantic
The December Jobs Report Caps a Year of Steady GrowthIf Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus Amer
The December Jobs Report Caps a Year of Steady Growth
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
If Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus American children’s literature, a curious dynamic would emerge: In a literary duel for the hearts and minds of children, one is a wizard-in-training at a boarding school in... Read more
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Freeman journal
Winne the Pooh was rightGod bless cruise control. I was so excited and ready to head home for a full we
Winne the Pooh was right
Freeman journal / Posted 29 days ago
God bless cruise control. I was so excited and ready to head home for a full week that I knew I would have to use the driving assistance, otherwise I would end up with a ticket, no doubt about it. When I finally got home I got to see my dad at work.... Read more
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The Atlantic
A List of Things Not to Do When Global Markets DipIf Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus Amer
A List of Things Not to Do When Global Markets Dip
The Atlantic / Posted 29 days ago
If Harry Potter and Huckleberry Finn were each to represent British versus American children’s literature, a curious dynamic would emerge: One defeats evil with a wand, the other takes to a raft to right a social wrong. In a literary duel for the... Read more
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