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Historical Fiction: Discover New Truths in the Past

History books are great for sharing a macro-level view of the past, but historical fiction reveals truths about the way people lived in history. The post Historical Fiction: Discover New Truths in the Past by Eliot Pattison appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at 'Writer's Digest'

[ Writer's Digest | 2020-04-04 12:00:35 UTC ]
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This new AR app puts women back in the history books

Up to 89% of history textbook references are devoted to men, so “Lessons in Herstory” aims to restore women’s standing in the American story. Open up most elementary and high school history books and you’ll find stories of corruption, triumph, innovation, conflict, and resolution, that all have... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nine Wins That Could Make History at the Oscars This Sunday

Though it’s certainly unusual for the Academy Awards to have no official host, the ceremony on Sunday won’t quite be a first—that honor belongs to the 1939 Oscars, which were similarly host-less. However, there are quite a few nominees this year who could find themselves in the history books if... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech that died in 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we bid adieu to many products and services in our beloved world of consumer technology. Some were old stalwarts that finally gave way to the passage of time. Others were short-lived trends, or ideas quickly abandoned. Here’s our look at this year’s greats and... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2018-12-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time capsule revealing bits of San Diego history from 1961 is opened

Superior Court Judge Peter Deddeh reached back in time as he pulled bits of San Diego history out of the narrow copper box. Newspapers, coins, stamps, government documents, history books, audio tapes and microfilm were among the contents. The time capsule had been sealed for nearly 56 years,... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Watch a Tesla Model X tow a giant Qantas Airlines Dreamliner for a good cause

Tesla just earned a Guinness World Record. Tesla just entered the Guinness World Record book. The electric automaker teamed up with Qantas for a publicity stunt in which a Tesla Model X P100D pulled a 287,000-pound Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner nearly 1,000 feet down the tarmac at the Melbourne... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Compton's Kendrick Lamar makes history with Pulitzer Prize win

Their names are inked in history books and on the walls of hallowed concert halls as winners of American music’s most esteemed award, the Pulitzer Prize for music: Aaron Copland, George Crumb, John Luther Adams, Ornette Coleman, Caroline Shaw and dozens more. Add to that list the man nicknamed... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uber’s battle to get your car to arrive on time

Maps were essential to the exploration of the world. Most of our history books are filled with people who decided to go out into the abyss with just an inkling of what they would find, usually based on incomplete or even nonexistent charts. Uber and... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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SpaceX successfully relaunched a Falcon 9 rocket

Today's SpaceX launch will be logged in the history books as the first time a flight-proven orbital class rocket has successfully been relaunched and returned to Earth. "We just had an incredible day today," CEO Elon Musk said after the first stage F... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Table for Three: Rachel Maddow and Doris Kearns Goodwin on a Presidential Race for the History Books

Doris Kearns Goodwin, left, and Rachel Maddow talked about presidents past and future over lunch in the Gotham Lounge at the Peninsula Hotel in Manhattan. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2016-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is History Written About Men, by Men?

In recent years, as academic history has taken a turn toward the cultural and social, producing more and more works about women, minorities, and everyday life, the kinds of history books you see on the New Releases table at a Barnes & Noble have begun to feel like throwbacks. A quick survey... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rimowa Reprises An Aviation Classic, The Junkers F13

But it's not airborne—yet.Flying and suitcases go hand in hand, so it makes sense that the German luxury luggage brand Rimowa has added an airplane to its arsenal of goods. But instead of designing a sleek contemporary craft from scratch, the company took a page from the history books and... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer rides his replacement's success to $3 billion windfall

Microsoft's history books will undoubtedly remember 2014 as the year of Satya Nadella. But Steve Ballmer, his predecessor, is the one reaping the majority of the benefits of the new CEO's popularity. Sure, Nadella hit a $90 million jackpot when we took the top job at the world's second most... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Regular Guy From Boston Decides to Map the City’s Entire History

A veteran EMT and ambulance driver in Boston, Ed McCarthy is in a great position to understand his hometown spatially. But he’s also a history geek, and while constantly driving around the city’s neighborhoods, he loves recognizing the streets, buildings and other locales from the history books... Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tracking Amazon: '12 Years a Slave' Has Lock on Entire Category

Thirteen of the top 20 19th century U.S. history books on the site share a title in common. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Today's Anti-Tech Protests Are Nothing New

The uprising against the tech industry has gone global, but just because we're afraid of a fated Terminator-like world doesn't mean we are headed into a catastrophe.From anti-Google bus vandalism to Uber drivers being attacked in Paris, the rise in anti-tech tension is hard to miss. Some suggest... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2014-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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100 tablets to choose from, and you can name just one -- iPad

The year 2011 will go down in the history books as a great year for tablets mostly for Apple?s iPad, however -- not all tablet vendors fared as well as Apple. It'?s not for lack of products that prevented Android tablets from taking any market share away from Apple this year. By our calculation,... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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