We need to know if there is life on Mars before we send humans there

When NASA sends its next mission to Mars on May 5, from Vandenberg Air Force Base near Lompoc, Calif., it will be the first ever interplanetary launch from the West Coast. If skies are clear, Californians from San Diego to Bakersfield will be able to watch an Atlas rocket rise vertically from its... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Our food shopping habits have human and environmental costs. ‘The Secret Life of Groceries’ adds them up.

Benjamin Lorr peers at the dark underbelly of the food industry, one that depends on inexhaustible supply. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 05:44:22 UTC ]
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This is how SpaceX plans to send people to Mars

SpaceX plans to send humans to Mars with on a ship called the Interplanetary Transport System, and in a video published today, the company revealed how the ITS will actually perform. The ITS is capable of carrying up to 100 tons of cargo (that's supp... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Life on Mars creator developing TV drama series with a Motown beat

Tony Jordan secures rights to 40 EMI songs for 10-part series Stop! In the Name of Love, partly inspired by 'jukebox musicals'The co-creator of Life on Mars is developing a TV drama series, partly inspired by the success "jukebox musicals" such as Mamma Mia!, featuring famous Motown hits such as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Just when we need it, ‘Humans’ reminds us what it means to be human

“Humans of New York” author Brandon Stanton shares 16 photos from his globe-spanning new book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-10-06 13:53:03 UTC ]
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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Life After Life for Atkinson backlist

Transworld is repackaging Kate Atkinson’s backlist to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as well as the release of her latest novel, A God in Ruins (May, £20). All of Atkinson’s backlist, including the Jackson Brodie series, will be repackaged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corduner to narrate audiobook of human rights lawyer's Parting Words

Sphere has announced that actor Allan Corduner will narrate the audiobook of Parting Words by 100-year-old human rights lawyer Benjamin Ferencz.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 03:14:54 UTC ]
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The Libraries of My Life

My library is a response to the void of my parents’ house: there are traces of all the public libraries I’ve visited since childhood. Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2020-11-25 15:50:04 UTC ]
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Penguin to publish sequel to Peterson's 12 Rules for Life in March

Penguin will publish the sequel to Jordan B Peterson's 12 Rules for Life (Generic, 2018) globally on 2nd March 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-24 01:21:52 UTC ]
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With CRISPR, humans can create their own evolutionary future

Kevin Davies explains the rise and controversies of a powerful gene-editing tool. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Structure and human connection 'critical' for home workers, FutureBook hears

Staffers are falling into “dangerous patterns” as a result of working from home during the pandemic, delegates at The Bookseller's Futurebook conference have heard.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 12:10:11 UTC ]
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How Sigrid Undset Brought a Medieval Norwegian Epic to Life

In 1905, at age twenty-three, Sigrid Undset gathered up the pages of her first completed book, Aage Nielssøn til Ulvholm, a lengthy historical novel set in 13th-century Denmark, and traveled from Oslo to Copenhagen. There she presented her manuscript to Peter Nansen, head of the prestigious... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-12 09:48:20 UTC ]
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'A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky' reveals Octavia E. Butler's early life in Pasadena

Drawing on Octavia E. Butler's journals and notes, "A Handful of Earth, A Handful of Sky" offers a glimpse inside her journey to becoming a science fiction writer. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-11 15:30:06 UTC ]
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Penguin Life bends over backwards for 'innovative' yoga title

Penguin Life has bought a debut non-fiction book by yoga therapist and founder of True Yoga, Colin Dunsmuir, with a foreword by Cara Delevingne. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 18:19:01 UTC ]
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Prince Charles pens foreword for Southgate's life lessons

Century has scored a foreword from HRH The Prince of Wales, president of youth charity The Prince’s Trust, for England football manager Gareth Southgate’s upcoming book Anything Is Possible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-09 14:53:52 UTC ]
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A rock photographer who captured John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Gene Simmons looks back on a charmed life

Bob Gruen’s “Right Place, Right Time” is a low-key chronicle of a man going with the flow. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-04 14:40:16 UTC ]
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Who's afraid of the big (good) Second Life Book Club?

Hi. I’m Bernhard Drax - award-winning media maker and former radio journalist - and I am a bookseller’s dream. On average I devour 120 books per year, mostly literary and genre novels. I have time to do this because I don’t watch TV and my Facebook account has been deactivated years ago.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 19:32:32 UTC ]
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Penguin Life wins three-way auction for Lancaster's Bridge

Penguin Life has won a three-way auction for the debut non-fiction book from coach, therapist and founder of personal development programme The Bridge Retreat, Donna Lancaster.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 06:48:20 UTC ]
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