Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Bulldozers Battle Over Construction Contracts

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Unusual News... Bulldozers Battle Over Construction Contracts: Several bulldozers are seen ramming each other,...”
news.sky.com — Several bulldozers are seen ramming each other, toppling over and creating clouds of dust as they fight over new business.

12 Reasons Why The Batman TV Show Is Still Fun

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “12 Reasons Why The Batman TV Show Is Still Fun: The success of Deadpool proves there's a market for superhero ...”
screenrant.com — The success of Deadpool proves there's a market for superhero spoofs. We take a look at the oldest one of them all - the 1966 Batman TV show.

Industry Sales Rose 4.9% in 2014

Eric Hobbs
Eric Hobbs says “Sales were up on kids' books more than 20% in '14! Pretty awesome since we're competing with every app in existence.”
publishersweekly.com — Total revenue for the 1,209 publishers who submit figures to the AAP’s StatShot program rose 4.9% in 2014. The increase was led by the children’s/young adult segment, while sales of adult books fell.

Russian jet threatens U.S. reconnaissance aircraft | Fox News

Ryan Hamner
Ryan Hamner says “Admin weakens military & Obama is weakest pres ever... Russian jet threatens U.S. reconnaissance aircraft | Fox News”
www.foxnews.com — A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to a U.S. RC-135 reconnaissance aircraft on Thursday in the latest military provocation by Moscow over the Baltic Sea, the U.S. European Command said Saturday.

'No Armed Robbery': Thief Loses Arm Over Nike Air Jordan's -

Ryan Hamner
Ryan Hamner says “Keep your arms. Don't try to steal shoes.”
www.ryanhamnermusic.com — Once upon a time there was this kid, and that kid wanted some Nike Air Jordan’s. So he thought he could rob a man at gun point and take all of his stuff—But then, as things go sometimes, the thief was introduced to the victim’s car. This led to his arm being severed.—All over some Nike Air Jordan’s. Sad. Pathetic.

Cylons And Warp-Horrors: Stellaris’ Late Game Crises

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Gaming News > Cylons And Warp-Horrors: Stellaris’ Late Game Crises: Stellaris [official site] is so close tha...”
www.rockpapershotgun.com — Stellaris is so close that I'm constantly furious that I'm not actually playing it right now. Stephen Hawking appeared on my telly a few days ago talking about

Go After It

S. G. BASU
S. G. BASU says “Go After It”
sgbasu.com — “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.” ~Jack London

New Windflower Book Coming But………………..

Mike Martin
Mike Martin says “New Windflower Book Coming But………………..”
sgtwindflowermysteries.com — Dear Friends The good news is that I am putting the finishing touches on the latest book in the Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series. I’m just working with my fab beta readers to do a final touch up. And…

Baked Veggie Pasta!

Aditi Chopra
Aditi Chopra says “Baked Veggie Pasta! ”
aditichopra1.wordpress.com — Continuing with my search for new vegetarian pasta recipes, I found another one today that I tried. It turned out super delicious! The only change I made to the recipe was replace fontina cheese wi…

Klingons, Romulans, UFP at Heart of Ascendancy

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Klingons, Romulans, UFP at Heart of Ascendancy: Star Trek: Ascendancy, the new hobby board game from Gale Forc...”
www.startrek.com — News - The Romulans, Klingons and United Federation of Planets figure into the action in the upcoming hobby board game, Star Trek: Ascendancy. Details at...

Batman V Superman Was Originally Way Longer, Because Zack Snyder

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Batman V Superman Was Originally Way Longer, Because Zack Snyder: Even before Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justi...”
www.cinemablend.com — Even before Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hit theaters, we knew that an extended cut DVD was planned for the home video release. It turns out the original cut of the film was even more extended than we thought.

God Of War by Ian Thompson

Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson says “Dark horror & a nightmarish monster you'll never forget...”
Horror of the Past. Terror of Today.Roman greed and ambition created something almost two millennia ago. That creation... by Ian Thompson

Book Review: “Satori” by Don Winslow

Dan Santos
Dan Santos says “Book Review: “Satori” by Don Winslow”
Trevanian was no Hemingway, but Winslow is no Trevanian. That was the first thought that came to mind. I really fought the urge to arrive at a harsh judgment of Shibumi’s sequel. I…

Slavery and the Framers

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Slavery and the Framers”
Attacking Our Nation’s Founders By Walter E. Williams April 13, 2016 During Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign visit to Liberty University, he told the students that our nation wa…

It’s A Crime

Glynis Smy ~ Author
Glynis Smy ~ Author says “It’s A Crime”
It has been sometime since I blogged a personal post here – or even sent out a newsletter. Today I will share the reason why – WHITEFOAM by G J Peters. Whitefoam is a t…

How You Know Someone Cares

Alexa Darin
Alexa Darin says “How you know someone really cares...”
Someone who cares will listen. Now, there are times when they won’t listen well. We all do that sometimes: we’re distracted, or so excited we talk over each other. But a person who…

Tyson Fury – Making a sow’s arse

Ian Probert
Ian Probert says “New post on my blog: Tyson Fury – Making a sow’s arse”
(This is a little taster for a book I’m currently writing, which I’m not going to reveal the title of at the moment. Should anyone be at all interested it’ll be p…

WHO REALLY KILLED JONBENET RAMSEY?

Garry Rodgers
Garry Rodgers says “Who Really Killed JonBenet Ramsey? Case-fact analysis identifies the true murderer”
The murder of six-year-old beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey has never been solved. Now a statement analysis of the ransom note tells who did it.

Mindful Heart

Augustine Tagaste
Augustine Tagaste says “Read about finding a better way to live by developing a Mindful Heart: via @wordpressdotcom
Build your heart into a condominium with a room for every soul you meet. This is the key to compassion. Expand your mind into a field where knowledge is planted and farmed. This is…

Job Shadow

Tara Mayoros
Tara Mayoros says “A cool experience I blogged about.”
One of my favorite recent experiences of being an author was when I had a few teenagers as job shadows. I spent an afternoon in my home with a few budding authors from Junior High.…