March 24, 2023

Russia: The most dangerous words

By Peter Polack An early sign of the Ukraine conflict unfolding into generational warfare can be discerned from the recent video of a boy soldier, armed with a machine gun, performing roadside security checks in the Donbas.  The innocence lost by youth exposed to widespread atrocities committed by the Russian army is not a new […]

Chimera vividly captures conflicting emotions of long-term cancer survivorship

Sacramento, CA, December 16, 2022 — Few people have survived the nightmare of a stem cell transplant gone sideways. Fewer still have had the audacity to write about the miraculous yet bewildering experience of becoming a genetic chimera. Brad Buchanan breaks this taboo and offers readers eloquent, surrealistic and profoundly moving passages about his dramatic […]

Defence Procurement International: Mass conscription or not?

The war in Ukraine and Russia’s “partial mobilisation,” which saw mass protests and an exodus of young men from the country, raises some uncomfortable questions not just for Russian forces, but militaries in general, regarding the persistent shortfall of young, willing warriors in their ranks. By Peter Polack Several dozen countries have limited The necessity […]

Merry Ho-Ho-Ho from Janice McLean

Merry Christmas | Joyeux Noel | Feliz Navidad | Buon Natale |Vrolijk Kerstfeest | Craciun Fericit | Frohe Weinachten | Milad Majid Wishing you more joy and wonder this holiday season,and more prosperity and good health in 2023. Thank you for your support of my first book.Stay subscribed as there’s a new book on the horizonand an opportunity for […]

Do you like a good story?

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Over the past decade, I have been writing a novel that has now morphed into a trilogy called Eemians. Book One of Eemians is getting close to being launched, and I would like to give away a couple hundred of the first copies to those that might be interested. The […]

The Cayman Islands Constitution Comic Book launched to provide a new resource for our Youth and Educators

About the Cayman Islands Constitution Comic Book The Cayman Islands Constitution Comic Book has been developed for the youth of our Islands and presents the important information that is contained in our Constitution in an accessible and engaging fashion. The Comic Book encompasses the nine parts of the 2009 Constitution with updated information in relation […]

BREAKING: Court blocks Penguin’s $2.2B Simon & Schuster deal

From Media & Entertainment Law360 By Matthew Perlman U.S. District Judge Florence Y. Pan on Monday issued an order blocking Penguin Random House LLC’s planned $2.18 billion purchase of Simon & Schuster, after finding the move would likely hurt competition in the market for the rights to anticipated top-selling books.  Order attached | Read full article […]

Pierre de Coubertin Medal awarded to artist Rolf Lukaschewski and Olympic writer George Hirthler

23 Jun 2022 – Artist Rolf Lukaschewski and Olympic writer George Hirthler were presented with the Pierre de Coubertin Medal during a ceremony on Olympic Day 2022 at Olympic House in Lausanne. The awards were presented by IOC President Thomas Bach, in the presence of IOC Vice-Presidents Ser Miang Ng and John Coates, IOC Member Richard […]

The aerodynamics of velvet: What owls can teach humans

Owl physiology can help advance technology to address noise pollution—and maybe even help the deaf hear. By Jackie Higgins / Independent Media Institute To the ancient Greeks, the owl symbolized wisdom, but the Romans saw it as an evil omen. Their myths tell of an owl-like strix that stalked the night and preyed on human flesh. Ovid’s […]

Lamborghini celebrates thirty issues of Lamborghini Magazine

The limited-edition book “Beyond” available to fans worldwide, brings together the best from past issues and new exclusive contents Sant’Agata Bolognese, 14 September 2022 – Automobili Lamborghini celebrates the milestone of the Lamborghini Magazine’s thirtieth issue with “Beyond”, a limited-edition coffee-table “phygital” book of only 1963 copies, marked by hand one at a time, in reference […]