“The Martian” Movie Better Than The Book?

4 Other Films That Beat Their Source Material

If you believe Wired then The Martian movie directed by Ridley Scott is better than “The Martian” book written by Andy Weir. Writer Angela Watercutter preferred The Martian movie to the original source material, and had this to say about it: “The story of astronaut Mark Watney and his fully science-enabled quest to stay alive while…

The 4 Most Overlooked Messages of Pope Francis

If you didn’t hear the pope in his unprecedented speeches before Congress and at the White House, and if you only read mainstream media reports, you’d think the pope was a progressive who only fought for issues like climate change, illegal immigration and world peace. Here are a few sample headlines about the papal address to…

Egypt, the Holy Bible, and Contempt of Religion

Graveyard Cross Egyptian Coptic church Egypt, the Bible, and Contempt of Religion
Sept.  2015 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – “Pray for the Persecuted Church, Egyptian Christians face hostility”
This is what happened when Medhat Ishak attempted to hand a Bible to a group of shoppers in suburban Cairo, insulting a religion was not…

The Trapped Chilean Miners & the Story Behind the Book

Job interviews can be marathons. But I’ve never heard of one quite like what journalist Hector Tobar went through on his way to becoming the chosen author for “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free.” Tobar, a journalist and author, is the…

Forget plagiarism: There’s a bigger threat to academic integrity

School libraries ebooks Adele Thomas, University of Johannesburg Academic plagiarism is no longer just sloppy “cut and paste” jobs or students cribbing large chunks of an assignment from a friend’s earlier essay on the same topic. These days, students can simply visit any of a number of paper or essay mills that litter the internet and buy a completed…

New Book Educates Children & Parents About Peanut & Tree Nut Allergies

MARBLEHEAD, Mass., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Can you recognize the signs and symptoms of a peanut or tree nut allergy reaction? In Heather Finn’s new book, Heroic Henry & the Nutty Bugs, Henry Hutter is a ten-year old boy who is nuts about peanut butter. By far his favorite food, Henry is happy to eat…

“Destined to Become a Classic!”

“Denise Crompton amply demonstrates two of her important assets: one is the personal experience with ML III in her own daughter and two, her manifest ability to widen the subject and to bring a streamlined report on a number of other patients and families with either ML II or ML III. The book is destined to become a classic in the still little known world of very rare or orphan hereditary disorders.”  JG Leroy MD. PhD
Professor & Chairman Emeritus, Univ. of Ghent

Learn more about the book “DIAGNOSIS” here

I Will Not

A Cry for Peace in Gaza

 StarWalk Kids Media hopes that young readers will be inspired by this small-but-mighty vow shared by a Palestinian writer and an Israeli artist: I WILL NOT.
GREAT NECK, N.Y., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — In July of 2014, the world watched with great sadness as violence erupted once again between Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza…

Agatha Christie’s Partners In Crime Makes U.S. Premiere On Acorn TV

 Begins Thursday, September 3, 2015

Married detective duo Tommy & Tuppence return in brand new BBC and Acorn TV series; Coinciding with the 125th Anniversary of Agatha Christie’s birth and Starring David Walliams (Little Britain) and Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife)

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Following the U.S. Premieres of Brenda Blethyn’s return in the smash hit…