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    Wine Tourism Conference – Are You Attending

    August 24th, 2016 by GabAbout

    Are you also getting ready to attend the Wine Tourism Conference ??

    I’ve been shopping for days…

    My first item on my list:
    special book to make the most of the trip – might not get back to that
    area ever again and want to do as much as possible…

    Wine Tourism Around the World

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    UNWTO Wine Tourism Conference
    Gathering Experts From Around The World
    Details HERE Wine Tourism Conference Details

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    Exploring Wine:
    The Culinary Institute of America’s
    Complete Guide to Wines
    of the World
    (Hospitality, Travel & Tourism)

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    Extreme Wine:
    Searching the World for the Best,
    the Worst,
    the Outrageously Cheap,
    the Insanely Overpriced,
    and the Undiscovered

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        New York TimesAs Cuba Opens Up, Fashion ReactsNew York TimesYet odds are, fashion is about to talk a lot about Cuba ? and not just because the current diplomatic situation has given it a timely edge, and fashion is tasked with channeling the zeitgeist. Nor because more-relaxed State Department import …and more »
      • Steven Khalil and Akira bring out the big guns for fashion week – NEWS.com.au
        NEWS.com.auSteven Khalil and Akira bring out the big guns for fashion weekNEWS.com.auBut the Sydney-based designer opened his first fashion week show with a plunge-front black jumpsuit fitted like a glove. There followed dolce vita style suits and a bedazzled body suit that suggested Khalil is keen to be Australia’s answer to Dolce …From left: Dongwoo Nam, Rochelle Fox, Nikki Phillips and Mitch Doueihy Source …The AustralianFashion Week: old guard Akira Isogawa and new kid Steven Khalil wow the front …Sydney Morning HeraldAll things bright and beautiful: Akira Isogawa and Kate Sylvester light up …The Daily Telegraphall 8 news articles »
      • Lindy Klim models in sporty We Are Handsome Sydney Fashion Week show – Daily Mail
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      • Zac Posen to talk with Town & County about fashion at Stanford – SFGate (blog)
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      • A Brief History of Unisex Fashion – The Atlantic
        The AtlanticA Brief History of Unisex FashionThe AtlanticIn her new book Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution, the University of Maryland professor Jo Paoletti revisits the unisex trend, a pillar of second-wave feminism whose influence still resonates today. As Paoletti tells it …and more »
      • Help, Plus Fashion Advice – New York Times (blog)
        Help, Plus Fashion AdviceNew York Times (blog)She peered at them closely and pronounced, ?You’re right, you should start over.? My frustration over the sequence of events turned to revelation, as I realized that I had encountered the quintessential New York woman: helpful and fashion forward.
      • New York Fashion Week finds a new home – Mashable
        MashableNew York Fashion Week finds a new homeMashableNew York Fashion Week was kicked out of Lincoln Center in December 2014, when the Supreme Court of the State of New York ruled it could not renew a lease for the week-long, bi-annual festivities. Apparently, NYFW violated its use as a public park …
    • Coachella Fashion 2015: See The Show-Stealing Street Style Looks And Some … – International Business Times
      International Business TimesCoachella Fashion 2015: See The Show-Stealing Street Style Looks And Some …International Business TimesIn many ways, today’s festival fashion is a nod to the looks pioneered by concertgoers of previous generations. “The ensembles favored by Coachella attendees are almost exact replicas of what their parents wore at Woodstock [in some cases — do the …Coachella’s festival fashion for men: it’s all about the sexy spring-break cowboyThe GuardianHigh End Fashion Takes Center Stage At CoachellaForbesall 54 news articles »

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      • GPs will leave in droves while the parties play politics with the NHS – The Guardian
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      • Off into the sunset: Failed Swaraj Samvad spells political end of Bhushan and … – Firstpost
        FirstpostOff into the sunset: Failed Swaraj Samvad spells political end of Bhushan and …FirstpostSuccessful political parties arise from idealism; but they survive on pragmatism. Yadav understands India’s politics well enough to realise that a splinter group of AAP has no future in politics. So, he is right in not launching another AAP (Y or B) on …AAP rebels hold Swaraj Samwad – dialogue on alternative politics; ‘Day for new …India.comThe Daily Fix: AAP’s politics of change means even a splinter party hasn’t …Scroll.inAAP rebels refuse to quit, plan non-political outfitThe HinduHindustan Times -The Hans Indiaall 472 news articles »
      • First Draft | Today in Politics: Christie Goes to New Hampshire, but Which … – New York Times
        New York TimesFirst Draft | Today in Politics: Christie Goes to New Hampshire, but Which …New York TimesIn his darkest political days, Mr. Christie has always turned to his trademark political spectacle: the town-hall-style meeting. On Wednesday, amid dour polling results and the looming threat of indictments in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing …N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie proposes Social Security plan, talks bridge …NJ.comChris Christie bets on boldYahoo PoliticsChristie spells out entitlement reform planWYFF Greenvilleall 516 news articles »
      • Marco Rubio and the Three-Strikes Theory of Politics – The New Yorker
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      • Chuka Umunna interview: “I did not go into politics to tax people” – New Statesman
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    • Bloomberg Politics National Poll Finds Deep Partisan Split on Israel and Iran – Bloomberg
      BloombergBloomberg Politics National Poll Finds Deep Partisan Split on Israel and IranBloombergIsrael has become a deeply partisan issue for ordinary Americans as well as for politicians in Washington, a shift that may represent a watershed moment in foreign policy and carry implications for domestic politics after decades of general bipartisan …and more »

    Chef News – Google News
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      • Chicago chef Homaro Cantu found dead – USA TODAY
        USA TODAYChicago chef Homaro Cantu found deadUSA TODAYChef Homaro Cantu, known for blending science with his gourmet creations, has been found dead in Chicago. He was 38. Cantu, who was chef at restaurant Moto in the West Loop area of Chicago, was found in a building where he had planned to open a …Famed chef Homaro Cantu dies: He ‘was more than a chef. He was a scientist’Chicago Sun-TimesChef Homaro Cantu Of ‘Miracle Berry’ Fame Found Dead At 38Huffington PostHomaro Cantu, Chicago Food Tech Chef, Dies at 38 in Suspected SuicideNBCNews.comFox News -New York Times -People Magazineall 152 news articles »
      • ‘Top Chef’ Taking California Road Trip for Season 13 – Variety
        Variety’Top Chef’ Taking California Road Trip for Season 13Variety?The entire food landscape has transformed in the 10 years since ‘Top Chef’ first launched. What better way to explore where it all started then to head out to California, one of the top culinary destinations in the world, for an unprecedented six-city …’Top Chef’ is coming to CaliforniaLos Angeles Times’Top Chef’ coming to San DiegoU-T San DiegoBravo’s ‘Top Chef’ Hits the Road for Season 13TVbytheNumbersfox5sandiego.com -Broadway Worldall 9 news articles »
      • Robo-chef is trained by the best and wants to cook you dinner – The Next Web
        The Next WebRobo-chef is trained by the best and wants to cook you dinnerThe Next WebTaking on-demand services and laziness to a whole new level, a London based robotics company has created a robot for your kitchen that will cook you dinner from scratch. The robotic chef is the brainchild of Moley Robotics and will be ready for market …Robotic chef can cook Michelin star food in your kitchen by mimicking world’s …International Business Times UKMeet The Robot Chef That Can Prepare Your DinnerTIME’Robot chef’ aimed at home kitchenBBC NewsTelegraph.co.uk -Wired.co.ukall 113 news articles »
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        CNETRobot chef can make you dinner in 2017 (Tomorrow Daily 161)CNETOn today’s show, our hosts debate the usefulness of using electrical currents on your legs as a navigation tool, show you a free virtual desktop program running on Oculus Rift and start saving up for a commercial robot chef scheduled for launch in 2017.and more »
      • Aaron Davis: Funeral set for ‘The Kitchen’ chef, dad killed by suspected drunk … – ABC Action News
        ABC Action NewsAaron Davis: Funeral set for ‘The Kitchen’ chef, dad killed by suspected drunk …ABC Action NewsFamily and friends will say goodbye to a chef killed over the weekend by an alleged drunk driver. The accident happened in downtown St. Petersburg early Saturday morning, but the memory of Aaron Davis is still very much alive. A memorial marks the spot …Wife of St. Petersburg chef killed by suspected drunk driver gives birth to sonTampabay.comWife of Florida chef Aaron Davis killed by suspected drunk driver gives birthDaily MailSt. Pete Chef Killed by Drunk Driver on Way Home to Pregnant WifeNBC 6 South FloridaWJXT Jacksonville -Orlando Sentinel -WFLAall 72 news articles »
      • Chef Watson Dishes Up Unique Recipes Using Cognitive Computing – Lifehacker
        LifehackerChef Watson Dishes Up Unique Recipes Using Cognitive ComputingLifehackerIBM’s Watson is a cognitive computer designed to handle complex problems and learn from and interact with humans. And, with the Chef Watson app, it can create novel recipes through an understanding of food science and people’s taste preferences.and more »
      • The suburbs are brimming with ambitious diners, chefs – Boston Globe (subscription)
        Boston Globe (subscription)The suburbs are brimming with ambitious diners, chefsBoston Globe (subscription)Years ago, Charlie Foster was the Guinness family’s personal chef, where he prepared elaborate nightly feasts for aristocrats in the Spanish mountains. He also served cosmopolitan swells as executive chef at Daniel Boulud’s DBGB Kitchen and Bar in …
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        Chicago TribuneHotChocolate chef Mindy Segal has grown wiser, but is no less fieryChicago TribuneA pastry chef who found her peer group not among other pastry chefs but the best, most demanding (savory) chefs in Chicago, Segal is a famously tough cookie, intimidating, seemingly unapproachable: Her hair is chestnut red, her arms are heavily …
      • When Computers Cook: IBM’s Chef Watson Teaches You a Thing or Two About … – Yahoo Food
        Yahoo FoodWhen Computers Cook: IBM’s Chef Watson Teaches You a Thing or Two About …Yahoo FoodThe book contains more than 65 original recipes that were created partially by a cognitive computer named Watson, which IBM created in 2011 to answer questions on Jeopardy, and partially by chefs at ICE, an award-winning immersive culinary school in …Creative cooking made elementary with (Chef) WatsonWTOPCooking with Chef Watson, the Computer That Won ‘Jeopardy’ABC NewsIBM Chef Watson App Open Beta: Login With Facebook To Learn Cooking With …iDigitalTimes.comTelegraph.co.uk -India Todayall 30 news articles »

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      • Concert review: Paganini of Mandolin – Jerusalem Post Israel News
        Jerusalem Post Israel NewsConcert review: Paganini of MandolinJerusalem Post Israel NewsThe concert was marvelous. Elbaz and Kleinman played with sensitivity, understanding and �lan four transcribed violin sonatas by Mozart (K 296, 300, 301, 305), along with transcriptions of Hungarian Folk Dances by Leo Weiner (an underplayed masterpiece …
      • Highmark Stadium getting into outdoor concert game – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
        Pittsburgh Post-GazetteHighmark Stadium getting into outdoor concert gamePittsburgh Post-GazetteThe promoter has announced the inaugural concert for a new outdoor venue at Highmark Stadium at Station Square, where DiCesare-Engler formerly operated the Melody and I.C. Light Amphitheater. The first concert will be Steve Miller with former Eagles …and more »
      • Country superstar Tim McGraw (Shutterstock) – Raw Story
        The BootCountry superstar Tim McGraw (Shutterstock)Raw StoryConservatives are firing up the outrage machine over news that country music superstar Tim McGraw will headline a benefit concert for Sandy Hook Promise, an anti-gun violence group organized following the 2012 elementary school shooting that left 26 …Tim McGraw Poised To ?Dixie Chick? Himself With Gun Control Benefit ConcertBearing ArmsTim McGraw Announces Sandy Hook Promise Benefit ConcertThe BootTim McGraw Will Headline An ‘Anti-Gun’ Benefit Concert, Conservatives Are …The InquisitrWHDH-TV -Page Six -NBC Connecticutall 73 news articles »
      • Well$ paid $750 for CUAB’s “Jubilee” concert – The Daily Tar Heel (blog)
        Well$ paid $750 for CUAB’s “Jubilee” concertThe Daily Tar Heel (blog)Thousands of UNC students attended the Carolina Union Activities Board Jubilee concert Saturday, the first since Johnny Cash and the Temptations played in 1971. Within the course of four days 1,800 student tickets were sold for $5 each and 650 more …
      • Kanye offers free concert, ends up canceling – The Times of Israel
        The Times of IsraelKanye offers free concert, ends up cancelingThe Times of IsraelKanye offers free concert, is turned down. Tower of David Museum rejects rapper’s offer for technical reasons, as Israeli fans swarm the area anyway. By Jessica Steinberg April 13, 2015, 10:14 pm 0 …and more »
      • Armenian Police Shut Down Kanye’s Free Concert After He Jumped Into a Lake – TIME
        TIMEArmenian Police Shut Down Kanye’s Free Concert After He Jumped Into a LakeTIMEWhat’s the point of having a concert next to a lake if you can’t jump in the water, right? At least that’s what Kanye West appeared to be thinking when he gave an impromptu free concert at the famous Swan Lake in Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, on Sunday …Kanye West gave a surprise concert this morning and jumped into a lake with …Business InsiderKanye West Throws a Free Concert In Armenia and Jumps In a Lake, NaturallyBillboardKanye jumps in a lake during Armenia concertUSA TODAYRollingStone.com -People Magazineall 1,456 news articles »
      • HPU to Host Percussion Ensemble Concert – High Point University (press release) (blog)
        High Point University (press release) (blog)HPU to Host Percussion Ensemble ConcertHigh Point University (press release) (blog)HIGH POINT, N.C., April 15, 2015 ? The High Point University Percussion Ensemble will captivate the community with a diverse mix of music during an upcoming concert featuring performances by HPU faculty and students. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. …
      • Country stars unite for Outnumber Hunger concert Friday on Ch. 10 – WBIR-TV
        WBIR-TVCountry stars unite for Outnumber Hunger concert Friday on Ch. 10WBIR-TVThe concert is sponsored by General Mills, Big Machine Label Group (BMLG), and Feeding America, and it aims to raise awareness and money for the 49 million Americans who struggle every day to get enough to eat. This is the fourth year for the campaign, …
      • Was Justin Bieber Thrown Out of Coachella During the Drake Concert? – Vanity Fair
        Vanity FairWas Justin Bieber Thrown Out of Coachella During the Drake Concert?Vanity FairThere are reports that pop star lightning rod Justin Bieber was booted from the desert music festival while trying to get into a V.I.P. section. by. Richard Lawson. Coachella is a study in contrasts. For example, while Madonna and Drake were onstage …Justin Bieber Parties With Drake After Coachella Concert ChokeholdHollywood LifeJustin Bieber Put in Chokehold and Booted from Coachella … Singer Threatens …TMZ.comall 406 news articles »
    • BSU dance concert based on Beatles music – Muncie Star Press
      Muncie Star PressBSU dance concert based on Beatles musicMuncie Star PressMUNCIE ? Audiences of all ages can enjoy a wide variety of movement styles and interpretations of music by The Beatles as part of Ball State University’s dance concert, ?All You Need Is Love.? Performances will be 7:30 p.m. April 22-25 on the …

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      • Pharmacy Startup PillPack Could Change The Way America Takes Its Medicine – Forbes
        ForbesPharmacy Startup PillPack Could Change The Way America Takes Its MedicineForbesA tiny New Hampshire startup is revolutionizing the way millions of patients take their daily medicines?and threatening the business model of titans like CVS and Walgreens in the process. Allen Pittinger-Dunham, 51, has been taking HIV medicines since …Online Pharmacy Startup PillPack Pushes Drug Delivery To CaliforniaTechCrunchOnline pharmacy startup PillPack expands service to CaliforniaBoston Business Journal (blog)all 4 news articles »
      • Why Exhibit In Disrupt NY Startup Alley? – TechCrunch
        TechCrunchWhy Exhibit In Disrupt NY Startup Alley?TechCrunchWe’ve still got a few spots left for startups to display in Startup Alley alongside dozens of other budding startups at Disrupt NY 2015, so if you haven’t snagged your tickets for the show, now is the time to act. But why should you put your startup on …
      • Behind China’s Billion-Dollar Startups: Alumni of Alibaba, Tencent – Wall Street Journal
        Wall Street JournalBehind China’s Billion-Dollar Startups: Alumni of Alibaba, TencentWall Street JournalHis e-commerce startup, Mogujie, may be valued at $2 billion after its latest fundraising, people familiar with the matter say, making the four-year-old startup one of the most valuable in China. ?When I left Alibaba, my colleagues asked me, ‘Why are …and more »
      • Why The ‘Next Billion Dollar Startup’ Is Not Always The ‘Next IPO’ – Forbes
        ForbesWhy The ‘Next Billion Dollar Startup’ Is Not Always The ‘Next IPO’ForbesWith an average age of just under five years, our 25 companies are relatively young compared to the age startups typically reach before going public. From 2001-2004, the average age of a company at its public exit was 5.4 years, as you can see in the …and more »
      • Indian Grocery Delivery Startup PepperTap Grabs $10M Series A From SAIF … – TechCrunch
        TechCrunchIndian Grocery Delivery Startup PepperTap Grabs $10M Series A From SAIF …TechCrunchOther on-demand grocery startups that have recently received backing include ZopNow, which announced $10 million in new funding this week, and Grofers, which just received an additional $35 million from Tiger Global and Sequoia. (Grofers doesn’t focus …Gurgaon-based hyperlocal startup PepperTap raises $10 M funding from …YourStory.comHyperlocal food & grocery e-com startup PepperTap raises $10M led by SAIFVC CircleGrocery Startup PepperTap Secures $10M Series A Funding from SAIF Partners …iamWireThe Tech Portal -Inc42 Magazine -Tech in Asiaall 22 news articles »
      • Segway bought by Xiaomi-backed robotics startup – The Guardian
        BloombergSegway bought by Xiaomi-backed robotics startupThe GuardianNinebot is one of 27 startups backed by Xiaomi, one of the world’s largest smartphone manufacturers, dubbed ?China’s Apple?. The company recently expanded into the US and EU, selling smartphone accessories, headphones and fitness devices, but has yet …Xiaomi-Backed Startup Ninebot to Acquire U.S. Rival SegwayBloombergSegway bought by Xiaomi-backed Chinese transport startup NinebotInternational Business Times UKall 123 news articles »
      • On-Demand Marijuana Delivery Startup Eaze Raises $10 Million As Investors … – Forbes
        ForbesOn-Demand Marijuana Delivery Startup Eaze Raises $10 Million As Investors …ForbesEaze is a service that connects medical marijuana patients with dispensaries, and its funding round, announced Tuesday, is one of the biggest raised by a startup in the cannabis industry, an area that many investors have been slow to embrace. It’s …Snoop Dogg invests in delivery start-up that can deliver marijuana in 15 minutesThe IndependentSnoop Dogg Just Invested in a Weed Delivery StartupTIME’Uber For Weed’ Startup Eaze Raises $10 Million In Funding Led By DCM VenturesTechCrunchSky News -iamWire -SiliconBeatall 63 news articles »
    • For some startup employees, less time spent at work is more – The Guardian
      The GuardianFor some startup employees, less time spent at work is moreThe GuardianWorking at a startup is a bit like being a medical student ? you clock in long hours, abandon your social life and dedicate yourself with single-mindedness to surviving those first few painful years. That’s how a lot of startups succeed. But maybe …

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      • Garfield Wawa grand opening set for Friday – NJ.com
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      • Emory WaterHub celebrates grand opening on Friday – Emory News Center
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      • Former sports stars highlight grand opening celebration of Level 257 in … – Chicago Daily Herald
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      • DSW shoes to hold grand opening in Ithaca mall next week – The Ithaca Voice
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      • HCC holds grand opening of Darlington Hall – Baltimore Sun
        Baltimore SunHCC holds grand opening of Darlington HallBaltimore SunHarford Community College and county officials and other guests gather outside the college’s new Darlington Hall for Friday’s grand opening of the nursing and allied health building. (Courtesy of Harford Community College, Baltimore Sun Media Group).and more »
      • SF to celebrate grand opening of new Public Safety Building – San Francisco Examiner
        San Francisco ExaminerSF to celebrate grand opening of new Public Safety BuildingSan Francisco ExaminerThe Police Department’s brass may have already moved into its new headquarters in Mission Bay, but that didn’t prevent management from planning an official grand-opening ceremony for the facility at Third and Mission Rock streets. With Mayor Ed Lee, …
    • Yahoo sets grand opening of customer center in Lockport – Buffalo News
      Yahoo sets grand opening of customer center in LockportBuffalo NewsLOCKPORT ? Yahoo announced this week that it will hold a grand opening ceremony April 30 at its new customer center and data center, 5363 Crown Drive in the Town of Lockport Industrial Park, off Junction Road. The event is expected to include talks by …

    Obituary News – Google News
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      • OBITUARY – Sioux Falls Argus Leader
        Sioux Falls Argus LeaderOBITUARYSioux Falls Argus LeaderRonald Lockwood, 77. Funeral services for Ronald E. Lockwood, 77, of Sioux Falls, were held Monday, April 13, 2015 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls. Interment was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Mr. Lockwood died peacefully on Tuesday, April …
      • Death notices for April 14 – Springfield News-Leader
        Death notices for April 14Springfield News-LeaderFor details of services, see obituaries or call the funeral home. For addresses and phone numbers of local funeral service providers, visit News-Leader.com and click on obituaries. SPRINGFIELD. (Deck) Bumgarner, Teresa Ellen, 59, see obituary. Baker …and more »
      • Fredric Brandt – The Economist
        The EconomistFredric BrandtThe EconomistBEAUTY?however imagined?is in the eye of the beholder. But why settle for nature’s whim when you can pay a professional? The mirrors in Fredric Brandt’s clinics showed the possibilities, and the profits, to be gained from the skilful application of …
      • Teacher’s Sassy Obituary For Herself Is Going Viral for All the Right Reasons – TIME
        TIMETeacher’s Sassy Obituary For Herself Is Going Viral for All the Right ReasonsTIMEFlorida school teacher Emily Phillips, who died March 25 at 69 after battling pancreatic cancer, wrote a spirited obituary for herself that has gone viral since running in the Florida Times-Union on Tuesday. Here are some of the most memorable lines …Emily Debrayda Phillips Writes Her Own Obituary, And It’s Both Funny And MovingHuffington Postall 94 news articles »
      • Daryl Gordon’s obituary – Cincinnati.com
        Cincinnati.comDaryl Gordon’s obituaryCincinnati.comThis obituary appeared in the program given to those who attended Wednesday’s funeral services for FAO Daryl Gordon at The Cathedral of St. Peter’s in Chains. Daryl Eugene Gordon was born on Oct. 25, 1960, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to John Gordon and …and more »
      • A marriage made in heaven – The Economist
        A marriage made in heavenThe EconomistTO ITS earliest European witnesses the main festival of the cult of Jagannath, in the city of Puri in eastern India, was simply a bloodbath. On a huge cart with 16 wheels the black-faced god, a mere stump of wood with round, staring eyes, was rolled …
      • Death is a moneymaker for obituary sites like Legacy.com – The News-Press
        The News-PressDeath is a moneymaker for obituary sites like Legacy.comThe News-PressYou can ask Legacy.com to remove an obituary and guest book from its pages, said Katie Falzone, director of operations for Legacy.com. Email info@legacy.com and request the obituary be removed. Legacy.com will check with the funeral home to make sure …
    • Of gods and men – The Economist
      Of gods and menThe EconomistWHEN he was knighted in 2009, Terry Pratchett made a sword. It was the natural accoutrement for a man who, without one, resembled an amiable wizard kitted out by a Houston department store. With a little help from friends, he dug 80 kilos of iron ore …

    Takeover News – Google News
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      • Nokia Agrees to $16.6 Billion Takeover of Alcatel-Lucent – New York Times
        New York TimesNokia Agrees to $16.6 Billion Takeover of Alcatel-LucentNew York TimesLONDON ? The Finnish telecommunications company Nokia said on Wednesday that it had agreed to an all-stock deal to acquire Alcatel-Lucent that valued its French rival at about $16.6 billion. The combined company is expected to become the world’s …Nokia Confirms Advanced Takeover Talks With Alcatel-LucentForbesAlcatel-Lucent seeks salvation in scale, accepting Nokia’s $17 billion bidFortuneNokia in talks to acquire Alcatel-Lucent in its biggest takeoverTimes of IndiaDekh News (blog) -Android Headlines – Android News -Reutersall 1,504 news articles »
      • Green groups accuse EU shale gas panel of fracking lobby takeover – The Guardian
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    George Orwell – 1984 – In the News Again. . .

    June 12th, 2013 by GabAbout

    1984

    George Orwell’s 1984

    — SOLD OUT —

    Recent Amazon Reports

    Mention the tremendous

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    Following ont the tailend

    of the ongoing news item

    on the SPY Leak

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    to Government

    Surveillance Programs.

    Another related popular title
    by Aldous Huxley

    “Brave New World”

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