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Why Are We So Fixated on the Crimes of the Victorians?
The New Republic Online

Why Are We So Fixated on the Crimes of the Victorians?

I n Wilkie Collins's 1868 mystery novel, The Moonstone , the otherwise respectable household steward Gabriel Betteredge finds himself gripped by a powerful — but, it seems, not altogether unpleasant — compulsion. Do you feel an uncomfortable ... The New Republic Online, 2 months ago

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BBC, 1 month ago

How to Create a Suspenseful Story

Freud, like many Victorians had read the writers of his time like Dickens and Wilkie Collins and Conan Doyle who often published in serial form, leaving their readers hanging at suspenseful moments and lining up in the street to read the next ...
 Psychology Today2 months ago

Secrets from the Sherlock set

Mark Gatiss is one of the people to remember the next time you're complaining about not enough hours in the day. Not only does he star in BBC's hit Sherlock as the ace detective's brother, Mycroft Holmes, but is also one of the show's writers as ...
 Vogue India2 days ago
Bangkok Post

Hitting the rich

We like to think that the more we learn the better. Information is power. Yet this isn't altogether true. There are facts we'd rather not know, and that irritate us when we come across them, particularly when shoved under our noses. The main one ...
 Bangkok Post3 days ago

Thinking Outside the Xbox: Gaming Technologies Plus 3D Printing Leveraged to Help Fit African Child Amputees With Artificial Legs

Canada Funds 23 Bold New Ideas for Global Health TORONTO, ON --(Marketwired - December 19, 2014) - Ultra high-speed gaming laptops and a sensor that lets computer gamers battle foes in the virtual world proved early stepping stones on the ...
 Reuters6 days ago

Why did Charles Dickens invent Scrooge?

DICKENS invented the name Scrooge for his miserly main character in our favourite festive story, A Christmas Carol. Since then, it has become a common term. So what does it mean? We like to think it's a grouchy old person, the sort who doesn't ...
 Irish Independent2 weeks ago

Focus on the place of women in society

Author: Yamuna Malini Perera Publisher: Fast Publishing (Pvt) Ltd. Reviewed by Somapala Arandara Yamuna Malini Perera's latest Sinhala novel, Saumyawanthi has been published again. It unfolds the story of an innocent, young girl fleeing away ...
 Sunday Observer2 weeks ago

Air Force Has Big List of Baseball Recruits

Few on this list will make the team as the Falcons are a pretty young team and didn't lose a lot. Most of these kids don't have a prayer but hope springs eternal. There is some talent here but D1 is a tough next step. Oh, that doesn't even compare ...
 Austin American Statesman2 weeks ago

Coastal shipping regulations debate hits Tasmania

Date: 04.12.2014 Tasmania's federal politicians lock horns over the perceived impact of the laws on the state's freight rates Coastal shipping regulations affecting Tasmania were the subject of an intense debate in ...
 Australasian Transport News3 weeks ago
Scotland Now

Clutha anniversary: Scotland's police and firefighters to face off in charity ice hockey match in memory of victims

SCOTLAND'S police officers will take on firefighters as part of a charity ice hockey match to mark the first anniversary of the Clutha helicopter crash in Glasgow . The helicopter crashed onto the the Clutha bar on November 29 2013, claiming the ...
 Scotland Now4 weeks ago Charity match for Clutha anniversary  BBC4 weeks ago Firefighters to play police in Clutha crash charity hockey match  STV.tv4 weeks ago
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