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The Miami Herald
Saint-Etienne beats Nantes 2-0 in French league
Saint-Etienne made up ground in the race for a European spot by defeating Nantes 2-0 in the French league on Saturday.
Fri Dec 20, 2013
Globe and Mail
Jeeves and the Wedding Bells: A tribute to P.G. Wodehouse's popular books
In this literary game where too many novelists will go on producing the same book over and over , Sebastian Faulks has a demonstrated flexibility and range that few British authors since Anthony Burgess can match.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Clocks that wow: Time doesn't halt, but it becomes a showstopper with these unique pieces
Growing up, my parents kept the wall clock in the kitchen/breakfast area 15 minutes fast in order to rally the four children to wake up, get dressed, have a bite to eat and head out the door for school, church, piano lessons, sporting events and more - and to be there on time.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Casting Director Brette Goldstein to Launch Bova Actors Workshop, 2/6
Casting Director Brette Goldstein will launch a new Bova Actors Workshop offering titled, "Professional Development Night" in early 2014.
Year Zero: A History of 1945
Here at Maclean's, we appreciate the written word. And we appreciate you, the reader.
The Daily Beast
Pink Floyd's Nazi slur of Israel
The long-time Pink Floyd frontman has capped decades of anti-Israeli rhetoric by comparing the Middle Eastern democracy to Vichy France and Nazi Germany.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
From sommelier to hotelier
GA©rard Basset: 'An MBA is not magic. It will only be as good as you want to make it' To say GA©rard Basset, OBE, jet black hair and matching moustache, is a wine connoisseur would be an understatement.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Your European Kitchen Dreams Realized
On her maiden voyage to the city of lights , Wisconsinite Adrianna Fe fell hard for the sturdy, functional cookware ubiquitous in local shops.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Pushing engineering boundaries, the Millau Viaduct was built across one of the deepest valleys in France and is taller than the Eiffel Tower.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Proper Bmx - Jamie Guile Video
Jamie Guile put in some serious work searching out some new spots and picking the right things to do on them.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
South China Morning Post
Frenchman Thierry Bourret explains why he launched the Slow Toy Awards
Dissatisfied with the poor 'play value' of many modern toys, Frenchman Thierry Bourret launched an annual award to promote designs that fire up imagination, writes Victoria Finlay Three years ago a major British toy fair identified the best toy of the year.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Miami Herald
Rennes stuns Saint-Etienne 3-1 in French league
Silvio Romero scored twice as Rennes stunned Saint-Etienne 3-1 Wednesday to move into mid-table in the French league.
Andre Schiffrin, the Publisher Who Knew When the Party Was Over
AndrA© Schiffrin, who died on December 1 of pancreatic cancer at age 78, made a lasting impression as longtime managing director of publishing at Pantheon Books, followed by his co-founding The New Press, a not-for-profit.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Michelin Cuts Tokyo Three-Star Restaurants for Second Year
The Michelin Guide cut the number of Tokyo restaurants with its highest rank by one, reducing three-star winners for the second year in a city that's home to more top-rated eateries than any other worldwide.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
MUDDYLOOP 'You Need This (In Your Life)'
MUDDYLOOP YOU NEED THIS SINGLE OUT 25TH NOVEMBER 2013 MUDDYTRAX RECORDINGS ...a genre-bending manifesto of speaker pounding 808s, sensual synths and decadent electro-pop sheen...a breath of fresh air in the polluted smog of pop.... MUDDYLOOP are the enigmatic duo Blonde Peterson and Metro Williams from London.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The China Post
French military hero, 'father of the pill' dies
Lucien Neuwirth, the Gaullist politician responsible for the 1967 legalization of the contraceptive pill in France, died Tuesday at the age of 89. News of his death, from a lung infection, topped the morning news bulletins as commentators reflected on the impact of a landmark reform that was hugely controversial at the time.
National Review Online
All's Well That's Gladwell
So I was reading John Gray's piece in The New Republic about Malcolm Gladwell's new book and, among other things, its offhand stupidity about Northern Ireland and Vichy France, when it all started to sound vaguely familiar : If only he had been around to have a quiet word with British commanders, Gladwell seems to be suggesting, and share a few ... (more)