Latest Manifest Destiny Stories

2010-02-24 06:40:00

KAUKAUNA, Wis., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In his new science fiction novel, "The Manifest Destiny: Operation: Clean Slate" (published by iUniverse), masterful author Joshua Thomas Mischler transports readers to a future alternate Earth, where invisible dimensional portals exist that allow beings from other worlds to visit and a diabolical plot threatens the very existence of the human race. In this parallel world, a private intelligence organization created a device known as the...

2005-08-11 06:58:12

By Paul Majendie EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Five weeks after the London bombings, performers at the Edinburgh Fringe faced a stark choice -- should the topic of terrorism be out of bounds at the world's largest arts festival? Judging by the theme's prevalence on hundreds of often tiny stages across the city, it appears that comedians, composers and playwrights decided it would be self-censorship to duck the issue, and audiences have backed them at the box office. But one comic at least was...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.