Maria Fernanda Tom

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Fairytale of New York

• <b>Author:</b> Miranda Dickinson<p>Are happy-ever-afters made in Manhattan? Find out in this gorgeous debut, perfect for cold winter nights.<p>Once upon a time an English girl went to New York to live out her very own fairytale…<br>Florist Rosie Duncan's life couldn't be better, she has a flourishing business on …

On Dublin Street

• <b>Author:</b> Samantha Young<p><i>On Dublin Street</i> by Samantha Young is <i>the</i> hottest new romance bestseller.<p>Jocelyn Butler has been hiding from her past for years. But all her secrets are about to be laid bare . . .<p>Four years ago, Jocelyn left her tragic past behind in the States and started over in Scotland, …

Jim Morrison's notebook to be auctioned in Los Angeles

Jim Morrison's notebook is to be auctioned off next month. The 100 pages of writing, which reveal an eclectic stream of consciousness, are expected to fetch up to $300,000<p>A leather-bound notebook belonging to Jim Morrison is to be auctioned off next month in Los Angeles. The musician's handwritten …

The U.S. Cities Where People Earn The Biggest And Smallest Paychecks

Want to make more money? Easy. Move to San Jose, Houston, or Washington D.C.<p>Okay, so maybe it’s not <i>that</i> simple. Of course there’s no guarantee that you’ll earn a bigger paycheck in these cities—but it <i>is</i> more likely, as they’re among the highest-paying metro areas in the country.<p>To find the cities …

The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England

• <b>Author:</b> Ian Mortimer<p><b>The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there...</b><p>Imagine you could travel back to the fourteenth century. What would you see, and hear, and smell? Where would you stay? What are you going to eat? And how are you going to test to see if you are going down with …

The Men Who United the States

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Winchester<p>From bestselling author Simon Winchester, the extraordinary story of how America was united into a single nation.<p>For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum – out of many, one – has been featured on America’s official government seals and stamped on its currency. But how …

Google Reveals Its 9 Principles of Innovation

Want to know what’s in Google’s secret sauce? Chief social evangelist Gopi Kallayil dishes out the tech giant’s success recipe.<p>Ever wonder what makes the Google the holy grail of productivity and creativity? There’s no magic in the drinking water at the Mountain View, CA company. The tech giant …

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Margaret Tudor: Scotland's forgotten queen

BBC Scotland<p>Margaret Tudor, sister of Henry VIII and aunt of Elizabeth I, was the first Tudor woman to rule a kingdom and caused scandal with her divorce, but her legacy was the eventual union of England and Scotland.<p>In 1502 the kings of England and Scotland signed a Treaty of Perpetual Peace. A …

Thanksgiving turkey in 1912

A young man taking home a Thanksgiving turkey circa 1912. [ Original: Thanksgiving History Turkey in 1912 ]

'Out of the Furnace': Christian Bale on loving enough to let go

One of the pivotal scenes in Scott Cooper's new drama "Out of the Furnace" is a conversation on a bridge between Russell Baze (Christian Bale), a blue-collar worker trying to save his troubled war veteran brother, and Baze's girlfriend Lena, played by Zoe Saldana, who has left him for another …