Paul K. DiCostanzo

55 Flips | 3 Magazines | 35 Likes | 10 Following | 5 Followers | @pkdicostanzo | Paul K. DiCostanzo is the Managing Editor for TGNR. A writer, journalist, interviewer and public speaker; passionate for innovation, media and sports.

The Forgotten Declaration of Independence Signers Who Lost Everything for Signing

From Cromwell to Trotsky, history repeatedly demonstrates that revolutions devour their own children. Despite the constant patriotic thrum that …

Declaration Of Independence

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

<i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i> is out, and since its release the film has proven to be as polarizing as other Disney-era LucasFilm installments for the …

Star Wars

BMI: Everything You Need to Know About Body Mass Index

Clinical obesity represents a growing cause for concern in the U.S., the developed world, and beyond. Now, in America specifically, <i>childhood</i> obesity …

"Name Explain": How Patrick Foote Made Etymology Cool Again

Share Email Comments<p><b>This past March, TGNR’s Managing Editor Paul K. DiCostanzo interviewed creator and host of the channel Name Explain, YouTube’s</b> …

HBO Westworld Season 2 Big Reveal: Delos’ Top Secret Business Plan is Replacing God

Share Email Comments<p><b>Tonight HBO debuts the long awaited and highly anticipated second season of Westworld. The 16 month hiatus since the conclusion</b> …

Is Running on Pavement Safe? The Hard Fitness Facts for Runners

Share Email Comments<p><b>Master Trainer Jared Stokes weighs in with his expert insight into the timeless fitness question, “Is running on pavement safe?”</b> …

Olympic Curling - The Ultimate American Guide for PyeongChang 18'

Share Email Comments<p><b>With their recent success in PyeongChang, Team USA’s Olympic curling teams have captured the interest of many Americans for this</b> …

The Disturbing Truth of the Mirror Universe Captain Lorca

Share Email Comments<p>After recent events in <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i>, the viewer cannot help but feel genuinely set adrift. While there are several …

Sexual Healing for the Great Barrier Reef: Reseeding and Baby Coral

Share Email Comments<p>Last November, researchers from Southern Cross University announced the first successful transplantation of new coral onto the …

The Night King Goes South: Game of Thrones Season 8 Predictions

Share Email Comments<p>With the newest edition of Film EDERtorials, Andrew Eder tackles his Game of Thrones season 8 predictions for the widely …

The Case for Captain Lorca - Star Trek: Discovery Mid-Season Return

As the <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> mid-season return arrives this Sunday, fans anxiously wait to find out where exactly USS Discovery and her crew are …

Science Fiction

Pearl Harbor: What Happened Around the World the Day Japan Attacked?

Share Email Comments<p>December 7th, 1941 holds a singular place in America’s historical memory. It is the day that changed the national identity and …

The Complete Guide to The Man in the High Castle Season 3 - TGNR

Share Email Comments<p>Amazon Studios<p><b>November is here, and the anticipated return of Amazon’s award winning adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s classic The</b> …

5 Biggest Gambles in Star Trek: Discovery

radiotimes.com<p>When I first sat down and popped open the iPad with my fiancé to watch the premier of Star Trek: Discovery, I was unenthusiastic. It …

Science Fiction

New Imaging Device Can See Inside Human Bodies

The ongoing quest to better see inside human bodies has made a major breakthrough. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have successfully built …

Imaging

Keye Luke: An American Son

<i>Following a look at American Actor / Playwright Sam Shephard, Cadrecinematique examines another American Icon – Keye Luke.</i><p>Representation<p>Keye Luke and …

British Museum

Sam Shepard - America Personified

“Myth is a powerful medium because it talks to the emotions and not the head. It moves us into an area of mystery…” – Sam Shepard, 1975<p>Since I was a …

Sam Shepard

Jeanne Moreau - Living is Risking

Share Email Comments<p>Jeannne Moreau, the icon of French cinema, never believed in nostalgia. In a 2001 interview with The Guardian, she asked, …

Doctor Who: Time for a Time Lady? Nope

Share Email Comments<p>When Peter Capaldi announced his departure from the sci-fi favorite <i>Doctor Who</i> earlier this year, debate on who would play the …

HIV Patients Living As Long as the General Population - New Study Shows - TGNR

New research released last month shows HIV patients treated with the current recommended medical regimen are achieving life expectancy nearly equal …

Social Media

D-Day: What if the Allied Invasion of Normandy Failed?

On June 6, 1944 the Western Allies launched Operation Overlord – better known as D-Day – an amphibious invasion of northern France that was a …

World History

The True Story of 10 Cent Beer Night - First Hand - TGNR

<b>On this date in 1974, one of the most unforgettable incidents in baseball history occurred at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. In a regular</b> …

Tencent

50 Years of Sgt. Pepper: An Example and a Warning - TGNR

<b>As I stood in Best Buy this past Friday to purchase the new 50th anniversary cut of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, I asked myself, “How many</b> …

Time Travel

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 REVIEW | Film EDERtorials - TGNR

The Marvel cinematic universe returns to the far reaches of space in <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i>! In this latest installation of <i>Guardians of the</i> …

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10 Things Star Trek: Discovery Must Do to Avoid Epic Failure - TGNR

Share Email Comments<p>As a Star Trek fan, I too have heard the reports of ongoing friction and difficulty in producing the first season of <i>Star Trek:</i> …

V-E Day in Perspective: How Different Originally Were Each of the Allies Own Plans to Defeat Hitler? - TGNR

Share Email Comments<p>Today May 8th, 2017 is the 72nd anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, or V-E Day. The very day the guns fell silent in Europe, …

Indian Court Rules Ganges River A Living Person - A Useful Tactic Against Pollution? - TGNR

<b>Uttarakhand, India</b> <b>–</b> On March, 20th, an Indian court in the state of Uttarakhand issued a historic ruling that the Ganges River was a living person, …

India

Ghosts of the Thylacine: Tasmanian Tiger Spied in the Wild? - TGNR

<b>The last known living Tasmanian Tiger – also known as the thylacine – died in captivity eighty years ago. However, sightings of the striped, dog-like</b> …

National Parks

Opening Day: Understanding Baseball's Holiday - TGNR

Share Email Comments<p>TGNR<p>Its early on the morning of April 3rd, 2017. It is a cool and sunny New England morning, the ideal landscape for the day that …

Assassin's Creed REVIEW | Film EDERtorials - TGNR

The Assassin’s Creed video game franchise is incredibly popular, but does the magic extend to the big screen? Harking back to beloved titles like …

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