Fairy Tales

Of Websites, Fairy Tales and the Great SEO Rankings Hoax

<i>There was once a website who lived all alone in a tower in the forest, having been confined there by a wicked witch. Said the website, “If I do not</i> …

SEO

Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales

Hilary McKay was born in Boston, Lincolnshire and is the eldest of four girls. From a very early age she read voraciously and grew up in a household …

Five Reasons Why You Should Enter The Fairy Tales Competition

Over the last 5 years, the Fairy Tales competition has captured the imagination of thousands of participants from around the world - from students …

Bjarke Ingels

Odin’s Day Mood.

Deloraine (Lori and Derias) – Priscilla’s Song from Witcher 3, cover. (Czech language).<p><i>Related</i><p>« Fire and Life Returned.

The Witcher

How AI could have cracked the Enigma code and helped end WWII in just 13 minutes

An AI company has deciphered the Enigma code using neural networks, cloud servers and Grimm Fairy Tales<p>Science author Simon Singh is stood beside an …

Machine Learning

Coming of Age with Philip Pullman

People really like Philip Pullman’s characters. One of my best friends gave his daughter the middle name Lyra after Lyra Belacqua, the heroine of …

Books

The best children’s books of 2017

Whatever their age, kids will be engaged and inspired by this year’s diverse offerings<p><b>Age 0-4</b><p><b>Katinka’s Tail</b> <b>by Judith Kerr</b><p>(HarperCollins)<p>From the beloved creator of Mog and <i>The Tiger Who Came to Tea</i>, this feline adventure – featuring the snow-white Katinka and her unusual tail – will enthral toddlers …

Books

Cloud and AI used to break Enigma code in under 15 minutes

Enigma Pattern spun up 2,000 virtual machines to decrypt messages

Machine Learning

Fairytales such as Sleeping Beauty have become new targets for the thought-police

When they start trying to ban children's books for "offensive" content, you know we're more than halfway towards a thought-police state.<p>Sleeping …

News (Ireland)

Space Opera, Fairy Tales, and Epic Fantasy Await in Barnes & Noble Booksellers Picks for December

For nearly two decades, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. Every month on Tor.com and the B&N …

Books

CBS All Access to put a dark spin on fairy tales, since nobody's done that in a while

According to <i>Deadline</i>, <i>Scream</i> writer and <i>The Following</i> creator Kevin Williamson is heading to the CBS All Access streaming service with <i>Tell Me A Story</i>, …

Offbeat News

Exploring unhappily ever after at fairytales exhibition

Snow White stares glumly at the camera. She's dressed as she was in Walt Disney's 1937 feature-length animation film: she wears a puff-sleeved blue …

Books

Fairmont Château Laurier is Straight Out of Fairy Tales

Home » Travel » Fairmont Château Laurier is Straight Out of Fairy Tales<p>Have you ever considered visiting Canada’s charming capital city? Ottawa might …

Travel

And Into Heaven

The path to Paradise begins in Hell.<p>- Dante Alighieri<p>I suppose, with the sub-prime mortgage crisis, and the bankruptcy of Lehman Bros., in 2008, that …

Business

'It's a story': What you thought of a mum's call to pull Sleeping Beauty books from a primary school

A mum sparked furious debate after asking her son’s school to take ‘Sleeping Beauty’ off the curriculum.<p>Sarah Hall, from Northumberland Park, said …

Parenting

25 Stunning Designs with Colourful Overprint Effects

Overprint is a printing technique where two or more inks are placed over the same area, which allows the ink colours to mix and create an additional …

New Belgium Brewing

Five reasons to stop reading your children fairytales now

They’re the bedtime stories we’ve been telling for centuries; they’re the inspiration behind the box office hits that indoctrinated our childhood – …

Walt Disney Company

Fairy Tales by Aviendo Connect People Through Historic Fairy Tale Design

<b>The Danish design company Fairy Tales by Aviendo has cracked the code of bringing the almost 200-year-old fairy tale classics by Hans Christian</b> …

Literature

The New Wrinkle in Time Trailer Is Absolutely Stunning

Disney has dropped the second trailer for Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of <i>A Wrinkle in Time,</i> and it is <b>beautiful.</b> They’ve knocked it out of the park with …

Ava DuVernay

Trying to find a series of children's opera fairy tales

My mom has very fond memories of a series of records she listened to in 1960. They were a set of records, she thinks at least five, that were all …

My Best Tips For Attending Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Tips For Attending Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party<p><b>1. Arrive Early</b> ~ The party officially begins at 7 PM but with your party invitation (ticket) …

Christmas

The best holiday gifts for book lovers

With so many independent bookstores located across the five boroughs, finding the best gifts for book lovers this holiday season will be a cinch. Pop …

New York City

Richard Feynman, a born teacher…

…gets us to think more deeply about magnets–and just to think more deeply: I’ve always thought Chesterton’s insight was helpful here: In fairyland we …

Richard Feynman

Be grateful fairy tales like the 2023 World Cup don't happen

Beleaguered South Africa were reminded again on Wednesday that realpolitik, to put it bluntly, is a bitch.<p>We were promised the 2023 Rugby World Cup …

News (South Africa)

How these kids–with their parents go gadget-free, cold turkey

Rona Co saw the negative effects of TV on her 9-year-old son, Maru: “He became impatient and irritable.”<p>My 6-year-old son committed a major …

Parenting

Chelsea Manning: Help veterans by not sending us to kill for ‘nationalist fairy tales’

Transgender activist and former soldier Chelsea Manning said Sunday that the United States should stop sending its troops overseas for the sake of …

These Real World Destinations Inspired Your Favorite Fairy Tales

Fairy tales have captured our hearts and minds since once upon a time, and these imagined lands are often so vivid that they stay with us into …

Walt Disney Company

5 Christmas Villages To Visit In Real Life That'll Make You Believe In Fairy Tales

When we were young, many of us grew up reading the holiday classics, like <i>How the Grinch Stole Christmas</i> and <i>The Nutcracker</i> on Christmas eve. After …

Christmas

“Thoughts on Bad News in Children’s Lit and Buzz Lightyear: A Conversation with Chad Reynolds and Hanan Awad” by Reid Bartholomew

InterviewsReid BartholomewWorld Literature Today<i> intern Reid Bartholomew sat down with Chad Reynolds, one of the co-founders of children’s lit</i> …

11 Spots in Germany That Inspired Our Famous Fairy Tales