Jules Verne

The Last Prophet

Jeff Horton was born in North Dakota, the youngest son of a career Air Force Master sergeant, where he spent the first four years of his life before …

Books

Eiffel Tower Restaurant That Hosted Trump Set to Change Operator

Paris’s renowned Eiffel Tower restaurant, where French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump last year, may get a new …

France

Toshiba’s Hydrogen Energy Business wins the Jules Verne Award

• <b>A presentation ceremony was held at the world’s largest international conference on hydrogen energy</b>• <b><br>Toshiba ESS’s hydrogen-related achievements over</b> …

Alternative Fuel

Melody's Echo Chamber x gorilla vs. bear takeover: le rayon vert

<i>le Rayon Vert</i> (the green ray), i love all his movies, but this one stuck with me for some reason, the woman's character is helpless, extremely …

Indie Music

French school’s pupils donate artwork to raise funds for rhinos

Students from the French school Lycée Jules Verne in Sandton, Johannesburg have donated artworks to raise funds at a recent gala event hosted by the …

Wildlife

LOOK: Pupils donate artwork to raise funds for rhinos

JOHANNESBURG - Pupils from the French school, Lycée Jules Verne, in Sandton in Johannesburg have donated artworks to raise funds at a recent gala …

South Africa

Rockstar Parisian chef faces battle for Eiffel Tower | Financial Times

Chef Alain Ducasse’s dinner for Donald and Melania Trump at the Eiffel Tower last year was a highlight of a state visit designed to soothe …

France

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There’s something incongruous about riding a hovercraft. The amphibious vehicles glide over water and land like giant millipedes, hovering upon big, plastic “skirts” that blow air downwards. Look back and you see a pair of big air propellers mounted behind a rudder, like a Jules Verne invention, …

Saudi Arabia

Four Seasons Resort Maldives Debuts a Jules Verne–Approved Super Falcon 3S Submarine [Video]

Live out your sci-fi adventure dreams with an underwater flight aboard Four Seasons’ latest over-the-top amenity.<p>Though other Maldivian resorts are …

Luxury Lifestyle

DWWA judge profile: Ruben Desport

Ruben Desport is a judge at the 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA)<p>Ruben Desport<p>Originating from Belgium, Ruben Desport’s first foray into wine …

Wine

Michel Hazanavicius-Penned ‘Little Jules Verne’ Sails With ON Animation

Aton Soumache and Dimitri Rassam’s ON Animation, the outfit behind Mark Osborne’s BAFTA-winning “The Little Prince” and the upcoming “Playmobil” …

Science Fiction

Crew opens hatch to Jules Verne ATV

ATV Jules Verne approaches Space Station<p>4 April 2008<p>The hatch to the newly arrived Jules Verne ATV was opened for the first time by the International …

Space Station

Europe’s automated ship docks to the ISS

ATV Jules Verne<p>3 April 2008<p>ESA PR 20-2008. ATV Jules Verne, the European Space Agency’s first resupply and reboost vehicle, has successfully …

Space Exploration

IDG Contributor Network: 5 must-ask questions for complying with GDPR’s ‘Right to be Forgotten’

If you’re like me, you’re still waiting for a check from Google and all the other companies that benefit from using my data. While I understand the …

Privacy

Jules Verne and the power of translation | editorials

Jules Verne, who died on March 24 in 1905, is the world’s second most translated author (that’s less than Agatha Christie and more than William …

Literature

’Where Others Have Failed, I Will Not Fail’: 15 Quotes by Jules Verne to Remind You of Adventure

There have been many great writers in the past. Some wrote about romance, and some about mysteries, many wrote about war and a few about dystopia. …

Books

Twilight zone: 10 years of Baselworld’s craziest watch launches

Baselworld, the world’s largest watch fair, always plays host to the wildest imaginings of watchmakers eager to outshine each other. There are no limits, so outré complications, psychedelic colours and unfeasible case sizes are all fodder for the fantasists. As Baselworld 2018 opens its doors, here …

Stanley Kubrick

Elon Musk’s ‘Big F**king Rocket’ Is a Big F**ing Deal

SpaceX’s new spaceship changes the whole game of deep space voyaging by making it much simpler. This could be just the beginning of the New Space Age.<p>…

Space Exploration

Elon Musk is a messianic huckster

Elon Musk is a goofball techbro whose real business is quack philosophizing, not inventions or engineering.<p>I realize that the founder of Tesla and …

Business

Ford Thinks Drones Can Supplement Failed Autonomous Car Sensors

A drone could fly to your autonomous car and use its sensors to fill in for yours if they fail.<p>Bruce Bennett/Getty Images<p>If snow and ice from a …

Star Trek

Escape Your Comfort Zone! 10 Adventurous Holidays To Take This Year

Want to explore beyond the beach on your travels? These fascinating cultural holidays will surprise and delight – and take you all over the world…<p>1. …

Buenos Aires

15 Best Places for Afternoon Tea in London

Is there anything more British?<p>Is there anything as British as afternoon tea? This sandwich-and-scone combo was invented by a peckish noblewoman tired of waiting for Queen Victoria at supper. Since then, over the last two centuries, the mid-afternoon refresher has become a cherished British …

England

10 Video Games For People Who Aren't Gamers

It's only natural to want to share your hobbies with people you love, but video games can sometimes have a barrier of entry based on skill. If you …

Mario Kart

Hear Rick Wakeman’s Musical Adaptation of Jules Verne’s Journey to the Centre of the Earth, “One of Prog Rock’s Crowning Achievements”

So unfashionable for so long, progressive rock has lately come in for a re-evaluation. The qualities that current music critics have come to …

Culture

Daily Inspiration — Cassandra of the 19th Century

- Advertisement -<p>Jules Verne imagined with stunning accuracy many of the "features and bugs" of life in the 20th Century. He foresaw not just a great …

Liberal View

Chris Berman Reveals Super Bowl Pick

Berman’s pick is in.<p>We’re just over 24 hours away from kickoff of the 52nd Super Bowl. The New England Patriots seek to tie the Pittsburgh Steelers …

NFL

Life on the Ocean Wave

Ah! Love on the ocean wave: couples lurching across the deck before tumbling into each other’s arms; dancing in slithering satin dresses or black tie …

Coney Island

When Edgar Allan Poe Pranked New York City—And Inspired Jules Verne

On April 13, 1844, a special extra of the New York <i>Sun</i> announced: “ASTOUNDING NEWS! … THE ATLANTIC CROSSED IN THREE DAYS! SIGNAL TRIUMPH OF MR. MONCK …

Culture

Landscapes of the Mind

Hemingway’s Spanish civil-war novel, “For Whom the Bell Tolls”, pits nature against atrocity<p>Patrick O’Brian’s Napoleonic novels bring drama to the …

Game of Thrones

Jules Verne: Spindrift leaves for short-lived record shot

<b>After a long stand-by, in the main due to a very active North Atlantic, Spindrift Racing, skippered by Yann Guichard and owned by Dona Bertarelli,</b> …

Sailing