Jules Verne

Around the World in 80 Eggs

Lately I've had a thing for egg dishes, especially at dinnertime. I think it all started a few months ago with a salad I tried at a restaurant that …

Brunch

In space no one will hear you scream, in Blade Runner 2049 the angst comes over loud and clear

I wasn’t there. Which is a shame. But it turns out that when Denis Villeneuve was giving his intro before the press screening of <i>Blade Runner 2049</i> and …

Science Fiction

I Am Not a Monster - Issue 53: Monsters

Cephalopods loom large in our cultural mythos. Their long, sucking arms, large, unblinking eyes, and the sheer size of species like the giant squid …

Biological Species

Journey To The Centre Of The Earth by Jules Verne (Extract from BBC Radio 4 Full-cast Dramatisation) by Penguin Books UK - Listen to music

Books

The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl review – a hallucinogenic trip down a rabbit hole

This weird and sometimes wonderful Japanese anime is about a student on a kaleidoscopic all-night quest to find a treasured children’s book<p>Here is a weird, very bemusing and sometimes wonderful anime from Japan: a kind of miniaturist epic or odyssey from animator and director Masaaki Yuasa, adapted …

Anime

Jules Verne: His Life and Writings

Jules Verne is frequently called the "father of science fiction," and among all writers, only Agatha Christie's works have been translated more. …

Science Fiction

Émile-Antoine Bayard’s Vivid Illustrations of Jules Verne’s Around the Moon: The First Serious Works of Space Art (1870)

What does space travel look like? Even now, in the 21st century, very, very few of us know first-hand. But we've all seen countless images from …

Culture

Prufrock: The Consolations of Latin, Ta-Nehisi Coates's Black Critics, and Jules Verne's Time Capsule

<b>Reviews and News:</b><p>The consolations of Latin: “My class meets for an hour at ten thirty every morning, and as I labor to decipher our daily Wheelockian …

Conservative View

1870 A Space Odyssey: Astoundingly prophetic illustrations for Jules Verne’s ‘Around the Moon’

Top fact: Jules Verne is the most translated French author ever.Second slightly more impressive fact: Jules Verne is the second most translated …

Literature

Museum at FIT Is Going to Extremes With ‘Expedition: Fashion From the Extreme’

Darwin’s “Origin of Species” spurred extreme travel in the name of science, and Jules Verne’s “From the Earth to the Moon” and “Twenty Thousand …

On Fuel - Los Angeles Review of Books

ENERGY HAS EMERGED as a subject of renewed academic interest over the past decade. It’s easy to grasp why this might be the case: while global …

Books

Émile-Antoine Bayard’s Illustrations for Around the Moon by Jules Verne (1870)

Arguably the very first images to depict space travel on a scientific basis, these wonderful illustrations are the work of the French illustrator …

5 restaurants where the views are as amazing as the food

Michelin-starred chefs, standout tasting menus, and extensive wine lists can only get you so far. When it comes to the world’s greatest meals — ambience is as big a factor as any. That's why we're all about these 10 next-level restaurants where mouthwatering plates are met with jaw-dropping scenery.

Restaurants

Le Jules Verne

You have to have courage to take on an icon like the Eiffel Tower, but superchef and entrepreneur Alain Ducasse has done just that in taking over the …

Paris

13 Places for a Unique Night Out in the French Riviera

The Marseille locals have a saying when they want you to get lost, that you should “<i>va te jeter aux Goudes</i>” (literally, throw yourself to Goudes, …

Culture

Cassini's Grand Finale - 'Like a Jules Verne adventure come true.'

<b>Cassini</b>, the school bus-sized spacecraft that first launched in 1997, is entering its final days of exploration of the crown jewel of our solar …

Women in Science

Jeff Mills to produce recordings in Jules Verne's house

• Previous<br>• Next<p>The techno icon brings his Intuitions project to Amiens, France next week.<p>Jeff Mills will record live in Jules Verne's house, in Amiens, …

Music

Relentless Rationalism

Relentless Rationalism burns up the “life, mind, morality and reason” of man, seeing in the ashes the only true liberation of humanity…“Science, my …

Pew Research Center

One Week In and Around Paris

The Tour Eiffel as seen from the top of Montmartre.<p>While headed to Scandinavia this spring I had the chance to stop in Paris for one week! I can’t …

Paris

France Has a New First Dog, Nemo

Paris (AP) -- The French presidential palace has a new occupant. Nemo has taken his first steps as the country's "first dog" after being adopted by …

Business

Not Just Another Plucky Heroine: Arabella and the Battle of Venus

Earlier this year, David D. Levine’s <i>Arabella of Mars</i> picked up the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy, and with good …

Popular Fiction

'First dog' becomes new resident at French presidential palace

PARIS - The French presidential palace has a new occupant. Nemo has taken his first steps as the country's “first dog” after being adopted by …

Dogs

Transhumanism: The final chapter in humanity’s perpetual quest to be kitted out in comforting accessories

In Jackson, Minnesota, there is a man making Massey Ferguson tractors. He works for Agco. Which is huge, apparently: making billions. Tractors are …

Prufrock: Solzhenitsyn's Russian Revolution Novels, the Magic of Jules Verne, and Subterranean NYC

<b>Reviews and News:</b><p>Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s Russian Revolution novels may soon be available in English for the first time: “With the first volume …

Conservative View

100 Great Classics You Have Not Read Yet

1. Les Misérables 2. War and Peace 3. Anna Karenina 4. Don Quixote 5. Ulysses 6. The Brothers Karamazov 7. The Count of Monte Cristo A Tale of Two …

Literature

Feature: Pixel Perfex On Why Earth Atlantis Is Ideal For Nintendo Switch

We chat about the BitSummit 2017 award winner

Nintendo

Lamplight Voyage: the Magic of Jules Verne

<i>“You will travel through a world of marvels!”</i> –Captain Nemo<b>Baudelaire’s</b> great poem “<i>Le Voyage</i>” opens with the image of a child, happily daydreaming …

Books

A masterclass in making gin and steeping it at home

<i>It’s the drink everyone is talking about, so how easy is it to make? Tom Ough goes to a Cornwall hotel to distil his own...</i><p>It’s not fluoride they’ve been putting in our tap water: it’s gin. Just enough to give us a taste for it, enough to make it quite suddenly the most popular tongue-burning …

If America isn't great, who is?

Michael Moore style America-bashing is very much in style. Whether it is Ashley Judd shouting on the Washington Mall, George Soros-funded protests, or Barack Obama apologizing for American “arrogance,” it is one side of a battle that rages for the heart and soul of the nation. Trump’s White House …

Opinion

Article: Science Fiction and Fact – Building On Each Other and Each Having Their Own Place

In a day and age in which the element of mass communications is so prevalent in much of the world’s culture, reliable facts and genuine news have …

Science Fiction