Denmark’s Council for Independent Research (DFF) will contribute some 2.5 million kroner (US$428,000) into funding research on a fictional troll – an underground being which exists in popular myth on the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea.
An eighth-grade language arts teacher from Maryland has been placed on administrative leave after school officials learned he allegedly authored two books containing questionable content under a pseudonym.
About a decade ago, I spent a lot of time in the beautiful country of Croatia, where I developed an interest in ex-Yugoslav poetry. My favorite is probably Zagreb’s Miroslav Krzela, but a modern scribe who intrigues me is the Serb, Dejan Stojanovic.
This latest Russian 'sanctions tilt' toward nuclear confrontation comes alongside a quiet and apparently unconnected launch of a global digital ID system through the City of London’s slick mouthpiece magazine, The Economist.
A new offer is available for fans of the Game of Thrones series, and it’s simply to die for. GoT author George RR Martin is raising money for charity, and for $20,000 he’ll write you in — and kill you off — in a future book.