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Videographer had bottoms up view of nuclear blast, lives to tell tale

Videographer had bottoms up view of nuclear blast, lives to tell tale | News Rush | Scoop.it
George Yoshitake, Don Luttrell, and four other officers stood directly underneath an exploding nuclear warhead 55 years ago -- and lived to tell their tale.
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Indie Authors Chart DIY Course at Annual Self-Publishing Book Expo

Indie Authors Chart DIY Course at Annual Self-Publishing Book Expo | News Rush | Scoop.it
“Self-publishing changed my life.” That was Bella Andre’s message to aspiring authors in a keynote that kicked off the Self-Publishing Book Expo Saturday at the Sheraton in New York City.
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Windows 8: A disastrous OS with an identity crisis? | ITProPortal.com

Windows 8: A disastrous OS with an identity crisis? | ITProPortal.com | News Rush | Scoop.it

This is it – it’s finally out. As of this morning, you can now put down your £25 ($70) upgrade fee, and...

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How Do I Get Rid of the DRM on My Ebooks and Video?

How Do I Get Rid of the DRM on My Ebooks and Video? | News Rush | Scoop.it
I just heard about the woman whose Kindle ebooks were wiped when her account was suspended, and it got me thinking: Do I really own anything that I've bought with DRM?
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Louis Farrakhan suggested Obama try to be a little more black for the next debate.

Louis Farrakhan suggested Obama try to be a little more black for the next debate. | News Rush | Scoop.it
Speaking in Charlotte on Sunday, Louis Farrakhan had this advice for President Barack Obama: Fight.
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Kindle Paperwhite — A Look at the Technology Inside

The Amazon employees who developed Kindle Paperwhite describe how the world's most advanced e-reader was designed to provide unsurpassed resolution, perfectl...
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Complaints of foul smell in Southern California fall dramatically

Complaints of foul smell in Southern California fall dramatically | News Rush | Scoop.it
Complaints about rotten egg odor in Southern California have dropped off considerably as officials confirmed the stench came from dead fish in the Salton Sea.
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Court hands Amazon major e-book victory - David Saleh Rauf

Court hands Amazon major e-book victory - David Saleh Rauf | News Rush | Scoop.it
Chalk up a colossal victory for Amazon in its ongoing war against Apple for control of pricing in the e-books market. In a ruling that shakes up the entire publishing industry, U.S.
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Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com

Watch the latest breaking news, politics, entertainment and offbeat videos everyone is talking about at CNN.com. Get informed now!
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Writer Caught Faking Amazon Reviews

Writer Caught Faking Amazon Reviews | News Rush | Scoop.it
RJ Ellory's fake Amazon reviews were exposed by fellow writer Jeremy Duns.
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Working On An Ebook Using iBooks Author? These Template Packages Can Make It Look Like A Masterpriece | Cult of Mac

Working On An Ebook Using iBooks Author? These Template Packages Can Make It Look Like A Masterpriece | Cult of Mac | News Rush | Scoop.it
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Amazon says Kindle ebook sales have overtaken print

Amazon says Kindle ebook sales have overtaken print | News Rush | Scoop.it
For every 100 hardback and paperback book sold in UK, 114 ebooks are downloaded in 'reading renaissance'...
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Kurt Vonnegut on the Shapes of Stories

Short lecture by Kurt Vonnegut on the 'simple shapes of stories.'...

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Pamela D Lloyd's comment, July 23, 2012 6:00 AM
I first saw this in a workshop for writing instructors. I thought it was great then, and I think it's great now. Thanks for sharing this. :)
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Amazon’s New Push for Same-Day Delivery Will Destroy Local Retail

Amazon’s New Push for Same-Day Delivery Will Destroy Local Retail | News Rush | Scoop.it
Amazon has long enjoyed an unbeatable price advantage over its physical rivals. When I buy a $1,000 laptop from Wal-Mart, the company is required to collect local sales tax from me, so I pay almost $1,100 at checkout.
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Why is an ebook ever riddled with typos?

Why is an ebook ever riddled with typos? | News Rush | Scoop.it
Maybe you’ve already heard this, but I recently got a Kindle Paperwhite, my first e-reader. This was a big deal for me, and a decision which involved a lot of hand-wringing. I’m a...
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Random House, Penguin could merge to fend off e-books

Random House, Penguin could merge to fend off e-books | News Rush | Scoop.it
Pearson Plc said it’s in talks to combine its Penguin book publishing unit with Bertelsmann SE’s Random House.
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Panic time for Amazon Publishing?

Panic time for Amazon Publishing? | News Rush | Scoop.it
Amazon.com Inc. is a big success in book retailing, but cracking the publishing business hasn't been as easy.
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America’s Slippery Slope Into Britishisms

America’s Slippery Slope Into Britishisms | News Rush | Scoop.it
Snippets of British vernacular — “cheers” as a thank you — that were until recently as rare as steak and kidney pie on these shores are cropping up in the daily speech of Americans (particularly, New Yorkers).
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Barnes and Noble steps up battle against Amazon

Barnes and Noble steps up battle against Amazon | News Rush | Scoop.it

Barnes and Noble is launching a new service that ups the ante against Amazon. -- It's probably just a coincidence that I had to sit through an advertisment before I could read the article.

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GoDaddy goes down, Anonymous claims responsibility

GoDaddy goes down, Anonymous claims responsibility | News Rush | Scoop.it
Internet giant that hosts millions of websites may have been hacked by a hacking group...
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Technology: How writers block fatal distractions

Technology: How writers block fatal distractions | News Rush | Scoop.it
It's one of the great drawbacks of modern technology: the machines many of us use for work also have the capacity to entertain us.
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Self-published e-book author: 'Most of my months are six-figure months' - CNN.com

Self-published e-book author: 'Most of my months are six-figure months' - CNN.com | News Rush | Scoop.it
It's been called a "cure for rejection-letter fatigue."...
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DOJ compares Apple and publishers to big oil in ebooks case

DOJ compares Apple and publishers to big oil in ebooks case | News Rush | Scoop.it
In a filing late Wednesday in response to Apple and book publishers, the Department of Justice reiterates its claim that agency pricing and the alleged conspiracy have resulted in "unmistakable consumer harm," but refuses to release its ebook...
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Stephen King: 'Shining' sequel is scheduled for a 2013 release

Stephen King: 'Shining' sequel is scheduled for a 2013 release | News Rush | Scoop.it
The sequel to Stephen King's horror classic 'The Shining' will follow a now-adult Danny Torrance and his fight against the strange True Knot group.
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Videographer had bottoms up view of nuclear blast, lives to tell tale

Videographer had bottoms up view of nuclear blast, lives to tell tale | News Rush | Scoop.it
George Yoshitake, Don Luttrell, and four other officers stood directly underneath an exploding nuclear warhead 55 years ago -- and lived to tell their tale.
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Transmedia Tuesday: Macbeth Gets Interactive With "Sleep No More"

Transmedia Tuesday: Macbeth Gets Interactive With "Sleep No More" | News Rush | Scoop.it

Chaunton: "This week, we are hopping back across the pond to visit an American production of what has proven to be one of the most enduring and successful immersive theater experiences of the new millennium, Sleep No More."


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