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New Caltech Musical Explores Jules Verne’s ‘From the Earth to The Moon’ As a Parable of Optimism and Accomplishment

In 1865, the United States had just ended the bloodiest and most painful war in its history. The vicious Civil War conflict had torn the nation asunder, and now Reconstruction had come. America was rebuilding, reconsidering, even reimagining. Though brother had been pitted against brother, America was still the greatest...
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In 1872 Jules Verne Introduces Readers To Bananas In Around The World In Eighty Days

February 23rd annually recognizes a well-known food holiday, National Banana Bread Day. A moist, sweet, cake-like quick bread, banana bread is made with fully ripe, mashed bananas. Some recipes call for yeast, and then the finished banana bread is sliced, toasted and spread with butter. With the popularization of baking...
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‘Around the World in 80 Days’ Review: This Needless Jules Verne Adaptation Doesn’t Soar

If any new trends catch on in 2022, one should insist on every film or television series justifying its existence beyond its potential to make a profit — especially when it comes to adaptations of IP previously adapted in multitudes. Under those terms, given the eight-episode end product that premieres tonight on PBS, there’s little explanation for this new adaptation of “Around the World in 80 Days,” Jules Vernes’ most adapted work (across television, film, theatre, gaming, and radio). Any new take on Vernes’ classic, even after taking into account that 2022 marks the 150th anniversary of its original publishing,...
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Bible verse - Isaiah Isa.10:12-13; quote by Jules Verne

Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks. For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man:
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