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  1. River Town Chronicles: The books are back in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 3 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... Indeed, a top shelf placard announces, “Really Good Books,” exhibiting the likes of “Robinson Crusoe,” “Lord Jim” and “Herzog.” “If I had to choose my favorite, it would be 'The Heart Is ...

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  2. Lost in Space' adrift in mediocrityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Columbian

    Pawing through pop culture's never-ending garage sale, Netflix has come up with a conspicuously big but dissatisfyingly flat remake of "Lost in Space," Irwin Allen's initially serious, then kitschy 1960s sci-fi TV series based on a comic book that was itself based on an early 19th-century novel called "The Swiss Family Robinson," about a family shipwrecked in the East Indies. Even "The Swiss Family Robinson" borrowed a little from a novel that preceded it by a century, Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe," which is another way of noting that Western civilization is basically just a remake on top of a remake on top of a remake.

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  3. Volcano bungy and desert island survival: are these the most extreme holidays in the world?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... basic bungalows, and comfort mode, which offers "stylish bungalows" and buffet meals. However, living like Robinson Crusoe does not come cheap. Seven days of remote island life for two people costs around NZ$2,000 - and that does not include ...

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  4. Lost in Space is adrift in that vast area between shows for kids and shows for grown-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Even The Swiss Family Robinson borrowed a little from a novel that preceded it by a century, Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, which is another way of noting that Western civilisation is basically just a remake on top of a remake on top of a remake. ...

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  5. 'Lost in Space' adrift in vast area between shows for kids, grown-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Pawing through pop culture's never-ending garage sale, Netflix has come up with a conspicuously big but dissatisfyingly flat remake of "Lost in Space," Irwin Allen's initially serious, then kitschy 1960s sci-fi TV series based on a comic book that was itself based on an early 19th-century novel called "The Swiss Family Robinson," about a family shipwrecked in the East Indies. Even "The Swiss Family Robinson" borrowed a little from a novel that preceded it by a century, Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe," which is another way of noting that Western civilization is basically just a remake on top of a remake on top of a remake.

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  6. Extreme bachelor parties become battles for survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Channel3000

    ... are by far the most popular with bachelor parties. Such trips can also come with a side of comeuppance for Robinson Crusoe wannabes: a frequent request made by the friends of the groom is to make sure he learns his place. "Nearly every bachelor ...

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  7. 'Lost in Space' is adrift in that vast area between shows for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | SFGate

    ... "The Swiss Family Robinson" borrowed a little from a novel that preceded it by a century, Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe," which is another way of noting that Western civilization is basically just a remake on top of a remake on top of a remake. In ...

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  8. 'Lost in Space' is adrift in that vast area between shows for kids and shows for grown-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Pawing through pop culture's never-ending garage sale, Netflix has come up with a conspicuously big but dissatisfyingly flat remake of "Lost in Space," Irwin Allen's initially serious, then kitschy 1960s sci-fi TV series based on a comic book that was itself based on an early 19th-century novel called "The Swiss Family Robinson," about a family shipwrecked in the East Indies. Even "The Swiss Family Robinson" borrowed a little from a novel that preceded it by a century, Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe," which is another way of noting that Western civilization is basically just a remake on top of a remake on top of a remake.

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  9. Masters 2018: Where does the Tiger Woods story go from here?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Golf World

    ... of the savagely criminally insane in "Silence of the Lambs" comes to mind, as does the storm that shipwrecks Robinson Crusoe to an uninhabited island. This is when the action in a story really picks up. For Tiger, this moment surely was infiltrating ...

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  10. Economics in Two Lessons: Draft OutlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Crooked Timber

    At the suggestion of a reader , I'm posting a draft Table of Contents for Economics in Two Lessons here I.Introductory Preface Outline of the book Further reading II.Lesson 1 Chapter 1 What is opportunity cost? Production cost and opportunity cost Fixed cost, variable cost marginal cost and sunk cost Labour and wages Households, prices and opportunity costs The intellectual history of opportunity cost* Further reading Chapter 1 A.Chapter 2 Markets, opportunity cost and equilibrium Gains from exchange Trade and comparative advantage Competitive equilibrium Adam Smith and the division of labor* Further reading Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Time, information and uncertainty 3.1Interest and the opportunity cost of waiting 3.1.1 The production side 3.1.2 The consumer side 3.1.3 Which rate of interest? 3.2 Information 3.2.1 Information economics and Robinson Crusoe 3.3 Uncertainty Further reading ... (more)

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  11. Real-life Robinson Crusoe found on uninhabited islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... busted for 'taking a cache of loaded assault rifles to a Wisconsin high school basketball game' A real-life Robinson Crusoe! British pensioner who was missing feared dead after failing to return from a canoe trip in Thailand is found two days later ...

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  12. Winter Olympics and the Super Bowl revelry show the fragility of our trust in sportRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. I've long subscribed to the theory (I'm no Robinson Crusoe, I know) that nobody in Australia does anything to boost the GDP, between about 8.43am on Melbourne Cup Day and the day after ...

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  13. Darren Kane: My shameful cocktail of TV, beer and the AshesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Age

    ... I digress a little, but not a lot. I'm gonna go right out on a limb here, and suggest I'm probably not Robinson Crusoe in having watched a bit of sport these past few weeks. Be it the Ashes; the Australian Open tennis; the races from Sha Tin (I ...

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  14. COLUMN: Libraries are our community's greatest investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | The Gazette

    ... lay on a beanbag chair for hours, gobbling up kid versions of classic literature like "Treasure Island" and "Robinson Crusoe." Today, I use them for research, whether it's my dissertation or to dig into the story of Marine Corps Pvt. George Eber ...

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  15. Fragmented from "The Egyptian" film - " Youtube/ Daeret AldoaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | Egypt Today

    ... huge snake who predicts that the sailor will return safely to his homelands. Its events are very similar to "Robinson Crusoe" by Daniel Defoe, considered one of the earliest novels written in the English language Shafie also referred to a highly ...

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  16. On an action-packed Bahamas vacation, off the beach and into high gearRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Adventures provides comfy seating and orange, spray-proof raincoats. On Ship Channel Cay, it also owns a Robinson Crusoe-like lodge (which offers pricey overnight stays). We jumped off at Allan Cay, using sticks to feed grapes to burly iguanas. Then ...

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  17. Human trafficking gained grounds when PDP governed Edo - Obaseki's AideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Vanguard

    ... to investigate members The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has urged the federal government to investigate members of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) in the Edo State for ...

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  18. Starke contrast for Brookside's Sinbad as soap star plays dame in York Barbican pantomimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | York Press

    ... Michael has never forgotten his first visit to a pantomime. "My very first show I saw was Norman Wisdom in Robinson Crusoe at the Empire Theatre [in Liverpool], which was an incredible show. I remember there were 30 dancers and a huge orchestra and ...

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  19. On an action-packed Bahamas vacation, off the beach and into high gearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... Adventures provides comfy seating and orange, spray-proof raincoats. On Ship Channel Cay, it also owns a Robinson Crusoe-like lodge (which offers pricey overnight stays). We jumped off at Allan Cay, using sticks to feed grapes to burly iguanas. Then ...

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  20. Gili Lankanfushi's Private Reserve: World's largest overwater villaRead the original story

    Nov 27, 2017 | WICU12 Erie

    That's The Private Reserve, the world's largest overwater villa, which has more than three football fields' worth of distance from its nearest neighbors. This mansion-on-stilts belongs to the Robinson Crusoe-inspired Gili Lankanfushi, which held TripAdvisor's World's Best Hotel title in 2015.

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