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Convicted murderer known as 'Captain Nemo' dies while on parole at care center

SOUTH OGDEN, Utah — A man convicted of murder in the ’90s and sentenced to prison until March of 2095 died this week at a care center, where he had been sent by a parole board in 2012 due to ailing health. 120 more words


The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is back on TV - this is my review of the movie

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Cinema Literary

By Jill Smith © 2005

Many people believe literary works don’t necessarily shine on the cinema screen. It’s worth considering this: good stories abound with strong characters that the reader or viewer identifies with, keeping us hooked and making the experience memorable. 389 more words


2000 leagues under the sea

I tried to step into the past recently. The scene was UCL. I had rushed over there in the rain and had just talked my way past the suspicious security guard who had rather reluctantly let me through the gate into the Darwin Museum. 1,171 more words

My Diary

Bringing an exhibition to life: Voyage to the Deep

Constructing exhibitions such as Voyage to the Deep is the work of preparators, or ‘preps’. They are an integral cog in the machine of traditional museums and, as the name implies, are employed to prepare objects, specimens or exhibits. 531 more words

Behind The Scenes

My Favorite Parts of 20,000 Leagues under the Seas

20,000 Leagues under the Sea is a sci-fi book written by Jules Verne. It tells of how three men, Pierre Arronax (professor of natural history in a university in Paris), his servant Conseil (a negro of great self-control), and Ned Land (greatest Canadian harpooner of his time), are stranded in the sea and taken aboard a submarine ship, the… 387 more words

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