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Science Book a Day Interviews John O'Brien

Special thanks to John O’Brien for answering 5 questions about illustrating the recently featured book – Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be… 454 more words


A Shrouded World - Whistlers : A Jack Walker & Michael Talbot Adventure

This is a collaboration between Mark Tufo and John O’Brien.

As you know I’ve been a big fan of Mark Tufo books for a while, especially the Zombie Fallout series, so when I saw this I thought I’d better give it a read. 378 more words


How Sheryl Crow Performing On 'Letterman' Was Blamed For An Author's Suicide

Sheryl Crow had a successful career before anyone knew of her. She wrote commercial jingles (including one for McDonald’s), toured with Michael Jackson on his Bad World Tour from 1987-1989, and sang on the… 753 more words


Sean O'Mahony's All-Ireland hopes are ended

The Sean O’Mahony’s hopes of All-Ireland glory were ended by St Croan’s of Roscommon yesterday after their comeback at Kingspan Breffni Park in Cavan fell just short on a 0-14 to 2-7 scoreline. 344 more words


Prison Sentences Delayed For Convicted Mass. Probation Officials

BOSTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Probation Commissioner John O’Brien and a former deputy convicted in a corruption case can delay their prison sentences during their appeals, a federal appeals court has decided. 225 more words


Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be

By Charlotte Jones (Author) and John O’Brien (illustrator)

Synopsis: Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings.  86 more words


Sydney hostage planned daring escape

WATCH: 82-year-old John O’Brien recounts his ordeal inside the cafe and how he escaped.

SYDNEY, Australia – The siege at the Sydney cafe had been going on for more than five hours and 82-year-old John O’Brien had become convinced the gunman was insane and they would likely all end up dead. 1,088 more words