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Angels of Mons. The Angels of Mons is a popular legend about a group of angels who supposedly protected members of the British Army in the Battle of Mons at the outset of World War I.

Angels of Mons

History[edit] RACV RoyalAuto - Australia's secret war. Nov 2015 About two decades ago, Vanessa Seekee left her hometown of Brisbane, heading north in search of adventure.

RACV RoyalAuto - Australia's secret war

Her plan was “to live somewhere remote”. Most would consider travelling to Cape York, North Queensland’s uppermost tip of Australia, to be taking the search as far as it could go. Most Haunted Houses & Places Around the World. Travel Features From cold abandoned hospital, creepy old castles to spooky highway, we look at some of the most haunted places in the UK and around the world.

Most Haunted Houses & Places Around the World

The Ancient Ram Inn The Ancient Ram Inn - Gloucestershire, UK The Ancient Ram Inn, Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire is said to be one of the most haunted places in England. It was bought and owned by a Mr John Humphries in 1968 (Mr Humphries is also the sole occupant at this residence). New Philosopher. Keith Clark's Home Page. How did it get so late so soon? Why time flies as we get older. How did it get so late so soon?

How did it get so late so soon? Why time flies as we get older

It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon? Dr Seuss. The Pragmatic Bookshelf. Learn Ruby the Hard Way: A Good First Program. This chapter is from the book  In this excerpt from Learn Ruby the Hard Way: A Simple and Idiomatic Introduction to the Imaginative World Of Computational Thinking with Code, 3rd Edition, Zed Shaw walks you through writing your first Ruby program, and gives you some study drills to help you practice your skills.

Learn Ruby the Hard Way: A Good First Program

You should have spent a good amount of time in Exercise 0 learning how to install a text editor, run the text editor, run Terminal, and work with both of them. The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013. The thing about reading is this: it takes a long time.

The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013

There are innumerable books in the world, and many more good ones than can be read by any mortal in a lifetime. It’s hard to choose — especially if you’re a slow reader. Cult Novels: An Essential List. The Greatest Books: The Best Books - 1 to 50. The Greatest Books: The Best Books - 2 to 100. The Greatest Books: The Best Books - 3 to 150. Absolutely No Machete Juggling » Top 10 Career-Changing Programming Books. When I grad­u­ated with a Com­puter Science degree ten years ago, I was excited to dive into the world of pro­fes­sional pro­gram­ming.

Absolutely No Machete Juggling » Top 10 Career-Changing Programming Books

I had done well in school, and I thought I was com­pletely ready to be em­ployed doing my dream job: writing code. Resources - What is the single most influential book every programmer should read? 100 Most Influential Programming Books According to Stack Overflow. A Pragmatic Quick Reference. 3 Leaf: .NET Regular Expression Repository. Home > Resources > Articles Expression Tester | Tutorial | Examples | Submit an Expression Expression Tester Site Fixed If you've been trying to validate regular expressions with <angle brackets>, then you've probably noticed that this page is returning an error.

3 Leaf: .NET Regular Expression Repository

V1.1 of the .NET Framework provides built-in protection against cross-site scripting attacks, and it blocks fields that look suspicious. New Expressions Numerous expressions are listed in the Examples section, below. Lately, Karl Moore has provided an expression to validate file names; Shushrut Joshi has provided an expression to validate credit card numbers; and Benoit Aubuchon has provided a regex for numeric values. Programmers Don't Read Books. Recommended Reading for Developers. Code Complete 2 Steve McConnell's Code Complete 2 is the Joy of Cooking for software developers.

Recommended Reading for Developers

Reading it means that you enjoy your work, you're serious about what you do, and you want to keep improving. In Code Complete, Steve notes that the average programmer reads less than one technical book per year. The very act of reading this book already sets you apart from probably ninety percent of your fellow developers. Catalog your books online. Books Every Writer Needs to Read. The hard work, the MFA vs.

Books Every Writer Needs to Read

NYC debate, the negativity, the importance of a good Twitter account, the parties you have to go to, the readings you have to do, people you should meet, the agents you need to impress — amid all the different ways writers have found to obsess over what it takes to be successful, we sometimes forget the most important thing of all: great writers need to be great readers. You can’t read everything, but once you’ve moved past all of the totally obvious titles, considering adding these 25 titles to your TBR pile. They’re excellent examples of so many different ways that novels, short stories, poems, essays, and creative nonfiction can be done. 9 Essential Books That Will Transform Your Writing Forever. Admit it. You have several half-read writing books stacked up on your nightstand, several more squirreled away in a desk drawer and a dozen more on your Amazon wish list.

You scrutinize all the books that “customers also bought” looking for those one-of-a-kind books that will transform you into a great writer. You jump “inside the book” to read the table of contents and credits and page through the free preview. Searching for the magic formula. The formula that will erase the silent self-doubt. Stephen King Creates a List of 96 Books for Aspiring Writers to Read. Image by The USO, via Flickr Commons I first discovered Stephen King at age 11, indirectly through a babysitter who would plop me down in front of daytime soaps and disappear. Bored with One Life to Live, I read the stacks of mass-market paperbacks my absentee guardian left around—romances, mysteries, thrillers, and yes, horror. It all seemed of a piece. King’s novels sure looked like those other lurid, pulpy books, and at least his early works mostly fit a certain formula, making them perfectly adaptable to Hollywood films.

Yet for many years now, as he’s ranged from horror to broader subjects, King’s cultural stock has risen far above his genre peers. Few contemporary writers have challenged the somewhat arbitrary division between literary and so-called genre fiction so much as Stephen King, whose status provokes word wars like this recent debate at the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Aerogramme Writers' StudioStephen King's Reading List for Writers. “If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.” ― Stephen King In the afterword to his acclaimed guide On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King shares the following reading list of 96 books, covering a diverse range of fiction and non-fiction titles. Books. Using the Heroine’s Journey. The monomyth known as the Hero’s Journey has become widely popular. Unfortunately, the original was clearly intended for men and not women. In response, some feminists have created their own, female-centered version, called the Heroine’s Journey. Lucky for us storytellers, both can be abstracted into a structure that works for a wide array of stories.