New Release: Caribbean Sport Fishing

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Caribbean Sport Fishing is an all encompassing practical guide to fishing in the Caribbean. It includes the various game fishing found both offshore and in the flats and will appeal to both big game anglers as well as fly fishermen.


Author: Mary L. Peachin

ISBN: 978-0-9911981-2-2

Caribbean sport fly fishing and offshore fishing, nature, conservation, scuba diving, sharks, shark conservation, finning, apex predators, underwater encounters

Price: $7.95

Author Biography: Mary L. Peachin has thirty years of experience of sport fishing, both fly and offshore fishing. She uses this experience to share with anglers where to fish in the Caribbean for both offshore species and those that inhabit the flats. This practical and authoritative guide for anglers will be useful in planning fishing trips to the Caribbean.

Available at:

Amazon              Nook           GooglePlay

Kobo         Samsung       All Romance/OmniLit

 Apple/iBookstore      e-Sentral        Gardners

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How 50 music teachers are creating 5,000 musician-citizens across the US, thanks to a TED Prize wish

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Jose Abreu wished for these 50 musicians to Jose Antonio Abreu made a TED Prize wish in 2009 to train 50 musicians to start youth orchestras in their community. The final class of Sistema Fellows graduated this month. Photo: El Sistema

On a drizzly spring day in Boston last week, three dozen musicians mingled in the President’s Library of the New England Conservatory (NEC), one of the most prestigious music institutions in the country. The weather did not dampen the infectious enthusiasm in the room. After all, 10 of these musicians were about to mark a milestone: graduation from the competitive Sistema Fellows Program, an initiative born out of El Sistema and made a reality by the TED Prize.

El Sistema is a network of youth orchestras founded by pianist and conductor Jose Antonio Abreu in 1975. Officially called the “National System of Youth and Children Symphony Orchestras of Venezuela,” El Sistema (“the system”) teaches orchestral instruments to…

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Celebrities Pay Tribute to Maya Angelou on Twitter


Renowned American author and poet Maya Angelou died today at the age of 86 in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Best known for her poetry and autobiographical works like I Know Why the Caged BirdSings, she’s been an inspiring source of wisdom for many generations.

Thousands have already taken to social media to mourn the icon, sharing their favorite quotes, lessons (using the #MayaTaughtMe hashtag) and even links to her last poetic tweet:

(Read Lev Grossman’s obituary here)

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Review: C.O.W.L. #1

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Cowl01_CoverAWelcome to the “Chicago Organized Workers League”— the world’s first Super-Hero Labor Union! While C.O.W.L. once stood as a beacon of hope against an epidemic of organized crime and an unbeatable “brotherhood” of Super-Villains, the union now faces its fiercest foe yet—a disillusioned public. In targeting the last of the great villains, C.O.W.L. attempts to prove its value to the world and to each other, while staving off villainy from both outside and inside its offices.

C.O.W.L. #1 is a series I really anticipated. The idea of a labor union involving super heroes is really interesting to me, and if done right, could be a fascinating discussion on labor, and the need (or not) for labor unions in today’s world.

This first issue though starts off as a pretty average super hero comic. It’s not bad at all, it just doesn’t really show off it’s premise all that well. What…

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Bones of mythical Japanese water demon to go on public display



Every Japanese person knows about kappa, the tricksy and sometimes dangerous, yet strangely polite, water demons from ancient folklore. But how many have actually seen one in real life?

Next month, people will have the chance to, when parts of a supposedly real kappa go on display in all their mummified glory.

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Big data hell: Origami launches analytics platform to save marketers from data complexity

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US Navy sailor allegedly led team that hacked government computers

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