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Cubs galore

The time has come to find out where cub came from. I dealt with cub in my etymological dictionary, but a quick look at the word may not hurt, the more so as cub, which surfaced in English texts only in the early sixteenth century, turned out to be an aggressive creature: it ousted whelp, and later the verb to cub came into existence. Whatever the origin of cub (and the answer will be only partly illuminating), the constant suppression of old words by upstarts is a process worth noticing, regardl...
Tags: Books, Celtic, Celts, Kopf, Daniel Sancho, Cub, Celtomania, Foucault Image, Kaldari


Bear cub attempts to enter the U.S. without proper documentation

Possibly emboldened by the promise of new hope in the United States as a result of the Biden-Harris presidential win a black bear cub tried to cross into Alaska from British Columbia. A traveller sought entry for essential reasons, but had no travel documents. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Canada, United States, Alaska, Annie, Bear, British Columbia, Presidential Elections, Cub, Biden-Harris, Northern Lights Wildlife Society


Lone Wolf and Cub #8 - Frank Miller cover

Frank Miller Lone Wolf and Cub v1 #8, 1987 - Mounted on a majestic horse, the title characters seems not quite in control of the situation. Frank Miller combines action and humor in this monotone, yet vivid cover. Other artists in this issue include Goseki Kojima. This is number 8 of 12 Lone Wolf and Cub issues with Miller art and/or covers. Find >this issue or more >Miller or >Lone Wolf and [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Miller, Wolf, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio, Cub, Goseki Kojima, Frank Miller Lone Wolf


Examining the Iconic Japanese Samurai Film That Inspired ‘The Mandalorian’

(Welcome to The Movies That Made Star Wars , a series where we explore the films and television properties that inspired George Lucas’s iconic universe. In this edition:  Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance .) Samurai movies have long held a place in the inspiration of Star Wars. It began with The Hidden Fortress , which was one of the earliest influences on George Lucas’s creation of Star Wars,  but Lone Wolf and Cub: Sword of Vengeance is perhaps the latest in that line of...
Tags: Japan, Movies, Features, Clint Eastwood, Wu Tang, Quentin Tarantino, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Mando, Wolf, Kurosawa, Wakayama, Samurai, Lone Wolf, Pedro Pascal, Jeremy Bulloch


Lone Wolf and Cub #5 - Frank Miller cover

Frank Miller Lone Wolf and Cub v1 #5, 1987 - Frank Miller presents the title characters in an uncommonly quiet scene. The colors of the setting sun match the samurai's attire. This is a nice change of pace from the more typical frenzied covers on the series. Other artists in this issue include Goseki Kojima. This is number 5 of 12 Lone Wolf and Cub issues with Miller art and/or covers. - - - - [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Miller, Wolf, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio, Cub, Goseki Kojima, Frank Miller Lone Wolf


Lone Wolf and Cub #6 - Frank Miller cover

Frank Miller Lone Wolf and Cub v1 #6, 1987 - Set against a sensible grid, a murder occurs before the readers' eyes. Frank Miller's cover is quiet yet serious, geometric yet organic, and elegant yet horrific. The sapling in the background suggests the victim's fragility. Other artists in this issue include Goseki Kojima. This is number 6 of 12 Lone Wolf and Cub issues with Miller art and/or [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Miller, Wolf, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio, Cub, Goseki Kojima, Frank Miller Lone Wolf


Batting at Home Plate: How My Rural Home Town Helped Create the South’s Newest Wilderness

Unloading the truck on the border of the Citico Creek Wilderness, I wrestle on my pack full of a weekend’s worth of supplies—including my old crosscut saw. As I walk through a smoke cloud of bacon grease smoldering off the neighboring hunting camp’s stove, I threw up a friendly wave. A few respond, but from behind the campfire, someone grumbles, “You probably ain’t even from around here, Ranger Boy.” After a few seasons as a Wilderness Ranger, your gut tells you when to stop or keep moving,...
Tags: Facebook, Environment, Sport, United States, Cycling, Wildlife, Tennessee, Babcock, Norman, Forest Service, Laura, U S Forest Service, Monroe County, TWA, Civilian Conservation Corps, Appalachian Trail


Revealed: The Top 10 Custom Motorcycles of 2018

What a year it’s been for the custom scene. With so many great bikes crossing our radar, it’s almost impossible to pick out any personal favorites. So it’s just as well that our annual Bike Of The Year roundup is purely data driven. It’s based on page views, incoming links, and the number of social media shares. As always, it’s also weighted according to how long ago the bike was featured. A couple of interesting points to note: If we weren’t dealing with customs here, two factory bikes wou...
Tags: Facebook, Wes, Thailand, Motorcycles, Ducati, Bmw, Jackson, Honda, Pacific Northwest, Harley Davidson, Exif, Billy, Harley, Yamaha, Daniel, CB


Animal of the month: the pride [interactive guide]

Pride is one of the most widely-recognised animal collectives in the world. We often picture lions among their family unit, whether they be standing proudly together or hunting down a doomed antelope. These famous social groups are usually formed of between three and ten adult females, two or three males, and the pride’s latest litters of cubs, and they live together (most of the time) across Africa and in the Gir Forest Sanctuary. We say most of the time because lions do in fact spend a fair am...
Tags: Infographics, Books, Featured, Africa, Animal, Journals, Hunting, Lion, Pride, Masai Mara, Lions, Lioness, Hunt, Antelope, Simba, Roar


Paper or Plastic? What Marketers Can Learn From a 12 Year Old Grocery Bagger

“Paper or plastic sir?,” a pleasant, gently assertive female voice chimed from my right side peripheral vision.  I’ve heard this phrase many times at the grocery store, completely familiar, baseline-communication, the fundamentals. “Paper or plastic” is a pure business expression. Let’s look at sheer functionality of the phrase, “Paper or plastic sir?:”  Safe introductory greeting, completely appropriate for a grocery store environment, no surprise Easy to answer without thinking, paper or plas...
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‘Lone Wolf and Cub’ Remake Hires Andrew Kevin Walker to Pen Screenplay For Justin Lin

Seven scribe Andrew Kevin Walker has been tapped to pen a new adaptation of the manga Lone Wolf and Cub. Previously adapted into a six-film series in the 1970s, the new take on Lone Wolf and Cub will be produced by Justin Lin, who will likely direct as well. Hop into a baby cart to hades and read the Lone Wolf and Cub remake details below. Lone Wolf and Cub, the classic manga created by writer Kazuo Koike and artist Goseki Kojima, is about to find a new lease on life courtesy of Seven screen...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, David, Justin-Lin, Road, Darren Aronofsky, Paramount Pictures, Remakes, Wolf, Logan, Walker, Lin, Lone Wolf, Comic Book/Superhero, Action/Adventure, Andrew Kevin Walker


Se7en’s Andrew Kevin Walker to Script Lone Wolf and Cub Movie

Se7en’s Andrew Kevin Walker to script Lone Wolf and Cub movie The Hollywood Reporter brings word that Paramount Pictures has landed long-in-development and long-running Japanese manga Lone Wolf and Cub, with the studio having now enlisted Se7en scribe Andrew Kevin Walker to pen the script. Justin Lin (Fast & Furious, Star Trek Beyond) has been attached to the project since 2012 and is set to produce the film while also eyeing to direct the adaptation. Described as an epic samurai adventure, L...
Tags: Movies, Justin Lin, Paramount Pictures, Wolf, Lone Wolf, ComingSoon, Movie News, Andrew Kevin Walker, Cub, Lone Wolf and Cub, Kazuo Koike, Goseki Kojima, Daigoro, Tomisaburo Wakayama, Itto Ogami


The Big Cats of the Serengeti

The four days I spent in the Serengeti were full of incredible experiences. One of the things you always dream about is the opportunity to spend time with big cats. From shy Cheetahs to Lazy Lions or the ever elusive Leopard, there’s something captivating about the alpha predators of Africa. At the outset of my safari I hoped I’d spot, perhaps, one or two large male lions and a leopard or two. A cheetah or two if I was lucky and a pride of females with cubs. Little did I know what the Serengeti ...
Tags: Travel, Photos, Landscape, Photography, Romance, Traveling, Sex, Adventure, Africa, Love, ISO, Photo, Safari, Nature, Unesco, Wildlife


Is Cubic Corporation's Post-Earnings Sell-Off a Buying Opportunity?

Shares of defense contractor Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) shed 11% of their market capitalization earlier this week after the company reported earnings that broadly underwhelmed the market.For fiscal Q2, Cubic reported:Even with a big $7 million tax benefit boosting bottom-line results, this resulted in net profits falling 95% year over year, to just $0.02 per share.Continue reading [Author: [email protected] (Rich Smith)]
Tags: Finance, Rich Smith, Industrials, Cub, Cubic Corporation NYSE, B0812dc6-35ac-11e7-a1b9-0050569d32b9, Cubic Corporation s Post


Why Cubic Corporation Crashed 10% Today

Shares of defense contractor Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) dropped nearly 13% in early Tuesday trading, before retracing to end the day down "only" 10.8% by close of trading.Cubic Corporation reported its fiscal second-quarter 2017 earnings after close of trading on Monday, meaning that Tuesday's traders were the ones to get first crack at reacting to the news -- and react they did.For fiscal Q2, Cubic reported a 6% decline in sales to $343.7 million, and a 95% decrease in profits -- to just $...
Tags: Finance, Rich Smith, Industrials, 10% Promise, Cub, 9cbcc6d8-34f8-11e7-9363-0050569d32b9, Cubic Corporation NYSE, Cubic Corporation


Looking for the Cub Foods' Sunday promotions? They're on Thursdays

Cub Foods is shaking up its schedule for price discounts, moving its Sunday-to-Saturday specials to a Thursday-to-Wednesday schedule. The Star Tribune reports on the change by Cub parent Supervalu Inc., which was made to avoid out-of-stock problems but has confused some customers used to searching Sunday ads for new deals that day. Nationally, lots of grocers start weekly specials midweek, when stores are quieter, but Cub has long started on Sundays. That meant that workers were often switchin...
Tags: Star Tribune, Supervalu Inc, Cub Foods, Cub


Why Energy Transfer Partners, Canadian Solar, and Cubic Slumped Today

Monday was a great day for many investors, as major stock market benchmarks hit new record-high levels. Gains of between 0.5% and 1% came on the heels of solid performance in the energy market and continuing enthusiasm about the future direction of the U.S. economy. Yet even with those big gains for the stock market broadly, some stocks didn't participate in the rally, and Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE: ETP) , Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) , and Cubic (NYSE: CUB) all suffered big declines. ...
Tags: Energy, Finance, Materials, Energy Transfer Partners, Energy Transfer, Sunoco, CSIQ, Sxl, ETP, and Utilities, Dan Caplinger, Cub, Energy Transfer Partners NYSE


World Champion Cubs Toss Marriage Tip: Regroup!

Did you know that the same traits we admire in sportsmanship exist in good marriages? Spouses who want to keep their relationship growing nicely can pick up a few ideas from Chicago Cubs outfielder, Jason Heyward, and manager Joe Maddon . Many give Heyward’s inspiring World Series weight room speech credit for restoring his team’s spirits up after their several run lead against the Cleveland Indians had dwindled to a 6-6 tie in the eighth inning. Staying Hopeful When Faced with Obstacles ...
Tags: Psychology, Marriage, Relationships, Support, Sports, Communication, Chicago, Self-help, Intimacy, Cleveland, St Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royals, Marriage And Divorce, Aroldis Chapman


November 8, 2016: This Week on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD

Check out clips from November 8 releases Morris From America and The Mechanic: Resurrection Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s look at all the top titles arriving this week on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue films and television collections hitting shelves and/or VOD beginning Tuesday, November 8, 2016. RELATED: Sit Down with Mechanic: Resurrection Stars Jason Statham and Jessica Alba We’re kicking the week off with two ...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Washington, Amc, Marvel, Digital, America, Bbc, Netflix, Showtime, TV News, Starz, Philip Roth, Elvis Presley, Dallas


Unashamed to Sing

I was born a Cubs fan. I purchased baseball cards and filled my mind with player names and statistics while I filled my mouth with terrible baseball card chewing gum. That gum lasted about 90 seconds, but my love for my team endures today. My passionate enthusiasm for the Cubs has led me to embrace traditions that would not normally be my style. At the end of every victory, the home stadium, Wrigley Field, is filled with the Steve Goodwin’s song, “Go Cubs, Go.” You can literally hear ...
Tags: Religion, Chicago, Christ, Jesus Christ, Wrigley Field, Cubs, Cub


CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Cub visits Placer Co. Sheriff’s Office

A bear cub visited the Placer County Sheriff’s Office this week – and the encounter was caught on camera, thanks to a deputy.
Tags: News, Placer County Sheriff s Office, Cub


Criterion Collection Adding ‘Punch-Drunk Love’, ‘The Squid and the Whale’ & More in November

The Criterion Collection is full of a variety of prestigious and respected films. You’ll find classic movies from decades ago, sparsely seen foreign films and some of the most acclaimed contemporary films from recent years. There are new additions to the Criterion Collection every month, and November is bringing some outstanding titles to the line-up. The five new films coming to the Criterion Collection in November include director approved releases of The Squid and the Whale and Punch-Drunk L...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Nbc News, Marlon Brando, Paul Thomas Anderson, Akira Kurosawa, Richard Linklater, Steven Spielberg, Adam Sandler, Dreams, Cool Stuff, Anderson, Martin Scorsese, Wolf, Laura Linney, Emily Watson


Grand Teton’s most famous grizzly bear just tragically lost her only cub

Photo: Denali National Park and Preserve Just last month , at long last, a well-known female grizzly bear named No. 399 emerged from her long hibernation at Grand Teton National Park. Walking beside her was a single, blond-faced cub, named Snowy by local bear watchers. This was a big deal for a couple of reasons. First, she was alive, which proved the Wyoming hunter who had boasted of killing her months before had been bluffing. Second, this 20-year-old grizzly is, as a columnist for the Jacks...
Tags: Wildlife, Wyoming, Collision, Grizzly, All, Car Accident, Jackson Hole News, Denali National Park, Brea, Road Accident, Cub


Not a dog’s chance, or one more impenetrable etymology

Part 3: Cubs at large By this time, the thrust of the posts united by the title “Not a dog’s chance” must be clear. While dealing with some animal names, we plod through a swamp (or a bog, or a quagmire) and run into numerous monosyllabic words of varying structure (both vowels and consonants alternate in them), lacking a clear etymology, and designating several creatures, sometimes having nothing to do with one another (for instance, “doe” and “grasshopper,” though this is an extreme case). In...
Tags: Books, Sweden, Dogs, Baby Animals, Germany, Animals, Fox, Language, Pigs, Foxes, Etymology, Public Domain, Webster, ENGL, Dictionaries & Lexicography, Oxford Etymologist


Sport and Society for Arete -Spring Training Optimism

The atmosphere at Spring Training is one of the special qualities of baseball in America. The optimism generated by fans and players alike tends to reach beyond reality. Rookies and career minor leaguers anticipate a breakthrough season. Veterans look forward to the dawning of a career year. Spring is the season of rebirth, hope and high expectations. The failures and disappointments of the previous season, or decade, or in one case, the previous century, are cast aside. This spring the expecta...
Tags: Boston, America, Society, Chicago, Arizona, Wrigley, Huffington Post, Red Sox, Chicago Cubs, Phoenix, Ricketts, Wrigley Field, Cubs, Mesa, Kinsella, Joe Maddon


$3 billion deal for Supervalu puts Cub stores up for sale

Eden Prairie-based Supervalu, which has 23,000 employees and owns Cub Foods, has seen its stock price languish for years and was under pressure from an activist investor. [Author: John Ewoldt and Kristen Leigh Painter]
Tags: Supervalu, Kristen Leigh Painter, John Ewoldt, Cub Foods, Cub, John Ewoldt and Kristen Leigh Painter


Supervalu plots to keep Cub Foods on top in the Twin Cities

The biggest grocery chain in the Twin Cities — Cub Foods — has half the market share it did 20 years ago. Can it remain the market leader? The person who is ultimately responsible for Cub’s future says it can. [Author: John Ewoldt]
Tags: Supervalu, John Ewoldt, Cub Foods, Cub