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Charles Apple

Charles Apple

Current Position: designer editor

Charles Apple joined The Spokesman-Review in 2019 as a design editor. He designs features pages and weekly Further Review pages that covers subjects such as the history of comics, William Shatner, Tiger Woods, autism spectrum disorder and even how to get your Spokesman-Review aboard the International Space Station. Apple has worked for papers across the nation, large and small. He is considered an informational graphics guru, winning countless international awards and his work consulting and training newsrooms around the world.

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News >  Further Review

Future Trek

Here’s a look at the technological and sociological advances predicted — some accurately and some not quite so much — by the 55-year-old “Star Trek” television and movie franchise.
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Katy Perry’s ‘Friday Night’ turns 10

Ten years ago today, singer and songwroter Katy Perry scored yet another No. 1 hit with “Friday Night (T.G.I.F).” This was the fifth track from Perry’s “Teenage Dream” album to hit No. 1, which tied Michael Jackson’s “Bad” for most No. 1 hits from a single album.
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Another Brick in the Wall

On this date 60 years ago, the Soviet-backed government of East Germany began building a wall around West Berlin which was cut off from the rest of West Germany but controlled and occupied by Western countries. The reason given, at the time, for the wall was to keep the Western fascists out of East Germany. The real reason was to stem the tide of thousands of East German citizens defecting to the West.

A&E >  Movies

The biggest blockbusters of the past 46 summers

It’s that time of year again – time for baseball, heading to your favorite vacation spot, relaxing ... and sitting in an air-conditioned theater watching that summer blockbuster everyone can’t stop talking about. Will this summer’s great flick be the “Space Jam” sequel?
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Operation Crossroads and the era of high-stakes nuclear proliferation

Seventy-five years ago today, the United States tested an atomic bomb on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean. It was the world’s fourth atomic explosion – after the first test in New Mexico in August 1945 and then the bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. But Operation Crossroads kicked off an era of high-stakes nuclear proliferation and Cold War one-upmanship.
A&E >  Entertainment

What you can find at Resorts World Las Vegas

Resorts World Las Vegas opened Thursday featuring more than 3,500 guest rooms and suites via three Hilton hotels, a mammoth casino, 100,000 square feet of nightclubs, restaurants, retail stores, a spa and a 5,000-seat concert venue. Here’s a look at what guests will find there:
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The life and work of Alan Turing

While others were working on computing machines before Alan Turing’s heyday before and during World War II, Turing was one of the first to consider computers more than just souped-up calculating machines and more of a way of solving real human problems.
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What’s gone wrong with Brexit?

Five years ago Wednesday, the British people shocked the world and the European community – and a large part of themselves – by voting to leave the European Union. What came to be called Brexit would take four years to pull o and, even now, there are still aspects of the union that have yet to be dissolved.

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