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BBC - Higher Bitesize History - The causes of the February Revolution : Revision

The beginnings of the revolution<p>Nicholas II, Tsar and Romanov family<p>In the space of a few days in February 1917, Tsarist Russia came to an end. The Romanov family, who had ruled Russia since the seventeenth century, was overthrown and the monarchy was no more.<p>There are several reasons why this …

The Surprising Link Between the Deaths of Three 19th Century Presidents

William Henry Harrison's presidency was memorable, but undoubtedly not for the reason he would have liked. He passed away one month after delivering …

Inside the towering shipyards of the Victorian era

Victorian shipbuilding<p>The making of the first iron leviathans<p>1865<p>Following the Industrial Revolution, wooden shipbuilding techniques which had lasted …

New York City

Here's What Weddings Looked Like the Year You Were Born

The 25 Best Hairstyles of 2015

This year, the red carpet was devoid of the typical celebrity hairstyles, and in their place we saw edgy cuts, cascades of curls, sky-high ponytails, and braids of all shapes, lengths, and sizes. We looked back at the past 12 months to round up the best—and most exciting—celeb hair moments of the …

Hair

The 5-Minute Updo You Have to Try for Your Next Holiday Party

We haven't seen any conclusive research, but we're guessing that more blowouts happen in December than another other month. And while bouncy, silky waves are indeed great party hair, let us suggest this deceptively easy—and superpretty—braided updo that's perfect for holiday celebrations, courtesy …

13 Holiday Hair and Makeup Ideas to Steal From the Runway

Runway beauty catches a lot of flack for being ridiculously over-the-top. But you know what else is over-the-top? Literally everything about the holidays. That's why some of the most festive hair and makeup inspo comes straight from the runways in New York City, Milan, and Paris. These are our …

How To: Reverse Fishtail Braid

10 Christmas Nail Art Designs! The Ultimate Guide #3! | DIY Holiday Nail Tutorial

This Is the Easiest No-Effort Nail Art Ever

Let's say you have the free time and ambidextrous control to create nail art all by yourself, there's still the possibility that you'll be sick of your intricate design after a day or two anyway.(That rhinestone appliqué doesn't have the shelf life you thought it would.) But we discovered a …

Coats

Top 5: The Best Blue Nail Polishes

The unquestionably airtight science of color psychology would probably stipulate that blue is a calming shade. Something about its association with …

Nails

51 New Hair Ideas to Try in 2017

The new year means new beginnings, or better yet, a chance to break out of the inevitable hair rut. We pulled together 51 different hairstyles—updos, down-dos, knots, twists, you name it—to ensure 2017 is your most exciting hair year ever.<p>2015 Getty Images<p>Twists<p><b>Rope Ponytail</b><p>For the spring Public …