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56 Incredible Colorized Photos That Revived 'Russia During WWI'

These incredible photos were colorized by Olga that show Russia during World War One.<br>Shell hole, 1914<br>Colonel Grigory Kuchin, 1914<br>General Aleksei …

History

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Fitness

U.N. Security Council approves 30-day humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

The U.N. Security Council on Saturday unanimously called for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria, with Russia agreeing to the temporary hiatus only after forcing two days of delays that critics said allowed ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to pursue a renewed bombing campaign blamed for hundreds of …

Middle East

Lost cities, underwater castles and Jesus Christ's tomb: The top archaeological discoveries of 2017

Here's our pick of this year's best archaeology stories.<p><b>Lost city founded by Alexander the Great uncovered in Iraq after 2,000 years</b><p>A city thought to …

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 375° and position racks in the upper and lower thirds. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. …

Dessert

No-Bake Cookies and Cream Bars

Step 1<p>Stir together the melted butter and crushed cookies in a medium bowl. Line the bottom and sides of a 9-inch square pan with foil, leaving a …

Dessert

A Map Showing How Much Time It Takes to Learn Foreign Languages: From Easiest to Hardest

Do you want to speak more languages? Sure, as Sally Struthers used to say so often, we all do. But the requirements of attaining proficiency in any …

Language Learning

Donald Trump's Administration to Reverse Ban on Some African Elephant Trophies [Updated]

President Donald Trump’s administration is preparing to reverse a Barack Obama-era ban on the importation of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and …

Wildlife

A Bunch Of Controversial BBC Documentaries Have Just Hit Netflix

I think we can all safely say that Netflix‘s heightened focus on originals has been a good thing. Over the past couple of years, the streaming …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Cape Town

$15,500 Reward Offered After Endangered Wolf Shot Dead

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has banded together with five conservation groups to offer a $15,500 reward for information about the killing of a federally protected gray wolf.<p>The four-year-old male, known as OR-33, was found dead in late April in southwestern Oregon's Fremont-Winema National …

Wildlife

Australian-made 3D-printed sternum and rib cage implanted into NY patient

A New York woman previously diagnosed with a rare bone cancer has received a 3D-printed sternum and rib cage produced by the CSIRO and Anatomics.<p>An …

3D Printing

The Story Behind the Phrase "Kilroy Was Here"

For a few years during and after World War II, he was ubiquitous: a doodle of a big-nosed man, peering over a wall, accompanied by the inscription …

Josef Stalin

20 of the Most "Holy F*ck, I'm Scared" Films on Netflix

Aside from Lady Gaga baring all in <b>Gaga: Five Foot Two</b> and addictive mockumentaries like <b>American Vandal</b> (who drew the dicks?), Netflix is home to a …

Horror

Here's 31 Underrated Creepy, Disturbing, And Downright Scary Films You Can Watch Throughout October

A movie a day for the spookiest month of the year.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Slow Cooker Baby Back Ribs That Taste Like Real-Deal BBQ

You could easily take a rack of ribs, drown them with a bottle of your favorite barbecue sauce, set the slow cooker to low, and come back to tender, …

BBQ

If You Think You’re Brave, We Dare You To Watch These 17 Horror Movies On Netflix Alone At Night

Horror has been a part of human civilisation since its inception. Be it wild animals or the mystery of the unknown, we have always been terrified of …

Horror

This new contraption will force you to exercise to watch Netflix

Do you sit on your couch watching Netflix for hours at a time while daydreaming about one day getting back into shape? Or do you get bored whenever …

Indoor Cycling

Netflix Is Reportedly ‘Bleeding Cash’ To The Tune Of $20 Billion And Growing

Netflix and loss aren’t words that appear together in many stories about the streaming giant. The platform is constantly buzzing in coverage online, has a string of hits on its fairly young roster of shows, and might be one of the only platforms to surprise people when a show is canceled. This …

Italy's Best Under-the-Radar Travel Destinations

When I think back on the two years I lived in Rome, I remember fondly the last-minute jaunts my friends and I would take to escape on weekends. And …

Italy

The True Story of “The Marine on the Tank” and One of the Most Emblematic Images of Vietnam

The Battle of Huế—the bloodiest battle of the Tet Offensive—was launched almost 50 years ago, on January 31, 1968, and was fought in close quarters inside a walled city over a period of more than three weeks. In terms of American public perceptions, the Tet Offensive changed the course of the …

Halong Bay

Ostia Antica: The Ancient City Near Rome You've Never Heard Of

Less than an hour from the heart of Rome are the ruins of an ancient city preserved by nature, much in the same way that the eruption of Mount …

Italy

'Exercise-in-a-pill' steps closer with new study

It goes without saying that physical activity is crucial when it comes to improving and maintaining health. However, for individuals with limited …

An Irish restaurant chain is upset that McDonald’s owns so many ‘Mc’ trademarks

If you have the poor fortune of owning an Irish fast food chain whose name contains Mc or Mac but doesn’t end in Donald’s, doing business in Europe can be very, very hard. That’s the claim made by a restaurant chain from Ireland, pitting itself against the international burger conglomerate in a …

McDonald's

What to Do in Rome: The Black Book

How to get out of monument-checklist mode and live like a Roman, with tips from the native and transplanted designers, writers, and hoteliers who know best.<p>We wouldn’t be the first to call Rome the world’s greatest outdoor museum. And no matter how many times we go to the Eternal City, we stop dead …

Italy

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang …

Drones

The Best Space Documentaries on Netflix

The truth is out there -- and on Netflix.<p>So far, space travel has been restricted to only a few select people who are lucky enough to convince a …

Space Exploration

The Best Finger Food Recipes For Super Bowl Sunday

The worst thing about hosting a party is all the dishes you have to clean at the end of the night. Lucky for all of us, there’s an easy solution: finger foods.<p>When no silverware is required, no dishes are, either. But that’s not even the best part about finger foods. These hand-held bites are some …

Cooking

15 Free Things To Do In Rome On A First Time Visit

I’ve (over)used this adage so many times “Rome is amazing but FREE Rome is the best”. Replace Rome with any other amazing city in the world and the …

Italy

20 Steampunk Novels to Read If You're Looking For Something Different

We've included the steampunk genre in our 2017 reading challenge, but some readers may be wondering: what even is a "steampunk novel"? According to the <b>Oxford Dictionary</b>, steampunk is "a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than …