Anna Wasilewska

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Operation Barbarossa: What would Europe look like if the Soviets hadn’t defeated Hitler?

Hitler and other top Nazis were convinced that the Soviet Union would crumble under the weight of the largest military operation ever mounted, …

18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Our friends at CountryLiving.com asked their Facebook fans to share their favorite small towns in America. Here are some of the nominations, all with populations of under 13,000.

The Low Cholesterol Cookbook & Health Plan

• <b>Author:</b> Shasta Press<p><i>The Low Cholesterol Cookbook & Health Plan</i> will make it easy for you to achieve low cholesterol by helping you make smart changes to your diet. The innovative low cholesterol “1 + 1 - 1 Eating Plan” will show you how to choose the best low cholesterol foods, how to add foods …

50 of the Most Stunning Historic Homes for Sale Across America

The U.S. has a lot to offer old-house lovers.<p>A railroad depot-turned-home, a farmhouse with its own vineyard, a quaint log cabin — the U.S. has a lot to offer old-house lovers.

Real Estate

Oceans Are Losing Oxygen—and Becoming More Hostile to Life

Low-oxygen areas are expanding in deep waters, killing some creatures outright and changing how and where others live. It may get much worse.<p>Marlin and sailfish are the oceans’ perfect athletes. A marlin can outweigh a polar bear, leap through the air, and traverse the sea from Delaware to …

Alabama inmate freed after nearly 30 years on death row

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anthony Ray Hinton is thankful to be free after nearly 30 years on Alabama's death row for murders he says he didn't commit.<p>And incredulous that it took so long.<p>Hinton, 58, looked up, took in the sunshine and thanked God and his lawyers Friday morning outside the county jail in Birmingham, …

Ann Coulter’s deranged Indiana freakout: Blasts Christians who would rather “change bedpans of Ebola patients” than stand up for anti-gay pizza parlor

<b>Ann Coulter (AP/Cliff Owen)</b><p>Coulter and Bill O’Reilly condemned the “war on Christianity” which is not a thing<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>April 3, 2015 1:30pm (UTC)<p>On Thursday evening's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor," host Bill O'Reilly and Ann Coulter had a conversation that was essentially one of those …

Christianity

The Best New Movies on Netflix and in Theaters This Month

What you should watch at the multiplex or from your couch in April 2015.<p>Snow on the East Coast has barely subsided, and yet we're already approaching the fourth-month-long Summer Movie Season, beginning with the latest <i>Fast and Furious</i> installment on April 3. While blockbusters won't fully flood …

Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Cookie dough is the greatest. Right?! It’s comforting, it’s nostalgic, and it’s slightly dangerous because OH MY GOD WE COULD ALL DIE FROM THE RAW …

Dessert

Why it’s time to shut down our poisonous college fraternities

The video of University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon members singing racist chants is yet another example of how the Greek system fosters deadly inequalities<p>The University of Oklahoma announced this week that it has severed all ties and affiliations with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity, …

Obama rejects Keystone XL bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama, exercising his veto power for the first time in five years, rejected on Tuesday a measure green-lighting the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.<p>Obama's signature denying the Keystone bill kicks off what's expected to be a flurry of …

Mitch McConnell

Great gerbils – not black rats – were chief cause of the great plague, study says

Researchers claim Black Death was imported from Asia over 400 years of the pandemic via native rodents such as great gerbils and marmots which harboured the plague bacteria<p>The gruesome waves of bubonic plague that began with the Black Death in medieval Europe and ended with the Great Plague of …

A Secret "Black Site" Revealed In Chicago: "When You Go In, You Just Disappear"

Located in a nondescript warehouse on Chicago’s west side is where, according to the Guardian, <b>one can find the domestic equivalent of a CIA "black</b> …

Proenza Schouler's Abstract Black Eyeliner and Sporty Headbands: The Beauty Look We Loved Today

The Proenza Schouler woman has always been pretty particular about her beauty routine. She knows what she likes: namely, clean skin, no frills, and the undone downtown hair to match. For fall, however, designers <b>Jack McCollough</b> and <b>Lazaro Hernandez</b> took their girl on a day trip to the museum—The …

Proenza Schouler

OK, don't read this article about passive-aggressive behaviour. Honestly, it's fine

It was Valentine’s Day recently, a fraught time for anyone in a relationship. Perhaps the gift you got your partner was obviously a last minute purchase from a petrol station? Or maybe you ignored Valentine’s Day because you both agreed it’s stupid, only your partner didn’t <i>quite</i> mean it?<p>Whatever …

Psychology

The Five Mother Sauces Every Cook Should Know

<i>We partnered with Jet.com so you can browse their (digital) shelves while you're searching for ingredients or supplies. (Seriously, they have everything!) Get almost every ingredient for this recipe here.</i><p>In the 19th century, Marie-Antoine Carême anointed Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnole, and tomato …

Cooking

12 Mexican Snacks for a Top Chef Season 12 Finale Viewing Party

Tonight, Top Chef season 12 comes to an end in Mexico.<p>Tonight, <i>Top Chef</i> season 12 comes to an end in Mexico. Chefs Gregory Gourdet and Mei Lin will …

Eight Sexy Valentine's Day Cocktails

While making no promises about love potions or secret tonics, what we can guarantee is the quality of taste in the following eight drinks. Made with care and concern, they exemplify many ideals surrounding the holiday of love: spice, smoke and flavor. Whether you prefer a vodka or rum, or venture …

West Village

20 Chocolate Dessert Recipes for a Sweet Valentine’s Day

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I don't usually put a lot of time into dessert, but Valentine's Day is an exception—the holiday just isn't complete without something sweet. And when it comes to Valentine's desserts, nothing beats chocolate. There's no better time …

Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2014

The best of the best! It's that time of year again, time to look back and list the Top 10 Breakthrough Artists of the Year. What does that mean? These are the artists, designer and photographers that took the world by storm. They're the ones who decided to push their creative limit, introducing a …

Top 10

The Persistent Myth of the Narcissistic Millennial

People are still lobbing the same accusations at Millennials, even though evidence shows they're not any more self-absorbed than their predecessors.<p>A few months ago, the news went viral that the American Psychiatric Association had classified “taking selfies” as a sign of a mental disorder. It lit …

10 Ways Entrepreneurs Fail Their Way To The Top

Unfortunately, many entrepreneurs seem to prefer to fail their way to the top, rather than do some research and learn from the successes and mistakes of others. It seems to be part of the “fail fast, fail often” mantra often heard in Silicon Valley. As an advisor to many startups, I’m convinced …

Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a …

The 10 worst states for women

Based on recently released Census Bureau data, women made up almost half of the workforce last year. Yet, even working full-time and year-round, they were paid only 79 cents for every dollar men made. The wage gap varies considerably between states. Women receive 86 cents for every dollar men make …

Supporting These Organizations Can Help Fight The Ebola Outbreak In West Africa

Today Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that he and his wife are donating $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Last month, Bill Gates announced that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would give $50 million toward efforts to stop the outbreak, with money …

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …

10 Free Apps That Will Change How You Decorate

From the editors of HouseBeautiful.com, the best, free home makeover tools for your phone.<p><b>1) ColorSchemer</b> Inspired by a photo you took? Create your own color palettes from these photos and save and share them with other COLOURlovers members. Tap the built-in color wheel to explore different shades …

Apps