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Incredible Portraits Of Boston Marathon Survivors With Messages Of Healing And Hope To The World

"Keep running."<p>As the one-year anniversary of the bombing at the Boston Marathon approaches, photographer Robert X. Fogarty, known for his message-on-skin portrait project called "Dear World," asked marathon survivors, first responders and supporters to return to the finish line.<p>He captured their …

Empathy

Could this be the skeleton of a Bronze Age king?

Scientists may be on the verge of solving the mystery of a 4,000-year-old skeleton discovered on farmland near Westbourne in the 1980s<p>The skeleton – …

Death of Enver Hoxha

The man who held Albania in an iron grip for 40 years was a devout Marxist-Leninist, a fervent admirer of Stalin and a committed moderniser. When he …

Black Death skeletons unearthed by Crossrail project

<b>Skeletons unearthed in London Crossrail excavations are Black Death victims from the great pandemic of the 14th Century, forensic tests indicate.</b><p>Their teeth contain DNA from the plague bacterium <i>Yersinia pestis</i> and their graves have been dated to 1348-50.<p>Records say thousands of Londoners perished …

Archaeology

A Fantastically Detailed Geological History for Game of Thrones

A group of geologists and map designers have reconstructed the geological ages of Essos, Westeros, and other regions described in Game of Thrones. …

Paul Cézanne

Paul Cézanne<p>French, 1839–1906<p>Still Life with Skull (Nature morte au crâne)<p>1896–1898<p>Oil on canvas<p>The Barnes Foundation

From the archive, 3 April 1928: London Zoo houses new orangutan family

In the little house that has been set aside for the new orangutans there is a constant crowd of silent visitors, who stand enrapt, staring at this transplanted family that manages somehow to convey a profound sense of mysterious forest life.<p>The majesty of the male is staggering. A French painter …

April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated

<b>April 4, 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr. is assassinated</b>.<p>The night before his assassination, King delivered his last speech at Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee; popularly known as “I’ve Been to the Mountain”, this speech was made in support of the Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike and called upon the United States to ”be true to what you said on paper”.<p>At around 6 PM, King was standing on the balcony outside his room at Memphis’ Lorraine Motel when he was struck by a single bullet through the …

How Christy Clark and Invoke Media Used Facebook to Win a Provincial Election

Barack Obama was among the first wave of politicans to actively leverage the internet and, particularly, social media—to obvious success, no …

How to Get Another Free 2000 Rogers First Rewards Points

On the weekend we let you know about a Rogers survey which let customers get 2000 free Rogers First Rewards points, thanks to the Edmonton …

Instagram Begins Testing Facebook Places to Replace Foursquare

Facebook owned photo-sharing app <i>Instagram</i>, that has been long powered by <i>Foursquare’s</i> massive venue database for its locations services, is now …

BlackBerry unveils plan to make money from BBM app

BlackBerry is about to launch an update to its popular BlackBerry Messenger chat service that it hopes will rake in some extra coin.<p>The Waterloo, …

Los Angeles subway dig finds prehistoric objects

An exploratory subway shaft dug just down the street from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has uncovered a treasure trove of fossils in the land …

Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet | News Home | Reuters

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere’s least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet.<p>Workers assemble Android-based tablets …

Business Development