Christie Creasey

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5 books you won't want to miss this week, including Stephen King, John McCain

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week.<p><b>1. The Outsider</b> by Stephen King (Scribner, fiction, on sale May 22)<p><b>What it’s about:</b> The arrest of a popular Little League coach for the murder of a local boy eventually leads investigators to a very creepy villain.<p><b>The buzz:</b> …

Stephen King

This Wall Chart Shows Every Oil Painting Vincent Van Gogh Ever Created

Vincent van Gogh, among other things, was a prolific painter. He created 85 oil paintings of women, 70 of flowers, 42 of wheat fields, and 38 of his …

Comic Books

10 Best True Crime Novels Every Armchair Detective Will Love

For the true crime-obsessed, hunting down the best true crime novels is a must. Long gone are the days when an interest in the macabre parts of …

Crime

How a Hole Punch Shaped Public Perception of the Great Depression

The notorious photo editor who introduced “America to Americans.”<p>From his office at the Farm Security Administration (FSA) in Washington, D.C., Roy …

Great Depression

The Most Expensive Books in the World

Read this the next time you're tempted to complain about the price of hardcovers at Barnes & Noble.<p>JK Rowling's first book since the conclusion of …

Books

Ancient Romans Painted Horrifying Blood-Red Warnings on Wall Across Scotland

Ancient Romans used blood red, bright yellow and stunning white paints to illustrate dire warnings on the wall that separated them from the …

Ancient History

How a Special Diet Kept the Knights Templar Fighting Fit

Silent meals, a buddy system, and wine “in moderation.”<p>Graybeards were thin on the ground in the 13th century. For even wealthy landholding males, …

Nutrition

Authors recommend 11 US bookstores worth traveling for

Reading material, whether destination-related or just a way to while away the journey, is an essential packing list item. But cozy, well-curated independent bookstores are often trip-worthy in their own right. We asked 11 best-selling writers to tell us which shops are worth a detour for …

Books

7 Major Schools of Thought in Psychology

When psychology first emerged as a science separate from biology and philosophy, the debate over how to describe and explain the human mind and …

Psychology

Six of the Oldest Human Remains Found in the U.S.

Archaeological discoveries of ancient humans keep pushing our knowledge about our species further back in time. The Americas haven't been populated …

Anthropology

700,000-Year-Old Stone Tools Point to Mysterious Human Relative

Someone butchered a rhinoceros in the Philippines hundreds of thousands of years before modern humans arrived—but who?<p>Stone tools found in the Philippines predate the arrival of modern humans to the islands by roughly 600,000 years—but researchers aren’t sure who made them.<p>The eye-popping …

Archaeology

NASA just discovered something new in 20-year-old Galileo data

Normally when NASA publishes exciting new discoveries it’s thanks to data that just arrived from one of its many pieces of high-tech space hardware. …

Astronomy

20 Lost Cities of the Ancient World that Were Rediscovered

We were always fascinated by tales and legends of lost cities or abandoned places forgotten in the depths of time, and history never lacked of …

Archaeology

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

7 of Indiana’s Most Haunted Places

A eerie library, a fortune-telling cemetery, a mansion with whispering walls. The Hoosier State is home to several haunted locations. Here are seven …

War

Ancient Maya 101

The Maya: They’re considered one of the most advanced civilizations to have existed in the Americas before the Spanish conquest. But who exactly were the ancient Maya people and what led to the collapse of their civilization?<p>As early as 1800 B.C., the Maya had begun settling in established villages …

Archaeology

With a library of 500,000 movies and shows, SelectTV puts Netflix to shame

popsci shop<p>Get one year of service for just $19 and receive a free HDTV antenna.<p>Neither Netflix nor Hulu can claim to be the biggest entertainment library on the web. That accolade goes to SelectTV by FreeCast, an awesome cable-cutting platform that costs less than a coffee per month. You can get …

Smart TV

Inside One Man's Serial-Killer Unification Theory

New series details an ex-cop's investigation into Ed Edwards, a serial killer he claims is responsible for everyone from the Black Dahlia to …

Crime

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

Women as witches: past, present and future

So where does all this leave us today? Witches are still very much female in the public imagination and labelling a powerful women a witch (such as …

Six of the Oldest Human Remains Found in the U.S.

We recently shared some of the more amazing examples of ancient archaeology in the United States. This week, we travel even farther back in time to …

What About “The Breakfast Club”?

Revisiting the movies of my youth in the age of #MeToo.<p>Earlier this year, the Criterion Collection, which is “dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world,” released a restored version of “The Breakfast Club,” a film written and directed by John Hughes that I acted in, more than …

Sexual Harassment

Demystifying the Winchester Mystery House

Under new management, the labyrinthine mansion is giving up more of its closely guarded secrets.<p>When Walter Magnuson arrived at San Jose’s Winchester …

5 tips for becoming inspired and capturing more photographs

It's not always easy to get motivated to go out shooting. To help fire you up to capture shots, Chelsea Northrup has published a new video featuring …

Claude Monet

A World-Renowned Wildlife Photography Exhibition Arrives in Sydney

A world-renowned photography exhibition on loan from the Natural History Museum in London has arrived in Sydney. There will be more than 100 images …

Daniel Tjongari's Black and White Photos of Lone Mangroves Will Put You in Awe

<i>All images by Daniel Tjongari. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>The tranquil allure of nature is often amplified in minimalist approaches to …

15 Years of Haunting Landscape Photos

<i>Nowhere Far</i>, a monograph by the photographer Nicolas Hughes (GOST Books), spans six series and fifteen years of large-format work, hand-printed in …

The Cameras That Shot the Winning Photos of World Press Photo 2018

World Press Photo announced the 2018 winners of its prestigious photojournalism contest last week, and most of the winning photos (97 of 129) were …

33 Incredible Things You Can Do With Your Family Photos

Do you want to do more than just scrapbook your photos or display them in photo albums? Here are 33 incredible ideas that you can try.Well you don’t …

Albums

I Capture The Surreal Beauty Of Spring In Mountain Meadows In Poland

When first warm sunlight melts the ice and snow everything in the Tatra mountains is waking up. One of the most famous symbols of the spring season …