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Archaeology

THE SHOT: Robyn's Odyssey

In 1977, I was given the ultimate National Geographic assignment: track down a mysterious and stunningly beautiful young woman named Robyn Davidson who crossed 2000 miles of treacherous Australian outback alone with four camels and her dog Diggity. I photographed her five times during her nine …

12 British Sayings Americans Don't Understand

But British people also say some other really weird, confusing things.<p>To celebrate the launch of Business Insider's UK website, we compiled 12 British phrases that will leave Americans utterly flummoxed. You might just see these on our new site.<p>When someone has "lost the plot," it means they have …

English Football

How to Pair Kale Salad with Wine

Like many chlorophyll-rich vegetables, kale is a wine killer, so it’s a brave, brave person who wants to pair kale salad with anything but …

Interstellar review – if it’s spectacle you want, this delivers

The title of Christopher Nolan’s behemoth space epic says it all – a grandiloquent declaration of scale that smacks simultaneously of ambition and hubris – like Titanic, both the ship <i>and</i> the film. The good news is that this flawed but frequently awe-inspiring movie about wormholes and black holes …

Tyrone Power had it all, but he wanted more

Tyrone Power was just 22 when he became the toast of Hollywood after his breakout performance in the 1936 historical epic "Lloyd's of London."<p>Power possessed preternaturally good looks and charm to spare; women wanted to marry him, and men wanted to be his good friend. Within six months of the …

Box Office

The War of the Words

Amazon’s war with publishing giant Hachette over e-book pricing has earned it a black eye in the media, with the likes of Philip Roth, James Patterson, and Stephen Colbert demanding that the online mega-store stand down. How did Amazon—which was once seen as the book industry’s savior—end up as …