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First Female Viking Warrior Proved Through DNA

In the 1880s, a fascinating grave was discovered in the Swedish town of Birka. Chock full of weapons, gaming equipment, and two horses, the 10th century AD burial was assumed to be that of a powerful male Viking warrior. But the skeleton had some traits that suggested the person was female. A new …

Archaeology

Makeup Artist Transforms People Into Disney Villains

It's easy to dress up in a Disney character's wardrobe and create their accessories, but it's really hard to make someone's face look exactly like a …

Walt Disney Company

<b>King’s theatre, Edinburgh</b><br>James Thiérrée’s performance piece contains a glorious coup de théâtre but exists in a closed world without drama<p>What <i>The Toad Knew</i> and how or why he knew it is anybody’s guess. He (or is that she?) is a glorious coup de théâtre about which no more will be said here, out of …

A view more intimate than untamed

Photographer Trevor Lee has spent the last three years living and working in Yosemite National Park, broadcasting his adventures to his 113,000 Instagram followers.<p>The Valley Portal is a tree stump, about 10ft tall. Inside, it’s hollow and charred where flames licked through it, but the outside is …

Mr. Gauguin’s Heart: The Beautiful and Bittersweet True Story of How Paul Gauguin Became an Artist

What an invisible dog knows about the tenacity of the human spirit and the healing power of art.<p>Many great artists have in common the ability to transform trauma into creative power. Among them is the great French Post-Impressionist painter <b>Paul Gauguin</b> (June 7, 1848–May 8, 1903), whose work …

The Many Secrets and Sequins of William Ivey Long, Broadway’s Costume King

His costumes have shimmied across the stages of 71 Broadway productions, including Hairspray, Chicago, and The Producers. But this October, with his work appearing on Fox’s Rocky Horror Picture Show remake, it’s not the Broadway stage he’s after—it’s the world one.<p>On a damp day last winter, in …

Mitsuwa Marketplace, The Japanese Supermarket Of Your Dreams, Heads To Plano

Thanks to the remarkably diverse population of the DFW metroplex, you can hit up a specialized supermarket of your choosing – Korean, Chinese, Indian, or Mexican – any damn time you like. But what has been missing is an epic Japanese grocer, and that’s all about to change.<p>Announced via release,</b> …

Dallas

Ikigai Will Be DFW’s First Dedicated Japanese Udon Bar

Thanks to the ubiquity of popular dishes like pho and ramen, noodles are a perennial food trend. You’re likely familiar with udon, the thick, Japanese wheat noodles, but you’ve probably never had them like Ikigai Udon makes them.<p>Ikigai Udon will make its DFW debut in Plano later this year at 8245 …

A Study in Stone: The Renaissance of a Medieval Castle Garden in Catalonia

Along the coastline about an hour and a half’s drive north of Barcelona lies the medieval town of Peratallada, where most everything including the …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Inside the world's most beautiful places to read - CNN Style

"I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library," the late Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges once said.<p>Some libraries certainly touch the divine, having all the grandeur you would expect from a "cathedral of learning". But libraries no longer hold a monopoly when it comes to …

Cambridge University

30 Crazy Good Peach Recipes

Make the most of this summer fruit with these delicious ideas.<p>Fresh, local peaches are only here for a few short weeks out of the year, so you've got …

William Eggleston in Full Color

William Eggleston caused an uproar among critics when he dared to show color photographs at MoMA back in 1976. Since then, the American photographer's pictures have become canon. His new exhibition at London's National Portrait Gallery features familiar faces like Dennis Hopper in '70s and Joe …

National Portrait Gallery

17 Buildings Creatively Converted from Unexpected Spaces Photos

Nothing is more fascinating than a building with an unusual history. Transforming one unique space into another is a favorite pastime of architects, interior decorators, and designer lovers alike. It gives them the opportunity to preserve the structure’s character while still giving it their own …

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Burger King's Rumored Whopper Burrito Is Real

It's hitting menus nationwide this week.<p>The ridiculous rumor that Burger King was wrapping up its Whopper into a tortilla, which we reported on back …

22 Recipes That Upgrade Ramen Noodles

This is what ramen could look like outside of the white carton.<p>If you're still eating ramen straight out of the packet, you're doing it wrong. The …

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Grandpa’s Beloved Dog Dies, Then His Family Surprises Him With An Old Pup Who Needs A Home

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>82-year-old grandpa John was …

A sad dog sat in the corner of a shelter, but they discovered a secret that would change everything

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 in Bizarre, Heartwarming<p>A neglected stray seen roaming the streets was taken to a shelter to receive treatment like any other …

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17 Easy Vegetable Sides That Are Actually Delicious

Getting your greens doesn't have to suck.

Healthy Eating

Can you name the TV show by its adorable dog?

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Students given the chance to work with drawings in the British Museum by Michelangelo, Rubens and Cézanne (now going on an unprecedented national tour) surprised staff by wanting to take photographs, rather than making studies of them with pencil and sketchbook.<p>Like handwriting, drawing may become …

British Museum

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