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Deadly Victorian fashions

The Victorians suffered for their brilliant arsenic gowns and flammable crinolines. We’re not much better.<p>The “arsenic” ball gown sits on a headless …

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UK deploys destroyer to track large Russian naval task force | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has deployed a destroyer to track an unusually large Russian naval task force transiting the English Channel, it said on Thursday and also noted a “resurgence” in Russian air activity close to its airspace.<p>The Ministry of Defense said the decision to dispatch HMS Dragon, …

Scientists have come up with the best computer model to date of the evolution of the universe. This new virtual cosmos created by U.S., German and English researchers includes details never before achieved in a simulation. See the video now at CBCNews.ca: http://cbc.sh/Sjdp8be

Swearing off bad language: Russia bans cussing in films, books, music

Thinking about making a film? Better leave out the foul language if you want it to be seen in Russia. The same goes for plays. Even rock stars will need to leave their potty mouths at home.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin signed off on a new law Monday that bans swearing at arts, cultural and …

Martin Freeman Teases Possible 'Sherlock' One-Off Special

Might we return to 221B Baker Street sooner than we thought?<p>"Sherlock" fans were bummed by the news earlier this year that season 4 of the hit British drama might be delayed two years (!) due to the busy schedules of stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. (And it's not just them: series …

These Portraits Sum Up How Artists Really Feel About Stephen Harper

George W. Bush recently unveiled a rather bland portrait of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The most exciting thing about the painting is that it was …