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Taste Beyond The Tongue

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as settling down with an exhilarating new read on a rare day off. But while we’re always on the hunt for brand new books to binge-read, there are certain literary staples that every bibliophile should read at least *once* in their lifetime — plus, it doesn’t hurt …

Archaeologists Need Your Help to Study 100+ Graves in Philadelphia

In 1707, the First Baptist Church of Philadelphia, which was less than 10 years old, found a permanent home at a Quaker meeting house on what is now …

Archaeology

These 'Women In The Castle' Provide New Perspectives On Nazi Germany

<i>The Women in the Castle</i>, the new novel by Jessica Shattuck, tells the story of three women, and their children, who take refuge in the ruins of a Bavarian castle at the end of World War II. The women are war widows — war resistance widows, really — whose husbands paid with their lives for the July …

World History

5 drinks you should totally make in your crockpot this Thanksgiving

Hot, delicious beverages are to November and December what scary movies are to October: basically our FAVORITE thing. Is there <i>any</i> better feeling on …

FACT CHECK: The Amish Don’t Get Autism?

CLAIM<p>The Amish don’t get autism because they do not vaccinate their children.<p>RATING<p>ORIGIN<p>Anti-vaccine advocates have, at least since the early 2000s, …

10 Europe road trips that should be on your bucket list

The next time you head to Europe, consider applying the classic American road trip formula to your vacation abroad. Hitting the road in Europe is a great way to get off the beaten tourist path and spontaneously discover small villages, regional cuisine and friendly locals. And you’ll surely find …

European Travel

Fewer dementia patients in nursing homes get feeding tubes

Fewer U.S. nursing home patients with dementia are getting feeding tubes as mounting evidence suggests it may not help them live longer or make them more comfortable, new research suggests.<p>Researchers focused on the sickest dementia patients who tend to have difficulty chewing and swallowing as …

The world might be about to find out whether a ‘Nazi gold train’ is really hidden in Poland

LONDON — When two men claimed to have found a mysterious train filled with Nazi gold last fall in Poland, it all seemed too spectacular to be true. Skepticism of the alleged finding quickly overtook the initial enthusiasm.<p>This week, we may finally find out whether the Nazi train has indeed been …

10 Abandoned Places Around the World So Surreal You Won't Believe

Beneath all the dust, rust and cracks, every one of these abandoned places has its own unique charm. It is truly fascinating to see how places which …

Haunting images show abandoned military hospital where Hitler was treated for injured leg during World War One

Featuring empty corridors, decaying ceilings and piles of debris, these haunting photos show the faded glory of a former military hospital in Germany.<p>…

Smallest national park? Kosciuszko, forgotten son of liberty

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — If the hip-hop Broadway smash "Hamilton" can reignite interest in the first U.S. treasury secretary, what will it take to drum up interest in another forgotten hero from America's fight for independence?<p>That question has stumped National Park Service employees who oversee the …

National Parks

EXCLUSIVE: How the 'German Titanic' was transformed by Hitler from a luxury ocean liner into a Nazi barracks - and then a floating concentration camp that was mistakenly blown up by RAF pilots

• <b>Luxury ocean liner Cap Arcona, also known as 'the Floating Palace', was Germany's answer to the RMS Titanic</b>• <b><br>It ferried moneyed families and</b> …

The Strange, Forgotten Story of the 'Nazi Titanic'

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

World History

This Crumbling Dam Could Wipe Out Cultural Treasures

An Iraqi dam break would not only kill hundreds of thousands, but also wipe out millennia of history.<p>A new warning from the U.S. government has renewed fears for the catastrophic destruction of thousands of Iraqi heritage sites in an event that would dwarf any damage already inflicted by the …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

More Died On This WWII Ship Than On The Titanic And Lusitania Combined

Author Ruta Sepetys likes to look for what she calls "hidden chapters of history." She writes historical fiction for teens, and judging by the success of her debut novel, <i>Between Shades of Gray</i>, adults are also reading her.<p><i>Between Shades of Gray</i> is about a Lithuanian girl who, along with her family, …

Take a Tour of Greece's Sinking Ghost Town

The village of Ropoto was once home to 300 families, until a landslide caused its buildings to slide down the mountainside.<p>Abandoned places have an almost mythical allure — their crumbling structures and dilapidated roads are mysterious, fascinating and eerie.<p>And while few people want to actually …

WHO: Zika virus ‘spreading explosively,’ level of alarm ‘extremely high’

South America’s biggest country has seen a rise in cases of a disease triggered by the little-known Zika virus being linked to a spike in birth defects.<p>South America’s biggest country has seen a rise in cases of a disease triggered by the little-known Zika virus being linked to a spike in birth …

Public Health

Watch Carrie Underwood Sing Karaoke To Carrie Underwood Songs

Our heart belongs to that sweet, little, beautiful, wonderful, perfect All-American girl.<p>If she didn't have you wrapped around her finger before, she does now.<p>Everyone's favorite "All-American Girl" Carrie Underwood probably doesn't need to carpool, but we're glad she did in James Corden's latest …

13 of the most notorious crimes in American history

There are many reasons that crimes are committed, and while most crimes are quickly forgotten, except by the people directly involved, some are still remembered and talked about decades later.<p>In "The Most Notorious Crimes in American History<i>,</i>" Life magazine rounds up some of the most mysterious, …

'Nazi gold train' investigators start surveying site in Poland

Embankment to be searched with thermal imaging cameras to verify existence of possible cargo of stolen gold and artworks<p>Engineers are set to start surveying a railway embankment in south-western Poland to establish how to dig out a “gold train” that is thought to have been buried there in the dying …

Magnetism

Album Review: Carrie Underwood – Storyteller

As one of the biggest singers in the world, not only in the Country genre, there will always be a sense of excitement surrounding the release of a …

Carrie Underwood manages to soar under the radar

Carrie Underwood has a voice capable of stunning people into silence. It's a voice that launched the country singer to superstar status not long after she appeared on "American Idol" a decade ago and judge Simon Cowell told her, "Not only will you win this show, you will sell more records than any …

How Carrie Underwood Finally Did It With ‘Undo It’

As the confetti fell and Carrie Underwood joyfully wept her way through her coronation song “Inside Your Heaven,” there was no guarantee that her …

Country Music

'Storyteller' by Carrie Underwood: EW review

We gave it an <b>A-</b><p>She’s never commandeered a VMAs stage to announce her plans to run for president or posed kohl-eyed and coyly topless on the cover of …

Parents: let your kids fail. You’ll be doing them a favor

Your teenager has a science project due. He hates science. He hates projects (as do you). Do you:<p>A. Set deadlines for him, get the necessary materials, lay them out on the table with some homemade chocolate chip cookiesB. Ask your neighbor who is a renowned chemist to stop by and wax poetic about …

Parenting

Watch Saturday Night Live's Hilarious Family Feud Divorce Sketch

Over the past few years, <i>Family Feud</i> has rediscovered its magic and turned into one of the most popular game shows on television. Much of that success …