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The 8 Winners of This Year's Smithsonian Photo Contest Will Completely Blow You Away

After reviewing 48,000 submissions from photographers from around the globe, the photo editors at <b>Smithsonian</b> magazine narrowed its 60 photo contest finalists down to eight well-deserving winners. Contestants had the opportunity to submit their work in the following categories: Natural World, the …

Extreme Sports

It's the Most Royal Day of the Year! All About Trooping the Colour — and Meghan Markle's Debut

Now that Meghan Markle is an official royal, she’s taking part in one of the royal family’s signature events: Trooping the Colour.<p>The centerpiece of …

Royal Family

Whale dies in Thailand after swallowing 80 plastic bags

A whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags, officials said, ending an attempted rescue which saw volunteers and government vets attempt to nurse the mammal back to health.<p>Thailand is one of the world's largest consumers of plastic bags, which kill hundreds of …

Pollution

What You Should Eat in June, According to Your Zodiac Sign — Eating with the Stars

The sun is shinning down on you this month, dear star babies. It's time to slip on those sandals, try on a new dress, and get recipe planning. I've …

Cooking

'Sherlock' Star Benedict Cumberbatch Saves Cyclist From Muggers

Actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who plays detective Sherlock Holmes in the television series <i>Sherlock</i>, foiled an attempted robbery by fighting off a gang of muggers in London. The attack occurred near his fictional character's home on Baker Street.<p>Cumberbatch and his wife, Sophie Hunter, were riding in …

Avengers: Infinity War

11 of the Most Famous Riddles in History

From the Bible to Shakespeare to Harry Potter, these riddles were dreamed up by some of history’s most celebrated writers—and puzzled some of its …

Literature

13 cities that are starting to ban cars

While this goal may seem ambitious, Madrid seems to have been inching away from car dependency over the past decade. In 2005, the city set up its first pedestrian-only zone in the dense neighborhood of Las Letras.<p>Madrid is not the only city getting ready to take the car-free plunge. Urban planners …

Bike Lanes

The Queen is sending an important secret message with her handbag in this photo - and it's good news for her guest

The Queen probably has to spend a lot of her time making small talk.<p>She's spent years attending events, handing out honours and meeting important …

Royal Family

Why would anyone in their right mind visit Madame Tussauds? I did, and learnt these 19 things

I can’t move for selfies.<p>There’s a crowd armed with phones swarming on Russell Brand to my left, while throngs buzz and pose around Leo and Kate to my right. I move forward to make space to take my own shots but only perform a stumbling photobomb into an elderly couple with their arms around, I …

David Copperfield not liable for tourist's injuries, jury finds

Illusionist David Copperfield was found negligent but not financially responsible for a British tourist's injuries during a signature vanishing act …

David Copperfield

9 hyper-motivating TED talks from women on the top

We’ve curated a TED talks sequence led by diverse women who found empowerment in their career and personal paths. Just like you and I, they battled …

Sheryl Sandberg

Бруклин Бекхэм и другие молодые британцы, которых надо знать. PEOPLETALK

Англия традиционно дарит миру самых стильных мужчин, только вот новая волна британцев совсем не похожа на ее старшее поколение в духе Pitti Uomo – …

Man who fled Pompeii was crushed by large rock. His headless remains were just discovered

A man who fled the first eruption of Mount Vesuvius in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, Italy, was crushed by a large block of stone nearly 2,000 years ago. Archaeologists just discovered his headless remains.<p>The skeleton is believed to belong to a man over 30-years-old with a bone infection who …

Archaeology

Основатель Virgin Galactic пообещал организацию полётов в космос в ближайшие месяцы

Британский миллиардер сэр Ричард Брэнсон, основатель компании Virgin Galactic, сообщил о том, что человечество находится буквально в шаге от начала …

The British Social Season: Where To Rub Shoulders With Meghan and Harry This Summer

Though the Royal Wedding may have come and gone (Did your invite get lost in the mail as well?), there are plenty of other high-profile social events during the British social season where you can don your glad rags, sport a jaunty hat, quaff champagne and potentially rub elbows with the …

Royal Family

How to be late for work without making your boss mad

Saunter into a party an hour behind schedule and you’re “fashionably late.” Do the same thing at work and you could be in trouble.<p>That’s probably why …

Chief Human Resources Officers

Celebrating Memorial Day in Pictures

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<b>@roscosmosofficial</b><p>Взглянуть на планету Земля через окно иллюминатора можно, попав в Instagram-аккаунт Роскосмоса. Здесь поражают масштабы: целые …

A Lip Reader Reveals Everything Said at the Royal Wedding

The world is officially on a royal wedding high. We'll probably never get over the moment Prince Harry first kissed his new wife, Meghan Markle, in …

Royal Weddings

The Blooming Chelsea Flower Show in London: Pictures

Here's Why Prince Harry Invited His Exes To The Royal Wedding

When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot yesterday, 600 people watched in person and millions more tuned in from around the world. Among the 600 guests in attendance were two people who you might not have expected: Harry's ex-girlfriends Chelsy Davy and Cressida Bonas.<p>While most people …

Royal Weddings

American bishop Michael Curry's 'Power of Love' royal wedding address in full

American bishop Most Rev Michael Curry gave a dramatic address during the royal wedding.<p>At the service in St George's Chapel, the bishop opened his …

African-American bishop Michael Curry’s rousing sermon shows Brits how to church: Look at their reaction

LONDON — The Most Rev. Michael Curry, the first African-American to become the head of the U.S. Episcopal Church, put an end Saturday to centuries of …

Prince Harry

Everything Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's guests ate and drank at the royal wedding

After much speculation, the royal wedding menu has finally been revealed.<p>Following a majestic ceremony at St George's Chapel in Windsor, 600 guests flocked to St George's Hall in Windsor Castle for a lunchtime reception hosted by The Queen.<p>The decadent feast included a selection of sweet and …

Royal Weddings

9 Cringe-Worthy Prince Harry Scandals We've All Conveniently Forgotten About

From that time he dressed up as a Nazi, to that other time he used racial slurs.<p>Prince Harry is, inarguably, a real life Prince Charming. But before he was walking in his mother's charitable footsteps, growing the world's most impressive beard, dating Meghan Markle, and being an otherwise stand-up …

Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Honeymoon Plans Are Just as Dreamy As You'd Expect

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will walk down the aisle May 19 at the most anticipated wedding of the year. And sure, the royal wedding will be cool …

Country Lifestyle

Royal Family website unveils new bio on Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle is officially a royal.<p>The newly anointed Duchess of Sussex has a new bio up on the Royal Family website – and it barely mentions her …

General Hospital

Meghan Markle Borrowed Something Blue from Princess Diana

Meghan wore Diana’s aquamarine cocktail ring to her wedding reception at Frogmore House.<p>Following yesterday’s royal wedding ceremony, <b>Meghan Markle</b> rolled the traditional something old, something borrowed, <i>and</i> something blue all into one at her Frogmore House reception Saturday evening, donning a …

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Newlyweds Harry and Meghan have left Windsor Castle after dancing the night away celebrating their wedding

Newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan are understood to have left Windsor Castle after spending Saturday night celebrating their wedding.<p>The royal couple …

Windsor Castle

Royal Wedding children misbehaved so much plans had to be CHANGED

The Royal Wedding children were said to be so naughty that there had to be two rehearsals [Getty ]<p>Viewers had their hearts melted as the bridesmaids …

Royal Weddings