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45 Famous Wedding Dresses That Are Better from the Back

The underrated view.<p>When you spend all day doing photo research for the internet (🙋), you discover some interesting things—like the fact that the <i>back</i> view of all those celebrity wedding gowns you love is actually the best part. Click through for an exhaustive catalog of all the best mega trains, …

Mark Zuckerberg on Peter Thiel and Donald Trump: 'We care deeply about diversity'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg clearly doesn't intend to distance his company from board member and Donald Trump supporter Peter Thiel.<p>In an internal memo recently distributed to Facebook employees, Zuckerberg answered "questions and concerns" about Thiel's involvement in politics.<p>"We care deeply …

Greek Footwear Label Elina Linardaki Expands Internationally Using Social Media

Elina Linardaki, the Athens, Greece-based designer, has been expanding her footwear business internationally over the past year, having gained …

Madonna custody battle over son Rocco returns to NY court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge on Wednesday urged Madonna and her ex-husband Guy Ritchie to work together to resolve a custody dispute over their 15 year-old son, Rocco, who has refused to return to his mother's New York home.<p>Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Deborah Kaplan set a June 1 date …

Madonna

Most True Samples at the Botkier Sale Are Under $85

The Botkier sample sale is going on in the Garment District right now, and we were there late this afternoon in the company of only a handful of shoppers. The venue is small, but jam-packed with tons of colorful leather goods for up to 70% off retail price. Most notably, there are still plenty of …

What America’s failing schools can learn from “Sesame Street”

New research finds that kids who regularly watch the PBS classic are more likely to keep up with their grade level<p>One of the most vivid memories from my childhood comes from my pre-K classroom, just before we were let out for the afternoon. Our teacher would put on each day’s episode of <i>Sesame …

Women

Here's how Imperial Russia reacted to Abraham Lincoln's assassination

Struggling to hold onto life, Lincoln would ultimately die from a head wound at 7:22 am on April 15.<p>Within a day of Lincoln's death, condolences began to pour in from the major world leaders of the time. The Office of the Historian of the Department of State has digitalized and kept on record the …

United States

Maldives ex-leader Mohammed Nasheed jailed for 13 years

<b>A former president of the Maldives has been sentenced to 13 years in prison after he was found guilty of ordering the arrest of a judge while in office.</b><p>Mohamed Nasheed was cleared of the charges last month, but was re-arrested and charged under anti-terrorism laws.<p>His lawyers quit during the second …

Human Rights

Who Should Select Senators?

A century after the Seventeenth Amendment transferred that power to the voters, legislatures and governors are devising new ways to retain it for themselves.<p>There are a lot of reasons that I love the Seventeenth Amendment, which transferred the power to elect senators from state legislatures to …

A New Mexico Newspaper Posts Racist Cartoon That Has Everyone Talking

A Roswell, NM newspaper hit a nerve with the minority community when they posted a cartoon that many have described as racist and offensive. However, the cartoonist behind the drawing <i></i>argues that people just don’t get the joke.<p>The <i>Roswell Daily Record</i> published the cartoon by <b>Keith Bell</b> last week.<p>This …

Why Lefties Make Less

They've been subtly discriminated against since biblical times, but modern data suggests a significant gap in earnings.<p>There’s a stereotype that left-handed people are clumsier, but that might have something to do with the fact that they live in a world of objects optimized for the right-handed: …

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …

Healthy Eating

First world war: your letters and photographs

We’ve been asking Guardian readers to share diaries, letters and photographs of relatives and friends involved in the first world war. The pictures and stories we have received are moving and memorable. You can see some of them here<p>You can see more pictures or share your wartime letters, diaries …

The Guardian, 5 August 1914: England declares war on Germany

The Manchester Guardian recorded 100 years ago on Tuesday that "Great Britain declared war on Germany at 11 o'clock last night," and that an ultimatum from the cabinet to the German government had received an "unsatisfactory" reply and therefore "the King held at once a council which had been …

WWI 100th Anniversary: UK Taxpayers Still Paying £2bn War Loans to Secret Bankers

It's a century since the outbreak of the First World War but British taxpayers are still paying for their country's part in it – and a handful of …

How the Guardian reported the first world war: England declares war on Germany

Great Britain declared war on Germany at 11 o'clock last night.<p>The Cabinet yesterday delivered an ultimatum to Germany. Announcing the fact to the House of Commons, the Prime Minister said: "We have repeated the request made last week to the German Government that they should give us the same …

As World War 1 Centenary Is Marked, A Return To Sarajevo Where An Assassin's Bullet Started It All (PICTURES)

Lights are dimmed across Britain tonight, to mark the centenary of the beginning of World War 1 and pay tribute to all those who fell - all 17 …

UK turns lights out to commemorate first world war - in pictures

Lights went out on Monday in a tribute to the dead of world war one inspired by the prophetic observation of Britain’s foreign minister on the eve of war 100 years ago.

There are no lessons from the first world war

I’ve just been in France, where the shadow of the First World War always seems to be darker and longer than that cast over Britain; it is partly that, aesthetically, their war memorials are far more haunting than ours, but also that in sheer numbers our allies lost more men than we did, up to 1.4 …

WW1 commemorations: Royals 'plant' ceramic poppies at Tower of London

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1098000/1098723_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524750166_0225b96e2ee72867a49f2cab410fdb44<p><b>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry have "planted" a ceramic poppy at the Tower of London marking the centenary of World War One.</b><p>The Blood …

Armed Forces