Jane Renfrow

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Simon Konecki Surprises Adele With Epic Romantic Gesture In Concert For 5th Anniversary

So sweet! Adele’s long-term boyfriend Simon Konecki totally surprised her at her concert for their 5th anniversary in the most epic way ever. We have …

Music

You Have To Watch Tom Cruise Perform Scenes From His Entire Career In Under 10 Minutes

Man, that guy has been in a lot of great movies.

Researchers Reclassify Itsy-Bitsy, Prehistoric “Beardogs”

Beardogs were neither bears nor dogs. But they might have been the forebears of both. Scientists at Chicago’s Field Museum say two specimens of the …

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: Art, History, Fine Cuisine And Matilda

My favorite colonial city in Mexico, San Miguel de Allende, is home to my favorite Mexican hotel, sleek little Matilda. Here’s why you’ll love both:<p>A three-hour drive from Mexico City, in the central highlands – the Bajio region of Mexico, and the state of Guanajuato — SMA offers year-round …

Mexico

Polite customers offered cheaper coffee by Spanish café owner

Disenchanted by rude customers, a café owner on Spain’s Costa Brava has introduced a novel incentive to encourage good manners by charging clients according to how polite they are.<p>A terse demand for “un café” will see guests charged five Euros (£4.20) for a cup of coffee by Marisel Valencia Madrid, …

Is American Evangelical Christianity Sinking On The GOP Ship?

Hear the rumble beneath the great collapse. The pretense of evangelical cohesion in America is disintegrating even as the Republican Party implodes, with rubble surrounding the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump. Long-hidden fissures have surfaced, making the obvious painfully clear: The term …

Faith

Tippet Rise Art Center introduces Art in Nature under Montana’s Beartooth Mountains

<b>Seven weeks of classical music performances are wed to scenic indoor and outdoor venues, in a landscape of large-scale sculptures and structures by</b> …

Lessons of traveling: 8 things that everybody needs to know

There are multiple articles out there offering guidance through the world of travel. Many of them are focused on practicalities – how to be …

Loneliness

Subduction zone earthquakes off Oregon, Washington more frequent than previous estimates - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new analysis suggests that massive earthquakes on northern sections of the Cascadia Subduction Zone, affecting areas of the …

X-Rays Reveal Hidden Portrait Under Painting By Edgar Degas

Using specialized X-ray imaging, a team of researchers in Australia has revealed a striking painting of a woman's face hidden under French Impressionist Edgar Degas' <i>Portrait of a Woman</i>.<p>The researchers believe the auburn-haired woman in the hidden work — which they also attribute to Degas — is Emma …

Art

'They're ruining our way of life': The Cheshire village declaring war on cycling's 'Lycra louts'

The road to Great Budworth winds gently across the Cheshire Plain, passing farms, fields and impossibly pretty red-brick cottages with goldfinch and house martins babbling between the eaves. On the approach, the sandstone spire of the village’s 700-year-old church rises up over the landscape.<p>The …

Laying Bare the Bones of Ancient Maya Society

Much is known about Maya kings, lords and priests. Gaps remain, but we have long had some idea of how they lived. But what about the majority—the …

Tale of Tales: Cautionary stories from Italy's Shakespeare

<b>He's been called 'the Italian Shakespeare', and his main piece of work, The Tale of Tales, influenced modern fairy tale writers the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, as well as inspiring the story of Cinderella.</b><p>But the often fantastical narratives of Giambattista Basile, a 17th Century …

Literature

Body in well confirms Viking Saga

Archaeologists working in Trondheim in Norway are amazed by the discovery of a human skeleton in the bottom of an abandoned castle well. The skeleton …

Archaeology

Huge medieval cities unearthed in Cambodia near Angkor Watt

It's known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, but now the area around Cambodia's magnificent temple complex at Angkor Watt …

Archaeology

National Parks Adventures to Go On Before You Die

1 of 4<p>Look up from inside the Grand Canyon<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 4<p>Visit Denali on a clear day<p>3 of 4<p>See nature at work at Hawaii Volcanoes National …

Second Punic War

The Second Punic War (aka The Hannibalic War) was fought between Carthage and Rome between 218 and 201 BCE. While the First Punic War had been fought …

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Socialism in America

<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> …

10 secret places in Paris you would never discover on your own

SECRET TOUR GUIDE and filmmaker Mathieu Stern reveals the top 10 secret places to discover in Paris.<p>1 – Jardin alpin (Map)<br>Nestled in the heart of the …

Ancient Roman Treasure Discovered in Shipwreck Dates Back to Emperor Constantine

A 1,600-year-old shipwreck hidden in Caesarea reveals a time of wealth and prosperity for the Roman Empire.<p>In 313 CE, Emperor Constantine would alter the face of the Roman Empire forever. His most famed decree, the Edict of Milan, sought to put an end to the persecution of Christians under his …

Archaeology

12 best commencement speeches of all time

Great news, graduates! The job outlook is looking a lot better than it has in the past few years.<p>The U.S. economy has added, on average, 238,000 jobs in the past few months, according to the Labor Department. And, job listings targeted at new grads are up slightly from a year ago on job-listing …

Theseus

Theseus is a legendary hero from Greek mythology who was considered an early king of Athens. Famously killing villains, Amazons, and centaurs, his …

Construction workers in Spain unearth 1,300 pound trove of ancient Roman coins

Some 1,300 pounds of bronze Roman coins dating to the 3rd and 4th centuries have been unearthed by construction workers digging ditches in Spain.<p>The find, in 19 amphoras — storage containers — is unique not only because of the volume of coins but because the coins appear to have never been in …

Archaeology

Britain's 20 best cities – according to you

Best of Montana in Summer: Museums and Landmarks

Check out the three sites you must visit in summer for a lesson in history and culture in Big Sky Country.<p><b>Visit the Smokejumper Center, Missoula</b><p>The Missoula Smokejumper Base is home to over 70 elite firefighters who jump from airplanes to fight fires throughout the West. No jumping or flames are …

National Parks

Climbing Man Wall Sculpture

This unique home decor of climbing man wall art is a must have !<p>Make your home decor original and stand out!<p>Be the talk of the night!<p>Make a statement …

Miniature Tree Houses Meticulously Sculpted Around Potted Plants

Artist Jedediah Corwyn Voltz constructs miniature tree houses nestled in and around potted plants and bonsai. The tiny buildings, which range from stylish lofts to minimalist studios, have similar features to their full-sized counterparts, and Voltz has outfitted them with decorative rugs, art …

Miniature

How Alexander the Great Changed the Art World Forever

A major new Met exhibit shows the breadth and richness of Hellenistic art. Prepare for gold-plated head-dresses, and two meter-tall vases.<p>The …

Ancient History