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Tailored Egyptian dress is the oldest ever found

It’s the ultimate in retro fashion — an Egyptian woven dress that is now considered the oldest known piece of cut, fitted and tailored clothing. …

Archaeology

Lynda Barry’s Illustrated Syllabus & Homework Assignments from Her New UW-Madison Course, “Making Comics”

Cartoonist turned educator Lynda Barry is again permitting the world at large to freely audit one of her fascinating University of Wisconsin-Madison …

14 ghostly photos of famous Egyptian landmarks with no tourists

Tourists have traveled to Egypt's ancient pyramids and historic monuments for centuries.<p>But tourism has dropped rapidly in recent years, as violent conflicts following the 2011 revolution have been particularly successful in scaring off travelers.<p>According to a recent Reuters article, 9.9 million …

Cairo

Scientists To Scan Egypt's Ancient Pyramids To See What's Below The Surface

CAIRO (AP) — Scientists will scan four of Egypt’s ancient pyramids starting next month using waves, particles and thermal imaging in order to see …

Archaeology

The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History

Since its invention, photography has provided a window into the events that have changed the course of our nation. Here are the images that have shocked, inspired, and moved us as a country.

Photo Of The Day: Never-Before-Seen Image Of Billy The Kid Could Be Worth $5 Million

A detail of Billy the Kid (left) in the original tintype. Image Source: reddit<p>It’s not every day you’re told you can make a profit of approximately …

Photos

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

Complex Montana Glass Home Embedded in a Dreamlike Natural Landscape

The <b>Montana Glass Home</b>, painstakingly rendered by <b>Cutler Anderson Architects</b>, is a great example of modern construction. Glass walls, tapered columns …

Architecture

The 10 Best Photo Essays of the Month

The New York Times Magazine: Desperate CrossingMigrants about to be rescued by Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Paolo …

'Karl Lagerfeld, Visual Journey' at the Pinacothèque de Paris

Karl Lagerfeld is showing his photography at the Paris museum from October 16 to March 20, in a retrospective featuring model portraits, unseen …

Karl Lagerfeld

Bedtime stories - 'it's better if dad reads them'

When men read stories to their children, they encourage them to use their imagination more, a study reveals<p>Children benefit more from their father reading them bedtime stories than their mother, new research has revealed.<p>Questions posed by men when reading to children were found to have sparked …

Taking a better look!

The most stressful job? Waitressing, say scientists

Menial jobs like waitressing are far more stressful than professions like medicine or architecture, says scientists, as they warn of stroke risk<p>Ask anyone to name the most stressful professions and they might guess neurosurgeon, bomb diffuser, miner or even stockbroker.<p>But a new study suggests that …

Too late: 400 cities in America, including Miami and New Orleans, will likely be submerged by rising sea waters

Scientists have identified 414 towns and cities in the United States that are guaranteed to eventually be underwater, regardless of how much humans decrease their carbon emissions.<p>"Historic carbon emissions have already locked in enough future sea level rise to submerge most of the homes in each of …

Climate Change

Rare Treasures Discovered In Ancient Tombs On Cyprus

A trio of ancient underground tombs has been discovered near Soli, a city on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, and the extravagant jewelry and other artifacts hidden inside have left archaeologists stunned.<p>Two of the lavish tombs, dating back 2,400 years, contained drinking vessels, figurines, …

Archaeology

America's wars have introduced thousands of words to English usage in the US

Speech, much like the world, is in a constant state of flux. The way that wars alter the world, they also modify the way we speak and redefine the way we think.<p>As troops have invaded nations, slang too has invaded our vernacular.<p>As early as the Civil War, military reporter R.W. McAlpine wrote about …

Language

14 Chic Ways To Decorate for Halloween

This year, make your Halloween decorations look hauntingly elegant.<p>This Halloween we recommend that you swap your blow up Frankenstein with charming white pumpkin ghosts and mini gourd candle sticks.