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Bike Enthusiast Clock

Repurposed Upcycled bike components have been handcrafted into original art pieces for the home. Each clock is unique; no two […]Read Bike Enthusiast …

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1,500-year-old Viking settlement discovered underneath Norwegian airport

A 1,500-year-old Viking settlement has been discovered underdeath an airport in Norway.<p>During expansion work on the Ørland Airport, archaeologists …

If you love George Orwell, never read his poems

He may have been a brilliant novelist and essayist, but the writer’s newly published poetry collection is, to put it politely, ‘not terribly good’

19 Christmas Cards Ideas for Your Pets

Including your four-legged friends into holiday photos can be a challenge, but with a little creative flair, you can make it a cinch. While they may not be cooperative enough for a tree selfie, if surrounded by pretty lights or left to relish in their natural habitat, you can accomplish these …

Meandering Through History, "Off the Radar"

Today is the 36th anniversary of the US Embassy takeover by Iranian revolutionaries. That fateful day gave rise to the ensuing "Hostage Crisis", which lasted 444 days - and started less than two weeks after the Shah of Iran had been admitted to the US for Cancer treatment by then President, Jimmy …

35 DIY Container Ideas to Completely Declutter Your Home

Ever feel like you're in a heavy downpour of clutter? When the 'stuff' build-up reaches a dangerously high level, rein in your panic and bring out your creative side, with these life-saving DIY containers. Get ready to coral your porch clutter, banish your toiletry mess, and cure your hallway …

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Ancient Greek citadel discovered in Jerusalem under a car park

Acra, the legendary fortress built by Antiochus over 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem, has been unearthed under a parking lot. The lost citadel was …

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Ancient Greek grave 'for Alexander the Great's friend Hephaestion'

Opulent underground monument in northern Greece was for Hephaestion, closest friend and general of Alexander the Great, archaeologist claims<p>An opulent underground monument in northern Greece that caused a stir when excavated last year may have been a symbolic grave - but not the final resting place …

Here's the surprisingly complex meaning of the term 'Celtic'

"Celts: art and identity" examines the origin and usage of the term, which was first coined by the ancient Greeks to refer to barbarians from the north, and later used for the Celtic revival of the last 300 years in the British Isles.<p>Using jewellery, swords, carved stone crosses and massive armlets …

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9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Why did the Ancient Egyptians stop building pyramids? - Alien UFO Sightings

The Egyptians stopped building their most prominent structures with the beginning of the New Kingdom, but why? What was the cause that led to the …

Exhumation begins for unidentified remains from USS Oklahoma

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials this month have started to exhume the unidentified remains of USS Oklahoma crew members killed in the 1941 Japanese bombing …

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Tombs, Treasures, and 2,000-year-old Bronze Sword Unearthed in China

In 2015, archaeologists in China made a spectacular discovery at a construction site in Zhoukou City, Henan Province – a tomb complex containing 21 …

Uni students uncover moa in ancient oven

3/13/2015 07:00:00 PM<p>Students from Auckland University have uncovered the remnants of a moa being cooked in an oven from 600 years ago at one of New …

New theory on Stonehenge describes it as 'an ancient Mecca on stilts'

Whether it was a Druid temple, an astronomical calendar or a centre for healing, the mystery of Stonehenge has long been a source of speculation and …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills

The International Olympic Committee granted the German capital the right to host in 1931, just as Adolf Hitler was rising to power.<p>By the time the games rolled around, the oppressive Nuremberg laws were in effect, and the Olympic flag hung alongside banners bearing the swastika.<p>Today, the 1936 …

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The White House Is No Place for Wimps

The best presidents stay away from the middle ground.<p>Lyndon Johnson got things done. Yes, he was a visionary—the architect of sweeping social and economic programs that transformed life in the United States and that still shape our nation today. But in the many hours I spent working for LBJ, I saw …

You’d never know it from these beautiful maps that US infrastructure is crumbling

The news show <i>60 Minutes</i> recently declared that America’s infrastructure is neglected and falling apart. But that doesn’t make it any less beautiful. Proving this point is Fathom, an information design firm based in Boston, Massachusetts.<p>The firm put together some stark maps of each US state, plus …

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The pets that have lived in Downing Street, in pictures - Telegraph

Azealia Banks’s Album Was Worth the Wait

Let’s begin with what <b>Azealia Banks</b> will <i>not</i> discuss. The 23-year-old musician is tired of talking about her various, well-documented feuds with other musicians online. In her view, she has explained why she effectively broke up with Interscope, the record label that she claims had been holding her …

The Aral Sea has shrunk to its lowest extent ever. These NASA photos tell the tale.

NASA's Earth Observatory has posted some incredible photos of the vanishing Aral Sea. The lake, tucked between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, was once the fourth-largest in the world. Today, after decades of being drained for irrigation, it's nearly gone.<p>And the lake hit a new low in August of this …

10 of the best hand-drawn maps – in pictures

Hand-drawn maps are enjoying a renaissance as contemporary artists use their imagination, creativity and humour to breathe new life into the traditional craft of cartography. Here are 10 of the best

Illegal dig unearths ancient Egyptian temple

Seven men have been arrested in Egypt after digging up an ancient temple under a house in Giza, just outside Cairo.<p>Egyptian news website Ahram reports that the illegal excavation revealed the remains of a temple from the reign of Pharoah Tuthmose III.<p>The dig revealed huge limestone blocks covered …

A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …