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These Videos Of Antique Fashion Are Your New Happy Place

You can shop right from Instagram now, but can you receive the insider's-eye view of fantastic historical clothes too? Why yes, yes you can.<p>Followed …

Adidas is selling only 7,000 of these gorgeous shoes made from ocean waste

For a while, Adidas and Parley for the Oceans, an organisation dedicated to reducing plastic waste in oceans, have collaborated on shoes made of …

Shoes

What 8 New York Voters Wore to Cast Their Ballots

Fashion may not have been first of mind on Election Day, but New Yorkers at two voting locations still brought style to the polls. We interviewed a cross section of locals outside a middle school at 424 Leonard Street in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and an elementary school on East 56th Street in …

New York Style

Black Milk’s latest fashion line is Marvel-ous

Black Milk Clothing, that Australian purveyor of nerdy leggings and other fashionable faves, is at it again, and we can’t help but marvel at the …

Iron Man

Lucca the Marine dog receives medal for service

<b>(CNN) —</b> A dog, who lost her leg when an IED detonated underneath her, received a medal for courage on Tuesday.<p>Lucca, a 12-year-old German shepherd, served two tours with the U.S. Marine Corps. She successfully completed 400 missions and protected the lives of thousands of troops during her six …

Military

Identity 2016: The nation in love with country music

Cowboy boots, checked shirts and country music might conjure up images of the American south, but Dolly Parton and her fellow country singers have a dedicated following across the world - not least in Uganda. The Why Factor: Radio Requests tracked down fans in Kampala for the World Service season …

Country Music

Christian Louboutin unveils nude shoes in seven skin tones

<b>(CNN) —</b> Christian Louboutin is proving that nude isn't just a shade of beige.<p>The French designer has expanded his Nude Collection of women's shoes from five to seven skin tones, adding "porcelain" and "deep chocolate." The company's Instagram posts promise "a spectrum of seven (hues) suited to any …

Shoes

In pictures: Albinism and perceptions of beauty

<b>South African photographer Justin Dingwall's portrait series Albus explores the aesthetics of albinism and perceptions of beauty.</b><p>Albinism is an inherited condition that results in the absence, or near absence, of pigmentation in the eyes, skin and hair.<p>Three Marys Blue<p>Many people living with …

Photography

Terminix fined $10 million; pesticide poisoned family in Virgin Islands

<b>(CNN) —</b> Terminix has agreed to pay $10 million for illegally using a pesticide containing a toxic chemical in the U.S. Virgin Islands, federal officials said.<p>The plea deal comes more than a year after a family of four vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands fell seriously ill when the unit below …

Pest Control

See Navy sub bust through Arctic ice

Watch the USS Hartford attack submarine surface through the Arctic ice during a naval exercise.

Arctic Ice

What it's like to be a male survivor of sexual assault

<b>(CNN) —</b> If Adam slept through the night, he knew, it would be good day. But that didn't happen often, even after a relative stopped raping him.<p>Now 34, Adam says the abuse began when he was 14 and stopped as soon as he turned 18. His relative warned him that if he told their family, it would kill …

CDC

NASA Sparks Interest in Enigmatic Earthworks of Kazakhstan

Archaeologists call them the Nazca lines of Kazakhstan – hundreds of giant geoglyphs formed with earthen mounds and timber found stretched across the …

16th-C. Church Unearthed in Slave-Trade Capital

CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND—In the late fifteenth century, the Portuguese constructed a church on Santiago Island, one of the ten barren Cabo Verde islands …

Unlooted Etruscan Tomb Complete with Sarcophagi and Treasures Unearthed in Italy

Archaeologists have made a rare discovery near the small town of Città della Pieve, near Perugia in Italy – a 2,400-year-old sealed and untouched …

Amateur archaeologists are finding lost Roman roads using lasers

“Latest News – NEW ROAD DISCOVERED,” reads David Ratledge’s page on the Roman Roads Research Association. “After only 45 years of searching, I have at long last found the Roman Road from Ribchester to Lancaster!”<p>Ratledge, an amateur archaeologist, has indeed been looking for evidence of Roman roads …

Archaeology

TAU Discovers Extensive Fabric Collection Dating Back to Kings David and Solomon

<b>Textiles found at Timna Valley archaeological dig provide a colorful picture of a complex society</b><p>The ancient copper mines in Timna are located deep …

Archaeology

Animated map shows how the world's first written languages spread

The introduction of writing systems changed the world. It allowed humans to physically express thoughts and language, as well as record events for …

Scientists say Shakespeare’s skull may be missing from grave

Archaeologists who scanned the grave of William Shakespeare say they have made a head-scratching discovery: His skull appears to be missing.<p>Researchers used ground-penetrating radar to explore the playwright's tomb in Stratford-upon-Avon's Holy Trinity Church. Staffordshire University archaeologist …

Archaeology

Project confirms NY fort's old guns came from Florida wreck

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Research has determined nine historic cannons displayed for the past 60 years at a recreated French and Indian War fort in upstate New York were originally aboard a British warship that sank in the Florida Keys in the 18th century, according to an underwater archaeologist who …

Archaeology

Even vultures turning noses up at North Korea

Sustenance is so hard to come by in North Korea that the region's vultures no longer bother to stop on their annual migrations in search of a meal.<p>Scientists from South Korea's Ecology Environment Institute have been monitoring the birds' winter migratory routes for five years, the JoongAng Daily …

Edible spoons promise to be tasty while saving the planet

Tired of seeing mountains of plastic cutlery polluting India's landfills, Narayana Peesapaty had an idea: What if you could eat your disposable spoon …

Ireland Marks Centenary of Uprising That Led to Independence

Thousands of members of Ireland’s armed forces marched through Dublin on Sunday to mark 100 years since the Easter 1916 uprising, the defining moment …

World History

Giant peak discovered on alien moon

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent pictures detailing what scientists believe is the tallest peak on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

Astronomy

Ancient chimpanzee ‘Adam’ lived over one million years ago

2/25/2016 04:00:00 PM<p>Chimpanzees have an ancient common ancestor -- or genetic 'Adam' -- that lived over one million years ago, according to …

Remains of Anglo-Saxon island discovered in Lincolnshire village

The remains of an Anglo-Saxon island have been uncovered in Lincolnshire in a significant find that has yielded an unusually wide array of artefacts.<p>The island, once home to a Middle Saxon settlement, was found at Little Carlton near Louth, Lincolnshire, by archaeologists from the University of …

Archaeology

Human DNA found in a Neandertal woman

Humans and Neandertals may have hooked up much earlier than previously thought.<p>Early ancestors of humans in Africa interbred with Neandertals about …

Evolution

Pharaoh Ramesses III Killed by Multiple Assailants, Radiologist Says

The New Kingdom Pharaoh Ramesses III was assassinated by multiple assailants — and given postmortem cosmetic surgery to improve his mummy's …

Ancient History

Herculaneum scrolls buried by Vesuvius yield another secret: metallic ink

Latest tests on charred ancient papyri reveal the invention of metallic ink to be several centuries earlier than previously thought<p>Using the world’s largest and most sophisticated x-ray microscope, scientists have read a little deeper into one of the iconic relics of the ancient world: a library of …

Archaeology