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7 things you (probably) didn’t know about Henry VIII’s flagship the Mary Rose

Here we bring you seven facts about Henry VIII's Tudor warship<i>...</i><p><i>This article was first published in 2014</i><p>• For 34 years the <i>Mary Rose</i> was Henry VIII’s …

Henry Viii

Million-Mummy Cemetery Unearthed in Egypt Includes Child’s Remains

TORONTO — She's literally one in a million.<p>The remains of a child, laid to rest more than 1,500 years ago when the Roman Empire controlled Egypt, was found in an ancient cemetery that contains more than 1 million mummies, according to a team of archaeologists from Brigham Young University in Provo, …

The 14 Best Museum Shows of 2014

<i>Last week, as part of our year-in-culture extravaganza, our art critic Jerry Saltz named his picks for the 19 best gallery shows of 2014. Here, he</i> …

This Artist Did Something Awesome With Her Bad Breakup Texts

The breakup text. It’s just the worst. Artist Allison Wade is doing something interesting with her breakup texts though: She’s turning them into art. Her work largely focuses on relationships and modern communication, as The Cut reports, and her mediums include found voicemails, sexts and texts. …

Vincent Van Gogh: Experts Now Say Legendary Artist Didn’t Commit Suicide, But Was Murdered

Throughout history, there have been many people deemed masters in the art world. From the Renaissance (Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo) to the modern …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

Ireland

A TED-Ed Animation Explaining the Nature of Those Floating Things That Sometimes Appear in the Eye

A TED-Ed lesson by Michael Mauser and animator Jane E. Davis explains the nature of those floating things, commonly called “floaters,” that sometimes …

Archaeologists Discover Massive 12th Century UK Palace Hidden Within Iron Age Fortress

Using ground-penetrating x-ray technology, archaeologists in southern England have uncovered one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found. …

Creative DIY Christmas Trees

<i>"Floating Christmas tree" | Image: weallwantriches</i><p>I took a particular interest in this collection of DIY-Christmas trees because my 11-year-old …

This Angelic Halo Protects Blind Dogs From Bumping Into Things

Muffin the blind, 13.5-year-old toy poodle and his ingenious owner Silvie Bordeaux have come up with an amazing way to help blind dogs navigate the …

How To Spice Up Your Hot Chocolate On A Cold Winter Night

Winter is coming, and some parts of the world are already covered in deep deep snow. The best way to warm those cold toes and hands is a cup of hot …

2,000-Year-Old Mosaics Uncovered In Turkey Before Being Lost To Flooding

We usually write about new contemporary artists at Bored Panda, but these fascinating discoveries recently made by a team of archeologists in the …

38 DIY Gifts People Actually Want

Basically the opposites of fruit cake.

Who ruled in Ancient Rome?

As part of our 'History Extra explains' series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p>Rome made much of the …

Ancient History

13 Cooking Hacks You Need To Survive This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the greatest holiday of the year, but it is also one of the most stressful. Between the turkey, sides, apps and pies, there's a lot of cooking that has to happen. All at once. So that everything is done at the same time. Still warm. It's a delicate dance that only the most skilled …

Behind Tomb Connected to Alexander the Great, Intrigue Worthy of "Game of Thrones"

As archaeologists dig deeper into the burial mound, ancient sources tell a tale of family drama and palace intrigue.<p>Suspense is rising as archaeologists sift for clues to the identity of the person buried with pomp and circumstance in the mysterious Amphipolis tomb in what is now northern Greece. …

How to Make Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead

I adore all things Halloween - the costumes, the candy, the spooky decor - so each year I try to post something special here to celebrate. The past …

25 Passive-Aggressive Notes That Belong In A Museum

Sometimes you want to be mean, but not like, too mean.

Eggs

AP PHOTOS: A look at Greece's Macedonian legacy

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — They were the ancient world's ultimate social climbers.<p>In one generation, the Macedonians emerged from Greece's rustic northern …

America's best restroom is in a lush public garden

At long last, a restroom you might actually consider "resting" in.<p>Cintas, a company that specializes in restrooms, opened its polls for the 13th …

Holiday Tabletop Favorites | Centsational Style

Hello and happy Monday! We had a non stop weekend filled with activity, on Saturday we built garment racks with a team of volunteers for the Work …

{seasonal style} DIY Christmas Trees

Several years ago, my mom bought me a variety of paper mache and chipboard Christmas trees from Michael's and Hobby Lobby knowing that I would have …

Guerrilla Artist Fills Chicago Potholes With Flower Mosaics

It seems that the artistic community has reached a consensus – potholes suck. By creating colorful tiled mosaics in the potholes riddling the streets …

Best Kitchens - Decor Inspiration for Home Kitchens

Track lights and fluorescent fixtures? Please.<p>All you need is a fresh pot of coffee to go with it.<p>We refuse to cook indoors from now on.<p>Yes. There are <i>that</i> many things you can do with them.<p>It's the perfect mix of cozy and practical.<p>Laminated fabric on spill-prone chairs pair function with …

Kitchens

Giveaway: DIY Holiday Magazine

<b>Congratulations to Deanna, Maureen and Mary.</b><p>If you’re a multi-crafter who likes to give handmade and/or decorate your home with handmade things, you …

30 Low-Calorie Snacks You’ll Wish You Thought Of Sooner

Mind = blown.<p>Getting through a day without a snack is like getting through a day without checking your phone—impossible and boring AF. That's why you need an arsenal of snacks to grab when you need a fix—go-to mini meals that will satisfy your cravings, keep you full, and clock in at 200 calories …

Healthy Eating

23 Unexpected Ways To Transform An Unused Closet

No cranny left behind.

Wine Cellars

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Cleaning

10 Kitchen Details That Wow

Inspiration for your kitchen design.<p>From eye-catching wallpaper to stunning lighting fixtures, it's all in the details with these kitchen designs.

Interior Design