Nina Oswald

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35 Classic Children’s Books Even Adults Love

It can be said that some of the most formative books you'll read in your lifetime are read during your childhood. So many of us remember the books we …

Books

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Anglo-Saxons

The Anglo-Saxon period lasted from the early fifth century AD to 1066 – after the Romans and before the Normans. But how much do you know about the …

Archaeology

20 Borderline Genius DIY Ideas For Repurposing Five Gallon Buckets – Page 18

Upcycled Five Gallon Bucket Camping Shower<p>I love to go camping but I hate that there is not a shower in my favorite camping place. I mean, if there …

DIY

30 Insanely Genius DIY Camping Hacks – Page 2

2. Panty Hose Soap Holder<p>Don’t drop the soap Throw a bar of soap into an old pair of panty hose and tie it on a tap. This simple camping hack will …

Hacking

What Self-Governing Societies Can Learn From Ancient Athens

In the third lecture of Hillsdale College’s course on the histories of Athens and Sparta, which you can follow along with here, Victor Davis Hanson, …

Ancient History

20 Literally Genius Dryer Sheet Hacks You'll Actually Want To Try

Clean deodorant stains, stop your shoes squeaking, and get the static out of your hair.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• 15 Damn-Near Brilliant Hacks Using Cotton Balls<p>• 16 Clever Things To Do With All Those Empty Jars You've Been Hanging Onto<p>• 16 Ways To Upcycle The Stuff In Your Junk Drawer You Thought You Didn't Need

Cleaning

21 Western Novels Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

“The western story, in its most usual forms, represents the American version of the ever appealing oldest of man’s legends about himself, that of the …

Books

20 Hacks That'll Make Your Home Cleaner And More Organized

Line the tops of hard-to-reach cabinets with paper grocery bags so instead of dusting, you can just replace the bags.

DIY

Conservatism Took Hold in This Canyon 1,000 Years Ago... Until Everyone Fled

Mapping the rise and fall of a cultural ideal.<p>During the eighth century, a new kind of civilization arose in New Mexico's Chaco Canyon.<p>It started a …

Anthropology

How To Grow An Unlimited Amount Of Tomatoes Using JUST 4 SLICES And Some Dirt!

Tomatoes are probably the most favorite ingredients and most commonly used in a salad. However, their use doesn’t stop there. From decoration of the …

How To Grow Ginger in Pots : Care, Uses and Benefits

Are you looking for easy tips on how to grow ginger in pots? If so, you are lucky as today, we are about to show you how one can grow this amazing</b> …

13 Repair Tricks From Our Grandfathers That Are Still Relevant Today

Before the days of the Internet, we turned to our inventive grandfathers for fix-it help since they could easily and quickly solve just about any …

'Who We Are and How We Got Here' review: The reshaping of human history

History is no longer what it used to be. Thanks to ancient DNA. Large stretches of our understanding of our own past have been rewritten in the last …

How to equip your car for emergencies

Summer road trip season is that liberating time when we actually leave the HOV lane and drive farther than Costco. It's also a time when you need to be ready for emergencies on the road in unfamiliar or remote places. Instead of using your car's trunk as a free storage unit, clear out the junk and …

Secret symbols in still-life painting

Did you know that cherries and strawberries represented the souls of men? Or that a dragonfly could be the devil? These beautiful works say much more than you think, writes Cath Pound.<p>Still-life painting has existed since time immemorial and offered us some of the most sublimely beautiful painting …

Art

Royal Burial in Ancient Canaan May Shed New Light on Biblical City

An undisturbed elite tomb discovered in ancient Armageddon is replete with gold offerings—and the promise of unlocking secrets with DNA analysis.<p>The extraordinary discovery of a magnificent and untouched 3,600-year-old burial chamber in the ancient Canaanite city-state of Megiddo has stunned …

Archaeology

You can now access 400,000 free high-res images from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

A year ago, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art embarked on an ambitious project to give everyone free access to images in its collection. Using the Creative Commons zero license (CC0), the third most visited museum in the world has essentially turned over a trove of high resolution images to any …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

Demographics

Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain – review

Bloodworth avoids the narcissistic style that blights so much leftwing journalism<p>We perpetrate a swindle every time we use that hip phrase “the gig economy” to describe the modern labour market. If we wanted to be accurate, we could call it the “piece-rate” or the “precarious” economy. If we wanted …

Cultural Appropriation

The Virtually Unknown Book That Lived in Queen Mary's Dollhouse for Almost a Century

In the 1920s, British artists were asked to produce miniature works for a dollhouse made for Queen Mary, the wife of King George V and grandmother of …

Literature

Rediscovering Ancient Nubia in Sudan Before It's Too Late

In 1905, British archaeologists descended on a sliver of eastern Africa, aiming to uncover and extract artefacts from 3,000-year-old temples. They …

Scribd’s new unlimited plan for audiobooks and e-books might be an avid reader’s dream

Avid audiobook nerds tired of dealing with Audible’s nonsense or long library queues now have a new way to get a steady stream of the good stuff.<p>Scribd just announced it will be reinstating an unlimited plan offering relatively unfettered access to e-books, audiobooks, news, magazines, documents …

12 Books That Will Make You Want To Pack Your Bags And Travel Across India

Fuel that wanderlust.

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

18 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die

Various<p>If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

Sudoku 3958 medium

Click here for the printable version<p>Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9.<p>For a helping hand call our solutions line on 0906 200 83 83. Calls cost £1.03 per minute from a BT landline. Calls from other networks may vary and mobiles will be …

Customer Service

50 Words You Think Are Synonyms but Aren’t

Just because the thesaurus lists two words as synonyms doesn't mean that you can simply slot one in for the other. Learn the most common …

Book Review: 'Operator Down' is page-turning thriller

"Operator Down" (Dutton), by Brad Taylor"Operator Down," Brad Taylor's latest in his best-selling Pike Logan series, showcases a few of the best …

18 Books Hermione Granger Would Want You To Read

Of all the book-loving book characters there are to love in literature, Hermione Granger has got to be one of my absolute favorites. She’s the lady …

Books

Why Michael Wolff’s book made me think about Hitler’s ascent

About halfway through Michael Wolff's new book on President Trump, I had the sense that all this was familiar. As the pages flew by — and the reading is both alarming and delicious — the sense of deja vu became even more pronounced. At the three-quarters mark, I realized where I had read all this …

Michael Wolff