(CNN) — ISIS seems determined to destroy much of what's in its path as it tries to conquer more territory in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere, but it may have inadvertently saved a fleet of U.S. Air Force jets.
Situated on the eastern border of Turkey, across the Akhurian River from Armenia, lies the empty, crumbling site of the once-great metropolis of Ani, known as "the city of a thousand and one churches."
@HaggardHawks' second birthday has already been celebrated online with a fiendishly difficult quiz, but to mark the occasion all the more, here are 50 of its finest language facts and words worth remembering.
Leave it to the pros. The "Christmas spirit" can be a bit much at times, with repetitive carols playing 24/7 on the radio and Santa decorations cropping up before the Thanksgiving table has even been We
A linguist has pointed out the most common mistakes we make while using the English language It's surprising how many mistakes people make when they use the English language. A linguist from Harvard University
More often than not, where a band or musician is from can be a huge part of who they are and how their career is shaped. New Jersey isn’t just the home of Bruce Springsteen; New Jersey helped create Bruce
How a slow, simple airplane became an icon. General Herbert "Hawk" Carlisle, chief of the Air Force's Air Combat Command, said earlier this week that he would deploy A-10s to Incirlik Air Base in Turkey,
Rome (CNN) — Vatican documents and taped conversations, leaked to Italian journalists and published in two new books, allegedly reveal numerous financial scandals and extravagant expenditures in the Vatican
(CNN) — Donald Trump made headlines this weekend by questioning fellow GOP candidate Ben Carson's Seventh-day Adventist faith -- literally. Inside Ben Carson's religious faith "I'm Presbyterian," Trump
Picture Stories Photographer Stephanie Sinclair has been photographing the issue of child marriage for 13 years. Her work on the topic was featured in the 2011 National Geographic magazine story “Too to
Behind the iron curtain, the roadside was where architects could really let rip ... photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000km by bus, bike, car and cab in 14 countries to snap bus
Even if you already understand the concept behind a stick-shift transmission, this 1936 film explains it so perfectly a school kid could grasp it. Along with the actual wheels, the manual transmission
An intimate look at life in the geographic centers of 18 Eurozone countries — not the capital cities, but often out-of-the-way places with people leading quiet lives. A brilliant debut by a young Belgian
It's 18 minutes that's well worth your time today. On D-Day, when we remember the almost unbelievable amount of effort that went into storming the beaches of Normandy and winning the war, it's hard to
#TBT! Before they graduated to red carpets, stylists, and glam squads, many of our favorite A-listers had that same quintessential high school moment as the rest of us—and in many cases, all the awkwardness