Sale of treasures from across the globe offers a glimpse at 'seminal moments’ in the cultural histories of countries and continents It is an art lover’s journey around the world in 80 days, but one that
She was the first person to become a billionaire from writing novels. Since the final Potter book came out in 2007, she has kept herself busy. When the final Harry Potter book was released in 2007, many
In the 17th century, Isaac Newton solved the ancient controversy over the nature of forces and motion with his three laws. In the 18th, Ben Franklin figured out a lot about electricity. In the 19th, Darwin
A synopsis of science's pot-related findings, in honor of today's holiday Our obsession with marijuana’s mystifying powers goes back a long time; though its first documented use was in 2727 BC, there’s
The musical legend on her documentary 'The London Sessions,' pop music's new guard of talent, and what makes RiRi so terrifically potent. For her 13th studio album, November's The London Sessions, Mary
Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing
After a tour of the kitchen of a sweet shop in Varanasi, all naked flames, bubbling pans and bare feet, like an Indian version of Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, Piers Moore Ede is savouring the products
Almost 30 years before Kodachrome, two French brothers invented a way to take color photos. The autochrome process they developed gave the soft, slightly blurred images the feel of an Impressionist painting.
Photo: Getty Images As yet another year comes to a close, and the initial giddy appeal of social media continues to cool, let's take a minute to descale the kettle of clichés and boil off the lingering
Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and David Gyasi in "Interstellar" (Paramount Pictures) The physicist who advised “Interstellar” explains the wild science behind the film’s otherworldly ideas Kip Thorne
Here, an excellent lists of must-read literature for women throughout their lives. When E. Jean Carroll interviewed the inimitable Fear of Flying author Erica Jong for ELLE's November issue, she mentioned
(CNN) — In South London, a life-size wax house is melting. In the city's busy Covent Garden shopping piazza, a building floated above the ground. A 20-minute walk away, a townhouse is flipped on its head.
If you got one of those amazing new iMacs with the crazy 5K pixel resolution, you’d be crazy not to watch this stunning animation of the sun by YouTuber James Tyrwhitt-Drake. You can gaze at the star the