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King Richard III’s reinterment carries pomp and grandeur of state funeral

It was not a funeral but a reinterment, the dean of Leicester, David Monteith, reminded his congregation, because in 1485 Richard III did have a funeral, albeit hasty and improvised.<p>The cathedral had been transformed into a grove of white roses, and foliage including sweet scented broom, the …

15th century

Primer Time

Former New York Jets Player Chris Johnson Injured in Drive-By Shooting

Former New York Jets running back Chris Johnson was shot early Sunday morning in a drive-by shooting that injured two and left one dead.<p>Police say …

What It's Like To Assist A Top Makeup Artist

<i>Last Tuesday, we profiled Yadim, who rather famously went from being Pat McGrath's first assistant to one of most sought-after makeup artists around</i> …

Incredible street art tours

Sérgio Bernardes: the beautiful and the damned

Photograph: Arquivo Sérgio Bernardes<p>The house Bernardes designed for fellow architect Lota de Macedo Soares in Petrópolis, Brazil. Bernardes could design 25 homes a …

Rio De Janeiro

#JeSuisCharlie: grief and solidarity on Twitter after brutal Paris terror attack

As shock reverberated from around the streets of the 11th arrondissement of Paris to the wider world, people took to the airwaves, internet and the street to express their grief for those who had been lost and their commitment to free speech.<p>Within hours, the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie – I am Charlie – …

Charlie Hebdo

This High Speed Camera Can Capture 4K at a Mind-Bending 900fps

One of the biggest challenges of shooting 4K Ultra HD footage is the sheer amount of data you’re processing. That’s about 30 8MP photos coming into …

The Awful Reign of the Red Delicious

How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread<p>At the supermarket near his home in central Virginia, Tom Burford likes to loiter by the display of Red Delicious. He waits until he spots a store manager. Then he picks up one of the glossy apples and, with a flourish, scrapes …