Seth Winstead

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The Backyard Punk Scene in East L.A. Photographed by Angela Boatwright

In <i>East Los</i>, part of the <i>Living Off the Wall</i> documentary series by Vans, documentarian Angela Boatwright takes a candid, in-depth look into the …

These are the incredible armored trains of World War I and World War II

These days, trains play a small role in transporting Americans. Things are a bit flashier in Europe and Asia, where they're used for high-speed, comfortable travel.<p>This contrasts vividly with the previous century, when not just trains but <i>armored</i> trains were a vital piece of machinery in the two …

Box office time machine: No. 1 films from 10, 20 and 30 years ago

Welcome to the Movies Now box office time machine. With <b>"Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials"</b> overtaking <b>"Black Mass"</b> and Johnny Depp's Whitey Bulger-turn for control of the weekend's box office, we look at the No. 1 films from 10, 20 and 30 years ago. Click a film's title to read The Times' review:<p><b>SIGN</b> …

Fitting the World’s Largest Dinosaur in the Museum of Natural History

Last year, paleontologists unearthed the remains of what they believed to be the most massive dinosaur ever to walk the earth. The newly discovered …

Dinosaurs

Grisly discovery: 9,000-year-old decapitated skull covered in amputated hands

Under limestone slabs in a cave in Brazil, scientists made a ghoulish new discovery: a decapitated skull covered in amputated hands.<p>These 9,000-year-old bones may be evidence of the oldest known case of ritual beheading in the New World, raising new questions as to how this grisly practice began in …

Australian National University cracks top 20 university rankings, leads nation at 19th position

The Australian National University (ANU) has climbed into the world's top 20 universities, according the latest list of international university …

15 Monumental Facts About Stonehenge

The recent discovery of a “Superhenge” near Stonehenge has renewed interest in England’s favorite prehistoric monument. You know what Stonehenge …

What are common mistakes made by college students?

<i>Answer by Ben Y. Zhao on Quora.</i><p>Obviously, a question of this type has many valid answers. Here are a couple that come to mind in terms of importance …

5 Need to Know Picasso Paintings

Creating over 1,880 paintings over the course of his lifetime, Pablo Picasso produced no shortage of masterpieces. Here are 5 essential paintings worth understanding by Picasso:<p>1. Girl Before a Mirror<p>Picasso painted <i>Girl Before A Mirror</i> during his cubism period in March 1932. The young girl was …

Pablo Picasso

Jack White vs. the Black Keys: A Beef History

January 19th, 2012: White Bars Dan Auerbach From Nashville Studio<p>The roots of the conflict date back to 2010, when Jack White told <i>Rolling Stone, "</i>I'm …

Do you know the unfriendliest cities in the world? L.A. and Las Vegas made the dubious top 10

As unfriendliness goes, Moscow is the top city for giving travelers the cold shoulder, according to a new survey. Atlantic City, N.J., comes in second, followed by St. Petersburg, Russia; Marseilles, France; and Los Angeles.<p>Yes, sunny L.A. takes fifth place with a rudeness rating higher than New …

Los Angeles

Melting Ice in Yellowstone National Park Reveals Ancient Artifacts

High in the Rocky Mountains, where frozen patches normally cover the higher altitude regions of Yellowstone National Park year-round, increased …

Skrillex, Deadmau5 Headline Hard Day of the Dead Fest

Skrillex, Deadmau5, Flying Lotus, Future, A$AP Ferg, Hot Chip and Glass Animals are among the artists that will perform at this year’s Hard Day of …

This Week in World War I:August 29-September 4,1915

Paul von-Lettow-Vorbeck and the War in Africa<p>General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Berlin Military Parade March 2, 1919<p>Among the most iconic characters to emerge from World War I was the German General Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck. As commander of German forces in German East Africa, he succeeded in holding …

East Africa

8 fall style trends every guy should know about

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It's time to start making those necessary acquisitions — a few sweaters, a wool coat, a pair of boots, maybe — to ready your wardrobe …

Google Maps code transformed into infinite series of abstract art

If Jackson Pollock had been a cartography nut this is what his classic works of art might have looked like.<p>A Boston-based coder has created a site …

Google Maps

Ken Burns reflects on the Civil War, present-day politics

When documentary filmmaker Ken Burns began the process of converting his renowned film, "The Civil War," to ultra high definition, he said he burst …

An Arizona School District’s Biology Textbooks Now Display Abstinence-Only Sticker

Only 22 states and Washington, D.C., require comprehensive sex education, and only 13 of those require the information is medically accurate. One …

Aztec human skull rack unearthed at ancient temple in Mexico City

Archeologists have found the main trophy rack of sacrificed human skulls at Mexico City's Templo Mayor Aztec ruin site, scientists said …

Archaeology

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Profiles<p>The group's Chinese trap arrives Stateside. Will they finally be the Asian hip-hop group that people take seriously?<p>By Alex Wong2 days …

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Japan revisits its darkest moments where American POWs became human experiments

One Japanese doctor has dedicated himself to ensuring the vivisection of eight US airmen by his fellow countrymen is not forgotten<p>For a while after the end of the second world war, Toshio Tono could not bear to be in the company of doctors. And the thought of putting on a white coat filled him with …

Obstetrics

8 essential musical acts of the '70s

<i>Learn more about the music of the 1970s in the season finale of "The Seventies,"</i> which airs Thursday, August 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The 1970s had some terrible songs. We're looking at you, "Muskrat Love," "You Light Up My Life" and "Disco Duck," among other appalling tunes that somehow …

Music

Archaeologists dig up thousands of skeletons under London's Liverpool Street Station

Archaeologists in London believe they may have uncovered a mass grave of plague victims buried beneath one of the city's busiest train stations.<p>The …

In pictures: medieval life

It was one of the most turbulent and transformative periods in history. But what was life like for ordinary people in the Middle Ages? Here, we take …

Ancient History

UNM assistant prof has anthropology in her bones

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Emily Jones makes no bones about the fact that when she enrolled at Vassar College in 1992, she was clueless regarding …

Anthropology

Experts defuse World War II bomb in East London

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Military bomb disposal experts safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb from a basement in East London on Tuesday, after its discovery forced scores of people from their homes overnight.<p>The 250-kilogram (550-pound) device had lain undisturbed for more than 70 years but was …

East London