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Archaeologists unearth huge Neolithic ‘Stonehenge’

Another ‘Stone Henge’ even bigger than the world famous heritage site and dating back nearly 5,500 years has been discovered by archaeologists.<p>First …

France's Most Beautiful Castles & Chateaux

France's Most Beautiful Castles & Chateaux<p>Of all the beautiful castles throughout Europe, France has the most amazing castles. They're so romantic …

France

5 Must-Visit New England Beach Towns for a Weekend Getaway Photos

Frequent-flyer miles burning a hole in your pocket? Consider allocating a few to an end-of-summer or early-fall getaway to New England. Home to miles of white-sand beaches, a range of oceanside lodging options (rustic cottages to five-star hotels), and, of course, some of the freshest seafood …

'It’s a half-mile of magic': Elaine Sciolino on rue des Martyrs, Paris

The former New York Times correspondent loves this sloping street and its 200 small businesses so much she’s written a whole book about it<p><b>People ask me, “Why did you write a whole book about a single street?”</b> I tell them rue des Martyrs is not just any street. You won’t find it in most guidebooks, …

These Are the Best (and Worst) Ages to Get Married

Source: Andrii_K/Shutterstock<p>Are you thinking about getting married? How can you know if your marriage will last? You could evaluate a long list of …

The True Secret To Staying Young

To remain engaged and excited by reading, writing, and by life itself, says a seasoned novelist, we must constantly seek to discover the new, to …

Flannery O'Connor

The Great Transition in the Late Medieval World

New book by Bruce M. S. Campbell on the Great Transition from 13th to the 16th century promises to be the new bible in environmental historyThe Great …

World History

How to Find Out What Career Will Make You Happiest

You probably don’t have time to stop and ponder your personal traits often, but your personality can have a great deal of impact on your career-and …

Conan O'Brien

Read This If You’re Convinced You’re Never Going To Love Again

I see where you’re coming from.<p>You feel like the consistent factor in a long line of broken hearts and bad relationships. You feel like there’s …

3 Must Dos For Amazing Sex

<b>Romance</b> - an emotional state that happens when two people nurture and encourage acts and thoughts that cherish each other.<p><b>Passion</b> - an emotional state that arises when a strong interest of desire, curiosity, and attraction.<p>Put these two emotions together and you have the opposite of impersonal sex: …

Face of Lord Darnley revealed - Mary Queen of Scots' 'lusty and well proportioned' husband

He was described as the 'lustiest and best proportioned man' that Mary Queen of Scots had ever seen, and now the true face of the notorious Lord Darnley has been reconstructed by Scottish scientists.<p>Darnley, who married Mary in 1565, was noted for his heavy drinking and implicated in the murder of …

Psychologists say this is the simplest way to get — and stay — happy

When was the last time you felt truly happy? The kind of happy where you feel as if you just won an Olympic gold?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, …

Mindfulness - What Is It, What Are The Benefits And How To Practice It?

First of all, let's talk about what Mindfulness actually is.<p>Mindfulness could also be translated into "Awareness". It means being aware of all your …

Psychologists spent a month tracking the moods of 28,000 people, and what they did when they were the happiest surprised them

We like doing things that feel good because, well, they feel good. It's something psychologists call the "hedonic principle." Basically, the principle goes, we try to do pleasurable things whenever possible and avoid un-pleasurable things whenever we can.<p>Given our pleasure-seeking track record, …

Happiness

WhatsApp, Skype and Facebook Messenger face tighter regulation in Europe

The European Commission is overhauling telecom regulations, and US companies are unlikely to escape unscathed.<p>Messaging apps born out of Silicon Valley may have their freewheeling wings clipped to fit in with new European telecom regulations.<p>The European Commission looks set to tighten rules …

The great misconceptions of World War Two

<i>German soldiers with a horse-drawn cart during the retreat from Ukraine in 1943. The idea of Teutonic efficiency was a triumph of Nazi spin, says</i> …

Josef Stalin

15 Reasons Why Dating A Geek Is Worth It. #7 Is Embarrassing But True.

<i>In the wide world of dating, there are many options. Do you go for the flashy guy with the smooth smile, or the dude in the corner typing away on his</i> …

Relationships

18 Amazing Things at The Louvre That Aren't the 'Mona Lisa'

There's more to see at this museum than the world's most famous portrait.<p>The Louvre in Paris is the largest, most-visited museum in the world. Some …

Archaeological excavations resumed at 3000-year-old Turkish city of Soli

Excavations have resumed at the ancient Turkish city of Soli, which is home to a treasury of neolithic, Greek and Roman remains that when fully unearthed could rival those at Ephesus.<p>Soli was a key city some 3000 years ago in Cilicia, the southern coastal region of Anatolia. The resumed excavations …

The 21 Newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Every year, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meets to discuss sites that have been proposed as new members of its list. In order to qualify as a UNESCO World Heritage site, a place or structure must have great cultural, historical, and/or natural significance—examples include Angkor Wat in …

Archaeology

26 Beauty Products That Will Make You Feel Like A Mermaid Princess

Look at this stuff, isn't it neat? You need it all to make your collection complete.

10 treasures of Ireland’s ancient east

Neil Jackman selects 10 standout destinations from our newly-designated tourist region<p>Fri, Jul 15, 2016, 13:00 Updated: Fri, Jul 15, 2016, …

The World's 20 Most Impressive Ancient Builds

The feats of the Ancients.<p>Suspension bridges and skyscrapers are marvels of modern engineering, but some of the world's most impressive constructions are thousands of years behind us. The Roman Colosseum is one such wonder, marking a crucial transition point between two vastly different ages of …

Ancient History

20 Hair Care Tips That'll Give You the Best Tresses in 2016

Through the years, you've probably heard tons of amazing hair care tips and tricks to keep your mane looking its best. With all the celebrity ideas, …

How to Dress for NYE Whether You’re Going Out or Staying in

<i>Britt and Whit are San Francisco style bloggers, but really feel more like your fashion girl bffs — you know, those gals who know how to throw together the most on-point outfit like</i> that<i>. All through December, they’re sharing their best cold weather style hacks! Check back here for tips on how to</i> …

Weddings

New Year's Eve Makeup Ideas 2017: 11 Shimmering Looks To Get You Party Ready

New Year's Eve is the perfect time to absolutely pack on the glitter makeup.<p>If you're not normally the type to layer up the sparkly stuff, we've put …

17 Pretty Makeup Looks to Try in 2016

Put down the contouring powder. Step away from the fake eyelashes. We've got 17 new makeup ideas to freshen up your look in 2016.<p>2015 Matteo Valle<p><b>Clumpy Lashes and Faux Freckles</b><p>There was a '70s revival on the spring runways. At Francesco Scognamiglio (say that name ten times fast—or at all), makeup …

Makeup

Funny Pictures – January 7, 2016

Bermuda triangle, the real one. <br>viaTell me your secrets, Dan Crary. <br>viaNintendo Oui. <br>viaKids spell the darndest things. <br>viaIf Brad Pitt and Johnny …

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