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The song that rocked your prom, based on the year you graduated

Prom in 2017 hardly resembles prom in 1997— the promposals alone have reached impossible heights. There are, however, common threads tying the youth …

Top 21 Superfoods to Jumpstart Your 2017 Weight Loss

Put down the chips and beer. Pick up some bone broth and pickled veggies. Your gut and physique will thank you for it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You've already coasted through the first weeks of 2017 and if you’re like many, your new year’s resolutions may be …

Huge fire ripped through Titanic before it struck iceberg, fresh evidence suggests

The sinking of the largest ship ever built, the Titanic, may owe as much to a enormous fire onboard as it did to a gigantic iceberg, it has been claimed.<p>The doomed vessel, which measured more than 880ft long and 100ft tall, went down with the loss of more than 1500 lives on April 15, 1912 during …

James Cameron

Stunning Wooden Coffee table With Glass Rivers and Lakes

Today we bring you a special furniture design piece: coffee tables. The one that we present is the River coffee table by Greg Klassen.

Furniture

This Is What Eleanor Roosevelt Said to America's Women on the Day of Pearl Harbor

The speech given by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in the wake of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor remains one of American …

Pearl Harbor survivor, 103, recalls 'human torches'

A date which will live in infamy: that was how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt described 7 December, 1941, when Japanese fighter planes attacked the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.<p>Seventy-five years later, ceremonies are being held to remember the more than 2,000 US service members who …

Pearl Harbor survivor: What I saw aboard the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941

<i>Editor's note: The following column is adapted from "All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor."</i><p>I was aboard the USS Arizona on the morning of December 7, 1941. The courage I saw in our men was astonishing.<p>Those gallant sailors fought back however they could. …

Meet the 103-Year-Old Veteran Behind Remembering Pearl Harbor

When Jim Downing was 28, he had already been in the Navy for nine years. He joked that the USS <i>West Virginia</i> was his multi-million-dollar home, paid …

30 Surprising Facts About Your Favorite Christmas Movies

We can’t blame you for thinking you know all there is to know about your favorite beloved holiday flicks. After all, annual 24-hour marathons and …

Pop Culture

'Welcome home, Uncle Ed': The remains of this Pearl Harbor sailor — and many others — are finally coming home

Edwin Chester Hopkins' casket was draped with an American flag that had hung above the state Capitol. Boy Scouts saluted as the motorcade weaved around the colonial town square to the cemetery, where a military bugler readied to play taps in the dappled sunlight of a cool autumn day.<p>It was a grand …

Great Depression

Five Badass Female Spies Who Deserve Their Own World War II Movie

Psst, Hollywood: Why stop with the fictional operative Marion Cotillard plays in Allied?<p>Writer <b>Steven Knight</b> has said that his new film, <i>Allied</i>, is based on a story about World War II spies that he heard third-hand from an old girlfriend. It could well have been more than an urban legend, though: …

World History

The U.S. military expected a Japanese attack in 1941 - but not in Hawaii, explains 'Countdown to Pearl Harbor'

As Hollywood regularly reminds us, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941, was an act of duplicity so monstrous that President Franklin D. Roosevelt called it a "date which will live in infamy."<p>Japanese warplanes appeared without warning early that Sunday, sinking or …

Military

Rare Snapshots of Marilyn Monroe Reveal the Star's Lighter Side

Marilyn Monroe in front of the Sherry Netherland Hotel in New York City, 1952.<br>Courtesy Julien's Auctions<p>1 of 9<p>As far as Hollywood stories go, Marilyn …

10 Inspirational Quotes from Movies to Make Your Day Shine Bright!

Each one of us comes across several thoughts and quotes in our lifetime that leaves behind some kind of an imprint on us. No one can see it, not even …

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11 Horror Movies That Are Better Than Any String Of Dead Teenagers

The thing about being scared is that we always want to do it in a safe place.<p>Roller coasters, bungee jumping with a safety net and of course scary …

Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor returning home

Nearly 75 years after he died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the remains of Navy Fireman 3rd Class Edwin Hopkins are coming home to New Hampshire.<p>Hopkins was one of 429 men who died when the ship they were on, the USS Oklahoma, was hit by torpedoes Dec. 7, 1941, and sunk. Thirty-two …

11 Sexual References in Movies That Definitely Flew Over Your Head Growing Up

We know you're still crying over the sexual messages in your favorite pop songs that you missed growing up, but we have another bomb to drop. There are sexual innuendos <i>all over</i> your favorite childhood movies too.<p>Granted, some of these flicks aren't meant for children (<i>Mean Girls</i>), but that didn't …

Toy Story

11 Apple Recipes That Will Make You Excited For Fall

Soups, salads, and sweets: autumn apples can be added to just about anything. From Apple Rum Raisin Pudding to Curried Cauliflower & Apple Soup, these recipes are perfect for celebrating the return of cozy fall flavors.<p><b>1. Apple Rum Raisin Pudding</b><p>Fall is the perfect time to cozy up to a warm …

Nurse Kissed by Sailor in Iconic Times Square V-J Day Photo Has Died: Reports

Greta Zimmer Friedman – the nurse who was famously kissed by a sailor in one of the most iconic photographs on the 20th century – died Thursday in …

Rhode Island

The Surprising Way a Supermarket Changed the World

Picking up a basket while grocery shopping may seem second nature now, but the idea was once groundbreaking. And that was far from the only thing …

The 20 Most Important Battles of World War II

The clashes that shaped the course of the deadliest war of all time.<p>World War II was the greatest conflict in history, carried out on a scale almost impossible to grasp. In many ways it was the first modern war, in which airpower played a vital role both on land and at sea, but many actions were …

Here's What Early '00s Boy Band Members Are Doing These Days

*Listens to "Liquid Dreams" on repeat*

Justin Timberlake

Tents, cows and rock'n'roll: a look back at Woodstock - in pictures

A collection of photographs, exhibited in Camden’s Proud Galleries from 28 July until 11 September, and taken by Baron Wolman, document a journey ‘three days of peace and music’ which took place at Woodstock during the summer of 1969

Photography

Rock stars before they were famous

From Mick Jagger and Kurt Cobain to Madonna and Lady Gaga, we’ve unearthed photos of some of world’s biggest pop stars before they became famous. See if you can guess who they are before reading the captions below each picture. Leave a comment below or join the conversation on Twitter: @MusicSF

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The cast of 'Bring It On' 15 years later

That's just one of the many gifts "Bring It On" gave the world when it premiered in theaters on August 25, 2000.<p>"Bring It On" once again proved to an increasingly cynical young generation that winning wasn't everything and finding a girl who could do gymnastics was. And in the end, we can all be …

Japanese-American WWII war hero Ben Kuroki dies

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — Ben Kuroki, who overcame the American military's discriminatory policies to become the only Japanese American to fly over …

U.S. Army

Star-Spangled Mystery: What Became of Lost Iwo Jima Flag-Raising Photos?

History has not been kind to Army Pfc. George Burns or Marine Sgt. Louis Burmeister.<p>Both military photographers were on Mount Suribachi on Feb. 23, 1945, when six U.S. warriors raised the Stars and Stripes to alert the world that the bloody battle of Iwo Jima was all but won. And both claimed they …

Burns

Veteran Who Survived USS Arizona Attack at Pearl Harbor Dies at 92

<b>Meet 'Driving Miss Norma,' a 91-Year-Old WWII Navy Vet on a Mission</b><p><b>Bobby Knight's Answer to WWII Vet Brings Down the House at Trump Town Hall</b><p><b>SEE IT: Pilot Surprises His Soldier Son on His Flight Home From Deployment</b><p>One of the last remaining veterans who survived the USS Arizona attack at Pearl …