Vivian Narvaez

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Lee Harvey Oswald? ‘I Was A Better Shot Than Him’

Lee Harvey Oswald is known as the crack marksman who killed President John F. Kennedy from 88 yards way 54 years ago on Wednesday, but Aron Vigushin, …

Lee Harvey Oswald

Cozy, Southern Charm in a 100-Year-Old D.C. Row House

<b>Name:</b> Meg, Glenn, Maddie and Isabelle Hoburg, and dog, Piper <b><br>Location:</b> Capitol Hill — Washington, DC <b><br>Size:</b> 1,500 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 14 years, …

Houses

West Elm's Black Friday Sale: Our Picks For the Best Deals

Welcome to the unofficial-official start to holiday shopping. Whether you decide to brave the stores in person or stick to deal hunting online, Black …

Shopping

The Latest in Robots from SoftBank: Pictures

Japan

How 11 Writers Organize Their Personal Libraries

There’s a secret war raging on the internet. The stakes are high. The warriors are fierce. The battleground is your bookshelf. Do you alphabetize? Do …

Books

This Fairytale-Like Tiny House is Completely Off the Grid

The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like something out of a fairy tale. …

Cabins

1914 to 1919 and the Timeline of World War I

World War I was sparked by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and ended with the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. Find out what …

Military History

Giving Thanks

The best thing about Thanksgiving is that it’s a holiday about cooking and food, hence the kitchens, and giving thanks.<p>This year, I’m grateful that I …

Thanksgiving

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids

Here are some science-backed parenting strategies to help you raise highly successful kids.<p>What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said …

Parenting

18th-Century Country Home in England - Gravity Home

Home Tour<p>No Comments<p>I love old homes, I love the country side and I love beautiful interiors. Yeabridge House in Somerset combines all these things. …

Houses

Scientists reveal breakthrough in brain cell repair around Parkinson’s disease

Neuroscientists at NUI Galway have made a breakthrough in regenerative medicine approaches to the neurodegenerative condition Parkinson’s disease.<p>The …

Parkinson's Disease

This 1833 'Eagle Map of the United States' soars

Oh, sweet land of liberty and eagles, I sing of thee.<p>Illustrated for an atlas entitled "Rudiments of National Knowledge, Presented to the Youth of …

Maps

Kids make their cat its own newspaper to read while it’s sitting in its litter box

There’s nothing like having something good to read while you’re locked down on the loo.<p>No bathroom is complete without a magazine basket.<p>So why …

Cats

Kittens left to die in PLASTIC BAG on Erdington waste ground

Poorly kittens were abandoned in a plastic bag and left to die on disused wasteland in Erdington.<p>Two of the cats, who were struggling to breathe when …

Birmingham, UK

Puppy with heart defect sworn in as honorary K9 officer

His days might be numbered, but thanks to a loving owner and a local police department, a puppy with a bad heart and a bucket list, is now an …

Dogs

Dog stays alone with deceased owner for days

As the common phrase goes, dogs are truly a man's best friend.<p>A 13-year-old greyhound, who had been living with her deceased owner for at least a …

Pets

This Adorable Dog and Turkey in Virginia Share An Incredible Bond

If you thought that man could only be a dog’s best friend, here’s proof that our tail-wagging pets can make friends with just about anyone and …

Adorable

Why did this Muslim majority country put a Jewish congressman on a stamp?

Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY] honored with a Kosovo stamp bearing his image.<p>WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep. Eliot Engel has become the first U.S. congressman to be …

Elie Wiesel

10 Mysterious Discoveries That Still Puzzle Archaeologists

Without archaeological puzzles, researchers wouldn’t have much of a career. Luckily for archaeologists, known objects turn up where they shouldn’t …

Archaeology

From Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Wandering, Acquisitive Eye

In the 1960s Rachel Lambert Mellon, the self-effacing confidant of the rich, famous and powerful who was known from childhood as Bunny, served on the …

Art

Favorite Botanical Illustrations: Our 10 Best Sources for Vintage and New

A running theme among some of our favorite kitchen and home office spaces is botanical illustration: staunchly scientific prints, crumpled vintage …

Scientific Research

Flat-Earther to Launch Himself in Homemade Steam Rocket Saturday

Well, this should liven up everyone's Thanksgiving weekend.<p>A flat-Earth enthusiast who claims not to believe in science plans to launch himself 1,800 …

Exploration

Large Medieval Gold Treasure Found by Accident by Police, Seized from Treasure Hunters in Bulgaria’s Kazanlak

The Kazanlak (or Kran) medieval gold treasure weights a total of 3 kg, and contains adornments made of gold and semi-precious stones. Photo: BGNES<p>A …

Archaeology

A look at some of the world’s most notorious dictators

<b>The people of Zimbabwe exploded into the streets to celebrate as Robert Mugabe’s reign of terror finally came to an end.</b><p>During his near four decades …

Kim Il-sung

Here's the awful story of the worst European massacre since World War II

<b>On Wednesday, former Serbian general Ratko Mladić, who commanded the Bosnian Serb Army during the 1992-1995 Bosnian War, was convicted of war crimes and sent to prison for life. Mladić was also deemed to be responsible for the massacre at Srebrenica, the worst atrocity in Europe since World War</b> …

War

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

Rare 400-Year-Old Map Traces Indigenous Roots in Mexico

A rare, indigenous-made map of Mexico from the era of the Nahuatl people's first contact with Europeans is now in the collection of the U.S. Library …

Indigenous Peoples

10 Thanksgiving Soup Shooters to Ease into the Feast

Regardless of family traditions, a hot and cozy soup is a great way to kick off a giant Thanksgiving feast. Whether you’re partial to fall flavors like squash and carrot or are seeking a more unique Thanksgiving recipe, there’s a soup out there that’s bound to complement your meal. But don’t forget …

Foodies

Welcome to the World's Oldest Surviving Doll Hospital

Nestled among Lisbon's busy storefronts, Hospital de Bonecas gives dolls of all kinds a new lease on life.<p>"Every day people ask if we keep [the] Bride of Chucky," says Manuela Cutileiro, a certified “doll surgeon” at Hospital de Bonecas. Established in 1830 in Lisbon’s bustling Praça da Figueira, …

Travel