Culture & History A study on the pottery of Peru's Paracas civilization tells us more about their neighbors 2,000 years ago—and turns up a unique ingredient. 4 Minute Read The colorful pottery created
History Magazine Standing for a little more than 50 years in the third century B.C., Rhodes’s titanic statue of Helios made a colossal impact on Western art, history, and imagination. 10 Minute Read The
You just cut an album. It’s fantastic, but your work is not over. Perhaps one of the most important parts of the project still remains: The Album Cover. Streaming services and digital downloads may have
“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album Ambient 1: Music for Airports. And he should know, since
In the age when physical music was king—when people clamored to get their hands on the latest CDs and vinyl releases—several big labels operated mail-order record clubs that delivered new albums to fans
Having a few good cocktail recipes in your back pocket is arguably the best accessory you can carry. But overstocking your home bar and trying to learn a bunch of drinks all at once isn't a good idea.
Archaeologists have recreated an ancient burial site in virtual reality, to help them study hard-to-access locations at the so-called Plain of Jars site in Laos and the millennia-old relics it contains.
The idea of Mesopotamia has intoxicated the West for centuries. Alastair Sooke takes a look at a civilisation where much of modern culture took form. “Everybody has heard of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon,
This animation is as mesmerizing as it is frightening. Make no mistake: Earth is a powerful and, at times, violent planet. And if you had any doubts, this new jaw-dropping animation ought to put them rest.
An ancient Mayan document long thought to be a forgery was recently found to be genuine. The text, known as the Grolier Codex, was analyzed by researchers from Yale, Brown, and the University of California,
In celebration of #BourbonRebirth, I've named the 15 most-important brands (not distilleries) for bringing bourbon back. My criteria for creating this list was who made the biggest impact through sales,
Last night, Jack White joined Cat Stevens at the Ryman for his first performance in Nashville in 40 years. They performed “Where Do the Children Play.” Watch clips of the performance below. Stevens was
The 1970s was arguably the single decade of the 20th century when recorded music was most central to culture. There were, of course, fewer kinds of media competing for the average consumer’s time—television
If you’ve ever had dulce de leche, you know that it’s basically liquid gold. But did you know just how easy it is to make in a slow cooker? Whether you like your dulce de leche thin enough to drizzle ice