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Impatient to return to the UK, a British royal rushed through Partition and created a bloodbath

The midnight between Aug. 14 and 15, 1947, was one of history’s truly momentous moments: It marked the birth of Pakistan, an independent India, and the beginning of the end of an era of colonialism.<p>It was hardly a joyous moment: A botched process of partition saw the slaughter of more than a …


27 Tragically Underrated Movies You Need To Watch Immediately

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Jewellery’s Naughty Little Secret: Treated Gemstones

Unbeknownst to most jewellery consumers, gemstones are often treated, filled with glass and even irradiated, yet retailers rarely disclose</b> …

Great Britain

The Best Films of 2017 (So Far)

With new movies from Christopher Nolan, Kathryn Bigelow, and Steven Spielberg on the horizon for the second half of 2017, it’s tempting to conclude …

Comic Books

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

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