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Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

Michelangelo’s Handwritten 16th-Century Grocery List

<i>Click for larger image</i><p>I admit to having a hard time keeping grocery lists. Do I write them by hand? If so, do I do it in a dedicated notebook, on a …

Photo Farewells: The Last Known Photographs Of 27 Icons

The adage goes that pictures are worth a thousand words — but could it be that last-known photographs are worth even more? Even if you consider …

Kurt Cobain

The search for Jinnah's vision of Pakistan

<b>Sixty-five years after the death of its founding father, Pakistanis are still searching for Mohammed Ali Jinnah's vision for the country - and a missing historical speech.</b><p>During much of its existence, Pakistanis have been encouraged to believe that Mr Jinnah created Pakistan in the name of Islam as …

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Wonders of the World

Wonders of the World

Wonders of the World

Wonders of the World

Italy by the slice: a guide to Italy's regional pizzas

Olympic debates may keep piazzas across Italy buzzing most summer nights, but only until the pizza arrives. Silence falls as diners rip into the hot crust, hastily blow on scorched fingers, then dig right in again. UNESCO is considering Italy's 2011 request to grant World Heritage status to pizza, …


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The 11 Most Amazing Elevators in the World

The glass enclosed Bailong Elevator in Zhangjiajie, China goes 1,070 feet straight up the side of a cliff. It takes 2 minutes to lift up to 50 people …

Apollo 13: Eyewitness to the Explosion

<i>Odyssey</i>, <i>you have a problem.</i><p>If five men in Houston had realized what they were seeing through a telescope on the evening of April 13, 1970, they could …

How do you follow up 'Gangnam Style'? Psy's new single hits 32 million views in one day

Can Psy pelvic thrust his way back to "Gangnam Style" success? That seems to be the strategy behind the South Korean singer's followup video, "Gentleman," which has gathered 32 million views on YouTube since Saturday. It once again features Psy dancing and wreaking havoc across South Korea, and …

Microsoft Reportedly Preparing To Jump On The Smartwatch Bandwagon

Apple, Google, LG, and Samsung are all reportedly working on wrist-worn computing devices behind closed doors, and it seems like that little club of big companies may soon get another member. If a new report from the Wall Street Journal is to be believed, Microsoft has been in touch with an …

Margaret Thatcher: a life in pictures

Cellphones Through History: Motorola DynaTAC, iPhone & More (PHOTOS)

It’s the 40th anniversary of the device 6 billion people can’t live without. See its evolution since 1973.<p>Getty (4); AP (1)