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Thru You Princess: She didn’t know she was a pop star

At the Toronto Film Festival, BBC Culture’s contributors discuss the hottest documentaries, including the story of a New Orleans woman who becomes famous in Israel.<p>This year’s line up of documentary films at the Toronto Film Festival is particularly strong. Some are political like the new Michael …

Eleven Days: When Agatha Christie went missing

In an exclusive short story for BBC Culture and BBC Britain, Kate Mosse writes a fictional account of the 11 mysterious days when the popular crime writer vanished.<p><b>Eleven Days</b><p>A sharp slip of cold air as she winds down the window. A laundered handkerchief to clean the inside of the windscreen. Black …

Smelling the Roses in Sarajevo

In Sarajevo, the scenery immediately stuns me. Coming in through the valley, I can see the orange roofs and the herds of sheep beside the tractors, …

The Japanese women who married the enemy

<b>Seventy years ago many Japanese people in occupied Tokyo after World War Two saw US troops as the enemy. But tens of thousands of young Japanese women married GIs nonetheless - and then faced a big struggle to find their place in the US.</b><p>For 21-year-old Hiroko Tolbert, meeting her husband's parents …

Before and After: A Colorful Budget-Friendly Kitchen Update

This makeover might inspire you to take a colorful plunge in your own kitchen. This article originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p><i>This DIY project is courtesy of Hometalk and Dans le Lakehouse blogger, Tanya.</i><p>"When my husband and I finally found our dream home on Lake Superior, we had a very …

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Here’s What Shakespeare’s Plays Sounded Like With Their Original English Accent | 22 Words

In this short documentary, linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal, look at the differences between English pronunciation now and how …

What does a poem mean? A whole lot when it’s recited to an eager crowd

When I am driving in the country at night the same words will always pop into my head. I look at the white line disappearing past my headlights and I think, "The road was a ribbon of moonlight." This line has been on repeat ever since I had to memorize a few stanzas of <i>The Highwayman</i>, Alfred Noyes's …

Poetry Basket for Creative Writing Fun

Shares 21<p>We love poetry. We own a few kid’s poetry books and frequent the poetry section at the library.<p>We’ve experimented with writing our own poems …

The Perfect Way to Pair Wine and Food

Aren't sure how to pair wine with particular foods? This handy infographic can be a useful chart if you've never tried two particular flavors …

Read the First Poems of 10 Famous Poets

In conjunction with the recent publication of a new, gorgeous dual-language edition of <i>The Collected Poems of Marcel Proust</i>, this morning The Daily …

Don't Judge a Song By Its Chorus: Reasons Why 'MMMBop' Is Misunderstood

Hanson released "MMMBop" as a single when I was about eight-year-old. Like most little girls of the mid-90s, I developed a crush on a member of the band. For the record, my favorite Hanson brother was (and still is!) Zac. I think it was because he was the one who was closest to my age. Anyway, I …