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Newly-discovered earliest burial tomb of 9th century BC Scythian prince may contain hidden treasure

The burial tomb is believed to be not just the earliest but also the biggest one discovered yet.<p>An ancient burial tomb, believed to possibly be of a …

How Ancient Roman Ruins Ended Up 2,000 Miles Away in a British Garden

A brief tale of imperialism<p>Anyone taking a walk through the Great Windsor Park in Surrey, England, is met with an impressive sight. Through the thick coverts and oak trees, across the long lawns where deer scatter, the towering lines of roman columns loom into view. This is the Temple of Augustus, …

52 YA Books That Need To Be On Your Reading List This Year

Enough for every week of the year, with UK release dates.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Books

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

Blockchain

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Bomb Cyclone, Deep Freeze Cripple East Coast: Pictures

Niagara Falls

Pictures of the Week 1.4.18

Cute

The First Supermoon of 2018 in Pictures

England

Pictures of the Week 12.14.17

Winter Sports

Prepping for the Harbin Snow and Ice Festival: Pictures

Winter Olympics

Blame ‘Star Wars’ if You Think Science Fiction Is Brain Dead

The huge success of the George Lucas franchise has convinced Hollywood and audiences that sci-fi need be no more than action movies in space. Sci-fi …

The best books the Vox staff read in 2017

Fiction and nonfiction recommendations to get you through the end of the year.<p>As 2017 draws to a close, the Vox staff is <b>once</b> <b>again</b> sharing some of the best books we’ve read over the past 12 months. Some of them were published a long time ago, others just earlier this year. They all have one thing in …

17 standout books of 2017 that you must read

Bookworms will be spoilt for choice<p>Sparkling new voices, curious genre-hybrids, future classics,and a stirring portrait of our time—2017’s standout …

The end of net neutrality: What it all means

The fight for the future of the internet just came to a head.<p>The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal passed along a party-line vote.<p>Ajit Pai, the FCC chairman appointed by President Trump, has framed the repeal …

Net Neutrality

Here's what the new Disney/Fox merger looks like

Reproduced from Walt Disney Company; Chart: Axios Visuals Walt Disney Company announced Thursday that it has agreed to acquire the entertainment …

Walt Disney Company

Eurythmics: how we made Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

‘We put a cow in the video, to signify reality. It peed everywhere’<p><b>Dave Stewart, songwriter</b><p>Annie and I went to Australia with the Tourists, but the band broke up and we ended up sat in a hotel in Wagga Wagga. I had a little black and yellow Wasp synthesiser and was making didgeridoo sounds. When …

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Neil Young Offers His Entire Catalog of Music Free Online (Until June), at the Highest Digital Audio Quality Possible

Neil Young has always been an artist in conversation with the world around him—a troubadour, truth-teller, town crier, and chronicler of the excesses …

Ancient banned manuscript of Jesus’s secret teachings is unearthed after 1,600 years

A heretical manuscript which reveals Jesus’s ‘secret teachings’ to his brother James has been unearthed by American researchers.<p>In it, Jesus reveals …

Top 10 Mysteries of Ancient or Lost Civilizations

Understanding our past is what historians and anthropologists seek to do. Looking back we will witness civilizations rise and fall, as humanity walks …

Scholars Have Found a Rare Copy of Heretical Writings on Jesus And His 'Brother'

This didn't make it into the Bible.<p>Near what is today the Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi, some 1,400 years or so ago, somebody buried a whole bunch of …

Dig, If You Will, Some Never-Before-Seen Pictures Of Prince In 'A Private View'

Afshin Shahidi misses Prince.<p>"Nothing seemed impossible, everything was possible for him," he says. "And that's just the way he lived his life and the way he communicated and wanted us to live our life."<p>The Iranian-born Shahidi grew up in Minneapolis and met Prince in 1993 when he got a call to …

Music

The Breathtaking Moment Taylor Swift's Surprise Performance on Jimmy Fallon Got Emotional

On Monday night, Taylor Swift made a last-minute visit to the set of Jimmy Fallon’s <i>Tonight Show</i> to perform her new ballad “New Year’s Day.” It was an …

How Is Serial Abuser Charlie Sheen Surviving the 2017 Hollywood Purge?

When #MeToo and a violent documented history is part of your ‘brand,’ who knows if you’ll ever be held accountable for your heinous actions.<p>With …

Comedy Central

James Woods Named by Actress Elizabeth Perkins at #MeToo Rally

Perkins brandished a sign with Woods’ name on it followed by the #MeToo at a rally. Woods was previously accused by actress Amber Tamblyn of asking …

Feminism

The Ancient Roman Cult That Continues to Vex Scholars

The Mithraic Mysteries worshipped a pagan god from subterranean temples buried throughout the empire.<p>A faded painting, still showing hints of its …

Ancient History

The Most Underrated Movies of 2017 (So Far)

While certain movies out there are shoe-ins for Oscar glory, others went sadly overlooked both critically and at the box office. So while we’ll …

Hot Sex: Inside the Kinky World of Bespoke Porn

Inside the sunny confines of a three-bedroom ranch in Palm Springs, California, there's a camera aimed at porn star Christina Carter. Actually, it's …

McDonald's

What if the gunpowder plot had succeeded?

Dr John Cooper, a specialist in early modern history at the University of York and historical advisor to the BBC series <i>Gunpowder,</i> speculates about …