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The Shadow Emperor – Despite His Many Military Misadventures, Napoleon III Should Be Remembered For Modernizing France

Napoleon III joined forces with Sardinia’s Victor Emmanuel II in 1859 to defeat the Austria’s Franz Josef I at Solferino, Italy. It would be the last …

World History

Here's All 23 of Carroll Shelby's Personal Cars Up For Auction Next Month

There's something for everyone, from rare Shelby Mopar prototypes to a 750-hp GT500.<p>At its Greenwich, Connecticut auction next month, Bonhams will offer 23 cars from Carroll Shelby's private collections. There's something for everyone here, with cars representing all eras of Shelby's career. And …

Sports Cars

8 Anti-Aging Moisturizers That Are Worth Your Money

I'm consistently fighting my inner control freak. It's not that useful when I'm sitting in New York City gridlock or when rain washes away my plans …

Skin Care

27 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do

Bring out new and hidden features with these tips for Google's streaming dongle.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Google

The Best Pork Chop Recipes for the Busiest Weeknights

Like chicken breasts, pork chops are weeknight wonders. Not only do they cook quickly, but they are also infinitely adaptable. That means you can …

Cooking

Dover Castle

Dover Castle, located in the southern county of Kent, is one of the largest castles in England and one of the first to have concentric defensive …

Ancient History

Lost City Of Atlantis Found In North Sea?

Divers from oil companies located within the north sea, have been discovering the remains of a drowned ancient city which once spanned from the UK …

Archaeology

Michael Cohen Scandal Goes Supernova With Foreign Money

Wednesday, news broke about $4 million in ‘suspicious’ money, a widening FBI investigation, and an admission by Trump he repaid his fixer for paying …

Donald Trump

NASA Satellites Detect Seriously Weird Changes in Earth's Freshwater

A fascinating new study from NASA reveals how the amount of freshwater in certain regions changed over the years due to various factors, including …

Water

9 Ways You’re Camping Wrong Without Even Realizing It

After figuring out how to set camp up in under 20 minutes, cook things in the backcountry that actually taste good and manage avoiding blisters while …

Backpacking

Google just slashed the price on its massive storage plans with Google One upgrade

Google's storage plans are getting cheaper.<p>The company has launched a new storage plan called Google One, which offers significantly better deals …

Google

How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

M y patient, a math teacher and mother of three who spent 30 years standing in front of a classroom, gestured to her legs.<p>“What do you mean, ‘Live …

Inflammation

This Affordable Serum Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Target

A good anti-aging serum can transform your skin. Each one is formulated to target your skin’s biggest concerns and deliver hydration and vital …

Skin Care

Four Settings Every Photographer Should Know on Their Camera

When it comes to our cameras most of us put a lot of time into researching which camera to purchase. We review websites like Fstoppers, read user …

Photography

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Google

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

Botany

Exclusive: Android P is Google’s most ambitious update in years

How the new update could help you use your phone less<p>This year, Google is doing something different with Android. Instead of showing you all the ways you can use its phone operating system to do more, it’s creating features to help you use it <i>less</i>.<p>Android P, due out later this year, will have a new …

Android News

20 Free DIY Raised Garden Bed Plans & Ideas You Can Build in a Day

​Planting on raised garden beds brings many benefits compared to planting on the ground. But the most crucial one is you can grow a garden even in a …

Gardening

Historians think ancient city of King David uncovered near Jerusalem

A lost city that appeared in the Bible has been found near Jerusalem, experts say.<p>Historians believe they have uncovered a building belonging to the …

Archaeology

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Plants

Absolutely The Best Shrimp Scampi Recipe

"The best scampi ever. Will melt in your mouth. Serve with a rice pilaf and salad for a wonderful meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup all-purpose flour<p>1/4 …

Seafood

Eva Braun: Life with Hitler

First published in German in 2010, <i>Eva Braun: Life with Hitler</i>, Heike Görtemaker's biography of Hitler’s mistress, tells the story of Braun's 14‑year …

Adolf Hitler

The Secret To Appearing Younger For Longer Is Easier Than You Think

It's time someone stood up and said it. Ageing gracefully doesn't need to mean you can't do anything about it. Somewhere along the line it became the …

hair loss

20 Lost Cities of the Ancient World that Were Rediscovered

We were always fascinated by tales and legends of lost cities or abandoned places forgotten in the depths of time, and history never lacked of …

Archaeology

5 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins You Should Be Eating For A Faster Metabolism

You <i>can</i> combine better gut health goals with your desire to boost your metabolism for increased energy and maximum fat loss — and it’s easier than you …

Nutrition

The bizarre holes NASA found in the Arctic sea ice are actually a sign of a more worrying trend

On April 14, a group of NASA scientists were flying over the Beaufort Sea, north of Alaska and the Canadian border, when they saw something puzzling: Three holes in the sea ice with what look like rings around them and some wavy ice to their left.<p>“I don’t recall seeing this sort of thing …

Global Warming

13 Foods Scientifically Proven to Boost Testosterone Levels: Science

<b>13 Foods Scientifically Proven to Boost Testosterone Levels</b><p>Concerned about your testosterone levels dropping as you age? These 13 foods are …

Nutrition

Remembering the Red Baron on the 100th Anniversary of His Death

How the name of WWI’s greatest ace stays alive even as the Great War is forgotten.<p>If you’re a fan of World War I films, 2017 was a big year, in the …

World History

7 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Should Eat This Week

Maybe I say this more often than is appropriate for a food editor who works in the wellness space in 2018, but: I wish people weren't so dogmatic …

Healthy Eating

Stench Leads to Home Crawling With Stolen Tortoises—10,000 of Them

A gruesome discovery by authorities in Madagascar highlights a grave threat to a highly endangered species of tortoise.<p>Soary Randrianjafizanaka set out with police, colleagues, and others earlier this month to investigate a rancid smell coming from a two-story house in Toliara, a town on the …

Zoology