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Glowing reports are coming in from the aurora zone

Photographers in northern latitudes are reveling in an early dose of auroral glow — and the rest of us can bask in their reflected glory.<p>"Still can't believe we had such auroras already in August!" Finland's Thomas Kast wrote on his Facebook page, which features his photos of the northern lights.<p>In …

Marvel superheroes in film - in pictures

With the upcoming releases of Thor 2, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Captain America 2 there's never been a better time to be a superhero in Hollywood. Here is a history of Marvel at the movies

Viewfinder competition: win a £200 hotel voucher

Name the place and win a £200 voucher from Hotels.com, redeemable at thousands of hotels worldwide. Scroll through the pictures and read the captions to work out the destination. Email your answer by Thursday 5 September to viewfinder@observer.co.uk

New England Clambake

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Here’s how to make a New England clambake in the comfort of your own kitchen. No sand or surf required.</i><p>Adapted from Valerie …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Dinner Tonight: Dad's Favorite Seafood Stew + Grilled Corn with Basil Butter

Surreal as it may seem, it is officially the final week of summer. The season has flown and hopefully you were able to take advantage of all the lovely ingredients summer has to offer. And if not, you still have time. This week's Dinner Tonight takes advantage of summer's favorite offerings, …

This Is the Day: Historic March On Washington – in pictures

Magnum photographer Leonard Freed was on the national mall on 28 August 1963, when 250,000 people marched to support civil rights. His photographs of that historic day have been compiled in a new book, This Is The Day: The March on Washington, and will be on exhibit this fall at the US Library of …

Dogs on Trains

Choo Choo!<p>Congress doesn't agree on much, but the distinguished body may soon pass a bill that allows pets on Amtrak.<p>08.23.13 5:21 PM ET

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Grilled Clams And Chorizo Recipe

Grilled Clams And Chorizo Recipe from Food Republic• 1 1/2 pounds fresh chorizo<br>• 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, diced<br>• 1 1/2 cups white wine<br>• 4 cloves …

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Brazil's star chef Alex Atala visits the Amazon – gallery

Alex Atala is one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people on the planet and the number one chef in South America. His work championing the people and produce from the Amazon is key to his achievements: Observer Food Monthly joined him as he travelled to Manaus and São Gabriel da Cachoeira

Postcards from the Edges: a United Response to disability – in pictures

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the charity United Response asked people with, or affected by, disabilities to express what is important to them through art, poetry, stories, collages or messages – and to fit it all in the blank space of a postcard<p>• Share your postcards of pictures, art and …

In Pictures: David Noble's railway paintings go on show

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Forgery of the century? Israel in decade-long war over biblical artifacts

A 10-year legal battle is drawing to a close in the Holy Land over several astounding biblical relics, including a limestone box said to have held the bones of the purported brother of Jesus and the first-ever relic of biblical King Solomon's First Temple.<p>But are they real or the greatest hoax in a …

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Marilyn Monroe at age 22, Hollywood, 1949

Marilyn Monroe at age 22, Hollywood, 1949.<p><b>LIFE.com</b> remembers Marilyn as a young and, at the time, relatively unknown actress in 1949 honing her craft — unaware of the triumphs and pain that lay in store.<p>(Photo: J.R. Eyerman—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Jack and Bobby Kennedy, Los Angeles, 1960: Is this the greatest photo ever made of how politics really works?

Jack and Bobby Kennedy, Los Angeles, 1960: Is this the greatest photo ever made of how politics really works?<p>(Photo: Hank Walker—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

American bomber crew member with stuffed good-luck charm during World War II, England, 1942

American bomber crew member with stuffed good-luck charm during World War II, England, 1942.<p>See more color photographs from England in 1942 chronicling American B-24 and B-17 crews gearing up for the pivotal war in the skies above Nazi-controlled Europe in the midst of World War II on <b>LIFE.com.</b><p>(Photo: Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

On this day in 1955, Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California

<b>On this day in 1955, Disneyland opens in Anaheim, California.</b><p>Pictured, a night view of Disneyland and the Sleeping Beauty’s castle with fireworks exploding over it.<p>See more of Ralph Crane’s work <b>here.</b><p>(Ralph Crane—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

LIFE With Marilyn and Jane: Photos From the Set of ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953. See more photos on LIFE.com. 

LIFE With Marilyn and Jane: Photos From the Set of ‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’ in 1953. See more photos on <b>LIFE.com</b>.<p>(Photo: Ed Clark—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Today marks 51 years since the death of Marilyn Monroe

<b>Today marks 51 years since the death of Marilyn Monroe.</b><p>Here, Life.com presents color photos of the movie legend at her Hollywood home in 1953, when she was just 26 years old.<p>(Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

On the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death, we revisit rare photographs of Marilyn as a young actress in 1949, honing her craft

On the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death, we revisit rare photographs of Marilyn as a young actress in 1949, <b>honing her craft.</b><p>(Photo: J.R. Eyerman—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Happy birthday, Lucille Ball

<b>Happy birthday, Lucille Ball.</b><p>In this photo Lucille Ball puts orchids in her hair while preparing to perform at FDR’s Birthday Ball, 1944.<p>(Thomas McAvoy—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)