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Forget the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton: The most luxurious hotel brands in the world are ones you've likely never heard of

When it comes to planning a luxury vacation, whether it's a honeymoon, a celebration, or that's just how you roll, it's easy to think first of the large, luxury hotel brands you're familiar with and the destinations in which they have properties.<p>You wouldn't be wrong to consider brands like The …

Hospitality

From the Bronze Age to A.D. 500 - The Ancient Eras

Cross-Cultural Timeline of Major Epochs, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Classical...<p>Events in Ancient History | From the Bronze Age to A.D. 500 - The Ancient …

What to Do Now That You Can’t Sync iOS Apps Using iTunes

If you’ve been using your computer to manage the apps for your iOS device, that time has come to an end. The latest update to Apple’s iTunes removes …

To Live Like the Women of Viking Literature

“Princess” was an insult in my family when I was growing up. A princess was someone who couldn’t sleep when a pea was placed under her stack of …

Ancient religious stones hiding secret message only visible at night

Mysterious messages that are only visible at night have been found at an ancient British religious site.<p>The incredible find suggests our Stone Age …

Secret square discovered beneath Neolithic stone monument

Hidden beneath the world's largest prehistoric stone circle, archaeologists in England have discovered an even older, secret square-shaped megalithic monument.<p>"Our research has revealed previously unknown megaliths inside the world-famous Avebury stone circle. We have detected and mapped a series …

The Dates of Variously Shaped Shields

<i>It’s late, and you’re still awake. Allow us to help with Sleep Aid, a series devoted to curing insomnia with the dullest, most soporific texts available in the public domain. Tonight’s prescription:</i> <i>“An Attempt to Classify and Date the Various Shapes Found in Heraldic Shields—Principally in England,</i> …

Native Americans Invented Our Gun Culture—and Yes, We Stole That, Too

The popular U.S. myth of a gun in every colonial home is not just flawed. It’s downright wrong: Native Americans were the first to fully embrace …

History

Slow Cooker Chicken and Sweet Potato Tagine

Don’t you just love it when dinner looks after itself? That’s the main reason I love to use my slow cooker. Throw in some ingredients and then later …

Cooking

Peru's royal pedigree: direct descendants trace roots to Incan emperor and kin

New research has uncovered noble bloodlines that lead to emperor Atahualpa – often among the most humble families of modern Peru<p>Support our fearless, independent journalism with a contribution or by becoming a member<p>When the last Inca emperor, Atahualpa, was executed by Francisco Pizarro in 1533, …

South America

The Slow Cooker Recipes You've Been Waiting For

Cooking just got easier.<p>The slow cooker is our best friend this time of year. As the days get shorter and we find ourselves low on energy, the slow cooker picks up the slack by cooking dinner for us. Not only can it effortlessly take a big hunk of meat and cook it into a tender meal, but it can do …

Cooking

Tchau Portugal! Até mais….

Month eight in Portugal was wonderful! I had not expected to be blown away by the architecture and landscapes I encountered, not to mention the …

European Travel

The 7 Best Cuts Of Meat For The Slow Cooker

Some cuts dry out, while others become fork tender.<p>There’s a lot to love about the slow cooker ― the fact that it can make you dinner and dessert is one big reason. And then there’s the way it can fix you a cocktail on the side, too<p>But our favorite thing about the slow cooker is how well it can …

Cooking

Has the victim of 322-year-old royal intrigue been found?

A scandalous and deadly mystery may soon be solved thanks to the sciency magic of DNA. The setting: Leine Castle in Niedersachsen, Germany, the …

United Kingdom

The Hidden Secrets Of Malta's Ancient Temples

The Megalithic temples of Malta are the oldest standing stone structures which remain to us from ancient times. Excellently preserved they dated back …

Ancient History

You Really Should Visit America's Ancient Ruins

Five spectacular sites, no international flights.<p>For avid travelers, it not unusual to spend thousands of dollars and fly halfway around the world to …

Atlantis

Atlantis is a legendary city which is described in the work of the Greek philosopher Plato (c. 429 – 347 BCE). The story of Atlantis with its …

Malta's Neolithic Underground

Allow me to share with you my experience of descending into Malta’s Neolithic underground. It is by far of one of the most amazing places that I have …

The cult of memory: when history does more harm than good

It is a truism that we must remember the past or else be condemned to repeat it. But there are times when some things are best forgotten<p>As a reporter in the Bosnian war, in 1993 I went to Belgrade to visit Vuk Drašković, the Serb nationalist politician and writer who was then leading the mass …

War

Archaeologists Unearth More of a Massive Underground City

In 2013, construction crews in the city of Nevşehir, in the Cappadocia region of Turkey, were demolishing low-income housing ringing a Byzantine …

Archaeology

Archeologists Discover Bad Bitches of the Late Neolithic Buried at Stonehenge

Turns out some high-profile women of the late Neolithic rest in only slightly disturbed peace at Stonehenge.<p>The famous standing stones are just the …

Archaeology

Adventurer pilots her 1942 open-cockpit biplane from Britain to Sydney

LONDON — Tracey Curtis-Taylor, the self-styled "Bird in a Biplane," has landed safely in Sydney after flying 14,600 nautical miles from Britain in …

Discover Ireland’s most ancient secrets

Exploring Ireland’s ancient east means choosing your own adventure through 5,000 years of history – with no route, itinerary or list of sites.<p>Ireland is not very big. In fact, you can drive from the east to west coast in less than four hours. But the country’s newest tourism initiative – Ireland’s …

Ireland

Skeletons in ancient Portuguese garbage dump may be Jewish victims of 16th-century Inquisition

Portuguese researchers suspect that a dozen skeletons found in an ancient garbage dump were Jewish victims of the Inquisition more than 400 years ago.<p>The excavation team found the remains at what was called the Jail Cleaning Yard of the Inquisition Court in Evora, 135 kilometres east of the …

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

Long Island

World War II’s Strangest Battle: When Americans and Germans Fought Together

For one time only, Germans and Allies fought together in WWII. Andrew Roberts on a story so wild that it has to be made into a movie.<p>The most …

Mysterious Labyrinth of Buda: Enigmatic Ancient Caves beneath Palace Suddenly and Inexplicably Evacuated by Police

Deep under the imposing stone walls of a 13 th century palace, the Labyrinth of Buda contains, in its twisting paths and pitch-black corridors, the …