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'I Love Lucy' First Episode: THR's 1951 Review

Lucille Ball "is a consummate artist, born for television."<p><i>In fall 1951, I Love Lucy made its television debut on CBS on Oct. 15. The Hollywood</i> …

I Love Lucy

How to access a million stunning, copyright-free antique illustrations released by the British Library

What would you do with a million free images?<p>In keeping with its ambition to become the world’s most open institution of its kind, the British Library has released over a million public domain illustrations and other images to the public through Flickr for anyone to reuse, remix or repurpose. So …

Art

Heartbreaking HARRY POTTER Supercut Shows Snape's Side of the Story

Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Reveals the Show’s Real Hero

It’s finally here! After dribs and drabs of fleeting scenes, HBO has finally released its first full-length trailer for <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 5. And it’s brilliant. You can watch it in full at the <i>Game of Thrones</i> Facebook page.<p>Set to TV on the Radio’s cover of <b>David Bowie’s</b> “Heroes,” the trailer …

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

Warm up the crowd! 7 big-batch cocktail recipes for holiday gatherings

Break out the punch bowl! Take the stress out of holiday entertaining by creating a signature drink (or two!) that guests can serve themselves. Here are seven big-batch cocktail recipes to try, from holiday classics to surprising creations.<p><b>1. Champagne holiday punch:</b> Because champagne is the basis …

Slow Cookers

This 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Halloween Light Show Can Only Be Described As Epic

Freddie would be proud.<p>With Halloween drawing near, a Naperville, Illinois home's outrageous decor is again attracting national attention for its intricate light displays timed perfectly to popular music, including spooky standards like "Thriller," "This Is Halloween" and, new this year, Queen's …

25 Most Influential People in History By Attribute

Have you ever participated in a debate about who are the most influential people in history? This is a topic that usually leads to further discussion …

The Internet Archive Has Added Millions of Historic Images to Flickr

On Friday the Internet Archive announced that they are in the midst of uploading 14 million images from their book collection to Flickr. More than …

Internet

A Guide to Myanmar, the Last Uncharted Frontier

During a two-month tour of Southeast Asia, Myanmar stood out as the last unchartered frontier—a throwback in time that everyone wants a piece of now.<p>After a recent wild trip to Myanmar, the only adjectives that come to mind are straight out of a fairy tale: magical, special, charming. (Rather …

3,200 Historic Maps Of Battles And Cities Were Placed On Top Of Google Earth

The British Library has georeferenced a large collection of 19th century maps, creating meta-maps that juxtapose the past and present.<p>The British Library recently released an interactive mapping program where the globe is overlain with 3,220 "maps [from] within 19th-century books." In other words, …

Mother City markets: where to shop 'til you drop in Cape Town

The fervour for markets in South Africa's Cape Town has a long history, but the city's market scene has experienced a renaissance in recent years, with artisan foods, craft beers and designer goods drawing crowds across the 'Mother City'.<p>In the late 18th century in cobbled Greenmarket Square, the …

Cape Town

Famous Fonts You Can Download

Now you can download free fonts that are the same as those used in your favorite TV shows, movies, and brand names! Write your name, or type long …

Yahoo!

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the <b>Yahoo! home page</b> or look through a list of <b>Yahoo!'s online services</b>. Also, you may find what you're looking for if you …

10 Elaborate Floor Plans from Pre-WWI NYC Apartments

By the mid-1800s, most of New York City's upper and middle class still lived in private stand-alone homes while apartment life was a feature of the …

The Self-Freezing Soda Pop Trick

The “King of Random” Grant Thompson shows a trick to make Coca-Cola (or any soft drink) “freeze on command.”<p>In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid …

Cosmology

Guy Reading Bob Saget A Fan Letter He Wrote When He Was 8 Is Hands-Down Hilarious

"I have just four more questions... one is, do you have any favorite people that you act in?"

Nirvana Playing Live at a Closed Radio Shack (1988)

On January 24, 1988 Nirvana did a live performance inside Radio Shack in Aberdeen, Washington (Kurt Cobain’s hometown) after the store was closed for …

Kurt Cobain

Headed To France This Summer? Don't Miss The 'Other' Versailles

Happy Bastille Day!<p>Summer is peak time for European travel, and tens of thousands of Americans will visit Paris in the coming months. Many will do the ubiquitous slate of Parisian major attractions, such as the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. But if you are not a first timer to the City of Lights and …

10 Best Stoner Movies of All Time

10<p>‘True Romance’ (1993)<p>Brad Pitt's finest moment? Hard to argue. He's barely recognizable as the burnout with the bong on the couch – the inspiration …

George Washington

Location Independence: 10 Things That Would Never Happen Working in an Office

It's 8:30 in the morning. I've already scanned my work emails, completed a blistering hot 20- to 30-minute outdoor run, and mixed together my morning oatmeal. I'm not overly tired, obnoxiously stressed nor irritatingly grumpy. I'm not fretting about which dry-cleaned suit to wear to the office or …

People still climbing Uluru despite closure condition being met

The tiny silhouettes seen from the base are unmistakable. Small dots, moving slowly up Uluru's steep gradient, hanging to chains bolted into …

Virtuoso's annual survey outlines 5 travel personalities and vacations

If you’ve got money and like to travel, luxury travel agency Virtuoso has got you all figured out — and it’s a fair bet you want to go to …

Mapped: The United States of booze

LAST MONTH, the Dallas-based writer, photographer, and artist put together the wildly buzzy Corporate States of America map, with the logo of each of …

West Africa's best wildlife parks

Everyone knows about the great national parks of eastern and southern Africa – Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti all conjure up images of majestic landscapes, packs of lions lazing in the shade and herds of elephants roaming the savannah. But have you heard of Mole, Pendjari and Waza? These wildlife …

Wildlife

10 Great City Hotels Around The World

Every major city in the world has more than one top luxury hotel option, and each has its fans. But there is usually one choice that stands out for particular reasons, whether they are historic, due to great service, having the best location, or some other intangible that makes it notable even …

A mix of sun and rain create a breathtaking view of Cusco, an ancient Inca town in Peru. http://on.natgeo.com/139jDdS Photo and caption by Blake Burton, 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Only a few days left to submit your best travel pictures to our photo contest! http://on.natgeo.com/ZzDFdH