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Closer Inspection: Shakespearean treasures

The Mystery of Shakespeare's Identity

An artist's rendering of William Shakespeare reading Hamlet to his family.<p>Like alien autopsies and the second gunman, the belief that someone other …

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To Be or Not to Be Shakespeare

Even if you're a regular visitor to London, it's probably never occurred to you to stop in to see William Shakespeare's original manuscripts at the …

Did William Shakespeare really invent all those words?

You can't type in the bard's name on YouTube without coming up with a treatise on what he's done for the English Language.<p>How did Shakespeare get credit for inventing words like puppy dog and lackluster? The answer is the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the dictionary famous for recording the …

How Shakespeare Changed Everything

An ambitious and entertaining new book by <i>Esquire</i> columnist <b>Stephen Marche</b> explores the many, often unsuspected ways in which the great playwright shaped just about every facet of contemporary culture. <b>How Shakespeare Changed Everything</b> is equal parts homage to the iconic bard and rigorously …

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38 ways to truly feel thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favourite American holiday, because in its essence it’s an officially recognized celebration of that great universal truth: It’s …

Cam Newton voted a team captain

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Carolina Panthers voted quarterback Cam Newton a team captain for the first time in his brief NFL career.<p>That is significant …

College Enrollment Plummeted in 2012, but for Very Good Reasons

The economy is getting better.<p>The number of college students fell for the first time in six years, according to new Census figures released this week. The half-a-million-student drop is "a huge decline," Census Bureau statistician Julie Siebens told me. This sounds like bad news. And while you …

Top 10 destinations for twitchers

If you don't know what a 'twitcher' is then this list is probably not for you - then again, perhaps you don't even know you're a twitcher yet. (Twitcher is just another name for birdwatcher.)<p>With over 10,000 species of birds in the world, twitchers travel far and wide to get a glimpse or catch the …

These Amazing Autumn Photos Will Make You Excited Summer's Ending

No more white pants, no more watermelon, no more beach days... hush your whining. The end of summer is actually a great time, because it is the beginning of fall! And there are many reasons we love fall.<p><b>1. Fall is leaf peeping season.</b> Feast your eyes on these spectacular vistas!<p><b>2. Fall is also when</b> …

Cruising for the Backpacker

image by jcoterhals<p>That feels a bit like writing "war for the pacifist" or "ice cream for the anorexic".<p>I'd been traveling in Central America and Mexico for five months, teaching English, working at hostel receptions, cutting the sleeves off my long sleeved tops rather than buying new ones, and …

While your daughter goes off to college, these women are taking up arms to protect themselves in Syria

WELL-SPOKEN, 21 years old, and preparing to re-engage in the bloodiest battle in the world right now, Rokan Abrahim is part of the only all-female …