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Dean Martin’s Former Property Now Features a Modern Home Worthy of the Rat Pack

The Beverly Hills estate is equipped with a slew of over-the-top amenities.<p>Entertainer Dean Martin rose to fame in the 1950s and ‘60s with hits such …

Beverly Hills

How Newcastle's Regal Cinema was born again

One of Newcastle's most fought-for community assets, the Regal Cinema, is now often packed with patrons keen to watch films on the big screen in a …

New South Wales

The Most Annoying Habits Of Record Shoppers

Life in record stores can be frustrating. From happy couples who have never patronized your shop taking engagement photos in the aisles, to bargain …

Vinyl Records

Nazi relics have been uncovered in South America

Treasure trove of Nazi artefacts seized in Argentina0:29<p>Argentinian police have seized approximately 75 Nazi artefacts from a home north of Buenos …

Archaeology

The New Frontier: American Life During The Ivy Heyday, Part Two

Part two of James Kraus’ survey of what was happening in American culture from 1954-67, the heyday of the Ivy League Look. * * * Favorable …

United States

1960s Star Colours

<b>James Kraus</b><p>Since colour has been a big story over the years at Auto Universum, I decided to expand on the recommended colour listing in <i>The Allure of</i> …

Classic Cars

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<i>Contributing writer James Kraus is an arch-connoisseur of the 1950s and ’60s. Herein he takes us on a tour of the years of the Ivy heday, giving us a</i> …

Rock & Roll

Canadian inventor of Hawaiian pizza, Sam Panopoulos, has died at age 83

Greek-Canadian said he came up with the idea for the unusual topping at the Satellite Restaurant in Chatham, Ont., in 1962.

Canada

The Riff Raff Vintage Swing Band keeps feet flying at Pasadena Ballroom Dance

Saturday night, put on your dancing shoes and head over to the Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association’s Saturday Swing Dance featuring the Riff Raff …

Special Edition Retro VW Fridge

The looks of the classic camper van combined with the quality combination.

Retro

Roger Smith, star of ’77 Sunset Strip,’ dies at age 84

Actor Roger Smith, who brought swanky cool to the TV detective genre as a hip private eye on “77 Sunset Strip,” has passed away. He was 84.<p>The actor …

Entertainment

Hollywood’s Legendary Formosa Cafe Will Get a Full Restoration From 1933 Group

The Idle Hour and Highland Park Bowl owners just might do the place justice<p><b>Formosa Cafe</b>, which closed unceremoniously in late 2016 after an rather disastrous ownership shuffle, is reopening under the supervision of new owners 1933 Group, which has successfully restored and rehabilitated some of …

Los Angeles

Swank Advice- Five Style Tips For Men

One of the many great things about being a man is that it’s easy to cultivate great style, simply and that it’s not that expensive to get it right. …

Fashion

How the World’s Most Interesting Man Befriended the World’s Most Powerful Man

The Friday Cover<p>The Friday Cover is POLITICO Magazine's email of the week's best, delivered to your inbox every Friday morning.<p>A beer commercial icon became an unlikely pal to the president of the United States. It stayed interesting.<p>“Damn,” he said in a half-hushed whisper. “This guy’s good.”<p>I …

White House Correspondents' Dinner

The story of why pilots say "Roger that"

Since the earliest days of aviation, effective communication between ground staff and pilots has been a key component of safe flying of …

Aviation

Not Just for Drunk Uncles: The Aloha Shirt Is Back

And seriously stylish.<p>The tropical shirt is a summer staple, often detailed with brightly colored palm trees and hibiscus flowers. While many drunk uncles and ill-dressed tourists wear similar prints without much sartorial whimsy, don't let their cargo shorts and water shoes scare you. They're one …

Clothing

A demographer argues that we're reliving the 1930s

From the Balkans to the US, walls are going up, not down, according to demographer Neil Howe, the author of "The Fourth Turning."<p>Addressing a packed crowd at Mauldin Economics' Strategic Investment Conference in Orlando, Florida, Howe said we are reliving many of the same trends and changes of the …

U.S. Supreme Court

In honour of a good man and friend, Roger Moore

Actor Roger Moore, best known for playing James Bond, has died aged 89, his family has announced. Mia Womersley reports.<p>BEFORE Roger Moore was James …

Roger Moore

Opened in 1953, this is the oldest operating McDonald's restaurant in the world ...

The oldest operating McDonald’s restaurant is a drive-up hamburger stand at 10207 Lakewood Boulevard at Florence Avenue in Downey, California. It was …

Dina Merrill, Actress Who Exuded Elegance, Dies at 93

The aristocratic star appeared in such films as 'Desk Set,' 'Butterfield 8' and 'Operation Petticoat' and was married to Cliff Robertson and Ted …

Elvis Presley's Private Jet Is Up for Auction Complete With Red Velvet Seats

Every inch of the aircraft was designed by the legend himself.<p>While it's not confirmed, we'd bet money Elvis Presley's favorite color was red. After …

Was Roger Moore the best Lounge Lothario James Bond in Live and Let Die?

It seems to me that Roger Moore’s debut as James Bond in Live and Let Die (1973) showcased the new Bond actor as something of a caddish gentleman spy …

Roger Moore – Saint, Persuader and the suavest James Bond – dies at 89

He was the epitome of the suave English gent, quipping sweatlessly in a bespoke three-piece suit, who enjoyed an acting career spanning eight …

Entertainment

Kooky for Tiki? Check out this guy’s amazing Huntington Beach backyard

Art Borgatta with some of his Tiki collection at his home in Huntington Beach on Friday, March 31, 2017. (Photo by Paul Rodriguez, Orange County …

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

The Spies are back on the radio this week as Jason Whiton from Spyvibe.com stops by to talk about a very famous Bond film, news on Hugh Hefner and …

Becoming Bond SXSW Review: Essential Viewing for 007 Fans

James Bond is one of the most enduring characters in the history of cinema. Ever since Sean Connery first brought the spy we all know and love to …

Smile and stay thin: Life as an air hostess in 1960s Australia

"They looked fantastic but it must have restricted their movements something terrible." — Max White, Qantas flight steward, 1947 to 1980<p>In 1958, …

New South Wales

The Man Who Invented Supermodels Also Took Advantage of Them

After completing his studies at Le Rosey, the prestigious boarding school in Switzerland, John Casablancas—the eventual founder of Elite Models and legendary Lothario behind the careers of Linda, Cindy and Naomi—returned to Geneva in the late '50s to discover that his dreams of going to college had …

Models

Sydney’ Tallest Building (in 1962)

Located in Circular Quay at the gateway to Sydney’s CBD, the AMP Building has been a prominent feature on the Sydney skyline for more than 50 years …