Lori Bergholz

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Hillary accepts the nomination: A bold speech for a singular moment in American history

With her DNC speech, Hillary Clinton made history, offered an optimistic vision for the future, and laid into Trump<p>What an amazing and weird moment in political history we’re living through. We all saw something on Thursday night that, in over 200 years of American existence, no one had ever seen …

These Alternate No Man's Sky PS4 Covers Look Just Like Classic Sci-Fi Books

The official artwork that adorns the box of No Man's Sky is gorgeous. Hello Games has worked hard to capture the essence of sci-fi in its upcoming …

Science Fiction

Sketch offers evidence Van Gogh cut off nearly all his ear

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The star of a new exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum is not one of the Dutch painter's flamboyant masterpieces, but a rough sketch by a junior French provincial doctor.<p>The sketch, recently discovered in an American library, shows just how much of his left ear Van Gogh …

Sketchnoters’ Stories - “I love pen & paper!”: Andrea Brücken

Today's story is from our friend Andrea Brücken. Enjoy!About two years ago I started to participate as one of the first germans in the #todaysdoodle …

Social Media

Van Gogh’s drawings

As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts showcasing some “Not the usual Van Gogh’s” (and here), we are often given the impression that an artist’s …

Art

'Sherlock' Has a New Best Friend in First Photo From Season 4

Sherlock may have solved the case of the "Hounds of Baskerville," but there's a new hound on the scene to confound him.<p>BBC One shared the first photo from "Sherlock" season 4 on Twitter, and it shows Sherlock with a new four-legged friend. Watson had better watch out.<p>The dog is a blood hound, and …

TV

New research suggests Van Gogh 'cut off his entire ear'

<b>Vincent Van Gogh cut off his entire ear rather than just part of it, newly discovered drawings suggest.</b><p>The sketches were drawn by Dr Felix Rey, the physician who treated Van Gogh's wounds in 1888, and discovered in a Californian archive.<p>The drawings depict the artist's ear both before and after the …

Art

Jean Baptiste Monge

[menu_dash id=”3″]<p>Jean-Baptiste Monge : Illustrator & Concept Artist<p>Jean-Baptiste Monge is a French Illustrator, author, painter since 1994, creating …

Sony Pictures

Vibrant Oil Paintings of Scottish Landscapes by Scott Naismith | Colossal

<p>Working with thick brushes and palette knives, artist Scott Naismith carefully reveals the interplay of light and clouds over his native Scotland. …

What is ”Mushin” Meditation and Why is it Important? – Japan Info

It is widely known that the Japanese often have a different way of looking at things. Their difference in character and culture makes Japan a …

SURPRISE: Earth has two moons

Things started out with a hot and heavy crash, and the two of you get all tangled up with one another. But over time your surfaces cool, your orbits drift apart, and your differences became apparent. And though the living things who mostly hang out at your place do visit your moon once in a while, …

"Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson," by S.C. Gwynne

If Mr. Gwynne’s byline seems familiar, it’s because he’s also the author of <i>Empire of the Summer Moon</i>, a history of the Comanche Empire, which I had …

Inside the U.S. presidential graveyard - CNN Style

Cemeteries

Giant heads of state: Virginian graveyard for weather beaten US president statues (VIDEO)

Cold as stone, the bludgeoned and cracked skulls of 43 US presidents on a Virginian farm are not part of some bizarre crime scene, but the last …

We have Lincoln wrong: Our greatest Lincoln historian explains his real Civil War motivations

Too often, we settle for the idea that Lincoln fought to save a mythical union. He really fought for opportunity<p>The United States has just concluded a five-year observance of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. As in the past, most new books about the period have focused principally on matters …

America Is Being Destroyed By Problems That Are Unaddressed

One hundred years ago European civilization, as it had been known, was ending its life in the Great War, later renamed World War I. Millions of …

Norman Reedus responds to being bitten by fan

If there’s one thing you want to avoid on <i>The Walking Dead</i>, it’s being bitten by zombies. And even though zombies aren’t <i>actually</i> real, you don’t want …

Benedict Cumberbatch's Heartfelt Letter to Santa Claus Will Give You Chills

Just when we thought we couldn't possibly love Benedict Cumberbatch any more, the dreamy Brit wrote a powerful, heartfelt letter to Santa reminding …

Benedict Cumberbatch to defeat the Nazis again in The War Magician

British star will play a famed illusionist, Jasper Maskelyne, who claimed to have turned the tide in North Africa with the help of his infamous ‘Magic Gang’<p>He has already saved the world from the Nazis once as legendary codebreaker Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. Now Benedict Cumberbatch looks …

North Africa

Angelina Jolie Pitt: ‘I’m on fire inside’

Six kids, two cancer scares, a UN special envoy, marriage to Brad Pitt and now a film about marital break-up … Megan Conner meets Angelina Jolie Pitt<p>Angelina Jolie Pitt is poised and self-aware, yet she pulls a face when I ask whether her kids think she’s cool. There are, famously, six of them …

Angelina Jolie

Benedict Cumberbatch Curses Politicians Over Failure to Deal with Refugee Crisis

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has been giving speeches every evening after his <i>Hamlet</i> performance at the Barbican in London, asking for donations …

'Sherlock' coming to theaters for first time

<i>Sherlock</i> is coming to the big screen.<p>The BBC / PBS Masterpiece cult favorite is going to get a theatrical release for the first time.<p>The show’s …

Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Hamlet' is good and righteous; lifts London broadcast

There has been such a frenzy of ticket-buying desperation and media-manufactured hype and controversy over the London production of "Hamlet" at the Barbican starring<p>Benedict Cumberbatchthat it was a relief to hear the soothingly familiar language of Shakespeare's tragedy as I settled into my seat …

Hamlet

Benedict Cumberbatch's Hamlet breaks a telecast record

NEW YORK (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch, who recently begged fans not to film him playing the lead in "Hamlet," has broken a record while being filmed …

The Theatre

Yale Showcases 170,000 Incredible Photos of Depression-Era America

The photos taken by Farm Security Administration photographers in the 1930s are some of the most iconic images in American history. We’re all …

Cherokee blood: Why do so many Americans believe they have Cherokee ancestry?

“I cannot say when I first heard of my Indian blood, but as a boy I heard it spoken of in a general way,” Charles Phelps, a resident of Winston-Salem …

Cherokee Nation

Rare Film Is Glimpse Of A Distant America

Buffalo Sighting<p>Buffalo Needed<p>Buffalo Reported<p>For decades, <i>The Daughter of Dawn</i> was a "lost film" — a buried American treasure. The 1920 multireel, silent movie was rediscovered and restored a few years ago.<p>Only recently has the movie become more widely available. You can watch it on Netflix. You …

Native Americans

US Response to Syrian Civil War and Refugee Crisis Is Telling

The American response to the Syrian civil war and resulting refugee crisis should illustrate to all the unfortunate militarization of U.S. foreign …

Obama, Trump, and the Great American Divide

America is more divided today than it has been since the Civil War, according to political observers such as former president Jimmy Carter and …