Anna Murphy

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Blogger completely debunks claim Amelia Earhart was a Japanese prisoner

<b>Amelia Earhart (AP)</b><p>One blogger proved the claim Amelia Earhart was taken as prisoner by the Japanese is false<p>Alessandra Maldonado<p>July 11, 2017 6:00pm (UTC)<p>A Japanese blogger has disproved the theory that famed aviator Amelia Earhart was taken as prisoner by Japan.<p>The claims — made in the History …

Ethnography

31 Casual Wedding Dresses That Are Far From Fussy

While some of us dream of wearing a princess gown decked out in lace and frills, not everyone wants a dress that mimics the shape of the cake. In fact, weddings are getting more and more casual these days. Couples are skipping the budget-busting parties and opting for courthouse nuptials or low-key …

Clothing

Gustav Klimt and His Glamorous Viennese Sirens Will Have Their First-Ever Show in California

Exhibitions<p>Rodin will co-star with the famed artist in "Klimt & Rodin: An Artistic Encounter," at the Legion of Honor in San Francisco.<p>,<p>One hundred …

Art

What Perfume Are You Wearing? 11 Brides Share Their Scents

Ok so maybe it's not the top of your wedding planning checklist, but the perfume you wear on your wedding day shouldn't be an after-thought either. …

Aliens from another dimension might have created our universe, according to a speculative new study

Does humanity exist to serve some ultimate, transcendent purpose?<p>Conventional scientific wisdom says no. As physicist Lawrence Krauss puts it in his latest book, our evolution on this planet is just a "cosmic accident". If you believe otherwise, many would accuse you of suffering from some kind of …

Dark Matter

In pictures: Celebrities in the raw

<b>The first famous person Andy Gotts photographed was Stephen Fry who spared the then student 90 seconds to take his portrait.</b><p>Despite photographing a huge range of famous faces since then Gotts has always insisted on one thing: that his portraits remain untouched.<p>Gotts' unique photography style can …

George Clooney

The abandoned woman – in pictures

Kourtney Roy makes eerie self-portraits in desolate yet dramatic locations – with wigs and wardrobe straight out of 1950s melodrama. ‘I am drawn to anonymous scenes,’ she says. ‘It’s where the magic happens’

A Shift in Focus

For many wedding photographers, covering the events from the big day can be stressful, and doing it weekend after weekend can be a drain—both on …

Photography

Creative Vending Machine Prints Short Stories to Read While You Wait

Recently, inventive vending machines have been popping up around France. Instead of dispensing sweet treats or sugary drinks, however, these kiosks distribute short stories. Created by literature-loving company Short Édition, these savvy stalls promise to help pass the time, whether you're waiting …

Inventions

This Week In Posters: Sharks, Male Thigh Gaps, And ‘Dark Tower’

Welcome back to This Week In Posters, which begins this week with Emma Stone and Steve Carell in <i>Battle of the Sexes</i>. It feels like God’s finally listening to me as they actually put the names under the corresponding faces this time. And they appear to be going for that indie comedy look with the …

Five 'only in New York' experiences for less than $50

NEW YORK CITY -- A couple of classics. A tasty slice of Brooklyn. And a truly wacky spot that celebrates the Big Apple in all its glory.<p>You can spend …

43 paintings you need to see before you die

In an old barn that Jackson Pollock transformed into a studio, the artist laid his massive canvas on the wooden plank floor. He hurled white, yellow, blue, and black paint with sticks and knives at it. As he finished, he pressed his cigarette butt into the canvas, dripping with color.<p>This is how …

Art

How Edvard Munch Expressed the Anxiety of the Modern World

Physicists detect elusive particle

Physicists have observed a type of heavy particle for the first time from collisions in the Large Hadron Collider. The Standard Model of physics …

Scientists Have Mapped The Heart of an Exploded Star in 3D

We've never seen this before.<p>A little over three decades ago, astronomers witnessed a rare and incredibly violent cosmic event: a dying star …

Discovery of a young, dead galaxy creates a huge puzzle for astronomers

At just 3 billion years old, this galaxy should be blue and full of new, young stars. Instead, it’s already out of fuel. What gives?<p><i>“This new insight</i> …

Field Medic Captures Lo-Fi Magic on Infectious Love Song "Powerful Love"

It's an instinct for many of us to play lots of R&B and soul music on Valentine's Day—but there's something about the wide-eyed energy of a jangly, …

Science, cities and innovation in the human age

<b>Josh Tewksbury:</b> Over the next week, leaders from around the world will take part in a historic summit on the future of cities. But this landmark event highlights how the pace of science may be unable to keep up with today’s rapidly-changing world.<p>If a time traveler from the late 1800s were to visit …

Innovation Needs Exploration

In <i>Sapiens</i>, Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari argues that it was the exploratory mindset that led to European dominance over the world. Other empires, such as the Chinese and the Ottomans, had far greater military and economic power in the 18th century. Yet, it was the Europeans quest for …

Innovation

We are madly in love with these brand new blush wedding gowns, made only for true romantics

It’s kind of impossible to imagine anything more classically romantic than a wedding dress. The frills, the lace, the flowers, <i>and</i> you get to wear it …

44 Brand-New Wedding Dresses That 2017 Brides Need to See

The runways are just cooling off from Bridal Fashion Week, but most of the wedding dresses from those shows won’t hit bridal boutiques until fall of next year. And since a wedding...

Weddings