Lindsay French

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The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

Master of Pen and Ink: The Monumental Drawings of Ikeda Manabu | Colossal

<p>The task of Japanese artist Ikeda Manabu is seemingly impossible: a blank paper canvas larger than a person spread before him, a small acrylic pen …

21 Remarkable Red Panda Pictures

Red pandas are fun animals to photograph because they’re mostly active in the morning and relax in the trees during the afternoon, conserving their …

Giant Pandas

Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness, from remote white-sand coves to some of the world's most …

20 Red, White, and Blue Sweets and Treats

It’s almost Independence Day, and that means it’s almost time for 4th of July themed desserts. We’re excited to try out a lot of these red, white, and blue sweets and treats. (Here are the ones we tried last year.) You’ll notice strawberries and blueberries (in addition to a lot of food coloring!) …

Historical Photos Colorized And Brought Back To Life

In a world of continual status updates, countless photos, millions of videos and internet speeds that continue to bring us information faster than …

The Biggest Bang: A Dazzling View On the World’s Largest Fireworks Festival

As popular as Mexican bottles of Coke among certain purists are Mexican bottle rockets–crown king of fireworks and hailing from Tultepec, about an hour outside of Mexico City. Tultepec, otherwise not known for its look-at-me displays, is the hub of the Mexican pyrotechnics industry, producing more …

Festivals

Legendary Ferrari F1 Engineer speaks about his life and career

An interview with Mauro Forghieri.<p>Tifosi and die-hard Formula 1 fans will already be familiar with Mauro Forghieri's incredible legacy, but for the benefit of those who may be lessacquainted, we've included a short bio.<p>Born in Modena, Italy, in 1935, Mauro Forghieri studied mechanical engineering …

Enzo Ferrari

First computer mouse

Kurt Cobain: Rare Images, Artwork, and Journal Entries

(no title)<p>Kurt at five months old with his father, Don, July 1967 (a note on the back of the photograph reads "Kurt's first time to steer the car").<p>A …

Kurt Cobain

Night: Surreal Landscapes Lit with an LED Flashlight by Harold Ross | Colossal

<p>Fine art photographer Harold Ross uses delicate light painting techniques to create surreal landscapes photographed late at night. The photographer, …

The Declaration Of Independence

<b>The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,</b><p>When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the …

A child watches as a woman sews a star on a United States flag, 1917.Photograph by May Smith, National Geographic

A child watches as a woman sews a star on a United States flag, 1917.<br>Photograph by May Smith, National Geographic

Beneath the Waves

Breathtaking Monochromatic Photos of Iceland

Iceland is known to be a visually stunning country and Reykjavik-based photographer Frodi Brinks captures the broad landscapes masterfully to exhibit their sheer beauty. His <i>Iceland</i> series presents a dramatic view of the breathtaking nation in black and white. There's a calming elegance about his …

Pope Francis clears John Paul II for sainthood

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis cleared Pope John Paul II for sainthood Friday, a little more than eight years after his death and faster than any other person in the modern era.<p>The Vatican said the healing of a Costa Rican woman has been approved as a miracle, one of the steps necessary for sainthood. …

Alleged plot to extort Paula Deen exposed; FBI makes arrest - TODAY.com

Peter Kramer / Today<p>The FBI announced Friday they have made an arrest in an alleged plot to extort Paula Deen.<p>Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen can now add being the target of an alleged extortion attempt to an already full plate of legal drama.<p>FBI officials announced Friday that they arrested …

Crime