Mark Strong

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Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we …

See Your Favorite Pop Culture Characters As “Simpsons”

Co.Create has covered obsessive tributes to <i>The Simpsons</i> before, as well as cartoonists dabbling in other creators’ styles, and now both aspects have …

FAI confirms it has the firepower to fund new Republic manager

<b>FAI Chief Executive John Delaney has confirmed the Association will have the financial clout to provide for a top quality Republic of Ireland manager.</b><p>Delaney revealed on Wednesday that businessman Denis O'Brien will continue to provide the resources, the Cork man having part-funded the wages of …

The Icon: Mount Rushmore

A state project that became a masterpiece, Mount Rushmore was conceived in the early 1920s by state historian Doane Robinson to draw tourists to South Dakota.<p>After hearing about a project to chisel the Confederate leaders on the face of Stone Mountain in Georgia, Robinson wrote the sculptor, Gutzon …

Did a Comet Really Kill the Mammoths 12,900 Years Ago?

Did the planetary upheaval 12,900 years ago come from the heavens—or Earth?<p><b>Why did mammoths, mastodons, and other mega-beasts vanish from North America?</b><p>Was it because:<p>1) humans killed them;<p>2) they couldn't hack the climate after the Ice Age ended; or<p>3) an exploding comet ignited continent-wide …

As Fashion Week Ends, Pondering the Origins of Clothes

Our prehistoric ancestors didn't go for catwalk shows, but they had fashion sense.<p><b>As Fashion Week winds down in New York, scientists continue their own search for the very latest in ancient fashion—latest meaning oldest. They're asking one seemingly simple question: Who invented clothes anyway?</b><p>As …

Beheaded Maya Massacre Victims Found

Scholars report the discovery of dismembered war captives from seventh century.<p><b>Two dozen Maya war captives were beheaded, dismembered, and buried unceremoniously some 1,400 years ago at the site of Uxul, an international team reported on Tuesday.</b><p>The victims were likely rulers of nearby towns at war …

Byzantine-era gold hoard unearthed in Jerusalem

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a Byzantine-era hoard of gold in Jerusalem's Old City, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem announced on Monday.<p>Dig director Eilat Mazar described the excavation of 36 gold coins, a gold medallion inscribed with a Jewish ritual candelabrum and a selection of gold …

9/11: Revisiting World Trade Center attack site, then and now

<b>Before:</b> Pedestrians flee the area of the World Trade Center as the south tower collapses following the terrorist attack on the New York landmark Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001. (Suzanne Plunkett / Associated Press). <b><br>After:</b> The skyscraper known as 1 World Trade Center is under construction in lower …

Feeding Frenzy Fills Monterey Bay With Humpback Whales

In the last week, epic numbers of humpback whales have swum into Monterey Bay, drawn by a massive anchovy bloom. The splashing spectacle is unlike …

Visiting Libraries and Other Smart Things Bedbugs Do | WIRED

Even the bugs have bugs. In the first-ever survey of the bloodsucker’s microbiome, a University of Cincinnati researcher found that bedbugs host two …

4 Big Ideas in the New iPhones That No One's Talking About

Yesterday, Apple had its annual iPhone bonanza. On one hand, it was the biggest announcement since the original iPhone. Today, for the first time …