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Dear Paris Hilton, here's a brief history of the selfie

By Imran Rahman-Jones <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>"11 years ago today, Me & Britney invented the selfie!" wrote Paris Hilton on Twitter on Sunday, posting two pictures of the pair from 2006.</b><p>Unfortunately, as some of her Twitter followers have pointed out, neither Paris nor Britney were anywhere near the …

George Harrison

The History of the Flu Vaccine

Vaccines have come a long way since Edward Jenner's famous 18th century experiment. Our great grandparents might have only received a single shot …

Bill Gates: 5 Amazing Books I Read in 2017

Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity. Although I’m lucky that I get to meet with a lot of interesting people and visit fascinating …

5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise

Bitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory.<p>Today’s …

Cryptocurrency

The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World

There's nothing we love more than an all-inclusive resort. The boundless beverages, the boundless beaches, the boundless beauty... and the boundless food (because let's be honest, that's the whole reason we're on vacation in the first place).<p>And thanks to TripAdvisor's 2014 Travelers' Choice …

Travel Back in Time to These Amazing Ancient Cities

The world's oldest cities are once-in-a-lifetime destinations, places that effortlessly inspire awe and put you in the shoes of a time traveler. To walk labyrinthine streets, marvel at crumbling fortress walls, or see kings' tombs that have endured thousands of years is to experience a fleeting …

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Paris, summer 1944: A moment of panic on the streets of the newly liberated French capital.

Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich Give Relationship Advice to Teens

Atoms for Peace mates suggest, 'Throw him against the wall'<p>In a new video interview for Rookie's "Ask a Grown Man" series, Thom Yorke and his Atoms …

Indie Music

17 Cover Songs That Are Better Than The Original

This list invites debate. Come to think of it, many of our lists do. Such is the nature of an inherently subjective form of journalism. But we're …

Watch Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich perform “Black Swan” and “Stuck Together Pieces”

Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich have shared another clip from their recent DJ performance at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge earlier this month. It comes in …

Obama unveils brain mapping initiative and calls for further research

Barack Obama has launched an ambitious plan to map the human brain for the first time, in an attempt to seek vital clues for treating diseases such …

CLAUDEL, CamilleVertumnus and Pomona1905Marble, height 92 cmMusée Rodin, Paris

<b>CLAUDEL, Camille</b><br>Vertumnus and Pomona<br>1905<br>Marble, height 92 cm<br>Musée Rodin, Paris

RODIN, AugusteEternal Idol1889Plaster, height 73 cmMusée Rodin, Paris

<b>RODIN, Auguste</b><br>Eternal Idol<br>1889<br>Plaster, height 73 cm<br>Musée Rodin, Paris

RODIN, AugusteEternal Springafter 1897Marble. height 77 cmThe Hermitage, St. Petersburg

<b>RODIN, Auguste</b><br>Eternal Spring<br>after 1897<br>Marble. height 77 cm<br>The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

That Time Alec Baldwin Interviewed Thom Yorke

With the end of 30 Rock, Alec Baldwin has now shifted his talents from screen to radio, as he recently signed on to host <i>Here’s The Thing</i> for WNYC. …

The Most Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Around the World

One of the best known symbols of spring in Japan are the magnificent pink Japanese cherry trees, also called sakura. Starting in mid-March, the …

Japan

The Lost Beatles Photos: Rare Shots From 1964-1966

Photos of the Fab Four by photographer Bob Bonis<p>At Seattle Tacoma Airport, the Beatles boarded their chartered Americn Flyer Airlines Lockheed …

Speed Of Light In Vacuum Is Not Actually Constant, Study Finds

Oh, and a vacuum may not really be void of matter.<p>Can you trust nothing in life? A new physics paper suggests that the speed of light in a vacuum may not be constant, and that a vacuum isn't actually entirely empty of stuff.<p>The paper, by a team of French physicists, finds that the speed of a photon …

Glastonbury 2013 lineup revealed

Glastonbury’s 2013 lineup is <i>finally</i> here: The Rolling Stones (!), Arctic Monkeys, and Mumford and Sons top this year’s bill, appearing alongside …

After his release from jail in 1924, Hitler had these images taken by his official photographer, Heinrich Hoffmann. Hitler rehearsed his speeches in front of a non-existent audience so he could see how he would appear to the German public.