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Vatican's Sistine Chapel hosts first live online concert

The Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, an artistic Renaissance jewel, opened up to the digital age on Sunday with the first live concert streamed over the …

Sistine Chapel

One Day in Siena, Italy: Explore the Historic Tuscan City On Foot

Siena is a stunning city in the heart of Tuscany that has preserved its medieval charm and architecture. Though many return visitors to <b>Italy</b> opt to …

Italy

Ukrainian Digital Artist Flawlessly Restores Heavily Damaged Vintage Photos, And Brings Them Back to Life!

Have you ever seen an old photograph that has been damaged so badly that the image is no longer clearly visible, and wondered if anyone could restore …

Vintage

One day in Florence - the perfect itinerary

One day Florence is too short to get to know this magnificent city but it’s enough to make you <b>fall in love</b> with it. You will be able to visit some of …

Italy

The Best Dress Shirts for Under $100

Don't blow your whole paycheck on your work wardrobe.<p>So, you need a new dress shirt. What you don’t need is to spend an entire paycheck on it, especially if you’re going for a full closet refresh. The good news is, you don’t have to. Here are some options that will keep you looking polished from 9 …

Clothing

Travel Back in Time with This Incredibly Crisp Footage of Life in New York City in 1911

If you’ve ever wanted to feel what it’s like to step into a time machine, watch the below old footage shot in New York City in 1911. Culled from the …

New York City

Walking Tour of Piazza Navona in Rome

Piazza Navona Overview<p>Originally built as a stadium in the first century for athletic contests and chariot races, <i>Piazza Navona</i> is lined with …

Italy

Even if you clear your history, Google has a record of all of your search activity — here's how to delete it

YouTube. Panera. Facebook. Equifax. Every week, it seems, there's a new hack to worry about.<p>This ever-expanding list has many people realizing their personal information is less secure than they thought. Consumers are looking for ways to limit their online exposure and take proactive measures to …

Google

7 exquisite Amalfi coastal towns you need to explore

Summertime on the Amalfi Coast conjures memories of sunny seaside lunches of spaghetti allo scoglio by the plateful, sipping floral Falanghina al …

Italy

A Scale Model Displays the Glory of Ancient Rome

Italian archeologist <b>Italo Gismondi</b> has spent over 35 years to reconstruct the huge model at a scale of <b>1:250</b> which shows the city of Rome in the 4th …

Italy

12 famous people who died on the Titanic — and 11 who survived

Titanic

Johannes Huebl’s 15 Best Outfits (And How To Get The Look)

German model Johannes Huebl is one of the most consistently best-dressed men on earth. Sophisticated but uncomplicated, these are his 15 best looks …

Men's Fashion

Here’s Why Candy Fans Are Suddenly Running Out and Hoarding Necco Wafers

Hey, Necco wafers fans, can we get a show of hands? We know you're out there somewhere.<p>Welp, we have some sad news for you: The Necco candy company …

Wall Street

10 Unique Guided Tours in Rome

For those who want something more than the usual tour, Rome has lots of options. You can tour Rome on a vintage Vespa or in a Fiat 500. Take the …

Italy

For Rome | by Francesco Totti

Twenty-seven years ago, there was a knock on the door of our apartment in Rome. My mother, Fiorella, went to answer. Who happened to be on the other …

Soccer

We Tasted 14 Fancy Butters, and This Is the Best One

But you probably wouldn't be sad about most of them<p>Butter is great. This is probably not news to you. It makes things taste good. But to me, there …

Dessert

11 New York City Hidden Gems That Aren't Tourist Traps

You may know New York City for Times Square, the Empire State Building or Central Park, but the city that never sleeps also has many hidden gems as …

The Vatican Museums offer early-bird special to see its art

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican Museums are offering an early-bird special.<p>The museums famed for Michelangelo's ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and for masterpieces by Raffaello has posted on its website a new guided itinerary that starts at 6 a.m. and finishes with a light breakfast of croissants, …

Italy

The oldest buildings on Earth

Archaeology

5 ways to make the Apple Watch a better step counter

A step-by-step guide to counting steps with an Apple Watch.<p>I ditched my Apple Watch ($429.00 at Walmart) in favor of a Fitbit a few months ago and got into the whole step-counting thing. My wife and I have developed a healthy competition with our dueling Fitbits. Recently, I decided to return to my …

Smartwatches

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the “bad cholesterol” and HDL the “good cholesterol.” That’s the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Holistic Medicine

'Historic gems' like Dublin's Custom House should just be used for tourism

The industry says there should be an official review of iconic buildings under State ownership.

Ireland

6 of the Best Towns in Puglia Italy – A Guide to Central Puglia

In the deep south of Italy, away from the major cities and famous resorts, you’ll find a region where time has seemingly stood still. Untouched by …

Italy

Hilltop charm in the Italian town of Asolo

Franco Cogoli/ 4Corners<p>Robert Browning lived briefly in the wonderful building that is now the Hotel Villa Cipriani in Asolo. He told a friend in …

Italy

Repair Work at Pompeii Reveals Garden, Frescoes

NAPLES, ITALY—Massimo Osanna, superintendent for Pompeii, announced the discovery of public and private buildings that have not been seen since the …

Archaeology

8 Charming Italian Towns That Should Be on Your Radar for Summer 2018

You’ve decided to visit Italy this summer. Fantastico! (Hey, it’s never too soon to start learning the language.) Few countries compare to the beauty and charisma of this boot-shaped nation with its rocky coastal towns, rolling hills, sprawling vineyards, and charming villages.<p>Now comes the hard …

Italy

The 100 cast on why 'The 100' doesn't really exist anymore, plus new Season 5 trailer

When <i>The 100</i> returns for its fifth season next month on The CW, six years will have passed since everyone was separated following the dramatic events …

The 100

Fun Facts of New York, Top Things To Do and Popular Travel Destinations In New York City

<b>i</b><p>Now over one hundred years old, the New York Public Library was built by the city’s most prominent architects of the day. The library is guarded by …

20 Avocado Toast Recipes That Prove Brunch Is the Best Meal

Because brunch is more than just a meal; it's a lifestyle.<p>March 20, 2018<p>I was born and raised in tropical Honduras in the heart of Central America. …