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Our 8th president was born in a bar and loved his Dutch desserts. Here, his recipes for fall doughnuts and apple cake.
Donald Trump would have despised Martin Van Buren. First, he would have had pure unadulterated hair envy. Martin’s luscious sideburns commanded a far stronger look than the orange …Recipes
"Great bouncing icebergs!"
On Dec. 6, 1964, television audiences watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for the first time. Fifty years later, the TV special continues to be a Christmas tradition as beloved as caroling and putting out cookies for Santa.
Even if you curl up with hot cocoa and candy …TV
Crème fraîche is the sophisticated French cousin of sour cream. Its texture is smoother and the flavor subtler, not quite so sour, but still a bit …Cooking
Anyone who's ever watched I Love Lucy knows that Desi Arnaz is well-known for uttering the same word over and over again as Ricky Ricardo. Say it with us now: "Luccccyyyyyyy!" But while Cuban-born Arnaz was Lucille Ball's husband both on and off the screen during the filming of their famous sitcom …Lucille Ball
More than a billion Christians around the world are celebrating the festival of Christmas. Here is a selection of pictures marking the occasion.Christmas
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A Right Jolly Old Elf
In cultures and countries across the globe, Saint Nick is central to the celebration—and commercialization—of Christmas.
In this photo from a January 1957 National Geographic article, Alaskan reindeer pull Santa Claus's sleigh during the Pageant of Peace in Washington, …Santa Claus
If someone buys you all of these presents, then that would really be "true love."
PNC Wealth Management released its annual “Christmas Price Index” Monday, which calculates how much it would cost to buy the gifts in the Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas.”
If one’s “true love” bought all of …Christmas
The iconic special limped to its first airing in 1965.
For 50 years, A Charlie Brown Christmas has heralded the arrival of the holiday season, but the half-hour television special based on the Peanuts characters created by Charles Schulz almost never aired.
Executive producer Lee Mendelson told USA …Christmas
Showing her photographs alongside her mother Linda’s, Mary McCartney reveals years of family life—her dad, former Beatle Sir Paul, her sister Stella—as well as celebrity friends like Mick Jagger and Aretha Franklin.
THE private view at Manhattan’s Gagosian Gallery for Mother Daughter, the joint …Photographers
“The White Album”—its official title is the decidedly simple The Beatles—was released on November 22, 1968 to an eager audience. Released almost 18 …Eric Clapton
Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach have been together nearly 35 years – so what's their secret to marital bliss?
As it turns out, it comes down to one of the Beatle's oft-quoted lyrics: Love is all you need.
"I love the man, and that's it," one-time Bond girl Bach, 69, says of Starr, 75, in the new issue …Ringo Starr
NEW YORK (AP) — The first few years after the Beatles split, Ringo Starr had bragging rights on his mates.
He was all over the radio with "It Don't Come Easy," ''Back Off Boogaloo," ''Photograph" and other singles at a time that John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison went through some …Ringo Starr
Despite the fact that it was the last week of October, the line to climb to the top of the Duomo dome was wrapped around the building. The line to …
The grand Boboli Gardens are one of my favorite places in Florence, but they can be crowded. I like to start directly behind the Palazzo Pitti and …European Travel
A full tour of the magnificent Uffizi Gallery, housed in what were once the administrative offices of the Medici family, is a major undertaking which …The Arts
Tuscany is an area with a deep connection to its land—the crops that grow here, from fruit and vegetables to olives and wine grapes, are central to …Italy
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The Big Island of Hawaii is full of must-do experiences. You can catch a hula competition during Merrie Monarch …Bucket Lists
One of Rome's best bakeries and among the city's most historic institutions, Antico Forno Roscioli is a family-run business. Depending on the time of …Rome
The Pyrenees in Catalonia encompass some awesomely beautiful mountains and valleys. Above all, the Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici, in the northwest, is a jewel-like area of lakes and dramatic peaks.
As well as the natural beauty of the mountains, and the obvious attractions of …Spain
Pisa’s famous leaning tower (the campanile of the adjacent Duomo) is part of the Piazza del Duomo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that also includes …European Travel
Nothing beats the bursting color of the sunsets in LA, especially when the endless ocean horizon is the backdrop. Post up at a lifeguard stand on the …U.S. Travel
The Huffington Post named the Hilo Farmers Market the best in the United States.
For fresh local flavors, the market is open every day except Sunday. …