Joan of Arc

In Her Words: Veronica McCarthy

Veronica got in touch with us when we put out an open call for beauty contributors. A week later we met for coffee, and now two months and a handful …

The Stories Behind the Servants of Fate/Zero

Welcome back to our compendium on the legends behind Type-Moon's hit Fate franchise! Part one was all about Fate/stay night, and you can read it …

Anime

20 Thanksgiving baby names that express gratitude

Give thanks for your new child with a beautiful name derived from the meaning of the holiday.<p>When you’re expecting, it’s all too easy to spend hours …

Netflix Orders Modern-Day Messiah Drama From EP Mark Burnett

Netflix is having a come-to-Jesus moment.<p>The streamer has ordered to series <i>Messiah</i>, a 10-episode drama “exploring the lines among religion, faith and …

TV

A Warholian Tale Of Art As Jewellery

Amongst <i>Art as Jewellery</i>, a sale culminating this evening on Christies.com, are more than a few hidden gems, each with their own fascinating …

Art

The Best Independent Anime You Can Watch Online

With short runtimes and plenty of ambition, independent animation is the perfect way to experience new developments and ideas within animation. With …

Anime

Obituary: Trevor 'Ziggy' Byfield | Obituaries

Trevor Byfield’s career was unusual in its division between his Ziggy Byfield persona – in which he was prominent in the fashion for rock musicals in …

Entertainment

A (Very) Brief History of Paris: Key Dates and Events to Remember

Paris has been a thriving metropolis and a center of intellectual and artistic achievement for centuries. The city's roots reach to the third century …

Paris

The Complicated Racial Legacy Of MTV's Cult Classic Clone High 

MTV’s short-lived animated series <i>Clone High USA,</i> <b></b>which premiered 15 years ago this month, <i></i>is one of those brilliant cult TV classics, like <i>Arrested</i> …

Liberal View

You can now enjoy a cruise of some of Europe's medieval cities straight from your Cardiff doorstep

It's never been easier to travel from the UK to some of the most glorious medieval cities of Europe - and you don't have to go anywhere near a …

Cardiff

Who's your favorite saint?

None<p>The St. Peter statue at the Vatican. Gregorio Borgia, AP<p>Buy Photo<p>St. Joseph holds baby Jesus in his arms at Detroit Gesu Catholic Church and …

Detroit

Exploring northern France with DFDS Ferries

Northern France is an area that, for some unknown reason, has completely escaped my travel radar. It’s easily accessible from England, especially as …

France

Less Is Moore

EDITOR’S NOTE: <i>The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on …

Conservative View

Friday Mixtape: Protomartyr’s Joe Casey on his striking and poignant DIY artwork

Why have you picked these songs, what do they remind you of or make you feel?<p>These are some songs that were floating around over the last year or so …

Cap’n Jazz Backstage with Best Fit

The American Football, the Promise Ring and Joan of Arc emo pioneers invite us behind the scenes on their must-see mini UK reunion tour, and Sara …

Music (UK)

The awful tyranny of “the French woman” myth

“Very lovely she looked, very gracefully she danced, very joyously she smiled. Such scenes were her triumphs—she was the child of pleasure.”<p>That’s how Charlotte Brontë described the French girl antagonist in <i>Villette</i>, her 1853 novel about an English girl’s romantic musings while teaching in a French …

Brontë Family

Ranking Melt's sandwiches 10 to 1

Order these Melt Eclectic Cafe sandwiches in this order.

Restaurants

There is a witch hunt happening right now – but it’s not against men

Over the past month, allegations about sexual abuse have rocked Hollywood, the media and now Parliament. What was once considered part and parcel of …

Feminism

Megan Fox Shares Rare Selfie on Instagram

<b>Megan Fox</b> posted a rare selfie over the weekend. The usually private actress posted a photo on Instagram showing off her new highlights.<p>“Highlights …

Entertainment

Kickstarters of the Week: 11/6

November is here and with it comes cold weather, shopping deals, holiday meals, and new this year, PAX Unplugged. The BGQ crew is going to be heading …

Board Games

Kelly Clarkson Says She's "Never Felt Sexier" Since Getting Married and Having Kids" - Kelly Clarkson Real Talk

Kelly Clarkson, the Queen of Real Talk, is once again giving fans her uncensored take on body image, fame, and motherhood.<p>The singer, mom to River …

Lifestyle

Results

Individual Results<p>Athlete<p>Team<p>Score<p>Time<p>1<p>Emma Gosselin<p>GB-Jean Vanier<p>2<p>14:47.33<p>2<p>Coutts Sophie<p>TS-Leaside<p>1<p>14:47.62<p>3<p>Elissa Frielink<p>GB-Unity …

Running

Best 3 Games with…Tactical Miniatures!

I love tactical games, and recently wrote a post with my Best 3 Games…with Tactical Combat! I took quite a bit of heat for my choices but, as I have …

Board Games

Essential Leonard Cohen: Margaret Atwood, Mitsou and more on 25 most important songs

<i>CBC/Radio-Canada will broadcast the Nov. 6 Montreal Bell Centre Leonard Cohen tribute concert, titled Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard</i> …

Leonard Cohen

Sweet thoughts & prayers for the dear departed

This past year has unfortunately turned out to be a particularly productive time for the grim reaper.

Philippines

Run Silent. Run Deep.

You’re not going crazy—the world is noisier than ever. And it feels harder than ever to escape the never-ending din. But there are ways to keep yourself sane.<p>Sometimes you want it loud. Sex, concerts, serious cars, and certain movies—the better these things are, the more they leave your ears …

The Magic of Tree-Lined Streets

<b>Help us double our readership this week. As you savor our greatest hits, take a second to share them with someone else.</b> No place for humans. (Photo …

Scientific Research

Relive the Fantastical Battles of The Hundred Years' War

In 'Time of Legends: Joan of Arc'

Board Games

Megan Fox Opens Up About Being Fired From ‘Transformers:' 'I Really Thought I was Joan of Arc'

Megan Fox has seemingly been out of the spotlight in recent years, but is stepping back in, gracing the cover of this month’s issue of <i>UK Cosmopolitan</i>.<p>…

Megan Fox