Politics in the United States and the United Kingdom are in chaos, and things are just getting started.
The Cairo Geniza (spelt also as Genizah) is the name given to a collection of Jewish manuscript fragments that was discovered in Cairo.
Former Sen. Bob Graham has spent years trying to get the 28 missing pages of the 9/11 report released and he’s not about to stop now.
They may have been disproved by science or dismissed as ridiculous, but some foolish beliefs endure. In theory they should wither away – but it’s not that simple
Between the introduction of drone technology, and today’s laws limiting or banning their use, there was a glorious period when you could fly a camera almost
He had no job, no car, no home of his own. He weighed 567 pounds, and his wife had left him. So Eric Hites started riding a bike from coast to coast.
San Francisco, 1925. “Jewett touring car from rear.” Going forward, the end of the road for the Jewett brand was just a year away.
A once-sprawling farm with a sad ending and a hopeful future.by Anika Burgess June 29, 2016
Longform: The Longform Guide to Road Trips by Bryan Curtis, David Samuels, Annie Proulx, Joe Hagan, Paul Theroux, Hunter S. Thompson, Peter Cooper, Paul Slansky
Our favorite stories about hitting the road.
In tracing the history and culture of corpses, a new book shows the importance of remembrance to our species.
Some experts believe eradication is impossible without major socio-economic development.
It isn’t that we’re making bad decisions. More often, we aren’t even aware there’s a decision to make.
Czech out the pool hustler Vica Kerekes, the Hungarian Christina Hendricks! Also, this magnificent meta blog post contains all the neat, groovy and far out stuff that a growing internet surfer needs
Danny Lyon’s photographs, now at the Whitney, document the civil-rights movement, a Chicago biker club, Texan prisoners, and more.
Drive-thru is all about fast food, fast service & fast company though getting what you want without ever leaving your ride can get a little weird at times.
Newly discovered documents suggest the playwright cared very much about a coat of arms that reflected his status as a “gentleman.”
And yet, gun sales are skyrocketing. What gives?
A number of compounds found in marijuana have been found to promote the cellular removal of amyloid beta – the toxic protein that is a key sign of Alzheimer’s disease, experts at the Salk Institute, California, found.
It’s time to end the 50-year ban on magic mushrooms and LSD and allow potential health benefits to be explored, researchers say
Juarez: Street Art Mural Sign on Restaurant Wall: Happy Male & Female Dia de Los Muertos Calaveras (Skulls) Having a Few Drinks
“[January 30, 1916] Germans Attack French Positions Near the Somme. Pictured – A German trench, having recently fallen in French hands, is packed with dead from both sides.” by ZadocPaet in 100yearsago
Research in neuroscience shows a solid link between aerobic exercise and cognitive clarity.
Art Simplot’s children, near Black River Falls, WisconsinPhotographerRussell LeeCreatedJune 1937
Dorothea Puente – This innocent old lady was dubbed by the Sacramento Police Department as the “Death House Landlady”. In the 1980s, Puente rented out rooms in her house to elderly and mentally handicap people in the Sacramento area. She would cash the social security checks that came in the mail for her boarders and if anyone complained they would be killed and buried in her backyard. She was finally discovered in 1988 with the police finding nine bodies in her backyard.
Climate has influenced the distribution patterns of Adélie penguins across Antarctica for millions of years.
Angel Olsen has released a new video for “Shut Up Kiss Me,” which hails from her forthcoming LP, ‘My Woman.’
And the winner of the most epic dad move of the year goes to: this …
A History of Rock in 15 minutes. 348 rockstars, 84 guitarists, 64 songs, 44 drummers, 1 mashup.
By Michelle Marcella Behind the scenes at the Russell Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital, there sits a box labeled “Collection of nursing bottles, breast pum…
Jewish prisoners secretly dug 34-metre tunnel with spoons to try to escape their Nazi captors, and 11 made it to safety