Hamburg is an exciting destination with international appeal, yet the city often plays second fiddle to Berlin, particularly this year with the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin War coming up in November. But Germany's welcoming...Show More Summary
On Tuesday, September 2, the Fleming Museum of Art reopens for its Fall 2014 season with the first of three exhibitions commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Civil War. A contemporary lens on the war is provided...Show More Summary
Mariska Hargitay looks beautiful while walking the green grass carpet at the Joyful Mele 10th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday (August 31) in Honolulu, Hawaii. The 50-year-old actress was joined by her husband Peter Hermann and her Law & Order: SVU co-star Raul Esparza for the event hosted by her charity, the Joyful Heart Foundation. The [...]
With no new sequels in the SAW works, Lionsgate is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the franchise by re-releasing the original SAW on October 31. Since the initial release in October 2004, the SAW films have become associated with the Halloween season. SAW will run for one week only.
They’re celebrating their 50th anniversary this month, and Vogue Italia is going all out with a crazy amount of gorgeous models on the September 2014 cover. With a total of fifty top posers, famed photographer Steven Meisel had his work...Show More Summary
Love is in the fresh, spring Canberra air and lovelocks are being latched. Lovelocks are essentially a regular padlock, often engraved with the name or initials of a couple and the date of their anniversary, that are locked onto a bridge by a loved-up couple and the key is usually thrown into the water below. These [...]
It seems hard to believe, but it's already been a whole year since developer Michael Brough released his techno-roguelike masterpiece 868-HACK [$2.99] onto the App Store, and to celebrate he's dropped the price of the game for the first time ever. You can now buy the game at the discounted price of $2.99, down from
Today is the day that everybody who loves NARS has been waiting for. In honor of the brand's 20th anniversary, NARS released the Audacious Lipstick collection ($32) with forty new lipstick shades AND their Vault Box ($500). If you haven't heard about the vault yet, you're about to fall in love. Show More Summary
Documentary celebrating the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, revealing the hidden world behind one of the greatest love stories of all time by restaging a Regency ball at Chawton House, the grand estate of Jane Austen’s brother. Show More Summary
Exactly 75 years ago today, Nazi Germany invaded Poland, which valiantly sought to resist the onslaught, but was overwhelmed by the numerically and technologically superior invading army. Two days later, on September 3, 1939, Britain and France declared war on Germany. Show More Summary
"Now I believe for the first time there will not be war". This was an English diarist in September 28, 1938, slightly less than a year before the Second World War broke out, writing on the eve of the Munich agreement. Of course, we all...Show More Summary
On this day, 75 years ago, the bloodiest war in human history broke out when Nazi Germany, fresh off of signing a nonaggression pact with the Soviet Union, invaded Poland. Though two years would pass before the United States entered the war, the conflict would profoundly change the American role in the world. Show More Summary
The chapter describes the Vanilla Fudge Room, an extra room in the chocolate factory. In it, Charlie Bucket goes to the factory with his mother – not his grandfather. The book turns 50 this month.
In honor of Friends‘ 20th anniversary, Central Perk — complete with its massive couch — is … Read More
High Times, the flagship publication of a cannabis counterculture that is rapidly going mainstream, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. "We have been steadfast soldiers in this so-called War on Drugs," writes Editor in Chief Chris...Show More Summary
By RICH SWIER As the world remembers the 13th anniversary of the attack on September 11, 2001 perhaps it is time to remember another September 11th. This September 11th occurred three-hundred thirty-one years ago in 1683. Walter Leitsch in History Today wrote: [I]n the summer of 1683, the main army of the Ottoman Empire, a large and well-equipped […]
You may have seen the famous picture of American bison who lived behind the Smithsonian Castle on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in the late 19th century. I posted it a few years ago when the Castle was damaged in an earthquake just because it’s such a charming image. What I didn’t realize at [...]
The 200th anniversary of the burning of the White House passed without much hullabaloo last week, aside from the British Embassy in Washington, DC, having to apologize for their tweet that in questionable taste joked they'd only be lighting the President's home with sparklers on a cake this time.
ABB is celebrating today its 125th anniversary in Finland. Founded in 1889 in Helsinki by entrepreneur