One hundred years ago on Tuesday, the Titanic then the largest and most luxurious ship in the world slid down the greased slipways from her building berth and into the waters of Victoria Channel in Belfast Harbor. It was a moment of enormous pride and emotion for the men who had built her, and the euphoria of the cheering crowds was reflected in contemporary accounts of the launch.
One mystery of Yasser Arafat’s life seemed unsolved at the time of his death: How much money did he have, and where is it?
Dear America, Are you wearing pajamas? I do not mean to begin this letter by getting personal
One day when he was 17, Marlon Brando took a bottle of hair tonic to school. When nobody was looking, he dribbled a thin stream of the stuff down a corridor, into an empty study room, and up the front wall
A few years ago the city council of Monza, Italy, barred pet owners from keeping goldfish in curved bowls. The measure’s sponsor explained the measure in part by saying that it is cruel to keep a fish in a bowl with curved sides because, gazing out, the fish would have a distorted view of reality
For nearly a hundred years, the Htel le Bristol and five other so-called Parisian palace hotels the Crillon, George V, Meurice, Plaza Athne and Ritz have seen themselves as the guardians of French tradition and grand service. Their flagship restaurants serve only French haute cuisine, and their historic buildings remain as iconic today as they were in the 18th and 19th centuries .
Afghan heroin kills more people from NATO countries every year than Afghan insurgents have killed in the eight years since the fall of the Taliban regime, the United Nations said Wednesday.
Five hundred days of summer — plus one day of marriage.