– Adele honoured in Queen Elizabeth’s birthday list – Queen’s birthday honours awarded to 1,180 people – Awards recognise achievement in all walks of life Grammy Award-winning singer Adele and Mr Bean actor Rowan Atkinson were among more than 1,000 people recognised by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth in her Birthday Honours List on Friday.
The first full trailer for The Wolverine has been released, and it opens with an apology. Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine is sorry.
“I wasn’t trying to beat Star Wars,” said director Irvin Kershner, who died Nov.
Two thousand years ago, when Western civilization was bounded by the laws and legions of the Roman Empire, the proudest words a man could utter were: “I am a citizen of Rome.” A century ago, when the world was girdled by the British Empire, the Englishman's voice sounded from the earth's far corners: “I am a British subject.” Now, in the middle of the 20th Century, the most arresting tones of history said something else: “I am an American.”What did the phrase mean? The U.S.
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?
Kurt Godel was born in 1906 in Brunn, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and now part of the Czech Republic, to a father who owned a textile factory and had a fondness for logic and reason and a mother who believed in starting her son’s education early. By age 10, Godel was studying math, religion and several languages.
Once upon a time, in a popular tourist destination called the Magic Kingdom, there lived some very prosperous characters. They were happy all the time
Not unto glamorous “Holy Russia” but into the drab, mechanized Soviet Union came last week the first Reigning Sovereign to enter Moscow since the days of Tsar Nicholas the Last. The visiting potentate was His Majesty, King Amanullah of Afghanistan, styled by his Moslem subjects, “The Peace of God.” Accompanied by his Queen, Thuraya, “The Starry One,” he is now completing a tour of the Occident which has taken him on state visits to Rome, Paris, Berlin, London and several smaller Capitals
Ever since the end of the cold War, the U.S.
Like the lesser celebrity chefs we’ve all seen so much of, Mario Batali has had it pretty good. After creating and running some of the most successful Italian restaurants in the U.S., he has made enough money to buy Sardinia.