Somebody’s Got a Case of the Blues: Timeless Season 2, Episode 6, Recapped

Somebody’s Got a Case of the Blues: Timeless Season 2, Episode 6, Recapped

A couple episodes ago we had witches, now we have deals with the devil. This week “Timeless” is all about music. We haven’t had such a musically interesting episode yet, unless you count last season’s romp through 1920s Paris. Even...
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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838

How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838

If you’re a fan of the TV series, “Westworld,” you’re probably aware that it’s based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 film of the same name. What you may not know is that the concept has been kicking around for a very...
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Ten Rarely Seen Springsteen Photographs That Capture the Exhilarating Power of The Boss

Ten Rarely Seen Springsteen Photographs That Capture the Exhilarating Power of The Boss

The precise recipe for the musical genius behind the hardest working rock-n-roller of our times is lately of interest to the fans of Bruce Springsteen. Parsing his 2016 autobiography Born to Run and his current one-man blockbuster Springsteen on Broadway,...
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Artist Kumi Yamashita Creates an Amazing Human Figure Out of Shadow

Artist Kumi Yamashita Creates an Amazing Human Figure Out of Shadow

In the early 19th century, artisans created silhouettes of Americans of every social stratum, from enslaved people to presidents. These profiles, often cut from black cardstock and pasted against a contrasting background, could be made in minutes and duplicate...
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Why Are We Always Searching For “A Quiet Place?”

Why Are We Always Searching For “A Quiet Place?”

The new film A Quiet Place is an edge-of-your-seat tale about a family struggling to avoid being heard by monsters with hypersensitive ears. Conditioned by fear, they know the slightest noise will provoke a violent response – and almost certain...
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This Stunning Memorial to Britain’s WWI Soldiers Makes Its Final Appearance

This Stunning Memorial to Britain’s WWI Soldiers Makes Its Final Appearance

These photos originally appeared at FOTO, a new storytelling initiative from Getty Images. See more photos from the essay below here, and be sure to browse the site daily for more engaging and breathtaking images from Getty photographers. Since 2015,...
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What Makes the Advice Column Uniquely American

What Makes the Advice Column Uniquely American

When she was six years old, Jessica Weisberg went on a family trip to Washington, D.C. Somewhere between the tour of the Arlington Cemetery and a visit to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, she had a dizzying revelation: all the sites...
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The Man Who Saved Havana

The Man Who Saved Havana

On a sweltering morning in Old Havana, a courtly figure in a crisp gray guayabera shirt weaves through the Plaza de Armas, the city’s Spanish colonial heart, trying not to attract attention. Although none of the foreigners lolling beneath the...
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A Curator’s College Find Is Revisited in the New PBS Showcase ‘Civilizations’

A Curator’s College Find Is Revisited in the New PBS Showcase ‘Civilizations’

Nearly a half century since it first aired, under the name “Civilisation,” hosted by Kenneth Clark, public television’s cultural series is back—with the plural “s” added to its name to emphasize a far wider scope. Rather than being hosted by...
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Meet the Nomad Girl Who Hunts With a Golden Eagle

Meet the Nomad Girl Who Hunts With a Golden Eagle

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