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2014/08/15 22:21
2014/08/15 22:21
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A savage reckoning - and a night of joyous debauchery: 70 years ago, Paris finally overthrew the Nazis. In this heart-stopping account, one of our greatest historians relives the chaos Two months...
2014/08/15 22:21
2014/08/15 22:21
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2014/08/15 15:09
2014/08/15 15:09
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Kathy Battista, director of contemporary art, Sotheby’s Institute of Art The leather jacket transcends gender, class, and nationality. Developed in the early 20th century for military purposes, it...
2014/08/10 13:28
2014/08/10 13:28
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Today In History, August 10 Today is Sunday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2014. There are 143 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 10, 1944, during World War II, American...
2014/08/08 13:45
2014/08/08 13:45
12d
Whether or not you believe in the power of prophecy, it’s always unnerving when predictions turn out to be true. Surely they’re nothing but lucky guesses -- right? Nosta-damned-us Michel de...
2014/08/07 16:07
2014/08/07 16:07
13d
The legend is told that in 1789, when informed that her French subjects had no bread, Marie-Antoinette (bride of France's King Louis XVI) supposedly sniffed, "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche"--"Let them...
2014/08/04 14:20
2014/08/04 14:20
16d
One of the nice things about being the most powerful person in the world is that people give you presents. It's unlikely that gifts from foreign countries do much to sway American diplomacy, but...
2014/07/31 09:50
2014/07/31 09:50
20d
New management is risky business. Just ask Louis XVI. When he was crowned king of France in 1774, the country had been ruled by guys like him — fat guys with rosy cheeks and beautiful blond wigs —for...
2014/07/26 15:05
2014/07/26 15:05
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ADVENTURE need not be the preserve of hard-core explorers only. With a little imagination, some of the world’s most exciting travel experiences are accessible to all. 1. Take a Californian coastal...
2014/08/15 22:21
2014/08/15 22:21
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