Westminster Abbey: what it means to the Royal family

For 1,000 years the 11th century abbey has been backdrop to royal weddings, coronations and funerals - something Prince William knows only too well. He was just 15...

Is Bison Meat Better Than Beef?

There’s nothing like a juicy burger hot off the grill during a nice weather. However, if you’re looking for a healthier burger choice and veggieor turkey burgers aren’t...

How Wild Animals Are Hacking Life in the City?

In downtown Chicago, a coyote spends his entire life in one cemetery, eating chicken that Sunday mourners place on the graves. On Manhattan sidewalks,ants survive on hot...

How child actors balance Broadway, off-Broadway with school

Backstage on Broadway is just as bustling as you might expect, with cast and crew members rushing back and forth with all the rigor...

Remembering 9/11, 17 Years Later

At 8:45 a.m. on September 11, 2001, an American Airlines Boeing 767, Flight 11, collided into the World Trade Center’s north tower in New...

What’s the name of London Famous Clock Tower? “Big Ben”?

What mental picture comes to mind when you think of London, England? If you're like many people, you probably think of the iconic Clock Tower at...

The Origins of Chicago’s Green River, Shamrock Shakes and Other Surprising...

More than a millennium ago, a Catholic priest named Patrick died on March 17—or so the story goes. By the seventh century he was...

A history of Florence in 12 buildings

The origins of Florence are Roman, but it was during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance that the city flourished as one of Europe's greatest...

The cost of playing high-school sports is on the rise

It had been one of the best deals in town. For nothing more than a student body card, public schools offered sports as a free...

The Fall and Rise and Fall of Pompeii

Mount Vesuvius, a volcano near the Bay of Naples in Italy, is hundreds of thousands of years old and has erupted more than 50...

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