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Go Beyond Beijing: China's Famed Silk Road Is A Great Adventure

GO BEYOND BEIJING: CHINA'S FAMED SILK ROAD IS A GREAT ADVENTURE

By Elaine Glusac You might travel to China for its major metropolises, but consider this adventurous twist. The imperial landmarks...

Today's birthday. Thomas Eakins, America's 19th century master realist painter

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY. THOMAS EAKINS, AMERICA'S 19TH CENTURY MASTER REALIST PAINTER

July 25, 2017. Thomas Cowperthwait Eakins was an American realist painter, photographer,[2] sculptor, and fine arts educator. He is...

 
 
 
Jaguars give Brandon Linder 5-year extension, reportedly making him highest paid center in history

JAGUARS GIVE BRANDON LINDER 5-YEAR EXTENSION, REPORTEDLY MAKING HIM HIGHEST PAID CENTER IN HISTORY

Linder will continue to be a major part of Jacksonville's improved offensive line.

Archeologists Unearth Ancient Smiley Face on a 3,700-Year-Old Jug

ARCHEOLOGISTS UNEARTH ANCIENT SMILEY FACE ON A 3,700-YEAR-OLD JUG

A team of Turkish and Italian archeologists working on a site in southern Turkey discovered an interesting object recently, an ancient...

 
 
 
TIFF 2017 Lineup: New Films from Aronofsky, del Toro, Malick, and More

TIFF 2017 LINEUP: NEW FILMS FROM ARONOFSKY, DEL TORO, MALICK, AND MORE

The initial TIFF 2017 lineup has been announced. The first wave of 2017's Toronto Film Festival's lineup was announced today, and it's...

 
 
 
Why Chris Froome is so good at winning the Tour de France, according to his boss

WHY CHRIS FROOME IS SO GOOD AT WINNING THE TOUR DE FRANCE, ACCORDING TO HIS BOSS

When Chris Froome won the Tour de France on Sunday, he made history by becoming only the fifth rider to win at least four Tours. Froome...

Here's the History Between Varys and Daenerys on Game of Thrones

HERE'S THE HISTORY BETWEEN VARYS AND DAENERYS ON GAME OF THRONES

As Daenerys prepares to wage war for the Iron Throne on Game of Thrones , she is shoring up support from several different areas -...

 
 
 
The Story Behind the Williams Sonoma Pineapple Logo

THE STORY BEHIND THE WILLIAMS SONOMA PINEAPPLE LOGO

The pineapple has been a symbol of hospitality and friendship for more than half a century, and it has been an integral part of our...

Jordan Spieth just won his third major championship - here's how the 23-year-old golf superstar spends his time and millions

JORDAN SPIETH JUST WON HIS THIRD MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP - HERE'S HOW THE 23-YEAR-OLD GOLF SUPERSTAR SPENDS HIS TIME AND MILLIONS

Sam Greenwood/Getty Five years ago, Jordan Spieth was a Texas kid with dreams of making it on the PGA Tour. Now he's a three-time major...

 
 
 
Why Missandei and Grey Worm's intimate scene on 'Game of Thrones' is a 'really big deal'

WHY MISSANDEI AND GREY WORM'S INTIMATE SCENE ON 'GAME OF THRONES' IS A 'REALLY BIG DEAL'

HBO Warning: Spoilers if you have not seen "Game of Thrones" season seven, episode two. After nearly four seasons of undeniable chemistry...

5 Final Fantasy Games Perfect for Newcomers

5 FINAL FANTASY GAMES PERFECT FOR NEWCOMERS

Final Fantasy is one of the largest JRPG franchises in the history of the genre, with countless spin-off's, sequels, and remakes making...

 
 
 
Here's the one sign that tells 'Game of Thrones' stars when they're going to die on the show

HERE'S THE ONE SIGN THAT TELLS 'GAME OF THRONES' STARS WHEN THEY'RE GOING TO DIE ON THE SHOW

HBO Warning: Spoilers for "Game of Thrones" season seven, episode two. If you aren't caught up on the series, read at your own risk. Being...

Serving Black Culinary History to the Crowds at Sweet Home Café

SERVING BLACK CULINARY HISTORY TO THE CROWDS AT SWEET HOME CAFÉ

It deserves its spot in the National Museum of African American History and Culture This story first appeared in Bill Addison's newsletter...

 
 
 
This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2000, *NSYNC's 'It's Gonna Be Me' Topped the Hot 100

THIS WEEK IN BILLBOARD CHART HISTORY: IN 2000, *NSYNC'S 'IT'S GONNA BE ME' TOPPED THE HOT 100

Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history. July 24, 1993UB40 sent...

New Releases for July 23: Batting for the Cycle

NEW RELEASES FOR JULY 23: BATTING FOR THE CYCLE

Oh puns. So today's new releases cover the joys of Mudville and the fine folks who pretty much work exclusively in mud. Out of the...

 
 
 
Lore of Thrones: What's the deal with greyscale in Game of Thrones' latest episode?

LORE OF THRONES: WHAT'S THE DEAL WITH GREYSCALE IN GAME OF THRONES' LATEST EPISODE?

HBO's Game of Thrones is a dense series with a huge weight of history behind its story, so in practically every episode, something...

‘Star Trek: Discovery' may have new themes and technology, but it mines old themes

‘STAR TREK: DISCOVERY' MAY HAVE NEW THEMES AND TECHNOLOGY, BUT IT MINES OLD THEMES

At a Star Trek: Discovery press conference during Comic-Con 2017, the cast and executive producers talked about the show's place in...

 
 
 
All the biggest moments from 'Game of Thrones' season 7 episode 2

ALL THE BIGGEST MOMENTS FROM 'GAME OF THRONES' SEASON 7 EPISODE 2

Helen Sloan/HBO Warning: Huge spoilers for "Game of Thrones" season seven, episode two. If you aren't caught up on the series, read...

2 of the biggest characters on 'Game of Thrones' are going to meet and fans love it

2 OF THE BIGGEST CHARACTERS ON 'GAME OF THRONES' ARE GOING TO MEET AND FANS LOVE IT

HBO Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season seven, episode three "The Queen's Justice." It's the meeting that fans have...