They're all gone. With the death of Emma Morano, 117, at her home in Verbania, Italy, not one person born in the 19th century is thought to be alive today.
Born November 29, 1899, she lived in three centuries, through two global wars, the Great...Read More»
Canada and Britain declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. For three years before the Battle of Vimy Ridge—near Arras, France—Canadian troops had served principally as reinforcements; Canadians were colonials fighting in somebody else's...Read More»
The Dragon's Back trail winds, as dragons' spines must, along the top of a ridge on the southeast arm of Hong Kong Island. Off in the distance, isolated...Read More»
No rest for the wicked takes on a whole new meaning as the years add up. Here, smart strategies to help you get a good night's sleep.
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This week (Dec. 7, 2016) marks 75 years since the Japanese warplanes attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Soon after, in this country, Prime Minister Mackenzie...Read More»
To Hitler, she was the most dangerous woman in Europe.
Queen Elizabeth, the charming consort of King George VI (and mother of our current queen,...Read More»
When Tony Luciani's mother came to live with him, neither she nor the artist could have predicted the surreal journey that was about to begin.
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At last, I've found a city that's better than chocolate. When I gush about how much I enjoyed visiting Philadelphia, however, people seem puzzled. The...Read More»
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