How Victorians dressed for death
Today, mourning a death in the family often means donning the most formal black outfit in one's closet for one solemn afternoon. But 150 years ago, it was a reason to stash away one's current best and purchase a whole new grief-appropriate wardrobe.
Smartphones: 10 signs you're hooked
They say the first step to overcoming a problem is realizing you have one in the first place.
Missing Model-Restaurateur B. Smith Found in NYC
Missing model-restaurateur B. Smith found safe in NYC; revealed this year she has Alzheimer's
Greece paralyzed by major strike, flights canceled
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek labor unions staged a 24-hour strike on Thursday that canceled hundreds of flights, shut public offices and severely disrupted local transport, in the first major industrial action to cripple the austerity-weary country in months.
I live with my parents and love it
I always pictured myself graduating from college, getting a cool job and even having a cute little place of my own. So far, I have a master's degree, and I got the coolest job ever as an emergency medicine physician assistant. But instead of waking up in a posh apartment, I hear the early-morning sounds of my family dog barking and my parents making coffee downstairs.
Gunfight after Cartier jewel heist
A jewelry heist on one the world's most prestigious jewelry stores has been foiled, and both would-be thieves are in police custody after an attempted escape amidst a flurry of security forces, according to police, eyewitnesses and French media.