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First Commercial Flight Lands in St. Helena
St. Helena Island welcomed its first commercial airliner Monday. The British Airways Boeing 737 touched down on the runway shortly after noon. According to reports, it was a trial flight from Johannesburg. Regular service is scheduled to begin from the South African city next month. The remote
Napoleon's Relics Hit the Auction Block
A 200-year-old shirt that Napoleon Bonaparte wore in his final days are among the treasure trove of items belonging to the former emperor that will be auctioned later this month in France. Among the other items on the auction block are Napoleon’s ivory cane,...
Borghese Battle: Who Owns Rights to Historic Family Name?
Former "Bachelor" Lorenzo Borghese's family is in a legal battle with cosmetic giant Borghese Inc.
Salma Hayek to Be Knighted in France, Raising Some Eyebrows
She’s an Oscar nominee, producer, humanitarian and now a French knight. That’s right. Salma Hayek, 45, was made a chevalier or knight of the Legion of Honor by French President Nicolas Sarkozy on New Year’s Day. Within the next two months, the “Puss in Boots”...
Scientists ID ‘Morning Person’ Gene
Napoleon Bonaparte, Margaret Thatcher, Leonardo da Vinci … history is full of names of famous figures who accomplished historical feats on reportedly few hours of sleep. Now, new research suggests they may have had a certain genetic advantage. Scientists at Germany’s Ludwig Maximalians University
Single and Royal: Eligible Princes
It's on the of the joint with an old world. A little wedding you may have heard something about Cynthia. Good bell outside Westminster Abbey tonight where people are already staking out their sidewalk positions for Friday's royal wedding. will you of course Mary Catherine Middleton. A happy day for
The Race Factor and Opposition to Obama
Is race a factor in opposition to President Obama's agenda or isn't it? The question, American political historians say, may not be as clear cut as we'd like to think it is. In the weeks since Joe Wilson's now-famous outburst spurred a vigorous national debate about the modus operandi of the
Female Orgasm May Be Tied to 'Rule of Thumb'
Sex Study Looks to Physical Reason Why Women Don't Climax During Vaginal Intercourse
Off the Beaten Path: Europe's Unknown Island Destinations
You've heard of Sicily and Capri, Santorini and Ibiza. The only problem is, so has everybody else. If you're looking for that perfect getaway far from throngs of other tourists, there are thousands of European islands hiding in plain view, just waiting to be explored. From the pristine white
11 Amazing Animals That Improve Your Health
The words " drug development " may conjure images of white-coated scientists, working at benches with pipettes and petri dishes. But the real experiments have been occurring in nature for millennia, where life on land and sea has developed distinct chemical methods of survival -- from capturing