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Charming Vintage Photos Show The Waikiki Of Yesteryear

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel

Ah, Waikiki, land of swaying palm trees, carefully crafted mai tais, and blissful stretches of beachfront resorts.  Even before Hawaii becam...

10 Perfectly Preserved Ancient Cities That Are Stunning

Oyster | Posted 08.12.2015 | Travel
Oyster

There's nothing better than waking up in a 13th-century building and imagining how many people have woken up, celebrated, or walked the halls of the very same place -- and it doesn't hurt to get to imagine it while still enjoy modern conveniences like air-conditioning and Wi-Fi.

Road Trips for History Lovers: London to Bath

Historvius | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
Historvius

For a road trip that promises bags of gobsmacking cultural allure, it's hard to beat the route from Britain's capital, London, to one of the country's most idyllic cities, Bath.

The Secrets Behind the Perfect Irish Coffee

Liquor.com | Posted 05.17.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

100 bottles of Irish whiskey and 2,000 Irish Coffees? That's a normal day's yield at San Francisco's time-honored Buena Vista Cafe. Batched along the bar in a neat line of 28 glass goblets, the cafe pours more Irish whiskey than anyone in the world thanks to its renowned recipe.

So Downton Abbey: Gorgeous English Manors and Estates

Oyster | Posted 02.01.2015 | Travel
Oyster

we can't go back in time, but we can try to emulate the Downton Abbey vibe by visiting England's most stunning hotels -- housed in the former manors and estates of the country's elite.

5 Adorable English Inns

Oyster | Posted 01.04.2015 | Travel
Oyster

From former coach inns to historic guest houses, these hotels remind us of the quaint buildings and homes we dreamed of holing up in for the season after watching The Holiday on repeat.

The Importance of Art Conservation: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The conservator can talk about the nuts and bolts while I try and figure out what was going on in the artist's head and eye. In this case, what did Homer see, how did he chose to paint it, why that and how did he execute it.

This Day In History: First Black Woman In Space

Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices

On September 12th, 1992, Mae Carol Jemison became the first African-American woman to travel into space. Jemison along with six other astronauts were ...

All About Visiting The Woodstock Film Festival

iLoveInns | Posted 11.30.2012 | Travel
iLoveInns

Now in its 13th year, Woodstock Film Festival (WFF) has become the foremost regional scene for independent films. Indiewire named WFF one of the top 50 festivals in the world. Here's how to see it.

'Ax Men': Shelby Finds Historically Significant 'Monster Log'

Posted 05.07.2012 | TV

Logging is one of the most storied professions in Americana, and Shelby is a definite enthusiast on "Ax Men" (Sun., 9 p.m. ET on History). The trade h...

'A New Skin Of Images': Pipilotti Rist In Milan

VernissageTV | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist has some experience with unusual locations. She has been presenting her works in churches and on LED billboards, and her v...

Black New York: Historic Photos From the Museum of the City of New York

Lacy Schutz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lacy Schutz

There are countless stories in our collection. We're proud to celebrate Black History Month with this selection of photographs about the movement of the African American community within Manhattan.

Historic Colorado Opera House Threatened With Demolition

Mike Rosso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Rosso

A landmark building in historic downtown Salida is in imminent danger of demolition unless drastic steps are taken to save it.

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Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

Seeing the House pass the health care reform bill felt like a moment of triumph. The legislation offers significant improvements for health coverage for many, while ducking the most far-reaching controls on costs. But there are bitter disappointments.

New Decade and Decades Old Imbalances

Max Fraad Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Fraad Wolff

The new decade affords an opportunity to screen our baggage and decide what we do and don't want to bring with us as we travel into the future.

Aspen's historic Hotel Jerome is set for auction

The Aspen Times | Aspen Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ASPEN - An unpaid loan balance of $36.3 million has put the historic Hotel Jerome on the auction block....

First 100 Days Retrospective: Ford, Carter, Reagan

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What is striking is how often the media gets it wrong when measuring up new presidents. Journalists should approach judging a president's first 100 days with some humility.

Guest Column: Why Obama's Election Should Be Considered Historic

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For only the third time in this column's two-and-a-half year history (see note below), I am turning over my soapbox to a guest columnist. As with bot...

A Historic Movement Like No Other

Paul Hogarth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Hogarth

Last night, I got to live history. Being at Denver's INVESCO Field when Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination in front of 84,000 was a mome...

America's Robotic Applause

Dennis Perrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dennis Perrin

It's one thing to be told that you're living in historic times. It's another to be told that not only must you happily appreciate this, you should applaud the fact, regardless of personal doubts.