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Maureen Ryan

'Wolf Hall' Is A Masterful Study Of Power And Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.02.2015 | Entertainment

Early on in “Wolf Hall,” Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance) confronts someone who deeply wronged him in the past. “Confront” may not be the ri...

WackiLeaks - Hacking Our Way Through History, Volume 1

Dan Pasternack | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy
Dan Pasternack

WackiLeaks has unearthed a treasure trove of similar correspondences from the email accounts of notable figures going back for many years. Below is one such chain. They too must have assumed their accounts were secure, given the frank nature of the content.

Luxury Travel Today: If It's in the Michelin Guide, It's Too Late

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 07.22.2014 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

During my 20 years of work (fun) in the travel industry, I have sold travel to a broad spectrum of travelers and read evaluations from over 10,000 travelers. Am I qualified to predict the future? Not at all, but I will share my observations anyway.

Searching for the Ultimate Luxury Experience -- in Tudor, England

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 03.10.2014 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Group tours (I hear you groan, but read on) have been a large part of my travel history. I have accompanied many during my years with the Smithsonian....

Around the World in 12 Objects

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Here is my virtual road map, through objects I have collected from traveling to the ends of the earth and back. What inspires you to travel? What have you collected to save the memories?

There's Something About Mary

Anna Whitelock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anna Whitelock

Mary, thin, slightly built with the characteristically Tudor reddish hair, has gone down in history as Bloody Mary, Catholic bigot and murderer of Protestants, one of the most reviled women in history.

Why We Can't Get Enough of the Tudors

S.J. Parris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
S.J. Parris

Why are we compelled to go on retelling the story of this troubled royal dynasty who lived and loved and fought and shagged and chopped off heads half a millennium ago?