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Follow the Jewels: Travels Through History

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

Another longer-term trend in investments interests me. The jewels of the one percent through history. I look at history not of investment bubbles, but of the flow of wealth through the jewelry.

PAST IS PROLOGUE--WITHER RUSSIA?

Frank A. Weil | Posted 04.13.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

Whoever would believe that New York's The Metropolitan Opera would break new ground with contemporary social commentary in presenting a new Opera? ...

Manuel Zelaya: A Latin Rasputin

Marco Cáceres | Posted 12.21.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Would the relationship be similar to if Hillary Clinton were to become the next President of the United States in 2016 and Bill were to become First Man? Or would it simply be Mr. Zelaya pulling all the strings and telling his wife what to do and what to say and how to say it?

Writer to Writer: A Conversation With Raymond Khoury

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Raymond Khoury is the bestselling author of several novels, including The Last Templar. Born in Lebanon, Raymond and his family were evacuated from Beirut's civil war, and fled to New York when he was 14.

Leo Cast As Legendary Historical Figure

Posted 06.08.2013 | Entertainment

After a modestly successful run as the title character in "The Great Gatsby," Leonardo DiCaprio is gearing up for another historical part -- this time...

What do Rasputin's Penis and Einstein's Brain Have in Common?

Justin Nobel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Weird News
Justin Nobel

What do Rasputin's penis, Shelley's heart and Einstein's brain have in common? They were all taken from their bodies after death and went on adventures of their own.

Beck Lee: The Weird and Wonderful St. Jude of Entertainment Publicists

Myra Chanin | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
Myra Chanin

He's been described as "something of a marketing genius" by NPR's "On the Media" which means that if you're involved in presenting some quirky production or event that desperately needs publicity, Beck will somehow, someway save the day.

Magical Lake Tahoe Inspires The Last Romanov

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 10.15.2012 | Arts
Dora Levy Mossanen

Having spent my formative years in a country where poetry, myth and superstition are woven into the fabric of everyday life, these elements find their way into my stories. The Last Romanov is no exception.

PHOTOS: 10 Grisly Unsolved Murders

Maureen Walsh | Posted 01.11.2012 | Books
Maureen Walsh

And as if the more than half a million real-life murders a year around the globe (some 17,000 in 2010 in the United States alone) somehow constituted a lack of violent death, fiction novels add a never-ending supply of made-up stories of murder and mayhem to the count.

The Lords of The Fly

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The production contained some pre-requisites for the medium -- a tragic storyline that centered around love, sex and three principles, making it a theoretical candidate for an operatic treatment.