In The Number Ones, I’m reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart’s beginning, in 1958, and working my way up into the present.
The ‘Peep Show’ star won fans as Mark’s sociopath boss before playing a cult leader in ‘The Leftovers’. Now, he takes on the role of a submarine commander in BBC’s submarine crime-drama ‘Vigil’....
When Zoe Whittall discovered the word femme as a teenager in the 1990s, it felt like a homecoming and transgression all at once. But what meaning does the word hold now that you can buy t-shirts...
A leafy seadragon, a flock of galahs and ‘ghostly’ mushrooms are among the Australian subjects captured in some of this year’s best nature photographs.
Stéphan Gladieu was allowed into North Korea to shoot its people in amusement parks, cinemas and offices. Why, he wonders, did they let him?
Rock’s ultimate drum god didn’t want the spotlight. He was there to do a job, which was knocking people off their feet, night after night, year after year
East Berlin's famed Ampelmännchen has inspired a new generation of pedestrian signals that will make you stop in your tracks
Drummer Charlie Watts, whose adept, powerful skin work propelled the Rolling Stones for more than half a century, died in London on Tuesday morning, according to his spokesperson. No cause of death…
Turkish archaeologists excavating the site of the city of Troy on the hills of Hisarlik have discovered a large wooden structure that they believe are the remains of the famous Trojan Horse.
Enter your photos into the "CEWE Photo Award 2021" now and be in with the chance of winning a share of €250,000 in prizes.
Italy is hoping the recently excavated site of an ancient diner in Pompeii will draw in summer tourists when it opens on August 12.
I want my Ed Sullivan, Arthur Godfrey, and Lawrence Welk! To say nothing of Soul Train!
Reshaping previous ideas on the story of civilisation, Gobekli Tepe in Turkey was built by a prehistoric people 6,000 years before Stonehenge.
Two new documentaries delve into the ongoing saga of Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi in a moment when true art crime stories are at their peak, writes Caryn James.
The California theme park and its international offshoots are more valued than ever for their craft and design. Are they art, symbols of unchecked capitalism, or both, asks Al Horner.
Ideal for the discreet, comfortable carry of up to US$1 Million in used banknotes while minimising the risk of radiofrequency tracking.
The surprising story of how some tiny characters ended up on billions of smartphone keyboards.
If your entire collection is on a streaming service, good luck accessing it in 10 or 20 years.
For five years, a mysterious figure has been stealing books before their release. Is it espionage? Revenge? A trap? Or a complete waste of time?
Does Marxist-Buddhism exist? Yes, it does.
The Jurassic Park themed game room, created by Florida based design firm Own Place Interiors, is dino-mite. This fierce interior space takes the Jurrasic Park theme to the extreme. Every inch of...
When train doors close, these jingles warn riders to stand clear.
Ten teams from international universities and museums will visit the Dhi Qar region in October for further excavations
A Halifax scuba diver has found something that could shed a little new light on one aspect of a dark chapter in Nova Scotian history.
Why is English spelling so weird and unpredictable? Don’t blame the mix of languages; look to quirks of timing and technology
Thousands of years before Monopoly, people were playing games like Senet, Patolli and Chaturanga
The first science-based estimation of the site’s founding and occupation, the Yale-led study has implications for our wider understanding of Inca history.
When it comes to bad luck, there are few superstitions as pervasive in Western culture as that of Friday the 13th. Here's why.