Prince Charles, heir to Dracula's blood line
The Romanian tourist board is to use links between the British Royal family and Count Dracula to lure in UK tourists, it has emerged.
1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Carter had built a reputation for sc...
Lawrence Lessig Presidential Campaign: Donate Before Labor Day For Citizen Equality Act.
On Tuesday Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard law professor, announced that he would run for president if he receives $1 million in donations by Labor Day. Lessig’s plan is decidedly idiosyncratic—he has neve...
Sophie Wessex attends Royal Ascot with the Queen, Prince Harry and Charles
She's never less than impeccably dressed but Sophie, Countess of Wessex almost lost her hat as she cheered on a runner from the Royal Box at Ascot today. Elegant in an ivory dress and matching pictur...
Prince Charles's Guesthouse at Viscri in Transylvania 1 /2
The Prince of Wales's guesthouse at Viscri - Weisskirch in Transyvania, Romania. Restored and run by count Kalnoky
Prince Charles Meets Sinn Féin Leader Gerry Adams
Prince Charles has met Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at the start of his four-day visit to Ireland. Mr Adams was among a number of politicians to greet the prince at a reception at National University ...
Letter from Prince Charles read at teenage girl’s funeral
The Prince of Wales paid a touching tribute to Hayley Okines, a teenage girl who passed away in April. 17 year-old Hayley, who was sometimes known as the “100 year-old teenager”, suffered from progeri...
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge's in-law Prince Charles complained he doesn't see enough of George
Charles and Kate exchanged kisses as they arrived at Westminster Abbey today. The meeting comes shortly after it was revealed that Charles is unhappy with how little he sees Prince George.
Gormley climate change artwork shown for first time in the Guardian
The Antony Gormley artwork, called Connection, accompanies an extract from Naomi Klein’s book on climate change to raise awareness of how mankind is impacting the planet and ‘sleepwalking into a massi...
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Brigham Young University Philharmonic Orchestra directed by Kory Katseanes.
Bernard Darwin
My dog Darwin dances with us (or humps) every time we dance. It's too funny! It's not gross because he never touches us with his junk, lol.
Charles Hooper
Charles Alexander Hooper (6 July 1869 – 16 September 1950) was an English rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cambridge University and Middlesex Wanderers and international rugby for England...
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Dunbar Isidore Heath
Dunbar Isidore Heath (3 March 1816, London – 27 May 1888) was an English clergyman prosecuted for heresy in 1861; he was a Cambridge Apostle.
Dunbar Heath was the third son of George Heath, serjea...
Magick (Aleister Crowley)
Magick, in the context of Aleister Crowley's Thelema, is a term used to differentiate the occult from stage magic and is defined as "the Science and Art of causing Change to occur in conformity with W...
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1922: The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb — in color
In 1907, Egyptologist and archaeologist Howard Carter was hired by George Herbert, the 5th Earl of Carnarvon to oversee excavations in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings. Carter had built a reputation for sc...
Thomas Fanshawe (of Jenkins)
Thomas Fanshawe (1607 – 1651) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1626 and from 1640 to 1642.Fanshawe was the son of Sir Thomas Fanshawe of Jenkins, Barking, Essex. He ...
Roden Noel
Roden Berkeley Wriothesley Noel, also known as Noël (27 August 1834—26 May 1894), was an English poet.; He was a Cambridge Apostle.The son of Charles Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough, he was educated at...
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Lawrence Lessig Presidential Campaign: Donate Before Labor Day For Citizen Equality Act.
On Tuesday Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard law professor, announced that he would run for president if he receives $1 million in donations by Labor Day. Lessig’s plan is decidedly idiosyncratic—he has neve...
John Pinkerton (computer designer)
John Maurice McClean Pinkerton (2 August 1919 – 22 December 1997) was a pioneering British computer designer. Along with David Caminer, he designed England's first business computer, the LEO com...
Gormley climate change artwork shown for first time in the Guardian
The Antony Gormley artwork, called Connection, accompanies an extract from Naomi Klein’s book on climate change to raise awareness of how mankind is impacting the planet and ‘sleepwalking into a massi...
John Conduitt
John Conduitt (/ˈkɒndwɪt, -duːɪt, -djuːɪt/; c. 8 March 1688 – 23 May 1737) was a British Member of Parliament and Master of the Mint who married Sir Isaac Newton's niece.
Conduitt was the son of L...
Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon
Major Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon GCSI GCMG GCIE GBE PC (12 September 1866 – 12 August 1941) was a British Liberal politician and administrator who served as Governor General of...
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Robin Ibbs
Sir John Robin Ibbs, KBE (21 April 1926 – 27 July 2014) was an English business executive, government advisor and Royal Navy officer. He was Chairman of Lloyds Bank from 1993 to 1997 and of Lloyds TSB...
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George Macfarlan
George Macfarlan (1837/38 – 9 October 1868) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament representing the Lyttelton electorate.
Macfarlan was the only son of the Rev. George Macfarlan of Gainford, Coun...
Bevil Granville
Sir Bevil Granville (died 1706) was an English soldier who served as Governor of Barbados.
Granville was the eldest son of Bernard Granville (4th son of Sir Bevil Grenville (1596-1643)), Master o...
George Atwood
George Atwood (October 1745, London – 11 July 1807, London) was an English mathematician who invented a machine for illustrating the effects of Newton's first law of motion. He was also a renowned che...
F. S. Oliver
Frederick Scott Oliver, or F.S. Oliver (1864–1934), was a prominent British political writer and businessman who advocated tariff reform and imperial union for the British Empire. He played an importa...
Stanley Mandelstam
Stanley Mandelstam (born 12 December 1928) is a South African-born American theoretical physicist. He introduced the relativistically invariant Mandelstam variables into particle physics in 1958 as a ...
Matthew Hutton (MP)
Matthew Hutton (20 October 1597 – 1666) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1626.Hutton was the son of Timothy Hutton of Marske, Yorkshire. He matriculated from Trini...
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