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.
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...
Magick (Aleister Crowley) - Wikipedia
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...
Henry Brougham, 3rd Baron Brougham and Vaux
Henry Charles Brougham, 3rd Baron Brougham and Vaux KCVO, DL, JP (2 September 1836 - 24 May 1927) was a British aristocrat and civil servant.Brougham was the son of William Brougham, 2nd Baron Brougha...
Henry Brougham, 3rd Baron Brougham and Vaux - Wikipedia
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...
F. L. Lucas
Frank Laurence Lucas (1894–1967) was an English classical scholar, literary critic, poet, novelist, playwright, political polemicist, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, and intelligence officer at B...
E. Herbert Norman
Egerton Herbert Norman (September 1, 1909 – April 4, 1957) was a Canadian diplomat and historian.
Born and raised in Karuizawa, Japan to Canadian Methodist missionaries, he studied at Victor...
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George Cooper (British Army officer)
General Sir George Leslie Conroy Cooper GCB MC DL (born 10 August 1925) is a former Adjutant-General to the Forces.
Educated at Downside School and Trinity College, Cambridge, George Cooper was co...
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...
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...
William Lax
William Lax FRS (1761 – 29 October 1836) was an English astronomer and mathematician who served as Lowndean Professor of Astronomy and Geometry at the University of Cambridge for 41 years.Lax was born...
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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...
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...
Matthew Hutton (MP) - Wikipedia
James Wilde, 1st Baron Penzance
James Plaisted Wilde, 1st Baron Penzance (12 July 1816 – 9 December 1899) was a noted British judge and rose breeder who was also a proponent of the Baconian theory that the works usually attributed t...
James Wilde, 1st Baron Penzance - Wikipedia
John H. Humphrey
John Herbert Humphrey CBE FRS FRCP (16 December 1915 – 25 December 1987) was a British bacteriologist and immunologist.
He was educated at Winchester School, and Trinity College, Cambridge. He gra...
Robert Grosvenor, 1st Marquess of Westminster
Robert Grosvenor, 1st Marquess of Westminster, KG (22 March 1767 – 17 February 1845) was the son of the 1st Earl Grosvenor, whom he succeeded in 1802 as 2nd Earl Grosvenor. He was creat...
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