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The rules of the elevator
Elisha Graves Otis astonished everyone in the 1800s by demonstrating how safe his invention of a brake system was.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Kate Middleton rocks a tiara for the first time since that wedding
Kate Middleton stepped out in a glittering diamond tiara tonight for the first time since donning one for her historic royal wedding.
Parents of Daily News Photo Chief Killed in Weekend Car Accident
Alexander Hitchen , managing editor, pictures at the New York Daily News , is on his way to Spain with his wife to collect the bodies of his parents.
Mail on Sunday
Young Queen Elizabeth pictured starring in Royal pantomimes during World War Two
The future Queen? She's behind you! Extraordinary collection of pictures emerge of young Princess Elizabeth starring in royal pantomimes with sister Margaret during Second World War Photos from the private Royal pantos were taken by Cyril Woods, who was star pupil at the Royal School in Windsor He had a lasting friendship with the Queen and worked ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Designer Lisa Frankel to Launch Phillips House Jewelry Line in Chattanooga
Phillips House Fine Jewelry will launch for the first time this Thursday, December 5th at Amanda Pinson Jewelry at Warehouse Row in Chattanooga where an exclusive collection preview will be held.
The London Free Press
Son's loss inspires royal nanny to share life lessons
Jean Alice Rowcliffe went to England at the age of 17 and ended up working as a nanny for royalty.
Glory and sophistication of Hungary
People view paintings of Queen Elizabeth and King Franz Joseph at the "Magnificent Life of Hungarian Aristocracy under the Reign of the Habsburg Dynasty, in the 17-19th Century" at the National Palace Museum in Seoul on Monday.
'Sonia richer than Queen Elizabeth'
Zee Media Bureau New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi is the 12th richest political leader in the world, says a report in Huffington Post World.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
South China Morning Post
Dorchester, Regent eyeing Hong Kong for new top-end hotels
The record-breaking bid last month for the landmark Murray Building, destined to become a luxury hotel, has failed to deter global hoteliers from planning a foray into Hong Kong's competitive hospitality market.
The Press On-Line
Farmer accused of destroying woodlands
ALL GONE: A photo taken from the same spot in June 2013 shows the land has been cleared despite being protected.
Review: Vancouver Opera celebrates Britten with Albert Herring
Sneak peek at Benjamin Britten's Opera, Albert Herring opens at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Nov. 30, with show dates on: Dec. 5, 7, 8, 2013.
Celebrity Dirty Laundry
Prince George's First Christmas: Queen Elizabeth Shocked as...
It's surprising to some how Prince William and Kate Middleton appear to have stuck to their guns, despite royal pressure to conform to the rules and traditions that have existed for hundreds of years.
Kennedy scion opens debutantes ball
DRESSED in Dior, Kyra Kennedy, great niece of the late US president, opened the Paris Debutantes Ball, one of the social events of the year.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
'Philomena' deserves Academy Award consideration
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
The New Zealand Herald
100 years of the crossword
As the centenary of the crossword approaches, Gyles Brandreth and his daughter Saethryd explain why the word puzzle is still so popular The actor Sir John Gielgud died, aged 97, with a completed crossword at his bedside.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Kennedy scion is star of Paris...
At Christian Dior in Paris, Kyra Kennedy, great niece of the late US president John F. Kennedy, carefully descends a grand staircase in a powder blue couture dress and towering heels.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
America's First Colonists Were Profit-Seeking Speculators
England's first colonies in the New World were profit-seeking corporations, and like any wave of firms entering a radically new sector, it took some flameouts and consolidation for what might be called England's America industry to really get off the ground.
For these we give thanks?
WINDS WILL BE GENERALLY LESS THAN 5 MPH OVER CENTRAL AND EASTERN WASHINGTON AS WELL AS NORTHERN IDAHO.
Judy Dench is simply stunning in "Philomena"
The drama of an elderly Irish woman who, after 50 years of wondering, seeks to find the toddler she was forced to abandon could easily have settled into a heartwarming outing.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Benjamin Britten explores village affairs in comedy Albert Herring
Vancouver Opera has set its production of Albert Herring in the 1950s, very close to the actual time when Benjamin Britten was writing the work.