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Reading While Eating for June 8: Haters Gonna Hate

Who Was General Tso, Anyway? Here’s 5 beloved ‘ethnic’ foods that were actually created right here in the U.S. of A. (Mental Floss) You’ll Go Blind Reading That:...

Must-Reads from Around the World, June 7, 2012

Syrian Shame - The Washington Post reports on unconfirmed accounts of a fresh massacre in Syria on Wednesday, just as representatives from 55 countries met in...

Reading While Eating for May 24: Maybe, Baby

Just Call Her Already! Behold, the authoritative supercut of every major lip-synch version of Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me, Maybe” on the Internet. Wait — did...

Must-Reads from Around the World: June 5, 2012

High Stakes – The Guardian reports that Germany is weighing up a plan for a eurozone banking union to end the debt crisis, as Spain pleads for an E.U. rescue of...

Must-Reads from Around the World, June 6, 2012

Beijing Impasse — The Washington Post provides a comprehensive look at the challenge China’s economic slowdown is presenting to Communist Party leaders seemingly...

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SHOE EDITION GOOD WEEK/BAD WEEK Cinderella Christian Louboutin will unveil his haute version of her glass slipper this summer Manolo Blahnik His collection for...

Great Britain: Silver Jubilee, George V

Genuinely unassuming, King George, ever since plans to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of his accession were announced (TIME, Dec. 3), has been warmly surprised...

When Britannia Ruled

The year 1897 saw many celebrations of Queen Victoria's diamond jubilee, but none so grand as the naval review that took place on June 26. It was a humid,...

Ruling the Empire and the Waves

It was the finest navy the world had ever known, and its splendor was never more stirringly displayed. The year was 1897, the Diamond Jubilee of Queen...