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1. The Last Dinner on RMS Titanic - April 14, 1912
"Eat, drink, and be merry..." How many of the passengers aboard RMS Titanic had those words in mind, on that last night, huddled in terror on the ice-struck ship's tilted deck as the few frail lifeboats dropped into the icy dark ocean?
One hundred years ago, on her maiden voyage, the "unsinkable...
2. Hedy Lamarr, Movie Star Inventor
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:27:13
"Any girl can be glamorous," Hedy Lamarr famously said. "All she has to do is stand still and look stupid."
Lamarr was certainly glamorous -- even in the "Golden Age" of Hollywood, when competition for "The Most Beautiful Woman in Films" was never more fierce -- but she was far from stupid.
3. The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:30:52
A rich, engrossing story that sweeps across half the world and a full century, The Forgotten Garden's dark secrets will keep you turning pages right up to the satisfying final moment when the heart of the maze is revealed.
If your best-loved books have been collections of traditional fairy tales...
4. Kate Greenaway : Victorian Children's Book Illustrator
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:30:48
Kate Greenaway (1846-1901) was one of the most admired English children's book illustrators of the Victorian era, if not necessarily one of the most gifted.
She was also an exhibited painter in watercolours and oils, a designer of greeting cards, and a sketch illustrator for magazines.
It is th...
5. Lost Off Iceland, 1944: RAF Hudson FK752
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:31:26
At midday on November 9, 1944, a Lockheed Hudson light bomber of the RAF 251 Squadron lifted off from the Royal Air Force station at Reykjavik, Iceland, on a routine meteorological recon patrol. The young crew - three RAF men and two Australians - reported clear icing conditions on the outward le...
6. Who was Paul Revere?
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:04:56
Silversmith and statesman, artist and family man, ardent patriot and the subject of one of America's best-loved poems, Paul Revere is a fascinating man whose legacy is as enduring as the nation he helped to establish.
The story of Paul Revere's historic Midnight Ride to warn Americans of the mov...
7. The Hockey Sweater
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:03:18
Is the colour of your hockey jersey so very important? If you're a young child who gets a Toronto Maple Leafs hockey sweater instead of the Montreal Canadiens jersey you've longed for, YES, it matters very much.
You see, team allegiance is everything. In much of Canada, and especially in rural Q...
8. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:27:17
Sue Monk Kidd's remarkable novel is set in the American south in 1964, at the time of the civil rights movement.
An expertly crafted book of historical fiction, The Secret Life of Bees tells of young Lily's coming-of-age within a very troubled time of fundamental change in American society, and ...
9. The Shocking Pink of Elsa Schiaparelli
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:27:15
Shocking Pink is not just any "hot pink" shade - it's a very specific color, popularized in the mid-1930s by the surrealist Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli. The pulsating retro "warrior pink," as Yves St. Laurent dubbed it, is a hint more of an intense magenta than a true candy color, ...
10. Johnny Appleseed Halloween Costume
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:03:23
Among all the legendary figures of American history, the folk hero known as Johnny Appleseed is one of the most fascinating. If you're looking for a truly unique Halloween costume, what about the apple man? Johnny Appleseed's iconic outfit is a fun and easy one to put together, and it's a comfort...
11. Bernard Lambert, RAF: Failed to Return
Holidays & Celebrations - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:05:43
During the Second World War, a young Royal Air Force man named Bernard Lambert was sent to Canada for pilot training under the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, like thousands of other young airmen.
He was befriended by a Canadian family, in due course earned his wings, and was sent back a...
12. 100 Years After: RMS Titanic Memorial Cruise
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:03:23
101 years ago, the world's greatest ocean liner met with a tragic end that has entranced our imagination ever since. Descendents of the people who drowned or survived the Titanic sinking, historians and history buffs, film-goers and latter-day Romantics alike, never cease to be enthralled by the ...
13. The Flying Wallendas
Culture & Society - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:04:55
Aerialist Nik Wallenda has astounded us all again! He crossed the Grand Canyon on the 1500-foot tight-rope wire, teetering precariously some 1500 feet above the Colorado River - without a safety harness. The event was broadcast live on the Discovery Channel on June 23, 2013.
It was the long-anti...
Entertainment & Media - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:05:00
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