Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…
Hotel Room

The First Thing You Should Do When You Enter a Hotel Room

At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our luxury fields—food, wine, fashion, cars, real estate—to learn about their high-end tips…
dash of a car

Why you should never put your feet on the dash of a car

Propping your legs up on a vehicle's dashboard could break your body for life. dash of a car Airbags deploy at between 100 and 220 miles per hour, and could "send your knees through your eye sockets" in the event of a crash, Tennessee's Chattanooga…
Divided Muslim family

Divided Muslim family yearns to reunite, 70 years after India, Pakistan split

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Rehana Khursheed Hashmi, 75, migrated from India with her family in 1960 and whose relatives, live in India, Rehana Khursheed Hashmi, 75 (2nd L) migrated from India with her family in 1960 and whose relatives, live in India, prepares…
Most White People Are Related

Abandoned Baby Survives 3 Days in Plastic Bag

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An 8-month-old baby found alive in a plastic bag outside a home had been abandoned there three days earlier by her 17-year-old mother, who has been…
Total Solar Eclipse

How to Take Photos of the Total Solar Eclipse

A total solar eclipse will pass across the U.S. on August 21, plunging those in the path of totality into darkness for around two minutes. This will be the first time a total solar eclipse has moved from coast to coast in 99 years, giving many…
Smallville's Tom Welling breaks silence

Smallville's Tom Welling breaks silence on series finale suit-up

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It was the long-time mantra for Superman origin story Smallville, which starred Tom Welling as the future Man of Steel struggling to understand his abilities while inching closer to his destiny. Hence, fans waited desperately for the moment…
the Queen

10 things no one is allowed to do in front of the Queen

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Queen Elizabeth has met hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people in her lifetime. But one must remember when meeting Her Majesty, there are just certain things you shouldn't do in order to avoid looking rude or offending her. From…
Most White People Are Related

Kyra Sedgwick on When She Learned Husband Kevin Bacon Is Her Cousin: ‘Most White People Are Related’

Kyra Sedgwick has fewer degrees of separation to Kevin Bacon than she, perhaps, might want. Sedgwick took part in a panel during the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour on Sunday to promote her new ABC drama, “Ten Days in…