Winston Churchill’s Former London Home Lists for £19.5 Million

The war-time prime minister combined the Kensington house with a neighboring property to make one large residence that’s since been returned back to two single-family homes

The former London home of Winston Churchill hit the market earlier this week for £19.5 million (US$24.8 million).

Located in Kensington, just strides from London landmarks like the Royal … Read the rest

Rapping, deconstructed: The best rhymers of all time

Here’s how some of the greatest rappers make rhymes. From the simple nursery rhyme–like bars of Kurtis Blow’s “The Breaks” to the smooth East Coast flow of Notorious B.I.G.’s hit song “Hypnotize” to the speedy delivery of Kendrick Lamar’s “Rigamortis,” rhyming in rap music has not only evolved, it’s gotten better.

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Where To Go Stargazing In New York

Whenever there’s an event happening in the sky, those in New York City are often unable to witness it due to light pollution. But not all hope is lost, there are certainly places to observe the twinkling skyscape and get a clear(er) view without having to get on a plane headed straight into the aurora … Read the rest

Derek Jeter Finds a Buyer for Quirky Upstate New York Castle

Retired baseball star Derek Jeter has finally scored a buyer for his lakefront castle in New York, after six years on the market and more than $8 million in discounts. Tiedemann Castle, less than 50 miles from Manhattan in the village of Greenwood Lake, New York, has been on and off the market since mid-2018, … Read the rest

The 11 Most Beautiful Neighborhoods In The World

The most beautiful neighborhoods in the world extend beyond aesthetics. For some, beauty might come from friendly neighbors, good schools, and easy access to stores, restaurants, or groceries. Others may find wide open space and an abundance of quiet the most charming feature. For some, an affordable cost of living could easily bump up an … Read the rest

History of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2024 will occur on Monday, May 27.

Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday … Read the rest

Bill Walton dies at 71

Basketball legend Bill Walton is one of the sport’s most recognizable and beloved figures. His success on the court is well-documented; the nation’s top college basketball star at UCLA under legendary coach John Wooden, he then played for two NBA Championship teams – the Portland Trail Blazers and Boston Celtics. But Bill’s nightmarish challenges off … Read the rest

7 Historic Mansions In New York City

New York City is no stranger to unbridled luxury, as the real estate that flanks Billionaire’s Row will attest. But for a lucky few New Yorkers of centuries past, the homes were so sumptuous that they made everything we saw while binge-watching “The Gilded Age” in our sweatpants look like a gilt shantytown. But what … Read the rest