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Jon Cryer: Ascension to a Legacy
Through an incredible journey, Jon Cryer discovered that his 9x great-grandfather, James Adams, came to America as an indentured servant. After a disastrous attempt to repel the English from his beloved Scotland, James Adams and other Scots were captured, shipped to Massachusetts against their will, and compelled into approximately 7 years of indentured service for Read More

Wedding Traditions Fit for Royalty
We can credit the royal family for establishing some of the most common wedding traditions known to brides throughout the world, like white wedding dresses. We asked the Ancestry research team to uncover other traditional displays we might see at the ceremony of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. We have a queen to credit for Read More

Ireland, Italy, or Germany? Oh, My!
Put 28 people that all have Irish ancestors on a bus with a driver from Limerick.  Add three professional genealogists and a tour guide from Belfast.  Then, spend ten days touring Ireland.  Thats what I did for a week and a half in April. Ancestry ProGenealogists has partnered with Go Ahead Tours for Heritage Travel Read More

Timeless: Where Were You When Ronald Reagan Was Shot?
One of the things I have learned in life and in family history is that there are moments.  Moments that are burned into our memory.  We know exactly where we were and how we felt when our first child was born, when our mother died, when our spouse was diagnosed with cancer.  We also know Read More

Timeless: The Woman Known As Mrs. Sherlock Holmes
When she was 41 years old, Mrs. Mary Quackenbos, married Mr. Howard Donald Humiston in Lima, Peru.  What she was doing in Peru, is the stuff of headlines.  And, there were a lot of headlines in the life of this woman.  Yet, today, she is relatively unknown. Thats one of the things that I Read More

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How planes fly: Invisible highways in the sky
Captain James Basnett is at the controls of a British Airways Airbus A380 mega-jet, serenely cruising far above the stormy North Atlantic.

Beijing's most innovative speakeasy
Not your typical speakeasy, Botany is hidden in an apartment complex and prepares all of its ingredients in-house. Video by Black Buddha.

World's cutest railway is run by kids
There are faster railways than the Gyermekvasút children's railway, but they aren't as cute as this service staffed by kids in Hungary.

Gigantic cruise ships taking over the seas
Symphony of the Seas smashed yet another cruise industry size record when it launched in 2018. It joins a global fleet of increasing huge ships that are virtual floating cities.

World's 20 most popular museums
After being toppled from its No. 1 position in 2016, this French museum regained its spot in 2017 as the world's most popular museum.

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America's best beaches: Hawaii's Kapalua Bay tops annual 'Dr. Beach' rankings
Kapalua Bay Beach in Maui, Hawaii, is the USA’s best beach, according to an annual survey by “Dr. Beach.”

First look: Po kicks again at Universal Studios with 'Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor's Quest'
Peek inside before Universal Studios Hollywood opens the DreamWorks Theatre featuring "Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor's Quest" on June 15.

Inside Giada De Laurentiis' new Baltimore restaurant
The Food Network star chef opens GDL Italian by Giada, joining Gordon Ramsay and Guy Fieri with a restaurant in Horseshoe Baltimore casino.

Looking to connect with your vacation destination? Head to the movies
Connecting with a place is sometimes difficult when you're traveling with kids. But nothing does it quite like a movie.

$99 Europe fares: What it's like to fly discount carrier WOW Air ...
The Icelandic low-cost carrier offers international flights for as low as $99 one way. But what do you get for your money on a budget airline like WOW?