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Domenico StinellisEarlier this month a rare almost 2000-year-old border stone from the reign of the Emperor Claudius was unearthed in the city of Rome. The stone, technically known as a pomerium cippus (boundary stone), marked the sacred limits of the Roman Empire’s capital city and dates to 49 A.D., when Claudius expanded the boundary of the city. This wasn’t a simple property marker, it was part of a series of stones that divided the urban civic world of Rome from the military powers that lay
Savings accounts enable you to grow your money without the risk that comes with investing. The average savings account annual percentage yield (APY) is just 0.06%. If you contributed $500 per month to a savings account with a 0.06% APY, it would take approximately 159 years to save $1 million.
Bardsley produces nearly 18,000 tonnes of fruit a year and will now be owned by tea, avocado and nuts grower Camellia.
Reekie, Hodgkinson and Bell have all qualified for Tuesday’s 800m final.
‘It’s not really hit me’: Duncan Scott struggles to grasp winning four medals
Asher-Smith was expected to challenge for medals in the 100m and 200m.
Turns out Boris Johnson’s crime strategy was just another pile of mud. The PM’s talk of ‘fluorescent-jacketed chain gangs’ had a similar effect to that of a misfiring new Oxford Street attraction
How to raise a boy: my mission to bring up a son fit for the 21st century. Increasing awareness of the price of toxic masculinity has led many parents to wonder how best to prepare the young men of the future. One father consults the experts
In search of the crypto-criminals. Secretive gangs are hacking the computers of governments, firms, even hospitals, and demanding huge sums. But if we pay these ransoms, are we creating a ticking time bomb?
May I have a word about nailing things on and simplifying cricket. It’s a certainty that not everyone will understand the difference between a googly and a bouncer
Covid caution dampens the heady promises of ‘freedom day’. Customers remain hesitant as lockdown habits and the prospect of crowded venues put people off going out
All the latest updates on the UK's political stage, as Labour accuses the Tories of failing to build on the legacy of the London 2012 Olympics.
VRBOFrank Lloyd Wright Home, Hawaii Island, Hawaii (Vrbo): We like our vacation rentals draped in superlatives. Take this gorgeous piece of midcentury modernism—it has the distinction of being the only Frank Lloyd Wright home in Hawaii. The house was built in 1995, but FLW was not brought back via séance in order to complete it (the architect died in 1959 at the age of 91). The plans were designed by the creator of the high prairie style in 1954 for a Pennsylvania home that was never built. A lo
GettyMost high schoolers’ woes are similar. Whether it be driver’s test anxiety or prom dress distress, teens share a core set of generational stressors—except for the students of Calabasas High School.The youngsters of the infamous Los Angeles enclave navigate a very different set of adolescent issues: the cataclysmic fallout of Kim blowing up your secret salad spot on an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the trials of trying to win the affections of the child actor in your class, the
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/GettyIn April 1991, a manuscript titled Point of Origin made the literary-agency rounds. It told the story of a serial arsonist who derives great psychological and sexual satisfaction from igniting various types of conflagrations. The book, according to an accompanying letter penned by its author, was “a fact-based work that follows the pattern of an actual arsonist who has been setting serial fires in California over the past eight years. He ha
Chip Somodevilla/GettyBeto O’Rourke is back in his natural state: rallying packed crowds, raising piles of cash, and grabbing headlines. But the reason he’s back has nothing to do with getting himself elected to office.For now, at least.The former Democratic congressman from El Paso—who won liberal hearts with his near-upset of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in 2018 and lost a few of them during his subsequent bid for the White House—has gone all-in on stopping a push from Texas Republicans to enact legis
Kevin Mazur/WireImageThis month marks the 20th anniversary of rising star Aaliyah’s death. The Princess of R&B tragically died in a plane crash in the Bahamas after shooting the music video for “Rock the Boat,” a song that would become part of her final album.Still, two decades later, an air of mystery surrounds what went so tragically wrong on Aug. 25, 2001, when an hour-long flight from the beachy shores of the Abaco Islands to Miami claimed the lives of the 22-year-old superstar Aaliyah D. Ha
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Alamy/GettyBy mid-afternoon of Jan. 4, it had become increasingly clear that a slew of far-right actors were gearing up for violence at the Capitol. Tim Pool derided and dismissed the accurate reporting out of hand.Of all the ideological enemies Pool, 35, rails against on YouTube for an audience of millions each day, few stack up to the mainstream press. In his mind, then, coverage of then-President Donald Trump’s instigations and the moun
The global chip shortage and a new surge in COVID-19 infections are weighing on the prospects for a strong rebound by the French car market, the carmakers' lobby CCFA-PFA said on Sunday. The French association was until now betting on car sales growth in the range of 9-10%, but that could be toned down, a spokesperson for CCFA said. New car registrations in France plummeted by about 35% in July from the same period a year ago, according to data issued by CCFA-PFA late on Saturday.
The actor is seeking over $10 million in a lawsuit.