The royal family must follow a set of etiquette rules in order to uphold their proper reputation. There are small but important rules regarding the way you sit, curtsy, and hold a tea cup. From the way you eat to the way you walk down a flight of stairs, here’s what it takes to have the manners of a royal.
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A progressive and charming presence among more formal members of the royal family, Princess Diana was a popular public figure who captivated the world’s attention and stole the public’s hearts. Her death in a car wreck in Paris in the summer of 1997 devastated her two sons, who were 15 and 12 years old, and a nation alike. But the princess’ intense popularity and legacy has remained consistently high over the years. Such is her allure that 20 years after her sudden passing, multiple networks have chosen to commemorate her death and celebrate her life with televised specials dedicated to one of modern history’s most iconic figures. Here is a list of when and where to watch each, keeping in mind that some have already aired.
The 69th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, and this year there was some tough competition. With “Game of Thrones” airing in the middle of summer, there were more opportunities for some other shows and stars to get recognized this year, like “Westworld,” “This Is Us,” and “The Handmaid’s Tale.” The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, will air live on CBS Sunday, September 17, from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Here are the 2017 Emmy nominees.
For many people, a long Fourth of July weekend is quickly approaching, which mean it’s time for the usual traditions: BBQs, beer, fireworks, American flags, and patriotism. Since fireworks festivities can’t get underway until that sun goes down, you may be planning on watching a movie or two over the long weekend—in between hot dog grillings and swimming pool visits, of course. But with such limited time available on this national holiday, which movie do you choose? To help you out, we’ve assembled a diverse list of films that would make for fine Independence Day viewing. Whether you’re in the mood for something light, something patriotic, or a more sober encapsulation of our nation’s history, you’re sure to find something to here.
Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, the official start of Summer is right around the corner – a time to catch up on missed readings and discover new ones. Whether you open a book on a sunny beach, or prefer staying up late while glued to a page-turner, many people tend to look forward to leisurely summer reading. To help you navigate this season’s hottest reads, literary website Goodreads.com’s recommendation engine analyzed over 20 billion data points to find the new and upcoming books its members love right now. Here are 23 of the season’s highest rated books that you’re likely to see at the beach a lot this summer.
Few things are original in Hollywood, and that’s totally fine. Some of this year’s most anticipated movies are based on acclaimed books. So before “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” or “Murder on the Orient Express” hit theaters this year, be sure to read the book so you know what everyone’s talking about. Just note that new movie release dates tend to be added or shuffled around throughout the year, so some of the dates here might change. Here are 25 book-to-movie adaptations that are coming out this year.
The majority of us to could stand to read more, but we tend to make excuses for not cracking open a book: “I’m so busy,” or “I’m binge-watching ‘Stranger Things,'” or “I don’t know which book to read.” If you fall into the last category, Amazon’s book editors recently compiled a list of 100 books everyone should read in their lifetime. Titles range from children’s books, to recent best sellers, to the classics, so there really is a book for everyone. So for anything who’s looking to add some more books to their bookshelf, here are the top 30 books Amazon recommends everyone should read, along with a link to the full list at the end.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, we took a moment to celebrate a few of our favorite celebrity mother-daughter pairs. Not only do these lucky daughters have wonderfully talented mothers, but they’ve also inherited their stunning genes. From Meryl Streep and her veritable clone daughter Mamie Gummer, to Brinkley stunners Christie Brinkley and her daughter Sailor, take a look at these look-alikes.
Music enthusiasts swear by the sound quality of vinyl over CDs, MP3s, and other files, and now it seems that younger generations are starting to see the light, with vinyl sales increasing each year as CD sales drop. This means that more young people are borrowing albums from their parents or buying their own, while those who grew up with them are perhaps dusting off their cherished collections. Before you dig through those crates to listen to your favorite throwback LP or 45-RPM single, make sure that what you’re holding isn’t worth a small fortune. Here are some records that you may have (or used to have) that are worth way more than their original sticker price.
Some of the most beloved movies ever were based on books. But just because we loved them doesn’t mean the original author did. Some of the writers on this list believe the film adaptation of their work ruined their book. A few even cried when they saw the film version of their work. Either the movie missed the tone of the novel, destroyed the ending, or was miscast – at least in the eyes of its author. Check out these controversial film adaptations and exactly what the author thought about the cinematic translation of their work.
They say you’re most attracted to someone who is a lot like yourself. And these couples certainly prove that. At first glance, they might look like any other glamorous, celebrity couples. But look a little bit closer and they could also be mistaken for brother and sister. Be ready for your mind to be blown away by looking at 10 such celebrities who chose (coincidentally or not) their other half with a strikingly similar face.
We’re on the cusp of the summer-movie season, and it’s quickly approaching. Last year, the big complaint about summer movies was that too many sequels and reboots turned out to be duds. And though you will surely get some of that this summer, this year’s batch seems more promising. Here are 35 movies coming out this summer that you need to see.