How, why and where you can swim with statues, courtesy of singer and songwriter Dessa. This is the world premiere of her new video for her song "Sound The Bells," filmed off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
Japanese people, even some minority groups, tend to believe that Japanese society is homogeneous and racism doesn't exist in the country. But a Japanese American has drawn praise — and ire — by exposing that belief as a myth.
A documentary about the Buena Vista Social Club helped put Cuban music on the map. But the US embargo made touring in the US tricky. Now that relations between the two countries have thawed, BVSC will play at the White House on Thursday.
Have you ever noticed the Greek worriers on those historic vases you see in museums? In most cases they're wearing what looks like a mini-dress. They're not just fashion statement, though. Those outfits are actually armor — made out of linen. And they work, too.
The ashes of World War II veteran aircraft pilot Elaine Harmon belong in Arlington National Cemetery, according to her family and supporters. Harmon was a WASP, a member of the Women Airforce Service Pilots. The Army says there's no space for them in the national cemetery.
If you've ever struggled through Marcel Proust's seven-volume epic, "Remembrance of Things Past," you have C.K. Scott Moncrieff to thank. Moncrieff introduced the French novelist to the world with his translation, while also living lives as a poet, soldier and spy in his own right.