America's Independence Day may have just passed, but if you're still feeling festive and you're looking for another reason to don your red, white, and blue, get in on the festivities this weekend to celebrate Bastille Day.
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortress. In honor of Bastille Day, here are some reasons you should étudier.
This July 1 marks the 98th anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme. This battle, estimated to be the second bloodiest in World War I, lasted for five months. The first day of the battle was the worst single day in the history of the British Army in term of overall casualties.
Some photographers think they have to travel to the ends of the world to get the most interesting and unique images. Meryl Meisler, however, did the opposite. In the 1970s, she decided to take photos of her charismatic family at home, in their neighborhood on Long Island.
Charles Payne submits: I can almost hear Kool & the Gang in the background telling everyone to "celebrate good times" as the market not only has maintained an upside bias, but has exhibited some gusto to boot. Of course, we know every time we start to sing out loud rather than whistle past the graveyard our luck runs out. At some point our greatest fears will fade, but right now the question is can they fade enough to be part of the solution.
The woman considered France’s first lady was hospitalized after a report the president is having an affair with an actress, her office said Sunday, as a poll was released showing the French shrugging off any liaison as none of their business.
Beefeater gin has launched the Beefeater Alchemy Project together with Bastille. The UK band is on a tour of Europe, taking in Barcelona, Naples and Dublin, and a film crew is on the road with them to shoot a documentary.