The band is best known for its hit single, "My Heart Will Go On," which was featured on the soundtrack to the 1997 film Titanic. The song won an Academy Award and two Grammy Awards and is one of the best-selling singles of all time. The band has released five studio albums and has had several Top 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
With a combined distance of nearly 95 miles, the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga Trails follow the former Seaboard Railroad’s Atlanta-Birmingham extension, linking the suburban sprawls of northwest Georgia to the tranquil east Alabama countryside. Beloved by locals, this recreational greenway attracts more than two million visitors per year, making it one of the most popular trail networks in the southeast. The Seaboard rail system was originally chartered in 1832 as the Portsmouth & Roanoke (P&R)
Andrea here, musing about family and some of the little memories that serve as touchstones from past to present, reminding us of fun moments that created connections and camaraderie. This past weekend, my older brother and his son chartered a boat to go fishing out at the end of Long Island Sound, where it opens in the the Atlantic Ocean—a father-son experience that they have done over the years since my nephew was a little boy. (He is now all grown up!) The plan was for them to fish all day and then rendezvous with me and my my sister-in-law...
Pompeii was a bustling Roman city, home to thousands of people living in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. Nige Tassell charts the terrifying events of AD 79 that saw Pompeii, and nearby Herculaneum, transformed into an ash-covered hellscape of destruction and death
For nearly 1,700 years, the Roman towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum – consumed by volcanic ash in the AD 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius – remained buried. Today, the sites are archaeological marvels and attract millions of visitors every year. Jonathan Wright charts the story of their discovery and excavation
In the latest in our series charting the contested reputations of key historical figures, Laura O’Brien and David Andress discuss French military and political leader Napoleon Bonaparte, and explore why his story still proves divisive two centuries later