The Summer of Love, 50 years on: Intimate portraits of legendary rockers and the hippie movement that overtook the streets of 1967 San Francisco
(UsKings.us) It was an iconic event that would come to symbolize the height of hippie culture: San Francisco’s 1967 Summer of Love drew an estimated 100,000 people from all over the country in an explosion of music, art, expression and drugs.
The ice sheet that once blanketed North America will be completely GONE in 300 years because of global warming, scientists warn
(UsKing.us) The Barnes Ice Cap on Baffin Island is set to melt in 300 years because of a warming climate, researchers have found. The Delaware-sized ice cap in the Canadian Arctic is the last piece of ice sheet that once blanketed much of North America. Although the ice cap is still 500 meters thick, it's melting at a rapid pace driven by increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere that have elevated Arctic temperatures.
Stunning wheelchair-bound models strike a pose on the catwalk as Moscow Fashion Week promotes diversity on the runway
(UsKing.us) Elegant disabled models took to the catwalk in their wheelchairs in a stunning show for Moscow Fashion Week today.
(UsKings.us) More than 5 million people in South Sudan do not have access to safe, clean water, compounding the country’s problems of famine and civil war, according to UNICEF. Even those South Sudanese who can find water spend much of their day hiking, fetching and carrying the containers of the precious fluid that is essential to life.
(UsKings.us) Exploring the Titanic
(UsKings.us) The iconic bridge opened in 1932.
(UsKings.us) Swimmers were given sarongs to protect them from the... ahem, stiff breeze.
(UsKings.us) As part of a marketing stunt for the newly-released movie "Kong: Skull Island," people can now find the fictional land on Google Maps.
Parades, Guinness, a whole lot of green clothing - America celebrates St Patrick's day and New York City is awash in Irish pride .
(UsKings.us) New York City is awash in green and Irish pride as throngs celebrate at the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. More than 150,000 people marched from 44th to 79th streets in the 256th annual parade, and the marchers Friday came from all walks of life - military members, teachers and students, police and firefighters, politicians, plumbers and steamfitters.
(UsKings.us) An eclipse will cross the US for the first time in 99 years