Dad Runs Triathlon While Carrying Daughter Suffering From Cerebral Palsy
This photo must be made of a million chopped onions and a metric ton of ragweed, because my eyes are flooding. This is super dad Rick van Beek and his daughter, Maddy, who cannot walk or talk due to cerebral palsy. Rick has run over 70 races with Maddy because one of the few things he knows she enjoys is the outdoors. Here they are this past week running a triathlon in Michigan.
35 Untapped Fashion Trends From Forgotten Decades
The '90s are back! The 1890s that is. With all the retro-fetishizing that's been going on, it won't be long until we're pushing our nostalgia into the Victorian era. These cool and inspiring pieces are poised to make a comeback, once everyone's completely moved on from platform boots and bedazzled jorts.
8 Cooking Tips From Julia Child For People Who Aren't Lazy Home Chefs
Would Julia Child's style of cooking — you know, making things from scratch instead of opening a can and adding a spice — be as popular today in the age of Rachael Ray and Sandra Lee as it was 30 years ago? The renowned chef, who would have turned 100 today, had a lot of tips that are worth revisiting for chefs who pride themselves on not taking shortcuts.
20 DIY Home Remedies You Had No Idea Existed
These alleged fixes for bodily ailments mostly involve things you already have lying around, or can buy from the drugstore for a few dollars. DISCLAIMER: we have no idea if these actually work or not — this is merely a compilation of things a lot of people on the Internet recommend.
45 Behind The Scenes Photos That You've Probably Never Seen Before
You'll never look at movies the same way ever again. A lot happens off camera to make your favorite films and shows come to life. Get a behind the scenes look at how the pros make this magic happen on Syfy's new season of "Face Off," hosted by McKenzie Westmore, premiering on August 21 at 9/8c.
Famous New York Landmarks You'd Never Recognize Today
New York City is one of the oldest metropolises in America, but it hasn't always honored its heritage. These are some of the greatest landmarks that no longer exist today. However, if you want to see what the city was like back in the 1860s, check out Copper, new episodes Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America.
15 Examples Of Why Mugshots Were Way Cooler In The 1800s
These days, pretty much everyone looks terrible or like a joke in their mugshots. Back in the nineteenth-century, they looked the same—but with a bit more style. And now you can emulate the exact same style with the "Mugshot Yourself" app, below—and then tune into Copper, new episodes Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America.
The 9 Most Famous Prostitutes In History
Believe it or not, but prostitutes used to be a relatively well-respected profession—at least, you know, much more so than it is now. If you want to see the prostitution trade in its heyday—the 1860s—check out Copper, new episodes Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America.
Cops Who You Wish Were Real
These are the kinda cops who you'd want to go to if you had a crime needed solving (and NOT one as simple as who ate all the cat treats—we have a good idea of that). But, some might say they couldn't do it *quite* as stylishly as coppers used to. To see 'em in action, check out Copper, where Kevin Corcoran isn’t just the best of the best but does it in one of the most badass time periods: the 1860s in NYC. New episodes Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America.
Things We Really Missed Out On In The 1860s
The unification of a nation, the dawn of a new era of science and reasoning, the golden age of literature... life in the 1860s was so more romantic than life today. (Minus the typhoid.) If you find yourself feeling nostalgic for our favorite bygone decade, tune into the premiere of BBC America’s new series, Copper. New episodes Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America.
The Most Badass Weapons Of The Nineteenth Century
Modern warfare is so impersonal. Back in the nineteenth century, if you wanted to cause some harm, you had to get close and put a little effort into it. Luckily, there were plenty of tools to help get the job done. If you wanna see nineteenth-century badasses in action, tune into the premiere of BBC America’s new gripping crime series, Copper, about a cop in 1860s NYC. New episodes Sundays at 10/9c only on BBC America.