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  1. Antiquities expert Yousef al-Khattali recently made an archaeological discovery at Villa Silin, about 55 miles from downtown Tripoli. The late-first-century Roman villa overlooks the Mediterranean...
  2. When Canadian developer Michael Ryan acquired the old Holiday Inn on Seven Mile Beach in 1997, along with an adjoining parcel that gave him 144 acres spanning the width of the island, he felt he had...
  3. Now that four seasons completed a $50 million renovation of its Manele Bay resort (808.565.2000, www.fourseasons.com ) on the Hawaiian island of Lanai, the hotel chain has begun extensive work on...
  4. At a dinner celebrating his squadron’s recent victories, the American commander raised his glass and offered a toast: “Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the...
  5. Few companies have weathered the changes in the consumer electronics industry as well as British manufacturer Meridian Audio. While a number of other high-end audio brands have drifted into oblivion...
  6. Claude Sanz wants to talk about watches and watchmaking, which, if it were not 2 am, and the conversation were not taking place in Velvet, one of Geneva’s many after-hours nightclubs, would be...
  7. As long as sailors have suffered from seasickness, they have sought remedies for the maritime malady. British naval hero Horatio Nelson, a chronic sufferer, used to chew gingerroot, an antidote that...
  8. The demise of concorde has set off a competition among both established and fledgling airlines attempting to provide travelers to London with an experience as pleasing as the one associated with the...
  9. Suddenly, a feadship yacht is within easier reach. The Dutch boatbuilder, which typically parts with its vessels for $20 million or more, now has joined with Monocle Fractional Yachts (954.563.5808,...
  10. When in 1759 Col. John Hale, leader of the British cavalry’s newly formed Light Dragoons, conceived the regiment’s death-or-glory insignia, he did so to honor his former commander, Gen. James Wolfe...

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