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Want to visualise inequality? View cities from above loading...
Want to visualise inequality? View cities from above
Aerial pictures of adjoining neighbourhoods reveal how cities around the world are unevenly developed.
What was the Cold War? loading...
What was the Cold War?
The 45-year standoff between the West and the USSR ended when the Soviet Union dissolved. Some say another could be starting as tensions with Russia rise.
See how dogs were celebrated in the ancient world loading...
See how dogs were celebrated in the ancient world
For millennia, our canine friends took their place front and centre in remarkable artifacts and artworks.
Maya ritual cave untouched for 1,000 years stuns archaeologists loading...
Maya ritual cave untouched for 1,000 years stuns archaeologists
Exploration of Balamku (Cave of the Jaguar God) reveals ancient religious practices—and may hold clues to the rise and fall of the Maya empire.
American whalers recorded voyages in Australian rock art, study reveals loading...
American whalers recorded voyages in Australian rock art, study reveals
Text chiselled into boulders more than 150 years ago is the earliest archaeological evidence of a thriving 19th-century American whaling industry found in northwestern Australia.
These ancient artifacts honour Egypt's powerful queens loading...
These ancient artifacts honour Egypt's powerful queens
It wasn't uncommon for women to rule—to an extent—in this highly advanced civilization.
Lights! Camera! Action! How the Lumière brothers invented the movies loading...
Lights! Camera! Action! How the Lumière brothers invented the movies
In 1895, Louis and Auguste Lumière gave birth to the big screen thanks to their revolutionary camera and projector, the Cinématographe.
Inside the decadent love affair of Cleopatra and Mark Antony loading...
Inside the decadent love affair of Cleopatra and Mark Antony
A Roman general and an Egyptian queen, Mark Antony and Cleopatra flaunted their scandalous love affair while challenging the power of Rome.
Who were history's top ten, red-hot power couples? loading...
Who were history's top ten, red-hot power couples?
Harnessing their passion and ambition, these ten couples dominated their times—building empires, creating masterpieces, and breaking boundaries.
The Rohingya People loading...
The Rohingya People
Called the most persecuted minority in the world, the Rohingya have a millennial-long history in Myanmar, the country that's excluding them.
Trekking India’s wild north, where bandits ruled loading...
Trekking India’s wild north, where bandits ruled
Bollywood long romanticised the Chambal region’s outlaws. Now, it’s a fading frontier.
Antique bought online may be royal marriage bed loading...
Antique bought online may be royal marriage bed
After years of study and debate, some experts are convinced: This was the bridal bed of England's first Tudor king and queen.

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