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Why Spain’s Wealthiest Region Wants Independence loading...
Why Spain’s Wealthiest Region Wants Independence
Catalonia has its own cultural identity and a robust separatist movement, despite crackdowns from Madrid.
Scientists Reconstruct Ötzi The Iceman’s Frantic Final Climb loading...
Scientists Reconstruct Ötzi The Iceman’s Frantic Final Climb
The famed mummy died from an arrow to the back on a high Alpine mountain pass 5,300 years ago. Now researchers are tracing his unusual movements right before his murder.
How Did 18th-Century Vampire Hunters Identify The Undead? Blood And Fingernails loading...
How Did 18th-Century Vampire Hunters Identify The Undead? Blood And Fingernails
Gruesome accounts from eastern Europe, collected in a scholarly work on the supernatural, detailed the methods used to detect and destroy vampires.
Nat Geo's World Walker Maps Every Time Police Stop Him loading...
Nat Geo's World Walker Maps Every Time Police Stop Him
Authorities have halted Paul Salopek's storytelling odyssey 103 times in the 17,700 kilometres he’s trekked so far.
How The Basques Became An Autonomous Community Within Spain loading...
How The Basques Became An Autonomous Community Within Spain
The centuries-long struggle for Basque independence may set an example for similar groups in the country.
The Results Are In: What Women Think About Harassment, The Job Market, And Feminism In 2019 loading...
The Results Are In: What Women Think About Harassment, The Job Market, And Feminism In 2019
A new poll reveals surprising insight into women's personal lives and their views of American society.
Why Harriet Tubman Risked It All For Enslaved Americans loading...
Why Harriet Tubman Risked It All For Enslaved Americans
Known as "Moses of Her People" on the Underground Railroad, Tubman’s life was marked by stunning cruelty and supreme courage.
Road Built By Biblical Villain Uncovered In Jerusalem loading...
Road Built By Biblical Villain Uncovered In Jerusalem
A long-buried street that led pilgrims to the Jewish Temple 2,000 years ago was commissioned by Roman governor Pontius Pilate.
Why Does Amelia Earhart Still Fascinate Us? loading...
Why Does Amelia Earhart Still Fascinate Us?
The missing aviator embraced the modern world—in technology, women's rights, and celebrity culture.
Puzzling Artifacts Found At Europe's Oldest Battlefield loading...
Puzzling Artifacts Found At Europe's Oldest Battlefield
Archaeologists have spent decades trying to figure out who fought near Germany's Tollense River some 3,300 years ago. Now, an unusual cache deepens the mystery of the brutal battle.
How Do Thanksgivings In America And Canada Differ? loading...
How Do Thanksgivings In America And Canada Differ?
Canada celebrated Thanksgiving decades before the Pilgrims, but the holiday in the U.S. and its northern neighbour have much in common.
In Angola, Prince Harry Joins Quest To Eradicate Land Mines loading...
In Angola, Prince Harry Joins Quest To Eradicate Land Mines
Clearing mines in the Okavango region is ushering in a new era of wildlife protection and ecotourism in one of the last wild places on earth.

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