ISIS militants destroyed two of Palmyra' most important structures, the Temple of Baalshamin and the Temple of Bel, both of which had stood for 2,000 years.
A comparison of the different ways European countries welcome refugees suggest that a combination of methods works best.
Although Buddhism propelled the popularity of cremation across Asia, its staying power, particularly in Japan, has been for practical reasons.
How nineteenth century media helped make Queen Victoria who she was.
Colonialism's influence in Kenyan scouting practices.
The history of "Old Smoke", London's famous fog.
The Salar de Uyuni, which belongs to the Altiplano of the high Andes, is a unique and important ecosystem. It’s also an enormous lithium reserve.
For 40,000 years, human remnants remained buried in the sand at Lake Mungo, hidden by the changed landscape.
An exploration of Potsdam and its effects on the Cold War.
An examination of panpsychism's history.