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.
Iranian and Persian identity in America.
The Greeks rallied under the word "ochi", or no, as the Italians attempted to gain control of Greece during 1940-1941.
The origins and contested meanings of Bastille Day.
Scattered across 15,000 square km of rolling hills, rice paddies, and forests of Xieng Khouang Province in Laos is a mysterious plain of jars.
For the survivors who passed through displaced persons camps in Germany alone, their time in the camps was a chance to reestablish their identities as Jews.
Even now, in the age of Google Maps, its name is synonymous with the unknown edges of the world: welcome to Timbuktu.