The idea that the disparate nations bordering the Mediterranean Sea represent a single region is the product of the nineteenth century.
A drone flying over a field in Ireland was able to make out the outline of an ancient henge, a circular enclosure that may have had ritualistic purposes.
To hide in plain sight while on assignment in foreign nations, agents needed precisely tailored clothes made to look local.
During WWI, artist and British naval officer Norman Wilkinson came up with an idea so crazy it just may have worked: Dazzle Camouflage.
Although witch hunts are associated with 17th-century Salem, many hundreds of thousands of "witches" were killed in Europe from the 13th century on.
Throughout Europe, soccer matches like the FIFA World Cup have become deeply significant, in part because that continent's identity is so complex.
Pop culture has made Anne Frank into an icon, but one scholar notes that she was a terrified child trapped and killed by war, and should be seen as such.
How noble lords and ladies, terrified of poison, unknowingly poisoned themselves on a daily basis.
What ever happened to "the most radical attempt in modern history to challenge the Western standard temporal reference framework?"
At various sites throughout Peru and Argentina, archaeologists have found remains of child sacrifices.