How the Lusitania Effect impacted German-American relations in pre-World War I German.
Tambora's explosion was one of the largest volcanic events in recorded history.
Read a 2001 Keynote Address from comedian and scholar Jonathan Miller from the Social Research conference on Franz Anton Mesmer (1734-1815).
There is a curious display in a glass-fronted cabinet at University College London. It's Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) .
Records of excavations from before the current conflict with ISIS in Iraq can give us an idea of the former grandeur of Nimrud and Hatra.
The politically-influenced redesign of the famed towers of San Gimigano.
But 150 years ago in Great Britain, the question of what role anonymity should play in public discourse looked completely different than today.
An introduction to the Kaliningrad Oblast, surrounded by Poland, Lithuania and the Baltic Sea.
The "St. Patrick" celebrated on March 17 every year has never existed. He was, and is, a metaphorical, literary, and religious conceit.
The unsettling story of Barnum's White Elephant.