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.
World hunger is not caused by our inability to produce enough food. The problem arises because of the economic inequality that distorts food distribution.
Lofty ceilings, massive slabs of marble, and colorful mosaics celebrated Soviets in all their incarnations, from military leaders to collective farmers.
A handful of archaeological sites and the written language Meroitic are all that remains of the Kingdom of Kush, located in what is now Sudan.
Queen Victoria's wedding, and its spectacular cake, caused a frenzy.
May of 1568 was a fateful month for Mary, Queen of Scots. She managed to escape prison, but only to be being defeated in battle soon after. Then she made the fateful decision to run to England.