Algerian Desert

French Nuclear Testing in Algeria

Though widely neglected in history lessons about global nuclear armament, France very quickly became something of a nuclear heavyweight in the early...

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Blueprint, Will Scullin, Flickr Creative Commons

The World’s Most Sustainable Buildings

Since the turn of the century, a bold mixture of innovation and governance have propelled architecture into a whole new sphere of creating buildings that both...

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European Conquest and the Spread of Disease...

While Europe suffers as the latest epicenter of COVID-19 - a disease imported from Asia - in the past it was Europeans who brought with them diseases that...

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China Shipping, OlliL, Flickr Creative Commons

The New Silk Road: Economic Imperialism in the...

Beijing’s multibillion dollar Belt and Road Initiative - a so-called "Chinese Marshall Plan" - is a state-backed campaign for global dominance in...

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WOW: What’s On Where In April

From the birth of Buddha to the death of Christ, get ready to experience a roller coaster of ancient traditions and bizarre rituals in April.

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Plague of Athens by Michiel Sweerts, c. 1652–1654

Study Guides: Epidemics Throughout The Ages

In an increasingly interconnected and peaceful world, disease remains one of the greatest fears of the modern age, especially the outbreak of a ‘superbug’.

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Cooking fish with Theo Molyvos in Lesvos

Ten Great Global Recipes

One of the things we have enjoyed the most about travelling the world is EATING the world! And the best part? Even when you can't travel, you can get a...

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Podcast: The Jews of Crete

Podcast: The Jews of Crete

Ian Cross speaks to Katerina Anagnostaki of the Etz Hayyim Synogogue in Chania about the tragic fate of the Jews of Crete.

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Coronavirus Surgical Mask

World’s Deadliest Plagues

In an age of advanced medical technology and innovation it is hard to imagine a time where the flu could be deadly...

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Hepburn Wind Turbines

The World’s Biggest Wind Farms

We look at some of the world's biggest and most impressive Wind farms. Wind farms currently make up some of the most ambitious green projects in the...

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