In an attempt to make sense of our new reality, many have questioned how pandemics of the past have come to an end. We examine the AIDS epidemic and the lasting impact it had on American society. Dr. Jason Rao / Senior Lecturer Cornell University ...
Half-covered faces have become the norm across the globe as the world attempts to stem the spread of the coronavirus. We examine the history of the medical facemask from its origins to the anti-mask league, whose protests of 1918-19 have been comp...
It is said pandemics end either medically or socially, we delve deeper into this topic with a look at the medical eradication of smallpox and the social ending to the 1918 flu pandemic. Dr. Mooney, Professor of the History of Medicine at John Hopk...
"My ancestors had to face the slavers and fight. I think I can face the evil face of a statue and fight," Scotland's first black professor, Sir Geoff Palmer, told Euronews.
A 1,000-year-old water mill has resumed commercial production to meet the rising demand for flour during the coronavirus pandemic.
Born in England in 1944, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has been named the “world’s greatest living explorer,” by the Guinness Book of Records.
Despite years of war, censorship and dictatorships in Iraq, authors and intellectuals have determinedly gathered to exchange ideas and share their experiences.
Energetic Cambridge Professor Simon Schaffer brings to life the untold story of early robots – called androids or automata – extraordinary clockwork machines designed hundreds of years ago to mimic and recreate life.
For the first time, the fascinating hidden side of Holmes’ legacy is revealed through exclusive interviews – including BBC ‘Sherlock’ creator Mark Gatiss – reconstructions and memorable clips from popular Sherlock productions.
Segre was deported from Italy to Auschwitz in 1944 when she was 13 years-old. She was one of 776 Italian children under the age of 14 who were sent to the Nazi concentration camp. Only 25 survived
One of the UAE’s latest cultural landmarks, Qasr Al Watan, is a place that translates from Arabic to mean, the ‘Palace of the Nation’.
A group of amateur ‘artefact detectives’ in Iraq are on a mission to return countless historical items taken from their country over the years.
The lost port city of Ed Dur, once buried in sand, was discovered in the 1970s in the emirate of Umm Al Quwain in the United Arab Emirates.
Seventy-five years after the wooded hills of the Ardennes saw the bloody turning point of World War II, US and European leaders gather to pay their respects.
In Los Angeles, Joel prepares to meet his birth father, a man missing from his life since he was a very young boy, living in the Philippines. First, he investigates what it means to be Filipino in the US and visits a community in Stanton where tra...
During her time in Northern Ireland, Penelope visits one of the lesser known royal residencies; Hillsborough Castle.
The second episode sees Penelope delve into the drama which surrounded Mary Queen of Scots at The Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Ever wanted to be a dictator? Here's how to take the first steps, and you'll need the right footwear.
The biggest diamond in the world was mined in Cullinan, and those who live there won't let you forget it.
There's a lot to do and see in the Jacaranda City, but here are some of the best parts to do in a day - from Freedom Park to Menlyn Maine.
The tapestry was made with the same material used to make the costumes for the show.
A hundred years ago, Mata Hari faced the firing squad as a convicted German spy. Was she a dangerous spy, whose boldness and sexuality threatened the establishment, or a victim entangled in a climate of blame and desperation as WWI dragged on?
Online dating has brought together millions of couples and is one of the biggest social transformations in human history.
Walk through the most colourful neighbourhood in South Africa's Mother City.
Remembering 9/11 is a powerful mix. A visual timeline of the events together with moving stories of courage and conviction.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th president of the United States serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963 at the age of 46.
ANZACS In the Face of War' presents a cultural snapshot of of Australia and New Zealand at the outbreak of war.
His Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama, is the spiritual leader of Tibetʼs people, and exiled government. He established the Tibetan government in northern India in 1959, but has been a voice for peace all over the world, not just within his own land.
Osama bin Laden: War on Terror is at times an unnerving, dramatic and powerful re-telling of the events leading up to and surrounding the death of the worlds most wanted man.
While you may have heard about the Azores archipelago, you probably have never heard of one of its most stunning islands - Tercecira.
On the Azores island of Terceira, a piece of forgotten African history tells a story of identity stripped away and the longing for a faraway homeland.
The Witzenberg town of Tulbagh will be holding a commemorative event in September for the 50 year anniversary of the earthquake.
The Slave Monument at the foots of the Le Morne Mountain on Mauritius tells a unique story about slavery that links up to other sites around the continent.
An apocalyptic landscape, the site in Ukraine is one of the most famous dark tourism sites in the world.
The Rieldans is one of the oldest forms of dancing in South Africa, and some of the top troupes hail from the Cederberg region in the Western Cape.
You can see the beginning of human civilisation in the country with some of the world's oldest monuments.
If you're looking for some little-known spots in Australia to explore, then you've come to the right place! We've complied the exclusive, top 5 list to figure out the very bets of the best in secret destinations!
What's better than an old fashioned road trip? Australia has no shortage of incredible, scenic drives spread all throughout the country! Here's a comprehensive list of the top five!
Are you looking for a truly enriching, educational and cultural experience? Look no further than this list of incredible art, culture and historic institutions you can find in the stunning state of Western Australia!
Western Australia is home so so many incredible natural landmarks and scenic spots, and what's better than a stunning secret garden to bask in the beauty of nature? Check out our list of the very best secret and botanical gardens in WA!
If you're looking for a unique, relaxation experience then you've come to the right place! We've compiled a list of all the very best day spas you'll find in Africa... Say goodbye to stress cause these incredible spas will change your life.
Looking for the picture perfect spot to gaze out at the natural surroundings of Africa? We've got you covered with this top five list of the very best spots, you'll just have to add to your bucket list!
Some of the worlds most innovative inventions and discoveries have come straight of out Africa! Here's a top five list of all the very best ones!
Africa is absolutely brimming with incredible stories of history, traditions and culture. We've put together a perfect list of all the very best spots you can find that are filled with history!
There is no shortage of incredible artistic spirit around Perth, and we have made a list of the very top spots to discover, so you won't miss out on any must-see artworks!
Twenty wooden statues were discovered at the Peruvian archaeological complex of Chan Chan. The statues date back to around 800 years ago and were discovered during an archaeological dig.