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European and Asian languages traced back to single mother tongue

Languages spoken by billions of people across Europe and Asia are descended from an ancient tongue uttered in southern Europe at the end of the last …

The sun is at last setting on Britain's imperial myth

Scuttling away from India in 1947, after plunging the jewel in the crown into a catastrophic partition, "the British", the novelist Paul Scott …

Stumbling over the past

On a hot July evening in 2012, Menasheh Fogel, his wife and three children were returning from a favourite haunt, the sandy beach at Wannsee, one of …

Serbia and Greece Ally Against Bulgaria

<i>The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that killed millions and set the continent of Europe on the path to further calamity two decades</i> …

Poland Resumes Exhumation of Stalinist-Era Mass Grave

The exhumation of a Stalinist-era mass grave in the heart of the Polish capital Warsaw believed to contain the remains of around 200 victims of a …

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Sen. Joe McCarthy's Startling Morphine Source

Joe McCarthy, the late senator from Wisconsin who built his reputation by whipping up the anti-Communist hysteria sweeping America at the beginning …

Vladimir Lenin is once again on display to visitors in Moscow's Red Square as mausoleum reopens

One shiny hand clenched into a fist, the other with its fingers rested gently on his thigh, an eerie half-light beams out from the glass coffin of …

The Highs and Lows of Human-Powered Flight

On March 19th 2012, YouTube user <i>jarnosmeets80</i> uploaded a video to YouTube entitled "Flying like a bird | part 14/14." In it, a man donning a set of homemade wings and a helmet with a GoPro attached achieves what many wishful-thinkers, scientists and millennia of wingless bipeds have long dreamed of …

The History of Typography: Animation by Ben Barrett-Forrest

The History of Typography: Animation by Ben Barrett-Forrest<p>Short animation about the history of fonts and typography consisting of 291 paper letters, …

The End of Us And Them: David Cannadine’s Quest to Unite History

Can distinguished historian David Cannadine end humanity’s conflict once and for all, or will he be ostracized by his peers? By Jimmy So.<p>Historians …