When Mount Vesuvius blew its top in A.D. 79, life in Pompeii stopped midsentence. Choked by ash, baked by heat and crushed by toppling buildings, its residents were snuffed out. But the ancient tragedy
Frida Kahlo might have one of the most recognisable and commodified faces in the art world, but what did her voice sound like? French photographer Giséle Freund once described it as “melodious and warm”,
Britain's very own ‘Atlantis’ has been found deep in the North Sea after scientists discovered what they believe to be two Stone Age settlements. Two stone artifacts that could be over 10,000 years old
Anne Frank's stepsister tells her story, on her 90th birthday: 'There was always this ghost living with us'
Before the Gestapo came for Anne Frank in the secret annex, before officers marched her family onto trains bound for Auschwitz, before Anne slipped into the eternal midnight of the six million murdered,
A study of crannogs in Scotland's Outer Hebrides reveals some were built more than 3,000 years earlier than previously thought. But what purpose did they serve? When it comes to studying Neolithic Britain
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