We are seeing a global rise of strongmen leaders. We take a look at what make strongmen tick and why they gain followers.
Most Gothic architecture was built in the 19th and 20th centuries when the medieval style underwent a global revival. Now, Gothic is trending again.
The Rosetta Stone, which revolutionized the study of Egypt and ancient languages, continues to court controversy today.
Versailles has an image of lavish opulence under the Sun King, Louis XIV, but the palace also has a history of revolution and American ties.
Gothic architecture has been called both magnificent and monstrous. We examine why.
Millions of Christians will turn to the Bible this week to read the Christmas story in hundreds of languages.
The International Dunhuang Project digitizes old documents, caves and artifacts to enable global study of Central Asian history.
The amphitheaters, military garrisons, forums, trade and craft shops of two Roman colonial cities have emerged from the dust.
The Tower of London, enduring symbol of the British monarchy, combines royal pageantry with warfare, court intrigue and executions.
Din Tai Fung restaurants' delicious takes on common Taiwanese foods, especially steamed dumplings, have brought a devoted global following.
What are the chances that two men from one family set off international disputes by carting off treasures from Greece and China?
Chinese porcelain is durable and branded with its history, so it is used to trace China’s trade and cultural ties with other nations.
Finding a historical site shrouded in scaffolding is disappointing, but it is a valuable tool for preserving the world's heritage.
Borough Market near London Bridge is one of the best foodie spots in London.