From the Notre Dame to Buddhist statues, dozens of irreplaceable artifacts are destroyed every year by both man and nature.
Whenever the climate cooled, our hominin ancestors would set up shop in the Arabian Peninsula and vanish again when the planet warmed up.
China's dominance of the rare earth metal industry is part of its overall geopolitical strategy.
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes is often labeled a quintessential Spanish artist, but his allegiance may well have lied with the French Enlightenment instead.
This freshly unearthed image drastically alters the meaning of one of the artist's most celebrated works.
Russian movies continue to be used as a mouthpiece for the country's political leadership.
Even the most unorthodox posthumous plans have their own historical, spiritual, and scientific significance.
Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York is the kind of film that makes you laugh and cry at the same time.
Some intellectuals use charisma and deception to obscure the holes in their arguments. Here is how to see through their smokescreen.
Though gloomy and dense, Russian literature is hauntingly beautiful, offering a relentlessly persistent inquiry into the human experience.