(Source: scmp.com) Aladdin, the classic tale of the plucky boy and his magic lamp, is known and loved by children and adults across the globe.
(Source: qz.com) The history of the spice trade conjures up exotic images of caravans plying the Silk Road in storied antiquity, as well as warfare
(Source: YouTube.com) The Saudi government is believed to have helped a student accused of killing a Portland teenager escape back to Saudi Arabia.
(Source: forbes.com) 2018 was a banner year for discoveries about our species’s evolution and extinct relatives like the Neanderthals. Here are the biggest finds, sorted
(Source: wired.com) On the morning of September 15, 2007, station I08BO—an infrasound monitoring post for the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty near La Paz, Bolivia—picked up
(Source: nationalgeographic.com) Until recently, the people living on the island of Kokota thought their forests were lost forever. The tiny Tanzanian islet measures only one
(Source: broadly.vice.com) The Queen of Sheba. From the manuscript “Bellifortis” by Conrad Kyeser, ca. 1402-05. Via Wikimedia Commons. When it comes to the Bible, tales of
(Source: news.nationalgeographic.com) In South Africa’s Limpopo province, a baobab tree once grew so large and stood so strong that its human neighbors decided to do
(Source: YouTube.com) The president said, “if we abandoned Saudi Arabia it would be a terrible mistake,” talking about the Saudi Crown Prince’s alleged involvement in
(Source: YouTube.com) The president said he didn’t need to listen to the recording of the killing of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder.