The Berlin Wall became a polarizing symbol of the great divide between ideologies of the East and West. Fifty years ago this June, Robert Kennedy delivered his famous Ich bin ein Berliner speech as a response to that divide that was emerging...Read More..
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|FIFA World Cup™ History 12|
80 years after launch, the FIFA World Cup has successfully established itself as one of the most exciting and watched events on the world sporting calender. We head back to Uruguay in 1930, and take a look at how it all started...
|Where did the days of the week get their names from?7|
Where the days of the week – and months of the year – got their names from.
|5 Unforgettable Olympic Moments6|
The Olympic Games celebrate excellence in sport, and the discipline, courage and sacrifice required to get there. We take a look at five moments from the last 20 years that transcend the track.
|Quick study: The Nobel Prize5|
For more than 100 years, Nobel Prizes have rewarded humankind’s greatest successes in science and the arts. They have the power to transform scientists into celebrities, writers into legends of literature.
|The Sphinx of Giza5|
The Sphinx of Giza is one of the largest and most recognisable statues in the world. Standing 20 metres high and 72 metres long, the half-man, half-lion colossus of stone was sculpted 4,500 years ago but was almost lost beneath the desert sands of Egypt.
|India's clash of faiths - why the Indian subcontinent is divided between Hindus and Muslims4|
The history of Hinduism and Islam in the Indian subcontinent.
|5 things you might not know about the Paralympics4|
From their humble origins in an English hospital, the Paralympics have grown to become the second largest sporting event in the world.
|History of Street Lighting3|
Transforming night into day keeps our streets safe. This technology has an illuminating history.
|History of Rubber3|
Three hundred years ago, few people outside Latin America had heard of rubber. Today, the whole world depends on this springy wonder.
|The history of marriage3|
We are used to the idea of traditional wedding ceremonies, but where did all the familiar features come from?
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