When Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin meet in Geneva, what will they learn from their predecessors more than 30 years ago?
The ubiquity of mobile phones is a defining feature of the 21st century, but it's been possible to place a phone call on the go since shortly after World War II.
Scientists studied charcoal layers in the sediment of lake beds across the Rockies to track fires over time. They found increasing fire activity as the climate warmed.
The Atlantic slave trade isn't Britain's first brush with forced labour.
Using remnants of fossilized trees, scientists and an artist figured out what the forest looked like long before humans existed.
Drought has been a threat multiplier for centuries, fueling conflict and migration from the time of the Ottoman Empire to Syria today.
Historically inaccurate portrayals of Anne Boleyn aren't new, and artistic license is vital to telling her story.
How colonial Customs protocols shaped copyright and censorship.
Photos from the early 1900s show LA's forests of oil derricks. Hundreds of wells are still pumping, and new research finds people living nearby are struggling with breathing problems.
Ground-penetrating radar located the remains of 215 First Nations children in a mass unmarked grave, revealing a macabre part of Canada’s hidden history.
The Canadian response to racism south of the border can be described as an Americanization of Canadian history.
Chinese people have been in New Zealand for over 180 years, but their remarkable story will remain widely unknown if it isn't taught in schools.
The government plans to cut university subsidy for teaching archaeology by 50%, yet it's never been more relevant to society.
A queen with a reputation for scandal, Marie Antoinette enjoyed her private spaces with a small circle of friends. A mirrored room kept the judgments of the outside world at bay.
The algorithm has become a new way of capturing reality automatically, and it demands a heightened ethical engagement with photos.
A history professor describes how student-designed video games have transformed his classroom and provided a substitute for academic essays.
Leaving our earthly bodies and living forever as a machine isn't just a thing of modern science fiction. These transhumanist ideas date back to the 18th century.
To stave off illness and melancholy, moderate drinking was advised by doctors.
Boundaries aren't just treaties. They've been built from rivers, oral history and newspaper notices — and rocks in the way of farmers.
Commemorations have slowly become more muted over the years due to the racist and misogynistic aspects of his rule