Stories about History from July, 2016
The Pampulha Ensemble, as well as Brazil's capital Brasília, were designed by the country's late-great modernist architect Oscar Niemeyer.
"That's where I grew up and miss my childhood and feel like how good days were those. Those were the golden days of my loving city of Dacca not Dhaka."
One Flickr user has tracked down and painstakingly restored prints by master Japanese photographer, T. Enami.
A tragic accident on a dangerous but historically significant bridge leads Jamaicans to discuss road safety options -- with a few ghost stories thrown in for good measure.
"We boycott the cow slaughter industry for a year. The saved $ purchases cows. We separate the gold from the cow urine. Hapi economics."
"Adam and Eve were also from Danghara!"
Over two years ago, authorities stopped a nascent and subversive hip-hop movement in its tracks. That move has had predictable consequences.
Machu Picchu returns to the headlines with the discovery of rock paintings about 100 yards away from the very well-known tourist destination.
"You had to open the car window like this," one Japanese Twitter user exclaimed, tweeting a photo of a manual window crank.
Learn about some of the animated cartoons to come out of Hungary, from the darkly satirical "Gustav" to the family-friendly "Hungarian Folk Tales."
A Quarter of a Century Ago, the USSR Went Nuts for Its First McDonald’s. Now That Joy Belongs to Siberia.
While the world's biggest fast-food chain might no longer thrill the denizens of modern-day Moscow, McDonald's is still breaking new ground elsewhere in Russia.
“Mariana Is So Lesbian” accomplishes several objectives: reviving a genre, advocating for lesbians' rights, and exploring the experiences of those who lived in Ecuador when homosexuality was still a crime.
Brexit could have huge implications on global economics, trade and politics -- but India has a unique perspective on the UK's decision to leave the European Union.