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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|The Einstein Factor6|
The curiosity of the greatest thinker of our time.
|The history of the white wedding dress6|
We are used to the idea of traditional wedding ceremonies, but where did all the familiar features come from? Here we explore the history of the white wedding dress . . .
|2010 FIFA World Cup™ History5|
Since its birth in 1930, the FIFA World Cup has become one of the most exciting and watched events on the world sporting calender. We go back to Uruguay in 1930 and take a look at how it all kicked off...
|The history of the ring finger5|
How wedding rings came to be worn on the fourth finger of the left hand
|The history of dining out5|
For centuries most people ate at home. Now city streets are lined with cafés, restaurants and snack bars. So when did eating out become the social event that it is today?
|The history of driving5|
How did the preference for driving on the left or right side of the road come about?
|5 Unforgettable Olympic Moments5|
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.
|2010 FIFA World Cup™: Legends Of The Past4|
With Soccer fever now in full-swing, we turn back the hands of time and take a look at two of the greatest FIFA World Cup players of all time: Diego Maradona and Pelé.
|The origins of superstitions and lucky charms4|
All around the world, many people still believe that the supernatural intervenes in everyday life. Where do these ideas come from?
|The Point of it All - History of the Pencil4|
It can write under water, in outer space and on almost any surface. It’s been used to solve complex equations, create striking works of art and has been sucked on by schoolkids in a million exams.
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