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Should auld Scots be forgot?

Our one and only New Year’s song is written in a language you may have never heard of.

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Christmas History

Who Stole Christmas?

Are our favorite traditions Christian, pagan, or something else entirely?

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Who has the prettiest skull?

How one man’s bone fetish redefined our understanding of race.

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Geography Grapevine's Atlas History

Halfdan Was Here

How Viking graffiti made it all the way to a church in Istanbul.

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Geography History

Paris’s Missing Skyline

Acrophobia in the city of lights.

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History Sports

Demonstration Sports

The organizers of the Tokyo Olympics added six new sports to the existing lineup. Let’s add some more.

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Design History Sports

Paint Me a Pictogram

There’s a lot more to the stick figure athletes representing Olympic events, a series of evolving images with a legacy of iconographic trailblazing, antifascism, and international accord.

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Geography Grapevine's Atlas History Religion

Europe’s Last Woman-Free Theocracy

Hakuna Matata

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Geography Grapevine's Atlas History

The Bosnian’s New Pyramids

Historians and archaeologists say the oldest and largest ancient pyramids are in Egypt and Mexico. One Bosnian wizard says they’re wrong.

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Geography Grapevine's Atlas History

Fire Underfoot

Separated by 9,900 miles, two underground blazes still burn after 50 years.