These images, taken from 1967-68, show a stark contrast to the war torn scenes associated with Afghanistan today. In 1967, Arizona State University professor Dr. Bill Podlich and his family swapped the stark, sultry summers..
During the turn of the 19th century, Shanghai was home to a lovely clash of East-meets-West culture. A city where the whole world came to work and play. In the 1920s, an eighteen year old Frenchman..
Every culture has its own way to celebrate the birth of a child, but this one is quite an unique and inspiring! In a country that still favors the birth of a son, Piplantri village in..
Bilal Sarwary is showing the world the glimpses of Afghanistan very few see! These beautiful pictures show rugged mountains, autumnal woodlands, snow-dusted valleys, lush green hills and a country brimming with life. This is Afghanistan..
Or was it Neanderthals? This question and others tantalize researchers investigating early paintings in some of Europe’s caves. The paintings date back to a time when Neanderthals and early modern humans lived side by side…
Changes in light patterns during Christmas in the United States and the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the Middle East are visible from space. Satellite observations show that light intensity increases by as much..
The world’s greatest speech wasn’t made by a politician, leader, dictator or philosopher. It was written by comic actor Charlie Chaplin, in 1940 and is unarguably the greatest speech ever given. The speech was spoken..
Ayano Tsukimi (64) is living in Nagoro, a village in eastern Iya on Shikoku, one of the four main islands of Japan. Not many people are still living there. For those who die or move..
Archaeologists have discovered two ancient Maya cities in the tropical forest of central Yucatan. The team unearthed stone monuments, inscriptions, temple pyramids and the remains of massive structures. According to expedition leader Ivan Sprajc, the..
China is one of the world’s oldest continuous civilizations, and home to the largest population on Earth. With rich history, multitude of superstitions and abundant traditional customs, there are lots of interesting facts about China..