In April 1940, agents working for Stalin murdered tens of thousands of people here. Why? They were afraid of them thinking too much.
In my upcoming online interactive class, you'll not only learn about the Second World War in great depth from a Ph.D. historian, you'll see the places it happened.
How did this ship, which once carried eco-tourists on gawking tours to Antarctica, wind up here?
The main drag of the capital of a tiny Himalayan country offers a feast for the eye and mind.
I know very little about this uninhabited cay in the Bahamas, which looks very pretty, but it must have a history of some kind.
It was here that "Moose Murders," a play so bad it closed after one performance, premiered--and closed--in 1983.
This island's most famous resident, marooned here from 1704 to 1709, was not technically shipwrecked, and in fact stayed by choice--though he regretted it.
A devastating earthquake in 1693 made permanent rubble out of this Sicilian town that had existed as a community since the Bronze Age.
This lonely wreckage in the city of Bhopal, India is the site of the world's worst industrial accident.
A city-wide fire started in the basement of the building that used to be on this site.