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BBC: Bataireacht: The ancient Irish martial art making a comeback

It all but disappeared in the late 1800s, but Irish stick fighting – which was used to rebel against the occupying British...

BBC: Turf houses: Iceland’s original ‘green’ buildings

Known as "torfbæir", these ingeniously designed homes helped settle one of Europe's least-hospitable environments.

NPR: Borrowers who were cut out of student loan relief describe ‘a gut punch’

Listen closely. Between the din of supporters cheering the cancellation of some federal student loan debts, and the clamor of conservative lawyers...

BBC: Sardinia’s mysterious beehive towers

More than 7,000 Bronze Age skyscrapers once dotted this Italian island. Now, new discoveries are shining light on Sardinia's Nuragic civilisation.

NPR: Paying for mental health care leaves families in debt and isolated

Rachel and her husband adopted Marcus out of Guatemalan foster care as a 7-month-old infant and brought him home to Lansing, Mich....

BBC: Israel’s transformative desert retreat

Set deep in the heart of the Negev desert in southern Israel, a small community is inviting travellers to connect with nature...

NPR: How Black Death survivors gave their descendants an edge during pandemics

When the bubonic plague arrived in London in 1348, the disease devastated the city. So many people died, so quickly, that the...

BBC: A fish that sparked a national obsession

Bacalhau (salt cod) is a deep part of Portugal's culinary identity. But the fish is found far from the country's shores, so...

BBC: Portugal’s mysterious ‘birthing stones’

In northern Portugal, a geological phenomenon has baffled scientists for decades: the rare Pedras Parideiras, or "Birthing Stones", which appear to miraculously...

BBC: Mexico’s 1,500-year-old unknown pyramids

Built by indigenous masons, these 1,500-year-old pyramids are still standing strong, held together by sticky juice from the prickly pear cactus.

BBC: Owamni: A (r)evolution of indigenous foods

Through The Sioux Chef, Sean Sherman and Dana Thompson use food as a guidepost to a hidden part of history, all while...

CNN: 35 adult Halloween costumes you’ll actually want to wear

Get excited for Halloween 2022! This year’s costume options are all over the place — in the best way possible! — giving...

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