Surprisingly enough, then, the idea that Greece ‘just ain’t what it used to be’ originated in classical Athens.
In the case of Mabro Hats, Johannesburg, the story begins with Gujarati immigrant Bhikha Uka Prajapati, travelling across the Indian Ocean to South Africa.
UK to Canada, China to India, around the world, yoga is big business. In 2016, Americans alone spent US$16 billion on yoga classes and products.
Yarsagumba is also known as “Himalayan Viagra” due to the aphrodisiac medley of caterpillar and fungus.
“I’m not a lesbian, I just loved Thelma.” What did the modernist author Djuna Barnes mean by this?
Research shows that more than half the female sex workers in South Africa’s three largest cities are HIV positive – but less than one-third are on antiretroviral treatment.
We overcome an existential fear by permitting institutions to honour the wishes of the dead in order to guarantee a place for our wishes in the future.
Joyce’s recreation of the city is painstakingly detailed – as he stated, himself, Dublin could be rebuilt “brick by brick” using his novel as a guide.
We will not be creating baby universes anytime soon, but scientists must feel able to freely articulate the implications of their work without concern for causing offence.
Over 50 migrants went missing at sea and 2,500 were rescued over the June 10 2017 weekend, after leaving Libya.
Prior to the 13th century, legitimate marriage or its absence was not the key factor in determining quality of birth.
By September 1946, more than a year after the end of World War II, 402,000 German POWs were still being held in camps stretching across Britain.
If every Australian committed some part of their holiday travel plans to booking an Indigenous tourism experience, we could potentially change this country for the better.
Robert Duncan Milne should be one of the first dozen or so writers that we think of when we consider Scotland’s literary heritage.
Leading figures of the French Revolution denounced the nobility as descendants of barbarian invaders, and identified the common people as the true heirs of the Celts.
The Greeks put taxation in the field of ethics: the liberty or despotism of a society could be measured by its system of taxes.
Ireland should be in the hot seat. It has been a key regional location for corporate relocations.
Views of virtual reality pornography on one website spiked at 900,000 on Christmas Day 2016, three times what they were a month previously.
China is now the sixth leading consumer of wine in the world (17.3mhl), just behind Germany.
Polar bears are what we call an indicator species: how the bears are faring is a marker of the state of their environment as a whole.
India now holds the distinction of being the only country on Earth to have successfully launched, on their first try, a robotic mission to Mars.
Angola, a Portuguese-speaking country, is strongly influenced by the cultural output of Brazil, the world’s Lusophone powerhouse.
In 1623 English philosopher Francis Bacon could refer to “we Europeans” and the continent was depicted as a queen.
Shakespeareans will be aware there’s been a long-running debate between those who think the man from Stratford upon Avon wrote the works that bear his name and those who don’t.
Postcolonial subjects themselves, in countries such as India and the USA, refused to answer the call to give up Shakespeare.