Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, best known by her pseudonym George Sand

Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin, best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a remarkable woman - a prodigious novelist, dramatist and campaigner for all manner of political reform.

Actual photo of The Great King Shaka Zulu

An old century photograph of a Zulu warrior - The Zulu people, Zulu Tribe and legendary King Shaka Zulu

Throughout changes and waves of both political reform and regression over the course of several decades, the architects of Iran have always used the built en...

In the Swiss town of Charrat in the canton of Valais, concrete and stone unite as a chronological and material chimera by Clavien Rossier Architects

Something no one seems to know about prison life

Something no one seems to know about prison life

I watch you turn away from what is easy and stand up for what is right. I see you understand we as a society are only as strong as our weakest link. I see you wise beyond your years. And I am proud. Give ‘em hell, kids. You are beautiful.

I watch you turn away from what is easy and stand up for what is right. I see you understand we as a society are only as strong as our weakest link. I see you wise beyond your years. Give ‘em hell, kids.

Burma is Southeast Asia’s poorest country, with twenty-six percent of the population living in poverty, including this family near Bagan. But now there is hope: Recent political reforms have brought an end to sanctions, and in one year foreign investment has jumped from $315 million to $20 billion in pledged investment for the future.

Photos of Burma's Temples, Beaches, Monks and Food

Burma is Southeast Asia’s poorest country, with twenty-six percent of the population living in poverty, including this family near Bagan. But now there is hope: Recent political reforms have brought an end to sanctions, and in one year foreign investment has jumped from $315 million to $20 billion in pledged investment for the future.

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