Italy - Dante

On the occasion of the seven hundredth anniversary of his death, Italy celebrates the cantos and key places of the great poet

Italy - Aquaeductus

Rome’s ancient aqueducts are still viewed with great affection and feature regularly in daily life

World - Twice in the Dust

Two hundred years ago, the death of one of the most beloved (and most controversial) characters in history

Antarctica - Melting Footsteps

100 years after Ernest Shackleton’s death, the future of Antarctica is at stake. And it may not last another century