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Cahokia, the first big city of North America

October 6, 2018 • Before European settlers came, Cahokia was North America’s largest pre-Columbian...

last days of ancient Alexandria

Hypatia’s death and the end of ancient Alexandria

September 8, 2018 • Over two millennia ago, the rulers of Alexandria went on to fulfill a project larger than...

Bring art to every household: the wonder of the Art Nouveau furniture

July 11, 2018 • Who wants their furniture at home boring? The designers of the Art Nouveau furniture certainly...

ABBA nostalgia

ABBA – the unranked singles

July 8, 2018 • Got a minute for ABBA nostalgia? Even if you don’t, the chances...

FIFA World Cup cities

The Great Stadiums of the FIFA World Cup host cities

June 24, 2018 • Every four summers there is a sports fever shaking the world....

Slavutych – the purpose-built Soviet city which housed former Pripyat residents 

June 12, 2018 • After the Chernobyl nuclear reactor meltdown which shocked the world on April 26, 1986, the...

old postcards from Sarajevo

 A whirlpool of memories – old postcards from Sarajevo

May 24, 2018 • Sarajevo, what a beautiful city in spring, what a horrible cold in winter. Sarajevo, an...

the first zoo in the world

#2 The First Cities That Had a Zoo

May 6, 2018 • People have collected animals long before ‘the zoo’ claimed its place among the...

this city knows

Dreaming of the future: postcards from 1900 that imagined inventions of the year...

April 30, 2018 • The industrial revolution of the 19th century unquestionably enhanced the forward-thinking...

the first city that had railway station, trolleybus, airport

#1 The first city that… had a railway station, trolleybus, or an airport

March 22, 2018 • It is a question of honor when a city comes first ahead of everyone...