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The dark charisma of Hitler
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BBC - History - The Fall of the Roman Republic
Explore the fall of the Roman republic. How did Rome turn into an empire under the control of one man - Augustus?
The re-re-re-rise of the corset
Why are the Beatles so popular 50 years on?
Secret Cinema London 2012 review - a warehouse becomes a...
You don't see Secret Cinema advertised anywhere. Yet its latest production took over half a million pounds in ticket pre-order sales. So what's so special?
The time Britain slid into chaos
Automata in the modern age
Automata are mechanical moving figures; throughout history their lifelike movements have fascinated such creative minds as Da Vinci and Faberge.
PHOTOS: 13 Awesome Beards
Facial hair is an artform. Sure, some men simply shave daily or keep their beards trimmed, but others go for the glory.
White killer whale adult spotted
Scientists have made what they believe to be the first sighting of an adult white orca, or killer whale.
Inside the mind of Hitler's deputy
Little boy lost finds his mother using Google Earth
An Indian boy who lost his mother in 1986 has found her 25 years later from his new home in Tasmania - using satellite images.