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Inside The British Genocide In East Africa

Inside The British Genocide In East Africa

"Surely it cannot be necessary to go on killing these defenceless people on such an enormous scale." – Winston Churchill, 1908.
The Black And Muslim Volunteers Who Fought For The Nazis During World War II

The Black And Muslim Volunteers Who Fought For The Nazis During World War II

How thousands of people that the Nazis categorized as subhuman ended up volunteering to fight for the Third Reich.
The Herero Genocide: Germany’s First Mass Murder

The Herero Genocide: Germany’s First Mass Murder

Decades before the Holocaust, the German Empire committed the 20th century's first genocide.
Mansa Musa Of Mali May Have Been The Richest Person In History

Mansa Musa Of Mali May Have Been The Richest Person In History

Forget Rockefeller and Gates — this 14th century Malian emperor is likely the richest man ever.
Sahara Desert Gets First Snowfall In 37 Years

Sahara Desert Gets First Snowfall In 37 Years

This past Monday, snow fell on the Sahara Desert for the first time in 37 years. Amateur photographer Karim Bouchetata managed to capture the incredible scene as snowfall coated the dramatic red dunes of Aïn Séfra, Algeria. “Everyone was stunned to see snow falling in the desert,” said Bouchetata. “It...
Giraffes Being Driven To Extinction, Experts Fear

Giraffes Being Driven To Extinction, Experts Fear

Over the past 30 years, there has been a drastic drop in the number of giraffes. Today, less than 100,000 giraffes remain on Earth, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which identified habitat loss, poaching, and African civil unrest as the main causes. The IUCN’s...
Poaching Is Causing The African Elephants To Become Tuskless

Poaching Is Causing The African Elephants To Become Tuskless

Poachers are fundamentally altering the African elephant's gene pool.
18 Fascinating Facts About Muammar Gaddafi

18 Fascinating Facts About Muammar Gaddafi

Get to know one of history's most contentious dictators.
Albino Beauty Pageant Expands Definition Of Beauty

Albino Beauty Pageant Expands Definition Of Beauty

The pageant's motto says it all: Beauty Beyond the Skin.
New Photo Series Imagines Nature’s Ghostly Return To Urban Spaces

New Photo Series Imagines Nature’s Ghostly Return To Urban Spaces

Urbanization may hold the key to alleviating poverty, but at what cost can this come?
Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Bloody Trade: Inside The (Mostly) Legal Practice Of Hunting Endangered Species In Africa

Big game hunters shoot an estimated 50,000 rare animals a year in Africa. What sort of person does this, how do they do it, and why?