black plague

  • How the Black Plague Left Traces in Arctic Ice

    Charlemagne’s iconic silver currency increased industrial lead pollution, while the Black Death caused it to plummet.

  • Brewing Beer Has Always Been a Woman's Game

    Women have been brewing beer since the days of ancient Egypt, and it was only after the Black Plague that it fell into the hands of men. Thankfully, women are now reclaiming an industry that was pretty much birthed by them.

  • The Return of the Black Death

    We went to Madagascar in the fall of 2013 because the village of Beranimbo had been an epicenter of a black plague outbreak that resulted in nearly 600 cases and more than 90 deaths across the country.

  • The Return of the Black Death

    We went to Madagascar in the fall of 2013 because the village of Beranimbo had been an epicenter of a black plague outbreak that resulted in nearly 600 cases and more than 90 deaths across the country. Madagascar reports the most instances of the...

  • The Hot Zone: Black Death Returns to Madagascar

    We went to Madagascar in the fall of 2013 because the village of Beranimbo had been an epicenter of a black plague outbreak that resulted in nearly 600 cases and more than 90 deaths across the country. Madagascar reports the most instances of the...

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