Are Earth’s Nations Allowed to ‘Colonise’ the Moon?
Despite all the talk of "lunar colonies", no one actually owns the Moon. So what happens when people start mining it?
'Liking Gin' Is Not a Personality Trait
Gin fetishisation sucks – and not just because of the terrible merch.
Understanding the 'New IRA', Who Sent Explosives Around the UK
The dissident group recently took responsibility for the four packages found around the country, and another – as-yet un-located – parcel.
Spam Is 'Trendy' Now Thanks to Decades of American Imperialism
Ironically, Americans introduced Spam to countries abroad, only to then cast it off and eventually rediscover it.
Here Are the Remnants of a 20th Century Human Zoo
Jardin d’Agronomie Tropicale stands as an eerie reminder of Europe's dark colonial past.
Britain Has Never Faced Up to the Shame of Empire
Nearly half of Brits think they should be proud of their colonial heritage.
Australia Really Was Colonised by a Bunch of Criminals—Here Are Five of Them
Back in 1788, stealing a roll of lace would get you sent over to Australia.
Should the Catholic Church Recognise a 'Queer Saint'?
A look inside the campaign to make the church recognise what may be the first homophobic execution in Brazil.
Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?
Wait for it.
[NSFW] The Wild West Gets Surreal in These Epic Paintings
Kent Monkman’s 'The Rendezvous' painting series illuminates a little-known corner of American history.
Australia’s Early Colonists Were Sex-Crazed Freaks
In his books "Girt" and "True Girt," author David Hunt explores Joseph Banks' passion for swinging, among other historical oddities.
A Powerful Piece of the Venice Biennale Comes to Brooklyn
Mohau Modisakeng’s “Passages” is on view in the South African Pavilion and at We Buy Gold in New York City.