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Learn about the history, design, and construction of the Himeji Castle in Japan.

Sep 23, 2021

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Learn about the history and construction of the Great Mosque of Djenné in Mali.

Sep 23, 2021

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At first glance, most shirt collars look relatively similar. But when you get into the world of men’s formalwear, you’ll find that there are dozens of different types of shirt c...

Sep 23, 2021

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A pinhole camera is a rudimentary device that uses the projection of light through a small hole to cast an image without the use of a lens. Learn about its history, and how to m...

Sep 23, 2021

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The cucumber-shaped office tower popularly known as “the Gherkin” is one of the United Kingdom’s most recognizable modernist buildings.

Sep 22, 2021

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Antoni Gaudí was an innovative Spanish architect behind some of the most groundbreaking structures of the twentieth century—including Casa Milà, one of his most unique and contr...

Sep 22, 2021

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Portrait photographers use broad lighting setups to produce a bright effect in portraits.

Sep 22, 2021

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From running sneakers to patent leather pumps, many types of shoes protect your feet and make a fashion statement.

Sep 21, 2021

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Learn about the history, style, and construction of the Hagia Sophia.

Sep 21, 2021

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