Russian mountaineers disguised monuments in the city to protect them from enemy fire.
Camouflaging Leningrad in World War Two
Sartre and de Beauvoir
The love affair between Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir lasted for 50 years.
China's Barefoot Doctors
In 1968 Chairman Mao sent thousands of young people into rural China to work as doctors.
Deaf University Protest
How deaf students forced their American university to appoint a deaf president.
The Rajneesh Poisoning Scandal
How the followers of an Indian guru tried to poison their opponents in Oregon, USA.
Wine Shock: The Judgement of Paris
How California stunned the French wine world in the 1970s.
Canadian Indigenous Protest
Plans to expand a golf course led to a stand-off between Mohawks and Canadian police.
The story of the hit musical Mamma Mia! from the woman who created it
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
An Animal of No Significance
Yuval Noah Harari's groundbreaking account of our history - from apes to world dominance.
LGBT 'cooperative' marriages in China
How LGBT people in China started arranging fake marriages to hide their sexuality
Òige an Ùige agus Ratharsair
An Dr Iain MacAonghais a' toirt sùil air ais air òige ann an Ùige agus Ratharsair.
The Cognitive Revolution
How gossip united us and mythology maintained law and order.