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Stories About Croatia
Sicanje, an Ancient Balkan Tattoo Tradition, Draws a New Generation
For millennia, women adorned their daughters, and sometimes sons, with symbols of belonging and protection. Then the practice vanished—until now.
by Freya West
Podcast: Museum of Broken Relationships
Join us for a daily celebration of the world’s most wondrous, unexpected, even strange places.
by The Podcast Team
Archaeology Dogs Can Help Scholars Sniff Out the Past
With proper training, dogs can follow their noses to human and animal remains from bygone centuries.
by Jill Neimark
A Visit to the Museum of Broken Relationships
A unique collection focused on what happens after love dies.
by Lizzie Philip
Found: Tooth Gunk That Shows Mesolithic Mediterraneans Ate Fish and Plants
Questionable dental hygiene in a man from the 8th millennium B.C. unveils early omnivore tendencies.
by Christina Ayele Djossa
The Misunderstood History of the Balkans' Surreal War Memorials
As viral images, the so-called "spomeniks" of the former Yugoslavia are often taken out of context.
by Darmon Richter