When Cartography and Satire Collided to Explain Complex Geopolitical Situations

In this short documentary, Richard Tilney-Bassett explains a fascinating pop phenomenon at the end of the 19th century.

Closed by Covid-19, One of the Best Restaurants in the World Will Reopen as a Burger Bar

Copenhagen's Noma is set to reopen this week with a surprising new concept: burgers and wine in the garden.

Chicago Potholes Filled With Colourful Mosaics Depicting Covid-19 Essentials

Dubbed "Holy Trinity", Jim Bachor's latest work sees three mosaics celebrating toilet paper, hand sanitizer and beer.

Architect of Swedish Response to Covid-19 Explains and Defends Unique Policy

Unherd interviewed the refreshingly blunt Professor Johan Giesecke about his country's controversial pandemic response.

Watch Italy’s Mayors Furiously Admonish Their Own Citizens for Ignoring Calls to Stay Home

At the time of writing (March 30th, 2020), the death toll in Italy is over 10,000 -- now the highest in the world.

How Japan Recovered After the Devastating 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami

Nine years ago this week the island nation of Japan suffered the devastating T?hoku earthquake and tsunami.

In a Remote Part of Turkey, ‘Bird Language’ Is Whistled Rather Than Spoken

"It’s a language called ku? dili that is still used to this day, though fewer people are learning it in the age of the cell phone."

That Time a Real Estate Developer Scammed Investors With an Extra Apostrophe

According to widespread local legend, duped investors they thought they were investing in a 480 foot high skyscraper...

Military Training Film Explains How American Soldiers Should Behave in a British Pub

American soldiers were shown this short film as they waited in England for the Allied invasion of Europe to kick off in 1944.