More on Big Ben

Big Ben—which just marked its 150th birthday—is actually the name of the bell, not of the Houses of Parliament’s famous… Read more

Global Citizenship Education

The Bard’s Birthday

Today is William Shakespeare‘s 444th birthday. There’s an insightful article in today’s Melbourne Herald Sun about the timelessness of the… Read more

Healing Powers of Stonehenge

A two-week excavation project at Stonehenge has dug up a possible answer to one of the world’s great mysteries. According… Read more

Germany’s Robot Restaurant

If you’re looking for a state-of-the-art restaurant, then you’ll have to head to Nuremberg, Germany. That’s where a restaurant called… Read more

Ich bin ein … Amerikaner

The United States Census Bureau includes a section on the census that asks Americans to state their ancestry. In the… Read more

April Fools in Zurich

We came across a few international April Fools’ Day jokes yesterday, but this one is my favorite: The Switzerland Traveler… Read more