When Paris was overwhelmed with decomposed human corpses and ran out of burial places: The story of the Catacombs
The Catacombs of Paris are the image of a scary world of the dead beneath the city of lights. Six to seven million human skeletons are stored there, stacked up in underground tunnels.
From the year without summer to Communism and diseases: With the disasters we have endured over centuries, was 2020 really that bad?
For civilisations that have seen the plagues, earthquakes, colonisation and the atrocities of communist rules, the COVID outbreak is a minor ordeal that will soon be overcome.
China’s Inner Mongolia reports suspected cases of bubonic plague: Here is all you need to know about ‘Black Death’ plague
Authorities in China in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have called for a Level III alarm after cases of 'Black Death' plague, or Bubonic plague, emerged from the region