Ken Geiger (American, born 1957). Nigerian Relay Team, Olympics, Barcelona, 1992, printed 2016. Inkjet print, 177/16 x 195/8 in. (44.3 x 49.9 cm). Courtesy of Ken Geiger/The Dallas Morning News

Ken Geiger (American, born 1957). Nigerian Relay Team, Olympics, Barcelona, 1992, printed 2016. Inkjet print, 177/16 x 195/8 in. (44.3 x 49.9 cm). Courtesy of Ken Geiger/The Dallas Morning News

In Architecture, the Art Nouveau style particularly shows the synthesis of ornament and structure. This type of architecture was characterized by a liberal combination of materials – glass, iron, ceramic and brickwork – which was employed in the creation of interiors in which beams and columns became thick vines with spreading tendrils and the windows became both opening for air and light and membranous outgrowths of the organic whole

In Architecture, the Art Nouveau style particularly shows the synthesis of ornament and structure. This type of architecture was characterized by a liberal combination of materials – glass, iron, ceramic and brickwork – which was employed in the creation of interiors in which beams and columns became thick vines with spreading tendrils and the windows became both opening for air and light and membranous outgrowths of the organic whole

Wherever you are on the political spectrum, we should all agree that it's important to celebrate the role of other cultures and races in shaping our history—and some may feel it's more important now than ever. Observed every February in the U.S. and Canada (and in October in the U.K.), Black History Month reminds us of the events, achievements, and contributions African-American people have made—and often in the face of bigotry and discrimination. Here are some of the best places to visit…

Wherever you are on the political spectrum, we should all agree that it's important to celebrate the role of other cultures and races in shaping our history—and some may feel it's more important now than ever. Observed every February in the U.S. and Canada (and in October in the U.K.), Black History Month reminds us of the events, achievements, and contributions African-American people have made—and often in the face of bigotry and discrimination. Here are some of the best places to visit…

If you're a travel-loving history buff, you already know the power certain places, special buildings, and rich heritage sites have to sum up much of the world's past. One of these places? Lighthouses. They're common sights on islands and along the coast, but wow, if their walls could only talk! Thankfully, many of the world's iconic lighthouses, both working and for tourism, do tell their stories -- through museums, guided tours, and historical plaques. Here are 10 of our favorites that are…

If you're a travel-loving history buff, you already know the power certain places, special buildings, and rich heritage sites have to sum up much of the world's past. One of these places? Lighthouses. They're common sights on islands and along the coast, but wow, if their walls could only talk! Thankfully, many of the world's iconic lighthouses, both working and for tourism, do tell their stories -- through museums, guided tours, and historical plaques. Here are 10 of our favorites that are…

If you want to see a rare artifact, you typically have to head to a museum or know someone with a stellar private collection. But how cool would it be if seeing a piece of history was one of the amenities that came with your hotel stay? Well, that's exactly what some properties are doing; we found seven hotels showcasing rare collections of history, from repurposed beds used by nuns in Guatemalan convents to the remains of a French cruise liner-converted WWII ship.

If you want to see a rare artifact, you typically have to head to a museum or know someone with a stellar private collection. But how cool would it be if seeing a piece of history was one of the amenities that came with your hotel stay? Well, that's exactly what some properties are doing; we found seven hotels showcasing rare collections of history, from repurposed beds used by nuns in Guatemalan convents to the remains of a French cruise liner-converted WWII ship.

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