Visual Arts Videos

What does it mean when we say "art is in the eye of the beholder?" How have artists' subjects changed over the centuries? This collection features diverse art forms (from ancient mosaics to modern cubism).

About 2,000 African-Americans were among the Allied troops who stormed Normandy's beaches on D-Day.

When a major earthquake happens, aftershocks add to the horror.

As Allied forces began their invasion of Germany, a Universal News camerman was embedded with the troops.

To protect themselves from raiding nomadic tribes, people in ancient China built walls around their homes, around their towns and around their country...

Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) was America's seventh president.

How did Beowulf, a story based on Scandinavian characters, become Britain's national epic?

Beowulf, an epic tale written in the Anglo-Saxon dialect, is a story about life in the Dark Ages.

On the 15th of March, 1962, five research groups announced the discovery of anti-matter. What is anti-matter? Can scientists create it? Learn more in...

What would it be like to dive under the frozen Arctic?

Area 51, at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, is nicknamed Dreamland, among other descriptions (such as Groom Lake and Homey Airport).

On the 15th of February, 2013, Asteroid 2012 DA 14 was expected to travel within the Earth-Moon system.

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