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NBA star Ray Allen is spending retirement educating others about the Holocaust

Allen said he wants to "inspire people to break down stereotypes, and treat one another ... like family."

Living like a hermit on top of a 130-ft-tall monolith

The Katskhi Pillar has been home to hermits since the 9th century.

‘The Gift Outright’: Hear Robert Frost recite his legendary poem

It's always better hearing poetry in the voice of the poet.

Watch rare footage of George Lucas’ first movie as a cameraman

The Catholic film features actor William Shatner and was inspired by Psalm 42.

An old Roman “snack bar” is serving food once again, after 2,000 years

Pompeii’s Thermopolium was closed from 79 BC until 2010.

If it’s pyramids you want to see, beat the crowds and come here

Sudan offers a surprising look into ancient Egyptian history.

Louis Vuitton: The unlikely story of a man who never gave up

How he went from being an apprentice to being the owner of a suitcase empire.

Africa’s Great Civilizations: ‘Empires of Gold’

Hour 3 explores the rise of Islamic kingdoms.

The surprising (and often painful) history of high heels

Did you know the first people to wear heels were actually men?

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