Architect Avi Friedman wanted to know what makes a good place - so he traveled around the world visiting different kinds of "good" places as research for his new book, "The Nature of Place". He talks with Lisa Mullins about what he found.
The Achuar live in a piece of the Amazon rainforest in South America. Their ancestral territory straddles two countries we'd like you to name. Reporter Andy Isaacson recently traveled to a remote Achuar village to find out more about their way of life.
South African music is famous for its fusion of Western and indigenous sounds. A group of South African classical composers are taking inspiration from a native sound. Anders Kelto has this report from Cape Town.
For our Geo Quiz we're interested in the Peruvian highlands. The city we'd like you to name is located there. It once served as the capital of the Incan empire. That all changed with the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors.
The social-networking site Bebo beamed a digital time capsule into outer space today. Bebo users hope to connect with extra terrestrial life. The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports from the site of the transmission - the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine.
More than a quarter of the Haitian population lives outside Haiti. Now there are growing efforts to unify and strengthen that diaspora. Haitian leaders in the US are getting advice from another diaspora -- The American Jewish community.
We fight to the death for today's Geo Quiz. The city we're looking for today was an once a Roman military base in northern England. Archeologists have now found what they say is a well preserved graveyard for gladiators in our mystery city.
100 years ago this weekend, Sigmund Freud made his first and only trip to the United States to deliver a series of lectures at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks to Clark University archivist Mott Linn about the visit.
Two new AIDS studies suggest that there's a way to enocurage people to avoid the risky behavior that helps spread HIV. It involves paying them. Marco Werman gets details from the World Bank's David Wilson, who is at the International AIDS Conference.