A woman crawls through Tunnel 57 to escape East Germany.

The Story of the Most Successful Tunnel Escape in the History of the Berlin Wall

An abandoned bakery, some shovels and a few buckets were all it took for a few university students to defy the symbolic barrier of the Cold War

A Swiss map at the printing office of the Federal Office of Topography in Wabern, Canton of Bern, Switzerland.

The Unlikely History of the Origins of Modern Maps

GIS technology has opened up new channels of understanding how the world works. But where did it begin?

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