The International Olympic Committee announced this week that "breaking" - a form of dancing - is among new sports to debut at the next couple of Games. But that's by no means the oddest sport that's been included over the years. DAVID ADAMS take a look...

MEAGAN CLARK, of Religion Unplugged, looks at the history of the Washington, DC, church which hit the headlines this week...

In a special Know It All, medical academic RICHARD GUNDERMAN of Indiana University in the US, looks at - in an article first published on The Conversation -some facts and figures about the 1918 flu...

Following news Australia's first designated "Dark Sky Reserve" has been declared in South Australia, DAVID ADAMS takes a look at what "Dark Sky Places" are all about...

The European principality of Liechtenstein is this year marking its 300th anniversary. DAVID ADAMS takes a look at some facts and figures...

As the world marks the 70th anniversary of the 1949 Geneva Conventions, DAVID ADAMS looks at some facts and figures surrounding the conventions...

In a special ahead of this weekend's 50th anniversary of the 1969 Moon landing, EMILY MCFARLAN MILLER and JACK JENKINS, of Religion News Service, look at five "faith facts" related to the lunar event...

This month marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen Victoria. DAVID ADAMS looks at some facts and figures about the woman who became synonymous with the idea of a British Empire - and the 19th century...

In light of the move to change the name of Kazakhstan's capital from Astana to Nur-Sultan, UMBERTO BACCHI, of Thomson Reuters Foundation, looks at 10 other cities which have changed their name...

News last week that NASA's Opportunity rover was finally confirmed dead, 15 years after it landed on Mars. DAVID ADAMS looks at some facts and figures about its journey out of this world...

Australia's Parliament House turns 30 this year.  DAVID ADAMS takes a look behind the scenes...

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