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New Zealand academic offers new explanation for the cause of Alexander the Great's death

University of Otago's Dr. Katherine Hall doesn’t believe theories about the cause and time of the 32-year old world conqueror’s death. Here’s why.

11 Things You Need to Know About Gandhi's London Years

Whether or not we are history buffs, we know many legends about Mahatma Gandhi - his devotion to truth, his high ideals, and his austerity. But what about Mohandas, the young man who traveled to London to study Law at the Inns of Court? As part of our exclusive Hall of Fame series featuring freedom fighters who studied abroad, BrainGain magazine brings you 11 fascinating facts about Mahatma Gandhi's London years.

A unique college for the Building Arts

In Charleston, a city famous for its historic buildings, students can earn degrees in the traditional skills that enable them to restore architectural heritage around the world

Game of Thrones fires up medieval studies at US colleges

Harvard University, Boston College, University of California and Virginia Tech are offering medieval studies courses inspired by the Game of Thrones.

What degree will get you a job?

Not sure what to study? Take a look at the traditional options.

Here's What You Should Know About Mother's Day

Is Mother's Day another Hallmark holiday or something more? BrainGain magazine lets you in on the idea behind this special day. And gives you some suggestions on how to celebrate it.

Helen Keller: 'Some day I shall go to college - but I shall go to Harvard!'

Keller, who became deaf and blind in infancy, not only learned several languages, but also listened to music, wrote poetry, and championed several causes. And yes, she went to Harvard.

A World Full of Beauty, Charm and Adventure: Nehru in England

Nehru spent seven years in London – at school in Harrow, at University in Cambridge and then at Law in the Inner Temple. Was he anything more than another of the “Old Boys” and “Brown Sahibs”? Read below.

The World's 5 Oldest Universities

BrainGain magazine brings you a list of 5 of the world’s oldest universities still surviving and thriving as centers of knowledge

5 podcasts to binge this summer before you go to college

Watching the same six shows on your Netflix queue during your holidays is so passé. Podcasts are the way to go this summer.

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