Probably one of the most famous myths ever to spread through Western culture, Queen of France Marie Antoinette’s sentiment that if French peasants had no bread to eat then they should eat cake instead is at best a misunderstanding and … Continued
The discovery of a female mammoth carcass preserved in snow could allow biologists to bring the ancient creatures back from extinction. The mammoth, which scientists have nicknamed Buttercup, was found frozen in Siberia in May 2013, and carbon dating of her flesh has revealed that she … Continued
History Of War magazine has been relaunched by the people who bring you How It Works, All About Space and All About History. Issue 9, on sale now, has all of the depth and detail about historic wars that existing readers enjoy, but … Continued
New findings revealed in BBC documentary Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered provide evidence of the ancient pharaoh’s poor health and likely cause of his untimely death. “When you think of Tutankhamun, you immediately think of a big golden mask, that you imagine must have been fit … Continued
Sexual intercourse among vertebrates – that’s animals with backbones, such as humans – is a lot older than first thought. 35 million years older, to be exact. It was previously thought intercourse and internal fertilisation began in primitive fish known as placoderms that lived around … Continued
A new study, published in the journal Plos One, has revealed that extinct kangaroos were up to three times larger than the size they are today and walked on two feet instead of hopping around. The Sthenurine family of kangaroos, which existed … Continued
Roman expert Carey Fleiner talks us through the Roman advancements in architecture and building construction
Part one of our chat on all things Roman with Senior Lecturer in Classical and Medieval History, Dr Carey Fleiner
We chat to Dr. Paul Barrett who tells us all about dinosaur fossils and what radiometric dating is
We chat to Professor Martyn Bennett, head of Nottingham Trent University’s Graduate School and Professor of Early Modern History.
On the 510th birthday of Michelangelo’s David being unveiled, find out more about the legendary painter and sculptor.