The UK is littered with thousands of exciting and educational places to visit. These include amazing museums, national parks, English Heritage sites, railways and cathedrals, which would all make excellent venues for a family day out. At How It Works, … Continued
It’s British Science Week, and here at How It Works we’re celebrating by showing you some of our favourite science experiments that you can try at home. Here’s how you can grow your own crystals using just salt and water! You will need: 75g … Continued
We’ve teamed up with Save the Children to support their No Child Born To Die campaign. Find out how you can get involved too… 6.3 million children die each year. That’s 17,000 dying every day. Many of these children die … 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
The European Space Agency has revealed that the first human homes on the Moon could be built by 3D-printing robots. A new video shows the plans for a lunar base that can house four people, and is made from an inflatable dome covered in … 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
The first working prototype of Google’s Project Ara smartphone has been revealed. Six months after the design was unveiled, a video has appeared online that shows an engineer turning on and using the device. Project Ara aims to enable users to … 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
LG has created a new ultra-wide, curved monitor providing more visual comfort when working and helping you to completely immerse yourself in movies and games. The 34UC97 is packed with stunning QHD resolution (3440 x 1440), giving you 2.4 times more visual information at one time than … Continued
From the makers of science and technology magazine How It Works comes Incredible Flying Machines. This digital-only edition is crammed full of amazing aircraft, awe-inspiring imagery and facts, making it a must-have for any aviation enthusiast. Inside, you’ll learn about drone aircraft and how … 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
HIW ‘Military Monday’ series is a weekly recap of the history of World War One. Check out what you’ve been missing right here.
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