Rain, rain go away! The science behind forecasting the weather
Everybody knows that the dodo became extinct because it was stupid… right?
Interview with Rick Kaiser, an ex-Navy SEAL who specialised in winter warfare, sniping and combat swimming. He was assigned to an Assault Squadron and was selected for the Enlisted Education…
Interview with the curator of Naval History at the National Maritime Museum, Dr James Davey
What was the Victory’s role at Trafalgar?
Its key role was as flagship for the commander in chief,…
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1: Character: Khal Drogo
Historical counterpart: Genghis Khan
If their similar titles weren’t enough of a hint, the horse-lord of the Dothraki shares a startling number of similarities with…
Lions live in co-operative social groups, working together to hunt, fight and raise their young
Guided by the Sun and the Earth’s magnetic field, these amazing insects migrate each year to avoid the cold winter
Believe it or not, these fierce carnivores can survive for ages without a meal
These tiny amphibians are capable of killing any predator that dares to touch them
Discover how the tallest animal on Earth manages to support itself on such spindly legs
1. “The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill
2. “People are trapped in history and history is trapped in…
It’s hard to see very far in the dense forest so a gorilla must rely on vocal calls to communicate, but they also use an array of physical gestures to make their point
Sneezing happens for all manner of reasons. Your nose is extremely sensitive so when it is exposed to a change in temperature or small allergic particles like dust or pollen, a protective mechanism engages to clear your hooter. This is … Continued
Learn more about this brightly coloured dragonfly in all stages of its life
We may find it disgusting, but a snail’s trail is essential to its survival as it travels