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If the Germans had invaded England…Part 1

In the late 19th century, Britain feared that the centre of the Empire, London, was not protected sufficiently from an attack. As a result, over a dozen forts were built surrounding London in the…

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The inside story on Navy SEAL training

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…

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What did HMS Victory really do at Trafalgar?

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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A trip to the Ford factory

A short video of our trip to the Ford factory in Cologne Germany. Full article to appear in issue 67 of How It Works!

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Why did the dodo die out?

Everybody knows that the dodo became extinct because it was stupid… right?

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The real history behind Game Of Thrones

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…

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Solar powered boats

A chat with Simon Milward who has recently returned from crossing the channel on a solar powered boat!

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HMS Queen Elizabeth

A very, very cool video on the incredible new flagship aircraft carrier for the Royal Navy

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Life in a lion pride

Lions live in co-operative social groups, working together to hunt, fight and raise their young

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The Find out Friday interview

A quick chat with Captain of the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar Gerard d’Aboville, the largest solar powered boat in the world

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The ‘Find out Friday’ interview

This week we chat to Jerry Sanders, CEO and Chairman of SkyTran Inc. who are developing a brand new transportation system.

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Gorilla groups revealed

Take a look inside the social structure of a band of gorillas

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Life cycle of the monarch butterfly

Guided by the Sun and the Earth’s magnetic field, these amazing insects migrate each year to avoid the cold winter

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10 great quotations about history

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…

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How gorillas communicate

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

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Modern Highways: Part 3

This third edition sees what else is in store for the roads of tomorrow

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