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
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…
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,…
Narwhals are mysterious animals, and there are many things you might not know about them
A short video of our trip to the Ford factory in Cologne Germany. Full article to appear in issue 67 of How It Works!
Everybody knows that the dodo became extinct because it was stupid… right?
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…
A chat with Simon Milward who has recently returned from crossing the channel on a solar powered boat!
A very, very cool video on the incredible new flagship aircraft carrier for the Royal Navy
Lions live in co-operative social groups, working together to hunt, fight and raise their young
A quick chat with Captain of the MS Tûranor PlanetSolar Gerard d’Aboville, the largest solar powered boat in the world
This week we chat to Jerry Sanders, CEO and Chairman of SkyTran Inc. who are developing a brand new transportation system.
Believe it or not, these fierce carnivores can survive for ages without a meal
Guided by the Sun and the Earth’s magnetic field, these amazing insects migrate each year to avoid the cold winter
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