Author: Scott Dutfield

8 Wonders of the Ancient World

Take a tour of history’s greatest human-made landmarks The Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx Built between 2589 and 2504 BCE, the three Pyramids of Giza served as extravagant tombs for ancient Egyptian pharaohs,...

How to make a borax snowflake

Exploit the natural, crystallising properties of borax to create some unique snowflake decorations Disclaimer: Borax is a toxic substance and should be handled with care and always with adult supervision. Under no circumstances should...

Christmas gadget gift guide

©Oculus  Oculus Go  Entering the realm of virtual reality is made easy with all-in-one Oculus Go. As a standalone device, the Oculus Go doesn’t need to pair with your computer or games console. Using...

How do dogsleds work?

This traditional form of transport can tackle even the snowiest terrain Over 9,000 years ago, people in northeastern Siberia started selectively breeding dogs for size, strength and stamina that were able to pull sleds...

Issue 132 preview: Super Substances

Discover the mind-blowing materials that defy the laws of nature Also inside: How the world celebrates Christmas, the power of antimatter, living fossils and so much more! Buy online Inside the AR ZONE! Bring...

Origin Stories: Typewriters

The origins of the mechanical writing machines that influenced modern keyboard designs For most of the 20th century, almost every house, office and school had a typewriter. This mechanical device allowed people to write...

Cosmic Mysteries: Is the universe a hologram?

Startling theories suggest we’re a projection on a 2D plane It sounds a bit bizarre – an idea that our three-dimensional universe might be a projection on two-dimensional space. And it is bizarre. But...