Category: History

Meet the world’s biggest sloth

One of the biggest land mammals that ever existed, the giant ground sloth roamed the Earth for millions of years Towering over the Cenozoic flora of South America, a sloth the size of an...

7 Amazing Everyday Inventions

We take them for granted, but modern life depends on these incredible discoveries and inventions 1. Electricity: By discovering how to manipulate the flow of electrons, we triggered a technological revolution Almost everything we...

The birth of blue jeans

The ‘riveting’ story of how two visionary immigrants created an American classic Denim jeans are a fashion essential around the world, but their origins are much more humble. During the late 1800s, America was...

Meet the Megasharks

As one of the world’s largest prehistoric predators, the mighty Megalodon could eat whales for breakfast Deep beneath the surface of the Mediterranean, slicing through the open ocean, an iconic silhouette approaches a whale....

Top Five Facts: Christmas

Those festive times are only just around the corner, so make sure you’ve got a few brilliant facts lined up to impress friends and relatives

How do we know dinosaurs have feathers?

It turns out that fossils have preserved much more than just bone structure   Most of us have been captivated by the idea of dinosaurs since childhood. Among their numbers stood veracious hunters, towering...