Why World War 2 is still killing people

Officially, the year 1945 marks the end of World War 2 when Germany, Japan and its allies surrendered. Nevertheless, the number of war casualties is still rising. Many bombs from the war are still undetonated and pose a huge risk to people living in Japan and Germany. In 2015, the German city of Koblenz had to evacuate 10,000 people to …

The Princes and the Tower

The case of the missing princes is one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in the whole of Great Britain’s long and storied history. Upon the death of their father, King Edward IV, 12-year-old Prince Edward V and his 9-year-old brother Richard were lodged in the Tower of London to await the elder brother’s coronation.

The Last Survivors

We are all familiar with the Neanderthals, our fellow hominins who faced extinction about 40,000 years ago. However, few know that our ancestors were just one of many “human” species that existed.

The Pointy-Toed Men

First seen in the 12th century, and reappearing in the 15th century, the fashion of pointy toed shoes was one that was strongest among men and upper classes.