How the Ancient Romans built t...

Jun 27, 2014 by

How on earth can Ancient Romans have built our modern railway system ? We take a side-ways look at this claim.

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Krampus – The ‘Ant...

Dec 14, 2012 by

Meet a new and disturbing character to add to the pantheon of Christmas mythical beings … Krampus!

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How To … Fire a Musket

Apr 20, 2012 by

In the Napoleonic wars the cannon and musket was king of the battlefield. But how do you load and fire a smooth bore musket ?

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The Anthropic Principle

Apr 13, 2012 by

Why does the universe have all the right physical characteristics to support intelligent life. How probable is it ? Does the universe only exist at all once it has conscious observers ?

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Pykrete – Aircraft Carri...

Feb 24, 2012 by

Pykrete is a real substance made from wood chips and ice with fantastical properties that were actually considered for use in building Royal Navy aircraft carriers during WW II.

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Mind & Body – Where...

Jun 24, 2011 by

The Mind-Body problem. One of philosophy’s great topics of conjecture and debate. How are mental phenomena explicable in terms of, or otherwise related to, physical states and events in the body ?

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