Antikythera Mechanism

Top 11 Fascinating Discoveries of the Ancient World

There is always a beginning and an end for everything, and the beginning – as we know it – is when people started keeping records of their existence such as cave engravings and paintings. In ancient times, mankind relied on hunting and nature for survival, and we can find evidence of this from fossils, cave paintings, and ancient texts. The … Read more >>

Diseases in WW1

Top 10 Diseases That Were Common in World War I

Though many innocent souls were lost due to physical injuries sustained during battle , others suffered from diseases which arose from poor living conditions, food shortages, and lack of personal hygiene in the trenches. This meant that people were often admitted to hospital for sickness instead of wounds and medics found themselves fighting a war against disease as well as … Read more >>

Benedetto Brin Battleship

Top 10 Outstanding Battleships of World War I

“War makes good history, but peace is poor reading.” – Thomas Hardy And sardonically enough it is true. Though war may represent a horrible time in human history, it also allows us to learn about various principles, strategies, and consequences that occur during the course of conflict and how to bring about peace. Another important aspect of war is the … Read more >>

The Lighthouse at Alexandria, Egypt

The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World

The seven wonders of the ancient world are examples of exceptional pieces of classical architecture and human achievement. The first list of the seven wonders dates back to the first or second century BC when it acted as a kind of guidebook for Hellenic sightseers. Compiled by ancient scholars, the list contains the most astounding centerpieces of great architecture and … Read more >>

Ferdinand Foch WW1 General

Top 10 Outstanding World War I Generals

The First World War, also known as the Great War, which lasted from 1914 to 1918, saw one of the worst losses of human life in history. The war was led by tough generals on both sides who devised strategies and displayed a tremendous amount of courage in leading their troops. Some of them gained respect for their sharp battle … Read more >>

deadly machine gun

Top 10 Deadliest Weapons of World War 1

The First World War, also known as the Great War, saw the use of some of the deadliest weapons ever known to humankind. Europeans entered the war expecting traditional cavalry charges and infantry carrying bayonets, but the reality was very different when the continent woke up to face U-boats, machine guns, lethal chemicals and some of the most advanced artillery … Read more >>

Atom Bomb (Fat Man and Little Boy)

Top 10 Deadliest Weapons of World War II

The Second World War is considered as the most widespread and terrifying war in the history of mankind. There were more than 100 million people from over 30 countries directly or indirectly involved and over 60 million casualties. One of the major reasons for such mass destruction was the advanced weaponry used. During World War II, the focus was placed … Read more >>

Battle of Berlin

The 10 Major Battles of World War II

The Second World War (1939–1945) was one of the deadliest events in the history of mankind. The war that claimed over 60 million lives across the globe saw many battles resulting in huge bloodshed on all sides. Some lasted for minutes while others went on for months and even years. Here is a list of the 10 major battles fought … Read more >>

Bagh Nakh weapons india

Top 10 Popular Ancient Weapons

In their hunger for power, humans have always searched for the perfect weaponry. Empires carved out in history were often the result of strategic planning, political ingenuity, and the most sophisticated warfare of their time. The careful selection of weapons at times proved to be the crucial difference between winning a battle or being slaughtered on the field. The earth … Read more >>

Roman Empire

Top 10 Bloodiest Battles of World War 1

There were more than 100 battles fought in World War I. The war started on July 28, 1914 and ended on November 11, 1918, lasting for four years. There were over nine million combatants and seven million civilians directly or indirectly involved. World War I had some of the bloodiest battles that resulted in over 17 million casualties and 20 … Read more >>