By adding Insects into our daily diet. We can provide additional food for those who are at risk of famine. Insects are an efficient source of nutrition, that need little attention in order to prosper.
This island off the coast of Nova Scotia has fascinated generations of treasure hunters and allowed others to speculate over whether Oak Island holds great riches or perhaps even the Holy Grail.
The alleged ancestor of the Great White Shark is extinct, or is it? Could there be a remnant monster of the deep alive today feasting on marine life we know nothing about?
Europe as a continent has seen great turmoil and upheaval. Would the Europe that we see today, be completely different had the Athenians, Spartans and fellow Greeks fallen to King Xerxes' invasion?
The damage inflicted upon shark populations has reached critical levels and man is still the biggest threat to the continued survival of these essential marine predators.
Insects could help eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of starvation that we see in the world. Could you include insects in your diet on a regular basis? Do they have any nutritional value?
Have you ever wondered why some English place names have a strange sounding name? This article will answer why these names have come into use and why they have remained intact into the modern age.
The natural world is a dangerous with many creatures that have evolved to hunt other animals as prey. Here, we shall examine those animals who could genuinely be classed as "Man Eaters".
The Mediterranean Sea is home to a small population of Great White Sharks. Their numbers are few but they still inhabit the same areas which are very alive with tourism.
Celtic Britain was a mysterious place on the edge of the known world. After the conquest of Gaul by the Roman empire, only the British Isles was left to keep the Celtic legacy alive.
The term Anglo-Saxon is used to describe the Germanic tribes that colonized parts of Great Britain after the withdrawal of the Roman Empire. So, who where the Angles and where did they come from?
The legend of St. Patrick banishing the Snakes from Ireland has inspired generations of Irish craftsman and poets. The story has been embraced by the Irish and is part of their national identity.
Whatever happened to the defeated soldiers of the British Crown after the American War of Independence. Did their integration help heal any ill feeling from the war?
Since the Maoist cultural revolution China has kept a tight grip on its culture and its borders. China is acutely aware of it's history and recalls its harsh treatment by Imperialist powers.
The stunning scenery of the Norwegian Fjords, brings thousands of tourists to Norway every year. To cruise the clear waters of the Fjord is to follow in the journey of the ancient folk of Europe.
The often demonized Great White Shark plays upon the most primal fears of the human psyche. Over the last fifty years the British media has reveled in publishing headlines about these apex predators.
Istanbul is a city full of world changing history. From its earliest settlement, the city has seen the turmoil and greatness of empires and ideologies.
Gdansk has been an important city for many years, it had grown rich by trade and has been ruined by conflict. Here are some interesting facts about this great Polish City.
Marseille grew from been an Ancient Greek colony and over time became one of the most important French military ports along it's southern coastline. This article highlights facts about the city.
The capital of Germany is full of things to do. It has seen a lot of history since the creation of the united German nation. Here is a look at some interesting facts about Berlin.
Slavery has existed in Europe for thousands of years, today there are people without the right to determine their own destiny. This article looks at Europe's history of indigenous slavery.
The Knights Templar were the guardians of untold riches gathered from their time protecting the Christian pilgrims. Could their relics have been moved away by the Templar naval fleet at La Rochelle?
The first European peoples to discover the America's were the Vikings, they beat Columbus by nearly 500 years. They left a small impact on America, but did they explore more than we first thought?
The Hanse were a collection of European trading settlements that banded together to form a trading empire. The Hanse were set up by enterprising merchants who used their wealth to better their cities.
The Frisians are a people who settled along the shorelines of the North Sea. They are not as well known as their Germanic cousins such as the Angles or the Saxons, but they have contributed to many cultures around Europe.
Like other minority tribal groups in various countries across the world, the Sami have fought hard to cling on to their traditions and heritage within Europe.
China has always been a lucrative market for any company that produces a product or markets a service. With over a billion people within its borders the potential for profit is enormous.
The fall of the Roman Empire in Europe could have signaled the end of Christianity. With paganism deep rooted in the culture of Northern Europe, Christianity needed a leader to cement the new faith.
The Franks were a Germanic tribe who gained control of much of Western and Central Europe after the decline of the Roman Empire in what became known as the Dark Ages.
There have been numerous fossils recovered from across the British Isles, of creatures that are now extinct. Here is a selection of creatures that were once native to the British Isles.
Human habitation in the area around the City of London has drastically changed the landscape of the capital. Beneath the march of civilization, several waterways have become hidden in plain sight.
The Vikings influence every settlement they visited. Those Vikings who permanently settled left a lasting impact on the population, dialect, place names and the local culture.
Many tons of untapped gold reserves may exist in the British Isles. Recent years have seen increased efforts to find untold riches in both the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland.
The sword has evolved over time into many different styles. Different cultures have added their own distinctive flair to this icon weapon of war.
We know of only a handful of British goldmines. So where did they get the gold from to create all of those ancient treasures that we find in their museums?
The War of Independence was not just American colonists versus the British Empire. The use of German mercenaries by the Crown made this conflict both bloody and ruthless.
Would the introduction of wild Wolves into the rural areas of the United Kingdom be a wise move? For an animal that had been hunted to extinction by our ancestors, could its return wash its blood from our stained hands?
The Welsh tribes were defiant in the face of Rome's aggression, they inflicted defeats upon Rome's elite commanders. These tribes took on the might of Rome and gave their enemy food for thought.
Vercingetorix was a tribal chief in Gaul who formed a powerful resistance against the advance of the Roman Legions in parts of modern day France.
The British Isles has a wealth of both mythical and historical treasure, that is either buried in the ground or lost to the harsh sea that surrounds it.
Most major European cities have origins from the Roman period. In this article a few of the major cultural cities are explored.
Ireland owes much to the peoples of the north of Europe. These Viking invaders help found Ireland's cities and increased trade across the British Isles.
The earliest humans would have fashioned spears, bows and slings to augment their arsenal of projectile weapons such as rocks. Many ancient weapons are still effective even in today's world.
The Roman Empire brought civilization by spreading its culture by conquering much of the ancient world. What stopped Rome from spreading its ideology and culture all around the entire world ?
For every legendary historical figure such as King Arthur, Robin Hood and the Duke of Wellington. There is the polar opposite such as Jack the Ripper, Guy Fawkes or Dick Turpin.
Underneath the waves of the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Lay the sunken wrecks that carried the wealth of Empire back to the European homelands of the Continental powers.
Haiti is known to the world primarily for Voodoo and crippling dictatorships. Haiti does not have the same level of tourism as its neighbour the Dominican Republic, but one day that may change.
The Vikings influence every settlement they visited. Those Vikings who permanently settled left a lasting impact on the population and heritage.
Aruba offers the modern tourist a mix of heritage and style. With plenty to occupy family groups, couples and those out to explore hidden beauty. Aruba represents a special destination.
Curacao is a multicultural Island off the coast of South America with strong ties to the Netherlands. Curacao is a melting pot of European, Caribbean and the Latin America culture.
York is an ancient city, situated in the county of Yorkshire. It was strategically important to the Romans, the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. York was essential to maintaining the rule of north.
The local folklore spoke had always spoken of hidden Viking treasure. In the 1840's the Cuerdale hoard was found by a group of workmen repairing the bank of the river, which proved legend to be true.
The Vikings used their weapons to defeat their enemies, and increase their wealth. This hub looks at Viking armour, transportation and weaponry. The weaponry the Viking's used added to their legend.
The Saxons saw the British Isles as ripe for colonization, and with the attention of Rome occupied elsewhere the land of the Romano-British were just what the Saxons needed. Britain was desirable as it had good supplies of nature resources and had very good farmland
The true fate of the gold taken by the Nazi regime in World War Two is a mystery, unlikely to be solved. With families of the victims still hoping for compensation, little progress has been made.
To invest in rare and alternative commodities may be the most sensible option when the economic climate is poor. Investing in the alternative may yield higher profits than conventional commodities.
The moral code of the Viking warrior, dictated how he behaved on and off the battlefield. A true warrior valued his honour and morals as much as he valued his victories over his foes.
The Swedish Vikings who sailed into Eastern Europe, where known as Rus Vikings. They soon created their own cities and grew wealthy through trade with their neighbours such as the Byzantine Empire.
In times of financial uncertainty sometimes the shrewd investor will look at different commodities. Those who think outside the box and take a small risk, often reap a huge return for their foresight.
Have you ever had the feeling that you have lived a life different to one you are in now? If so, this article gives you the tools to discover a world yo may have previously forgot.
The forgotten history of the United States of America, includes the part the Dutch played in creating America what it is today.
Odin's most famous son is the thunder god, Thor. But Odin had many other sons listed among the Norse Gods. These powerful figures all had different roles within the realm of the Norse Gods.
The tribes of modern day Germany, drastically changed the ethnic and cultural make-up of the people who we refer to as the people of the British Isles.
The action figures released with the original Star Wars film, are now worth a large amount of money. This article looks at a few of the more expensive items which people may have in their collections.
Was Hernan Cortes solely responsible for destroying the Aztec way of life? Or should he be celebrated for opening up beneficial trade routes for the Spanish Empire within South America.
The Spanish Empire conquered the civilizations of South America with ruthless efficiency. They then transported the great riches back to the Old World to finance the building of a new Spanish era.
The Runes are a collection of symbols that represent an alphabet for the Norse peoples, the Runes are filled with hidden knowledge. For those who study the Runes, wisdom is waiting to be uncovered.
Who would win in a one and one fight? A veteran Legionnaire or an elite Spartan warrior. Let us look at their training methods and what weapons they would have used.
When the Romans invaded Ancient Britain, they knew the region had a wealth of natural resources. Gold was one of these precious natural resources and the Romans swiftly took over established mines.