In addition to seeing improvements on older weaponry, warriors and soldiers experienced the creation and the use of many new technologies including explosives, revolvers, and automatic machine guns.
Pirates go by many different names: buccaneers, corsairs, Vikings, and privateers. Each served a purpose and were active during different eras, yet all had one thing in common, they were Pirates.
Three examples of the military creativity of the (not so) ancient hindu peoples and their love for exquisite weaponry.
A brief summary of the most widely-used weaponry by the Scandinavian warriors, traders, and explorers known as the Vikings
The Fustibal or Staff Sling was a portable siege weapon of the medieval period. It was portable, easy to make and use. In short is the ultimate weapon for a movable army.
We are all familiar with some natural explosions. For example, when you drop water into really hot grease, the water vaporizes so fast that it creates a small explosion that throws grease all over. When you burn wood,...
5 of the strangest nuclear weapons ever created. Some of these you have to see to believe that they where ever created at all.
In the 1950s a group of scientists working on robotics research accidentally discovered the principle behind a deadly new weapon that utilized infrasound – sound at such a low frequency that it cannot be heard by...
U.S. aircraft carriers made a huge impact for the U.S. offense during the Gulf War. Four out of 6 carriers received naval honors for their duty in the Gulf War.
The carousel, as we know it today, is a rotating (fairground) attraction, consisting of horses, carriages and perhaps other animals. The artwork is usually very attractive and highly decorative. There are, generally,...