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10 upcoming technologies that mirror the realm of science fiction

Previously, we harped about 6 of the most advanced weapon systems being tested by the United States military. But this time around we have decided to up the ante to also cover some equally fascinating developments in varied technological fields. So, without further ado, let us check out ten such upcoming advanced technologies that pretty…


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8 unbelievably advanced ancient man-made structures that still astonish us

While it may seem that the scope of modern construction with its 'pillars' of concrete and glass has taken the progressive path, the vast ambit of ancient architecture had already traversed the advanced route by the sheer design prowess of some incredible buildings and structures (a few of which were even built more than 5,000…


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10 surprising facts you probably didn’t know about the Sistine Chapel

The Sistine Chapel is one of Rome’s most popular and prized historic sites. Set within the Vatican City and Museums, it welcomes around 25,000 visitors a day. The world-famous ceiling frescoes by Michelangelo are of course the main attraction, forming masterpieces of astonishing beauty and magnificence. Despite cameras being banned in the chapel, the visit…


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4 remarkable inventions of Archimedes that still baffle us

Last month, we talked about the ten 'hi-tech' weapons from history, and how these crafty designs were far ahead of their times. And, speaking of being 'ahead of times' very few can surpass the sheer ingenuity possessed by the great Archimedes. An Ancient Greek engineer, inventor, astronomer and a mathematician, he is known for devising…



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10 fascinating facts you probably didn’t know about Alexander the Great and his army

We have harped about how ancient Spartans bragged of rigorous discipline being instilled in their citizen armies. But there was another 'lesser' Greek kingdom on the northern periphery of Classical Greece that eventually managed to make its world-conquering claims that no other 'civilized' Greek city-state could ever boast of. We are of course talking about…



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5 of the bloodiest ancient battles that made their mark in history

Previously, we had harped about 10 incredible battles that were fought and won against overwhelming odds. But as history is witness to past events of significance - battles and wars are not only about glorious victories; some of them also poignantly account for their fair share of high human casualties. So, without further ado, let us…


10 incredible facts about Vikings you may have missed out on

The horned helmet of the Vikings was rather a Victorian age embellishment, so as to romanticize the 'noble barbarity' (read oxymoron) of these adventurous seafarers from the Scandinavian lands. However, there is more to the Vikings than just the stereotypical myths that were fabricated later - firstly by the Catholic factions of the medieval world…


8 futuristic military technologies you wouldn’t believe existed

In terms of tactical capacity, military technologies have evolved more in the last 70 years, than the entire history of human kind. And, this exhilarating sense of 'progression' hasn't stopped scientists and engineers from achieving (or trying to achieve) the next levels of sophistication in military-inspired systems. So, without further ado, let us check out…


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