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Top 10 historical sites in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire is a county in southern England that sits directly above London. With occupation stretching as far back as the Mesolithic period, Hertfordshire is rich in a variety of historical sites, monuments and ancient ruins waiting for you to explore.

5 Ancient Maps of Britain

Ancient historical maps of Britain, overlaid onto an interactive mapping platform

10 incredible caves

A cave is a hollow place in the ground, specifically a natural underground space large enough for a human to enter. Caves form naturally by geothermal activities or the weathering of rock and often extend deep underground.

10 weird war machines from WW2

The Second World War witnessed a leap in technology and weaponry, but despite some advances, there were some weapon concepts that were simply....bizarre!

10 Ukrainian Castles

Ukraine is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe that was once a key centre of East Slavic culture within the federation of 'Kievan Rus' - forming some of the basis of Ukrainian identity.

10 ancient pyramids around the world

A pyramid is a structure whose outer surfaces are triangular and converge to a single point at the top, making the shape roughly a pyramid in the geometric sense. The base of a pyramid can be trilateral, quadrilateral, or of any polygon shape.

10 Underground cave cities & settlements

Cave dwellings can be found across most of the world and served as sites for religious practice, protection or just habitation.

The 7 Viking Ring Forts – Trelleborg

A trelleborg or ring fort was a circular fortification built across Denmark and Sweden during the Viking age. Similar structures have been found throughout Northern Europe, particularly in Ireland, but none have the same strict and precise geometrical design of the Scandinavian ring fortresses.

A brief history of the space station

A space station is a spacecraft capable of supporting crewmembers, which is designed to remain in space (most commonly as an artificial satellite in low Earth orbit) for an extended period of time and for other spacecraft to dock.