Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Due for release in the UK on 10th August, Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is a 2018 computer-animated adventure film about the real-life Sergeant Stubby, a stray Boston Terrier who becomes a hero during World War I. Although the film credits state that the characters in the film are fictitious, the film follows the actual actions of the dog and includes real people involved … More Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero

Exploring Antarctica

Antarctica Antarctica is the world’s fifth largest continent covering an area of around 14 million square kilometres that are virtually untouched by humankind. Much of it is blanketed by a vast permanent ice sheet, averaging 2,000 metres in thickness. The South Pole is the southernmost point on the surface of the Earth. It is also known as … More Exploring Antarctica

The first double-crostic puzzle

The first double-crostic puzzle was published in the Saturday Review in 1934. It was created by Elizabeth Kingsley . Creator Elizabeth Kingsley was born in 1871 in Brooklyn. She attended Wellesley College, which was a private women’s liberal arts college located west of Boston in Wellesley, Massachusetts. She was working as a teacher in  1933 when she attended a Wellesley … More The first double-crostic puzzle

St George

The Princess and the dragon The story of a Princess being saved from a dragon is found in many legends. One of the earliest example of this motif is Perseus saving Andromeda. St. George and the dragon is a medieval legend in a similar vein. This one has strong Christian overtones as St George was a Christian knight. The … More St George

The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett

Percy Fawcett Lieutenant Colonel Percival Harrison Fawcett DSO was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archaeologist and explorer of South America. In 1925, along with his eldest son, Fawcett disappeared during an expedition to find the lost city he called “Z“. Percy Fawcett theorized that a complex civilization once existed in the Amazon region and began explorations … More The incredible true story of British explorer Percy Fawcett

Howard Carter

Howard Carter Howard Carter was born on  May 9 1874. He was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist who became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, Tutankhamun in November 1922. He died on 2 March 1939. Expert In 1907 Lord Carnarvon approached Gaston Maspero seeking advice in finding an expert to head his … More Howard Carter