10 Shocking Facts About Genghis Khan

10 Shocking Facts About Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was the leader of the Mongol Empire, perhaps the mightiest in history. The empire he started eventually became the largest contiguous empire in history. He was born into a tribe in Northeast Asia, and warred with other tribes until he had united them all...
10 Golden Ages You’d Love To See

10 Golden Ages You’d Love To See

Tracing the roots of the word Golden Age will take you back to Greek mythology and legend. Greek legend dictates that the first of the five Ages of Man is the Golden, succeeded by the silver age, followed by the bronze Age, then the Age of Heroes, and then the Iron...
10  Bloodiest Chinese Dynasties Ever

10 Bloodiest Chinese Dynasties Ever

A dynasty is a line of hereditary rulers of a civilisation. There are many Chinese dynasties throughout history but these ones were particularly violent.  Dynasties rarely started or ended peacefully, in fact the majority of them were destroyed by rebellions or...
8 Reasons The Mongol Empire Dominated

8 Reasons The Mongol Empire Dominated

The Mongol Empire was the largest contiguous empire in history. It was started by tribes in the Steppes of Central Asia. Genghis Khan united the Mongol tribes in the Steppe and proceeded to decimate their enemies. Using superior technology and more sophisticated...
10 Reasons For The Fall Of The Han Dynasty

10 Reasons For The Fall Of The Han Dynasty

The Han dyasty is a period of Chinese history that lasted for over 1,000 years. It’s one of the longest lasting empires in history, but like all empires it eventually fell. But what was the reason for the fall of the Han Dynasty? There are countless reasons for...
10 Lost Expeditions Surrounded By Mystery

10 Lost Expeditions Surrounded By Mystery

Lost expeditions are voyages that end up going wrong in some way, which usually results in the death or disappearance of the explorers themselves. Exploring is a dangerous job, but for most explorers the thrill and excitement is worth the risk. Although most lost...

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