The Grisly Tale of ‘The Angel of Death’: One of the Most Prolific Serial Killers in Modern History 1975- 1998

One of the most infamous lonely hearts killers was Harold Frederick Shipman, nicknamed ‘Dr Death’ or ‘The Angel of Death’, a British doctor who is believed to have murdered between 215 and 250 of his patients, making him one of the world’s most prolific murderers. He posed as a caring and trustworthy physician but used his position to administer lethal doses of drugs to his victims.

Powder Monkey: More Than 300 Years Using Children in Naval Warfare

An industry that actively recruited young boys was the British Royal Navy. These children were known as “Powder Monkeys” or “powder boy”.

Groom of the Stool and Yeoman of the Chamber: a 14th-Century Job

Groom of the Stool was a job that existed in England from the medieval period until the reign of King Edward VII in the 19th century. It is a position that has now been forgotten, but one that provided comfort and convenience to many monarchs throughout the years.

The Invention of Radar 1935

The invention of radar has revolutionized the way we navigate and interact with the world around us. It was first developed in the early twentieth century by a British physicist named Sir Robert Watson-Watt, and has since become an invaluable tool for navigation, surveillance, and defence.

Jack the Ripper: The Victorian Serial Killer 1888–1891

The Victorian Serial Killer Jack the Ripper was originally known as the ‘Whitechapel Murderer’, given that his crimes were committed in the neighbourhood of East London by the same name.

Prehistoric Petrospheres: The Carved Stone Balls of Scotland 5,000-2,500 BC

The Prehistoric Petrospheres of Scotland, most commonly known as the Carved Stone Balls, are a mysterious and unique class of objects made of different fine stones, such as sandstone and granite. These rare ancient artifacts were shaped 5000 to 5200 years ago

A Brief Introduction to Psychological Operations

Introduction to Psychological Operations Introduction to Psychological Operations The 20th century was marked by technological developments such as radio, television, and the internet that would have profound impacts on the world’s consciousness as well as behavior. It will forever shift the course of history and human evolution. It was a completely new era punctuated by two World Wars and countless other international conflicts […]