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Staghound Armoured Car Mk.I from the left

Staghound Armoured Car Mk.I from the left

Staghound Armoured Car Mk.I from the left Here we see a view of the Staghound Armoured Car Mk 1 from the left, showing the tank like turret with its 37mm M6 gun. The Staghound entered service during the Italian campaign, where its large size was seen as a disadvantage, and the 37mm gun as somewhat outdated, lacking in both the AP and HE roles.

Teaching of Mathematics in Italy and in Germany in the fifteenth century

Teaching of Mathematics in Italy and in Germany in the fifteenth century

In is book Beyond numeracy, John Allen Paulos tells this story: “A German merchant of the fifteenth century asked an eminent professor where he should send his son for a good business educati…

The best value for money sunglasses

The best value for money sunglasses

Sunglasses are the queens of beaches and swimming pools in the summer, but that does not mean that this accessory is not necessary during the rest of the other seasons of the year, both on sunny days and on cloudy days. Sunglasses play a fundamental role in our health, since they protect us from ultraviolet rays, which can damage our eyes.

Juan Planelles Ripoll, the discoverer of the dysentery vaccine

Juan Planelles Ripoll, the discoverer of the dysentery vaccine

Although at first it seems just a simple - but annoying - diarrhea, dysentery can reach such an intensity that it ends the lives of its patients. Until the 20th century, it had a history of deaths worthy of the most lethal diseases. It had claimed - among many others - the lives of the British kings John Landless and Henry V, the Mongol emperor Akbar the Great and the privateer Francis Drake.

Valley of the Temples

Valley of the Temples

Image Credit: ShutterstockThe Valley of the Temples (Valle dei Templi) is a famous archaeological site in Agrigento, Sicily, housing some of the best-preserved Ancient Greek ruins in the world outside of Greece. Agrigento had been a Greek colony since the 6th century BC.More a ridge than a valley, the Valley of the Temples is mainly comprised of the beautiful ruins of 9 sacred temples.

Royal Palace, Old Dongola

Royal Palace, Old Dongola

The remaining part of the royal palace of Old Dongola, Sudan. Built c. 1002 CE, it was converted into a mosque in 1317 CE.