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Will there be another war?

Years ago my grandad told me he crossed the world to do battle. Later my dad told me he crossed the world and he also...

9,000 half-naked men fight for sacred sticks

Clad in loincloths only, 9,000 men grapple with one another in the annual battle to be the owner of a pair of lucky sticks. It...

Wasp vs Bee – who would win?

A pair of amateur Attenboroughs have managed to capture the viciousness of the natural world in an amazing video which shows a wasp and...

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

I experienced a relatively rare emotion today...enthusiasm. At lunch over a coffee I was discussing cabbages and Kings with a colleague of mine. For some...

Breakthrough test for Ovarian cancer has emerged

A major breakthrough in the battle against female cancer, with the emergence of a single test to detect three different types of the disease. Based...

Anecdotal thoughts of Jim Aborwhear

A highly successful start to the day as Sigurdsen Noforskinsy, whose quaint Norse sayings and homespun philosophy made him very popular...unfortunately ruined, when a...

Dead Mates – Lest We Forget

Dead Mates Going to war on a hot summer's day, To battle on the shore of Gallipoli's bay. Battling the enemy they're feeling fine, When the enemy thinks...

Battle Mug – have a coffee, then shoot someone

Staying awake during commando surveillance operations has never been easier – thanks to a coffee mug that comes with three military-spec scope rails. The Battle...

Did you know that?

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle;...

Dope smoking Dutch soldiers ignore orders to help Aussies

While investigating the history of Afghanistan, I discovered the problems other great powers had in trying to defeat these wild hill tribesmen. From Alexander the...

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