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5 Of The Most Badass Warrior Women In History

5 Of The Most Badass Warrior Women In History

For a long time, history has been dominated by the male heroes and warriors, with the women often being relegated to the back seat. So now we shine the spotlight on the female warriors.. Here we pay tribute to 5 of the toughest and most badass warrior women in history.   5.  Artemisia of Halicarnassus/Artemisia I of Caria Best known, ...

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5 Of The Most Badass Warrior Men In History

5 Of The Most Badass Warrior Men In History

There have been many warriors throughout history, some are revered for their skills, others feared for their brutality. One thing’s for sure, deciding on the 5 most badass warrior men has been tough. Read on to see who I’ve chosen…   5. William Wallace Many people think they know everything there is to know about this man because they watched ...

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5 Top Mistakes Made By The Beginner Gardener

5 Top Mistakes Made By The Beginner Gardener

When many people make the decision to start tending their garden, they often do so with the best of intentions but not always the best knowledge or ideas. Here we discover 5 mistakes that beginner gardeners often make.   5.   Too much water! We all know water is good for us and our plants. Problem is, too much water ...

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5 Top Ways To Cut Down Your Food Bills

5 Top Ways To Cut Down Your Food Bills

With harvests failing, food prices rising and some families relying on food banks to get by, it can be hard to feed a family well for less. However, we have 5 of our favourite tips to help you cut down your food bill. Read on to find out more…   5. Meal planning and shopping lists! Ask pretty much anyone ...

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Epics – The Top 5 Longest Wars In History

Epics – The Top 5 Longest Wars In History

Mankind is well known for warring. It’s rare for any civilisation in history to not have been affected by war of some kind. Many are short-lived conflicts, but there are some that stand out not only for their bloodiness, but also for their length. In this post we reflect upon 5 of the longest wars in our known history. Let’s ...

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The 5 Greatest Queens in European History

The 5 Greatest Queens in European History

Throughout history there have been tough women who have held on to what was theirs and became immortalised in living memory. Here we examine 5 of the greatest Queens in European history, that have ever lived.   5.  Eleanor of Aquitane Eleanor was a rather magnificent woman. Inheriting her deceased father’s Duchy of Aquitaine and Poitiers, aged just 15, she ...

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The Top 5 Best Known Extinct Animals

The Top 5 Best Known Extinct Animals

Name as many extinct animals as you can! Ready, set, go!! Chances are you probably managed to name at least 10 species, bonus points if you used their Latin name too! And we reckon that in your list will be at least one of our top 5 best known extinct animals. Want to see who we’ve chosen? Then read on. ...

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5 Reasons You Should Be Worried About Declining Bee Populations

5 Reasons You Should Be Worried About Declining Bee Populations

For such a small creature, the dear old bumble bee holds an incredibly important role. Some might say (and rightly so) that the role of the bee is so important that we literally rely upon them for our very existence. But with the increased use of pesticides, introduction of non-native species and pests, such as mites, all contributing to their ...

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The Top 5 Bad Guys Of Greek Mythology

The Top 5 Bad Guys Of Greek Mythology

Many of us have grown up knowing a little or a lot about Greek mythology, especially those of us who grew up watching the likes of Xena Warrior Princess or Hercules, heck even Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief can’t help but ensnare us and pull us in to that wonderfully fantastical world of the Ancient Greeks. From films such as ...

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