terracotta warriors and horses

Qin’s terracotta warriors and horses

18 February 2013

One of the things you must have seen. Immense, huge and megalomaniacal… It is the army of emperor Qin Shi Huang to protect him in the afterlife. The army was created around 300 BC. Some farmers accidentally discovered the army in 1974 when they tried to dig a water well.

Did they try to create a secret weapon?

Project Riese

10 November 2012

Project Riese is a gigantic underground cave system in the Owl Mountains. After the defeat of the Nazis most of the documents concerning the project were lost, the German civilians in the area moved as the land was claimed by Poland and Poles moved in, thus leaving the unfinished project sites subjective to rumours. Rumours of secret Nazi projects, development of a secret weapon, and the creation of an ├╝bersoldat…

Castle Malbork

Castle Malbork

3 November 2012

The Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork is the largest castle in the world by surface area, and the largest brick building in Europe. It was built in Prussia by the Teutonic Knights, a German Roman Catholic religious order of crusaders, in a form of an Ordensburg fortress.