Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's family tree from Queen Victoria. HUGE mistake made in Philip's line...the photo of Princess Victoria is that of Princess Alice's (above) sister who became Empress of Germany. Princess Alice became Princess of Hesse and by Rhine; her daughter was Victoria of Hesse.

From 1953 to today: Every year of the Queen's reign celebrated in pictures

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's family tree from Queen Victoria. HUGE mistake made in Philip's line...the photo of Princess Victoria is that of Princess Alice's (above) sister who became Empress of Germany. Princess Alice became Princess of Hesse and by Rhine; her daughter was Victoria of Hesse.

Nikos Gyftakis's oil paintings break down the shape of the face into contours, just like a map breaks down the lay of the land into simple lines

Nikos Gyftakis's oil paintings break down the shape of the face into contours, just like a map breaks down the lay of the land into simple lines

A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940.

A workman perched atop this shaky chimney, all that is left of the building, is chipping away with a hammer. London during the Blitz, 1940.

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

Ancient boundaries are the strongest

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

This blog post was originally going to be about the different types of rulers and why some are better than others for book folding. But the more I thought abou

This blog post was originally going to be about the different types of rulers and why some are better than others for book folding. But the more I thought abou

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People

The Unknown Dark Side to 13 of History's Favourite People #infographic

1890's Birmingham Gang Mugshots - The Real Peaky Blinders. A notorious Birmingham gang that had blades sewn into the peaks of their caps so they could use them as weapons.

1890's Birmingham Gang Mugshots - The Real Peaky Blinders. A notorious Birmingham gang that had blades sewn into the peaks of their caps so they could use them as weapons.

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