War & Weapons

Hitler And The Nazis Tried To Steal Christmas

An exhibition at the National Socialism Documentation Center in Cologne has discovered that the Nazi Party attempted to steal Christmas by making glittering swastika, iron cross and toy grenade baubles for the Christmas tree. They even removed religious references from Christmas carols. What Was the Point Of These Changes? Hitler made these changes to change […]

Sniffer-Rats To Detect Landmines

Sniffer-dogs? Nah, sniffer-rats! That’s right; rats have been trained to sniff out landmines. Staff at Porfell Wildlife Park and Sanctuary in Cornwall has taught a Gambian poached rat called Kofi to alert handlers when he detects a mine. The rat… sorry, Kofi is too small to set off any landmines, but his sense of smell […]