1. RomanEmperor

    European Civilization Headed for Extinction?

    These are mid-range projections. Really quite scary. Can you imagine? a sixth of BRITAIN? 20% of Sweden? I wish people would wake up. Provocative and Irrelevant graphic removed by moderator.
  2. VHS

    Achaemenid Persian military under someone like Qi Jiguang and a better king

    Qi Jiguang was indeed a brilliant military mind; he was both a marital artist, designer, organizer, tactician, trainer, leader. Imagine Achaemenid Persian military was under everything by someone like Qi Jiguang, would Alexander the Great became Alexander the No So Great? What was amusing...
  3. skapeti

    The origins of the two headed eagle

    The heraldry of the Paleologans... they say it's originated from the imperial eagle of Rome which gained another header with the time... seriously it was really that? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oghuz_Turks https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seljuk_Empire what is your thoughts?
  4. P

    Should Hannibal have headed towards Rome???

    Defenders of Hannibal's strategy claim that establishing a threat towards Rome wasn't as realistic as breaking the roman alliance/economy/army or whatever. Problem with this logic is this: the two aren't mutually exclusive. { See: Scipio's campaign in Africa.} Hannibal could have broken the...
  5. Jake10

    Where is prostitution headed throughout the world?

    The Canadian government now has a year to rewrite the laws concerning prostitution which is now legal. Prostitutes in India are becoming more independent through the use of technology. In China, prostitution is common, yet sex workers are exploited by customers and even the government...
  6. Jake10

    Where is the Strawberry generation headed?

    The strawberry generation is a term used in Taiwan for post 80s people, but some of the traits associated with them can be seen in Hong Kong as well. I see young people who have degrees and work as professionals, yet they don't know how to do laundry, cook a meal nor clean a home. They are used...
  7. Virgil

    Are we headed for a population of less than a billion?

    Demography today: Voice of Russia
  8. James Random

    US headed for Nuclear Disaster

    The Associated Press: AP IMPACT: US nuke regulators weaken safety rules associated press today reveal that Ageing Nuclear powerplants could lead to next fukushima if not fixed.
  9. corrocamino

    Head headed down home...

    ...after 177 years: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/asia_pacific/10585852.stm