Ezekiel Jacob

 

Better Known 3

Ezekiel Jacob discusses with Ivan Wise six things which he thinks should be better known:

  1. The evolution of powered flight in birds: why birds learnt to fly and why others did not – www2.gwu.edu/~darwin/BiSc151/Birds/Birds.HTML

 

  1. The Varangian Guard: an elite unit of the Byzantine army, featuring Harold Hardrada –www.realmofhistory.com/2016/04/20/10-fascinating-facts-varangian-guard/

 

  1. Chaser’s War on Everything: an Australian satirical sketch show – www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X3aqifX66E

 

  1. Kublai Khan’s failed invasions of South East Asia: Genghis’ grandson takes China but fails to take Japan, Java or Vietnam – www.thoughtco.com/the-mongol-invasions-of-japan-195559

 

  1. Molesworth: books written by Geoffrey Willans and illustrated by Ronald Searle – www.lrb.co.uk/v22/n04/thomas-jones/swete-lavender

 

  1. Caledonian Orogeny: a geologist’s explanation for the 2014 Scottish referendum – www.geolsoc.org.uk/Plate-Tectonics/Chap4-Plate-Tectonics-of-the-UK/Caledonian-Orogeney

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s