Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Coverage from "Mental Floss"

From Mental Floss: at http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/56852/5-diy-projects-defend-your-home-invaders. . . . . 
http://cdn.theatlantic.com/static/mt/assets/national/Mental-Floss-Logo.jpgIn Defending Your Castle: Build Catapults, Crossbows, Moats, Bulletproof Shields, and more Defensive Devices, William Gurstelle poses the question: Using modern materials and construction techniques, could you successfully defend your home from history's greatest invaders? Gurstelle created 12 step-by-step DIY projects based on ancient artillery, and we've got five for you here.

1 comment:

  1. Page 17 lists 40,000,000 people died in the invasions led bt Genghis Khan, his sons, and his grandsons.

    Yet Page 160 says the Mongols were the remorseless killers of around 20 million people... Difference of 20 million. Which figure is more accurate?