For Polly was not any old porker. Far from it. As well as producing that epic number of piglets, Polly would come running with a spring in her trotters whenever her name was called, and would pursue anyone holding a pint of beer around the pub garden like a snuffling, snorting magnet. … [Read more...] about Raise a glass to Polly the ‘oinkcredible’ pint-swilling porker! She mothered 200 piglets but found fame for downing ale ‘like a thirsty navvy’. And now her historic grave has been saved from developers, writes JANE FRYER
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Technologies that revolutionized warfare Machine guns Guns that fire multiple rounds in rapid succession were invented in the late 19th century and immediately transformed the battlefield. Machine guns, as they came to be known, allowed soldiers to mow down the enemy from a protected position. The weapon's grisly effectiveness became all too clear in WWI as both sides used machine guns to wipe out soldiers charging across no man's land. … [Read more...] about Human Rights Watch seeks treaty banning ‘killer robots’
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