How One Man Gave China The Opportunity To Rule The World

And why we’re speaking English and not Mandarin today.

Zheng He’s Treasure Fleet bringing African giraffes back to China (

Showing The Flag Of The Peacock Throne

For Westerners interested in naval history, one ship looms above all others: the HMS Victory, where Admiral Horatio Nelson gave his life in 1805 at the Battle of Trafalgar even as he dashed Napoleon’s dreams of…