Author: Rosemary Giles

Rosemary Giles is a history content writer with Hive Media. She received both her bachelor of arts degree in history, and her master of arts degree in history from Western University. Her research focused on military, environmental, and Canadian history with a specific focus on the Second World War. As a student, she worked in a variety of research positions, including as an archivist. She also worked as a teaching assistant in the History Department.

Since completing her degrees, she has decided to take a step back from academia to focus her career on writing and sharing history in a more accessible way. With a passion for historical learning and historical education, her writing interests include social history, and war history, especially researching obscure facts about the Second World War. In her spare time, Rosemary enjoys spending time with her partner, her cats, and her horse, or sitting down to read a good book.

Illustration of the Perseverance rover on the surface of Mars

These Fungi Thrive in Chernobyl – And Maybe Soon On Mars

Rosemary Giles

When the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant experienced its meltdown in 1986, airborne radioactive contaminants were released throughout Ukraine. People were evacuated as quickly as possible…

Diver swimming through a cave underwater

Underwater Photos That’ll Make You Never Want to Swim In the Ocean Again

Imagine swimming through the ocean, having a relaxing float in a creek or adventuring in a swimming hole – these underwater photos show exactly what…