13 Different Types of Crossbows

types of crossbow

The crossbow has a very long and misunderstood history. Originally invented by the Chinese, it wasn’t as popular in medieval warfare as role-playing games suggest. In fact, crossbows were actually banned for a time in Europe due to the fact that they could pierce armor. They were known to be used frequently in hunting, which … Read more

19 Different Types of Barbells

types of barbells

When you think of weightlifting, the first thing that come to mind is probably a barrel-chested man lifting heavy disks on either side of a metal bar. But you might be surprised to know barbells are a lot more complicated than they first seem. In fact, there have been a lot of innovations over the … Read more

9 Different Types of Fishing Reels

types of fishing reels

For some, fishing is a hobby and, for others, a lifestyle. Gone are the days of using a simple string and hook on a stick, and the modern fishing rod comes in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and types. Along with this variety are several different types of fishing reels to go on the … Read more

14 Different Types of Dunks

types of dunks

Dunks are some of the most exciting plays in basketball. Many of us dream to be able to dunk a basketball on a standard 10-foot hoop.  There are many different ways of dunking a basketball and only elite athletes are able to do some. See Also: 19 Types of Barbells 14 Types of Basketball Dunks … Read more