Showing posts with label History. Show all posts
Showing posts with label History. Show all posts

April 28, 2017

10 Shocking Facts About The British Empire

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The British Empire began with the creation of overseas colonies in the 16th century and stretched right up to the latter half of the 20th century.

April 19, 2017

The Data Explosion: The History Of The Internet, Part 3

Michael Aranda
A screenshot of Michael Aranda  
Nearly twenty years after the dot-com bubble burst, the internet is an essential piece of the modern world, with the public side mostly commanded by a few powerful companies.

10 Great People Who Did Evil Things

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Every hero has an ugly side, from Winston Churchill to Mahatma Ghandi.

April 18, 2017

10 Secrets Of The Annunaki, Planet X, Nibiru

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Ralph Smart, a vegan, a psychologist and the creator of Infinite Waters, talks about the secrets of the Annunaki and much more.

April 7, 2017

10 Greatest Warriors In History

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Your history teachers may have shied away from them, but history is full of murderous maniacs psychopathically cleaving their way into legend.

April 3, 2017

10 Bizarre Wars History Completely Forgot

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You’ve no doubt heard of World War 2, the American Revolution, and Iraq, but how about the war between Canada and Croatia?

March 30, 2017

The History Of The Internet, Part 2

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
In part 2 of our History of the Internet series, Hank Green of the Scishow explains how public access became declared a human right!

March 27, 2017

7 Science Illustrators You Should Know

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Long before we had cameras scientists still needed visual documentation — enter the science illustrator!

March 24, 2017

The World's Bird Poop Obsession

Hank Green
A screenshot of Hank Green  
Here's something to think about the next time you clean your windshield.

March 17, 2017

10 Shocking Facts About Ancient China

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Most people know Ancient China as a hub of invention and wisdom: the home of silk, fireworks and Confucius. Yet there was also a much darker, stranger and more blood-thirsty side to China’s earlier days.

March 10, 2017

How Christianity Started (Not The History They Tell Us!)

Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson
A screenshot of Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson  
In this episode of Stephanie Chats, Stephanie Elizabeth Thompson shares with us, How Christianity Started (Not The History They Tell Us!).

March 2, 2017

9 Insane Ways History Could Have Changed

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Ever wonder what the world would look like if we all sported toothbrush mustaches and rode zeppelins?

February 24, 2017

10 Disturbing Wartime Urban Legends

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War is a dark time full of confusion, propaganda and disturbing rumours, so sometimes it's hard to tell the fact from the fiction.

February 13, 2017

10 Unexplained Photos From History

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Forget the Loch Ness Monster and Yeti, these are some truly inexplicable photos from the history books.

February 10, 2017

10 Things You Didn't Know About Romania

Romanian Flags
Romanian Flags
(Photo credit: AdrianOnLine via Visual hunt / CC BY-NC-SA)
Romania is one of those countries that most people are aware of. But, how much do we really know about Romania.

January 17, 2017

Top 10 Origin Stories About Soft Drinks

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Whether you call it soda, pop, or soda pop, carbonated water with lots of sugar in it has been a staple of the beverage world since about 1867. That’s when it was first sold at druggists and pharmacists across America.

January 13, 2017

10 Things You Didn't Know About Greece

Greece's National Flag
Greece's National Flag
(Photo credit: Wikipedia) 
Greece can in many ways be seen as the cradle and birthplace of European civilisation and thought. The origins of science, literature and philosophy all lay in Greece’s past and it is truly a glorious one but also a past that makes Greece virtually unrecognisable in its current state as one of modern Europe’s weakest countries.

January 12, 2017

10 Shocking Facts About Ancient Rome

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From keeping gladiatorial bodily fluids as souvenirs to bathing in your own urine, the Romans sure knew how to have a good time!

January 2, 2017

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