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17 minutes | Dec 23, 2020
As the final episode of this wild year called 2020, here's fifteen quick mini-stories from throughout history!
37 minutes | Nov 26, 2020
[BONUS] Book Review of ‘1491’ by Charles C. Mann
Lots of myth busting of misconceptions about indigenous people coupled with new research that shines a light of what the New World and its inhabitants were actually like.
33 minutes | Oct 28, 2020
#65 Firebombing of Tokyo
How do we Americans remember the deadliest night in human history? The answer is simple. We don't.
14 minutes | Sep 23, 2020
#64 Marathon of Madness
This is the story of the strangest race ever run.
31 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
#63 The Dividing Line
In 1919, rage from injustices erupted into violent race riots which spread throughout Chicago. All the while, Spanish Flu spread like wildfire in this unfortunately relevant story about the Chicago Race Riots.
77 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
#62 Side By Side
This is the story of the original Siamese Twins!
26 minutes | May 7, 2020
#61 Dirtbag Gold Rush
In Yosemite Valley, one of the most beautiful places on Earth, a rag-tag group of rock climbers in the 1970s stumble upon the score of a lifetime.
13 minutes | Apr 7, 2020
#60 Plague of Corrupted Blood
This is a fun story about the Corrupted Blood plague that hit the realm of World of Warcraft and what it can teach us about epidemiology.
32 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
#59 The Siege of Seeds
In the midst of the siege of Leningrad, a small enclave of Soviet scientists did what they could to protect a massive collection of seeds in order to save countless future human lives.
11 minutes | Jan 23, 2020
#58 The Battle of Los Angeles
In Los Angeles, California, the fresh recruits, with their new crew cuts and wrinkled uniforms, would get their first taste of combat on February 24th, 1942...
20 minutes | Dec 24, 2019
#57 A White Christmas in Saigon
Saigon, Vietnam. April 1975.
27 minutes | Dec 16, 2019
#56 Savior of Mothers
Childbed fever was killing new mothers with a vengeance. In Hungary, young doctor Ignaz Semmelweis found a cure. However, there was one problem... No one believed him.
26 minutes | Nov 21, 2019
#55 Death Row Baseball
Baseball has long been dubbed America’s pastime, but would that change if players had to literally play for their lives?
154 minutes | Oct 24, 2019
#54 The Second Son of God
In the 1850s, a Christian cult rattles imperial China to its core...
42 minutes | Jul 9, 2019
#53 Interview with Egyptologist Colleen Darnell
Mummies, hieroglyphs, pyramids, vintage fashion; this episode has it all!
35 minutes | Jun 20, 2019
#52 [MiniStorium] Bad Luck
History is full of moments of misfortune, irony, or just plain ol’ bad luck. This episode contains eight mini-stories about the times where things went from bad to worse.
31 minutes | May 24, 2019
#51 The Ghosts of Notre Dame
This episode is devoted to story of 800 year old Notre Dame cathedral and it's incredibly storied past.
42 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
#50 Interview with Dirk Langeveld, author of The Artful Dodger
The story of Grover Cleveland Bergdoll has everything I'm looking for when looking for topics: A wild ride full of twists, turns, and downright unbelievable moments.
15 minutes | Apr 1, 2019
#49 Dead Reckoning
In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue...
19 minutes | Mar 19, 2019
#48 The Pinball Wizard
In the 1970s, a hero arose to defend the fact that pinball was a game of skill, not a game of chance.
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