The Ancient Origins Of The Minotaurs | The Minotaur’s Island | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Bettany Hughes examines the roots of the Minotaur myth, taking her back to the Minoan civilization. 📺 It’s like Netflix for history… Sign up to History Hit, the world’s best history documentary service and get 50% off using the code ‘AbsoluteHistory’ https://bit.ly/3vn5cSH Content licensed from Nent to Little Dot Studios. Any queries,…

Manuscript Mania! – Live In The Nutmeg Tavern

From Townsends. https://townsendsplus.com/ The Nutmeg Archive ➧ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4e4wpjna1vz5MfQ_CQMZfSuvhNlNDUmz ➧➧ Shop our Amazon Store! ➧ https://www.amazon.com/shop/townsends ➧➧ Click here to get your Townsends catalog! ➧ https://www.townsends.us/pages/catalog-request ➧➧ Help support the channel with PayPal ➧ https://paypal.me/Townsendsvideo ➧➧ Help support the channel with Patreon ➧ https://www.patreon.com/townsend ➧➧ Click here for Townsends merch! ➧ http://www.townsends.us/merch-store.html ➧➧

Malbork Castle and the Teutonic Order.

From The History Guy. In modern Poland and Germany, the Teutonic order of knights fought to colonize and Christianize the “Old Prussians” and other groups living along the coast of the Baltic Sea. One of the ways they secured their power was to build fortresses as bases that could keep the local population submissive, and…

The Horrifying Story Of The Victorian Alcatraz | How The Victorians Built Britain | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Michael Buerk discovers how the Victorians instituted a revolution in law and order, created the first modern police force and built the prisons Britain still relies on today. He begins in Spike Island, County Cork, dubbed "Ireland’s Alcatraz", where he learns about the terrible conditions endured by convicts awaiting transportation to Australia,…

The History Guy Podcast: Pilotless Planes: Self-landing Planes, the L-8 Blimp, and Taffy Holden

From The History Guy. This is an episode of the THG Podcast, which posts to YouTube once every two weeks in addition to regular History Guy content, about a month after it releases to podcast services. Subscribe to the RSS feed: https://feeds.captivate.fm/thehistoryguy/ Stories of Pilotless aircraft! First, The History Guy talks about three planes that…

War and Mosquitos

From The History Guy. Mosquitos spread malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, West Nile virus, zika virus and numerous other deadly and debilitating diseases. As there are an estimated over 100 trillion mosquitoes on the planet at any given moment, it should not come as a surprise the mosquitos have had a significant impact on war.…

9/11 and The History of Firefighting

From The History Guy. On the twentieth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, The History Guy recalls the forgotten history of the profession of firefighting. "A History of Firefighting" was originally posted by The History Guy on September 11, 2019. This version of the episode contains a new introduction and conclusion, additional content, and updated list…

The Extraordinary Life Of Queen Victoria | Royal Upstairs Downstairs | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Rosemary and Tim look back at what they’ve found out about Queen Victoria, choosing some of their favourite stories that helped them get to know her. 📺 It’s like Netflix for history… Sign up to History Hit, the world’s best history documentary service and get 50% off using the code ‘AbsoluteHistory’ https://bit.ly/3vn5cSH…

A Trip to the Museum – Live In The Nutmeg Tavern

From Townsends. https://townsendsplus.com/ The Nutmeg Archive ➧ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4e4wpjna1vz5MfQ_CQMZfSuvhNlNDUmz ➧➧ Shop our Amazon Store! ➧ https://www.amazon.com/shop/townsends ➧➧ Click here to get your Townsends catalog! ➧ https://www.townsends.us/pages/catalog-request ➧➧ Help support the channel with PayPal ➧ https://paypal.me/Townsendsvideo ➧➧ Help support the channel with Patreon ➧ https://www.patreon.com/townsend ➧➧ Click here for Townsends merch! ➧ http://www.townsends.us/merch-store.html ➧➧

The Other Tea Parties

From The History Guy. Though by far the most famous, the protest in Boston Harbor was only one of many ‘tea parties’ that followed all over the American colonies. The History Guy remembers the forgotten history of the "other" tea parties. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the…

The Grisly World Of Victorian Medicine | How The Victorians Built Britain | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Presenter Michael Buerk discovers how bold Victorian experiments and cathedrals of medicine built Britain, and revolutionised the medical world. 📺 It’s like Netflix for history… Sign up to History Hit, the world’s best history documentary service and get 50% off using the code ‘AbsoluteHistory’ https://bit.ly/3vn5cSH Content licensed from Drive TV to Little…

The 1947 Centralia Mine Disaster

From The History Guy. On March 9th, 1946 a letter was stamped as “received” at the Governor’s office in Springfield, Illinois. Miners at the Local 52 union of the United Mine Workers of America had addressed the letter to governor Dwight Green, begging him to take action at what they considered unsafe conditions at their…

Sarah Bernhardt: The World’s First Celebrity

From The History Guy. Before social media and summer blockbusters, before even the concept of a “movie star,” one extraordinary woman created the blueprint for the stars of today. Without a single tweet, having never posted on instagram, the woman who has been described as “the world’s first celebrity” captivated king and commoner. The History…

The Battle of Cannae

From The History Guy. Perhaps no great defeat has been more famous across time that one fought in the Second Punic War, when the feared Hannibal of Carthage crossed the Alps intent on sacking Rome. In a series of brilliant strategic victories, Hannibal threatened the very existence of the Roman Republic. And Hannibal perhaps never…

USS Texas and the Tampico Affair

From The History Guy. Just months before the assassination of Franz Ferdinand would begin the July Crisis, a minor incident in the city of Tampico nearly sparked a war between the US and its southern neighbor. The incident represented the beginning of the active service of USS Texas to be a part of a diplomatic…

Live In The Nutmeg Tavern

From Townsends. https://townsendsplus.com/ The Nutmeg Archive ➧ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4e4wpjna1vz5MfQ_CQMZfSuvhNlNDUmz ➧➧ Shop our Amazon Store! ➧ https://www.amazon.com/shop/townsends ➧➧ Click here to get your Townsends catalog! ➧ https://www.townsends.us/pages/catalog-request ➧➧ Help support the channel with PayPal ➧ https://paypal.me/Townsendsvideo ➧➧ Help support the channel with Patreon ➧ https://www.patreon.com/townsend ➧➧ Click here for Townsends merch! ➧ http://www.townsends.us/merch-store.html ➧➧

Rarities of the Royal Society – Objectivity 244

From Objectivity. The Royal Society used to house an astonishing collection of rarities, from mummies to crystals… Keith uncovers the records of these objects and explains what happened to them. More links below ↓↓↓ Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Subscribe to Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity_Sub Films by James Hennessy and Brady Haran Royal Society website: http://bit.ly/Royal_Society The Royal…

Dental Care in Early America – Live In The Nutmeg Tavern!

From Townsends. https://townsendsplus.com/ The Nutmeg Archive ➧ https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4e4wpjna1vz5MfQ_CQMZfSuvhNlNDUmz ➧➧ Shop our Amazon Store! ➧ https://www.amazon.com/shop/townsends ➧➧ Click here to get your Townsends catalog! ➧ https://www.townsends.us/pages/catalog-request ➧➧ Help support the channel with PayPal ➧ https://paypal.me/Townsendsvideo ➧➧ Help support the channel with Patreon ➧ https://www.patreon.com/townsend ➧➧ Click here for Townsends merch! ➧ http://www.townsends.us/merch-store.html ➧➧

Antique Barometer – Objectivity 243

From Objectivity. Brady joins Keith at the Royal Society to look at some beautiful antique instruments. More links below ↓↓↓ Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Subscribe to Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity_Sub Check out some of our previous episodes Weather Instruments: https://youtu.be/vOv0sGowGuU Mapping the Meridians: https://youtu.be/nOzp0V_3PSY Films by James Hennessy and Brady Haran Royal Society website: http://bit.ly/Royal_Society The Royal…

Opening the Book on HG Wells – Objectivity 241

From Objectivity. After eighty years, it’s time to open the book on HG Wells. More links below ↓↓↓ Check out our previous HG Wells episode here: https://youtu.be/UcXQAda7QJA Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Subscribe to Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity_Sub Films by James Hennessy and Brady Haran Royal Society website: http://bit.ly/Royal_Society The Royal Society’s own YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalSociety Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ObjectivityVideos…

The Virus Diaries – Objectivity 240

From Objectivity. Brady joins Rupert Baker at The Royal Society to look at how early 18th Century research helped to turn the tide against the deadly smallpox virus. More links below ↓↓↓ For further reading take a look at this Royal Society blog post ‘West Africans and the history of smallpox inoculation’ which highlights the…

Modelling Magnetism – Objectivity 239

From Objectivity. Brady and Keith are back at the Royal Society to look at a fascinating 19th Century magnetic surface model. More links below ↓↓↓ Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Subscribe to Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity_Sub Films by James Hennessy and Brady Haran Royal Society website: http://bit.ly/Royal_Society The Royal Society’s own YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalSociety Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ObjectivityVideos Twitter: https://twitter.com/objectivity_vid…

Visby – the medieval city

From Lindybeige. Thank you to Audible for sponsoring this video! New Audible members get a 30-day free trial. Visit http://audible.com/lindybeige or text "lindybeige" to 500 500 to try Audible today. Visby in Sweden hosts a medieval week-long festival every year. In 2020 it was held on-line and won a tourism prize for this. The current…

The Rober Collection (feat. Mark Rober) – Objectivity 238

From Objectivity. Special guest Mark Rober takes Brady through some of his personal objects. More links below ↓↓↓ Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Check out Mark’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/markrober Subscribe to Objectivity: http://bit.ly/Objectivity_Sub Films by James Hennessy and Brady Haran Royal Society website: http://bit.ly/Royal_Society The Royal Society’s own YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalSociety Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ObjectivityVideos Twitter: https://twitter.com/objectivity_vid Patron thank…

Stirling engines – an old idea that’s leading the way

From Lindybeige. Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: http://ow.ly/B24830rkCR0. More Stirling engines! Technology! SCIENCE! A museum! Building things! Problems! Opportunities! Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Lindybeige See the earlier video for a full explanation of how the engines work: https://youtu.be/vGlDsFAOWXc See here for purchasing the engine shown (and others). Note that…

Destin’s Collection (feat. Smarter Every Day) – Objectivity 237

From Objectivity. Special guest Destin Sandlin (Smarter Every Day) shows Brady some meaningful objects from his home archive. More links below ↓↓↓ Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Smarter Every Day: https://www.youtube.com/smartereveryday Check out Destin’s podcast No Dumb Questions: https://www.nodumbquestions.fm/ More Objectivity episodes with Destin – Guns and Rockets: https://youtu.be/JEZBRbnqXXs White Gloves of Destin-y: https://youtu.be/R1vptTqtaB0 Moon rock…