The Reptile Expert – Objectivity #220

From Objectivity. Brady is back at the Zoological Society of London to learn about the remarkable work of Joan Procter. More links below ↓↓↓ Featuring Ann Sylph from ZSL speaking with Brady. Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Zoological Society of London website: https://www.zsl.org Follow ZSL on twitter: https://twitter.com/officialzsl Check out some of our other episodes: Darwin…

Live From The Nutmeg Tavern!

From Townsends. 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 Forgotten History of Chocolate Candy

From The History Guy. Get MagellanTV here: https://try.magellantv.com/historyguy/ & get an exclusive offer extended to our viewers: an extra month FREE. MagellanTV is a new kind of streaming service run by filmmakers with 2,000+ documentaries! Check out our personal recommendation and MagellanTV’s exclusive playlists: https://www.magellantv.com/explore/history The seeds of the theobroma cacao tree have been part…

Chasing the 1973 Total Eclipse

From The History Guy. In 1973, the combination of a total solar eclipse with an exceptionally long duration and the new Concorde supersonic transport allowed an unprecedented scientific opportunity. The History Guy recalls when a group of scientists chased the moon’s shadow in an experimental plane. It is history that deserves to be remembered. This…

Bessie Coleman, Barnstorming Pioneer

From The History Guy. Bessie Coleman was the first black person to earn an international aviation license from the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale. The History Guy remembers the fearless "Queen Bess" who inspired a generation of aviation pioneers. Her life is history that deserves to be remembered. This is original content based on research by The…

George Washington and Hard Tack – Nutmeg Tavern Replay

From Townsends. 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 1985 Sigonella Incident

From The History Guy. The 1985 hijacking of the MV Achille Lauro led to an international dispute that almost drew NATO allies into armed confrontation. The History Guy remembers the five hour standoff at Naval Air Station Sigonella. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are…

Smallpox Inoculation and Onesimus

From The History Guy. Inoculation existed for centuries before it was accepted by Western medicine. Onesimus, an African slave in early eighteenth century Boston, played a critical role in legitimizing a procedure that saved millions of lives. The History Guy remembers Onesimus, one of "the Best Bostonians of All Time." This is original content based…

The 1960 Invasion of Great Swan Island

From The History Guy. In 1960 the Swan Islands, 95 miles from Honduras, were disputed territory, and the front lines of the Cold War. In a History Guy Short episode, the History Guy recalls how the CIA prevented a crisis by offering free beer. This is original content based on research by The History Guy.…

Tiger 131 and the Battle at Guriat el Atach

From The History Guy. Get MagellanTV here: https://try.magellantv.com/historyguy/ & get an exclusive offer extended to our viewers: an extra month FREE. MagellanTV is a new kind of streaming service run by filmmakers with 2,000+ documentaries! Check out our personal recommendation and MagellanTV’s exclusive playlists: https://www.magellantv.com/explore/history In April 1943, troops of the British First Army captured…

Opening a Mummy’s Coffin – Objectivity #219

From Objectivity. We return to Bournemouth Natural Science Society to lift the lid on Tahemaa the mummy… More links below ↓↓↓ Featuring Conservator Bethany Palumbo speaking with Brady. Objectivity on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/objectivity Check out the Tahemaa Transformed GoFundMe page: https://www.gofundme.com/tahemaa-transformed Check out more episodes with Bethany: Spit Cleaning a Mummy: https://youtu.be/QhbFLt7tGWc Tasmanian Tiger: https://youtu.be/FlC9qSKvgZc The…

Inscription Rock and the American Southwest

From The History Guy. A sandstone outcropping in Western New Mexico called "Inscription rock" carries the marks left by four hundred years of passers by. Journalist Charles F. Lummis said of the stones at El Morro “Certainly all the other rocks in America do not, all together, hold so much of American history.” The History…

E-Cigarettes: Why is Everyone Vaping?

From Origin Of Everything. E-Cigarettes are everywhere. Vaping has become so ubiquitous that "vape" was Oxford Dictionaries word of the year in 2014. Today, Danielle looks at how and why vaping took off. She examines the early 20th century prototypes for electric vaporizers and smokeless, non-tobacco cigarettes. She also compares the marketing and debates surrounding…

The Great Vowel Shift and the History of Britain.

From The History Guy. The English language underwent a dramatic change in pronunciation between the fourteenth and the seventeenth centuries, so much so that Geoffrey Chaucer and William Shakespeare likely would not have understood each other’s speech. The transformation was emblematic of the historical events that shaped a nation. The History Guy recalls the Great…

The Road to Burma with David Adams | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Burma’s Open Road explores the lives of every day Burmese intertwined with the fortunes of the reconstruction of the Burma Road through Asia’s last great wilderness. Guided by the insights of a Buddhist monk, the film offers unprecedented access into Myanmar and the plight of opium growers, soldiers, villagers, poachers and prospectors,…

Ketchup: A History

From The History Guy. To many, tomato ketchup is the quintessential American condiment. But ketchup was not invented in the United States, and did not always include tomatoes. The History Guy remembers the surprising history of ketchup. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully…

Picasso’s Many Muses

From The History Guy. Pablo Picasso was one of the most important and prolific artists of the twentieth century. But his art came at a price for those who loved him. The History Guy recalls the many loves of Pablo Picasso. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the…

Wu Zetian | The Empress Who Ruled The World | Absolute History

From Absolute History. Since her death 1300 years ago, Wu Zetian has been remembered as a callous tyrant, who brought calamity to China. But now, extraordinary new discoveries are revealing a very different picture of her reign. As archaeologists investigate hidden tombs, spectacular pagodas, gigantic palaces and priceless treasures from her time, they are uncovering…

The Battle of Britain and Artie Holmes’ Hurricane

From The History Guy. Get MagellanTV here: https://try.magellantv.com/historyguy/ & get an exclusive offer extended to our viewers: an extra month FREE. MagellanTV is a new kind of streaming service run by filmmakers with 2,000+ documentaries! Check out our personal recommendation and MagellanTV’s exclusive playlists: https://www.magellantv.com/explore/history At the height of the Battle of Britain, one RAF…

Asbestos and Human History

From The History Guy. Today we know asbestos to be a health hazard. But the natural mineral was not simply an artifact of the industrial age. The History Guy recalls the long human history with asbestos. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected…

Honing Your Longhunter Trekking Kit

From Townsends. Ellen Rice went on a camping trip last winter. She was given little to no information on the terrain, location, and time-frame of the trip. This is her first experience like this, and she is going out into the wilderness with nothing but the 18th century gear she carries with her. Visit Our…