Stirling engines – an old idea that’s leading the way 0 (0)

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 #Stirling #engine #science Buy the music – the music played at the end of my videos is now available here: https://lindybeige.bandcamp.com/track/the-mandeville-march Buy tat (merch): https://outloudmerch.com/collections/lindybeige…

Invisibility – a superpower or a curse? 0 (0)

From Lindybeige. Invisibility is a power that appears (geddit?) in many stories of myth, fantasy, and science fiction, and many a role-play game, and it can seem to be a world-breaking superpower, but here I suggest that its many drawbacks may temper this view. Picture credits: Transparent snail By J. Bedek, Alexander M. Weigand –…

My most treasured memory 0 (0)

From Lindybeige. Q28 from the book – in which I ramble on about nature versus nurture, what makes a man himself, why starting again is good, the importance of language, peer pressure, introducing children to alcohol, and eventually I answer the question. The next question will be: Q29 have you ever hated anyone? If so,…

Roman kit: featuring armour, swords, spears, artillery, rations, deckchairs, and of course shoes. 0 (0)

From Lindybeige. Go to https://expressvpn.com/lindybeige and find out how you can get three months free. A video of re-enactors and their Roman kit. Sorry about the wind noise. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Lindybeige Here’s a link to the Ermine Street Guard – Britain’s foremost imperial Roman re-enactment group: http://www.erminestreetguard.co.uk Was your re-enactment group featured? Ask…

Twenty-one proto-tanks and tank concepts that never made it to battle 0 (0)

From Lindybeige. Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: http://ow.ly/IAbV30qCbtN Twenty-one proto-tanks or tank concepts that never made it to battle. Nice models, but some silly designs. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Lindybeige TV-8 image By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=40646351 Buy the music – the music played at the end of my…

The Sacrifice of 155 Battery, Sidi Nsir 1943 0 (0)

From Lindybeige. Brought to you by Raycon. Go to https://buyraycon.com/lindybeige for 15% off your order. In 1943 one battery of Royal Artillery was annihilated by an overwhelming German attack, but its brave self-sacrifice saved countless lives. Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Lindybeige Find more pictures of the operation at Sidi Nsir here: https://www.bild.bundesarchiv.de/dba/en/search/?yearfrom=&yearto=&query=sidi+nsir For more on…

For No One – a stripped-down melancholy cover 0 (0)

From Lindybeige. Paul McCartney wrote this one for The Beatles, and I’ve always found the arrangement they recorded to be too perky for the sadness of the lyrics. This is my alternative interpretation. I am a particular admirer of the bit that goes "She wakes up. She makes up. She takes her time and doesn’t…