When two enemies collaborate for the common good, could it be anything less than a miracle? Find out with the latest episode of History.icu. The image is from Wikipedia and the image of the bomber comes from JJStiano at Looperman.com.
It didn’t take long, but it had a long lasting impact. The theme music is from jjstanio at Looperman. The photo the HMS Philomel comes from Wikipedia and is in the public domain. Anglo-Zanzibar War It doesn’t always take a
In this episode we see the how the world’s most unique game of baseball took place, and where. USS Sea Dragon Transcript Welcome once again to History.icu. I’m James Dykstra, and today’s story goes to prove that old saying that
In today’s episode ostrich feathers become big business, and some people go to extraordinary lengths to get them. Check below for a transcript of this episode The Great Ostrich Heist of 1911 Abigail: Hey, Dad! Dad: Yes, Abigail? A: Do you
Welcome to episode 13. Politics may be absurd today, but it didn’t start here. Go back a few decades in Canadian history to learn a bit about the Rhinoceros Party. The theme music is, as always, courtesy of jjstiano and
Today we’re looking at what makes a hero, or what makes a goat. When do we adore someone, and when do we despise them? The story of Arthur Irwin might give us a few clues. Music by jjstiano at Looperman,
And today we’re looking at what it’s like to wage a war with a secret weapon…ice skates! Click below to hear more or subscribe with your favorite podcast app. The text of the podcast follows the player app. Paul Simon
Sometimes there is something more powerful in war than hatred of your enemy. Music has been provided by jjstiano and and Kevin MacLeod. An imperfect transcript of the episode can be found here.
The tiny principality seems to be a type of Rodney Dangerfield: I don’t get no respect. And yet it goes on, confident of who it is. Thanks to jjstiano at Looperman for the music. Check here for a rough transcript
The Cold War, if you’re a fan of James Bond movies, involves fast cars, guns with silencers, and dangerous escapades that involve blowing up damns, nuclear silos, and even space stations. The reality of the start of the Cold War