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
Today we look a bit at how we gaze into the night and really want something to be there. What if we weren’t the only intelligent life in the universe? What if there was someone else out there among the
And today we consider the timeless question: What do you do when 20,000 five foot tall flightless birds overrun your farm? Go to war, obviously. Looking for more of the story? Try these sites: Emu War https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emu_War The Great Emu
Fashion change rapidly, and sometimes bizarrely. Today we’ll look at what happens when fashion gets violent. And how real leaders can put an end to the craziness. To find out more: The Straw Hat RIots of 1922 http://mentalfloss.com/article/61755/straw-hat-riots-1922 The Straw
How do you build a connection between cereal lovers and the Klondike? Give them a small piece of Yukon, of course! This episodes details when and why Quaker Oats tried doing exactly that. For futher reading: The Klondike Big Inch
This is the story of an average woman named Jenny Geddes. By being who she was she triggered a reformation in her church, and set rolling unforeseen consequence in the entire kingdom. Music is courtesy of jjstiano over at Looperman.com.
Today I’m looking at what happens when a community is struck by dance fever. While John Travolta might’ve liked it, the people of Strasbourg weren’t quite so enthused. Music is courtesy of jjstiano over at Looperman.com