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Herstmonceux Castle, England - Learn about this majestic building and a glimpse of its history.

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2024/01/14
20:22 UTC

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On This Day: January 14, 1967: The Human Be-In Sparks the 'Summer of Love' in San Francisco

Explore the pivotal moment in the 1960s counterculture movement with our video on the Human Be-In event, held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on January 14, 1967. This event, drawing over 20,000 people, marked the beginning of the iconic 'Summer of Love,' blending music, peace, and psychedelics. Featuring key figures like Timothy Leary, Allen Ginsberg, and performances by the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane, the Human Be-In was a defining moment for American counterculture.
https://youtube.com/shorts/YH_08qOPJGg

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2024/01/14
18:26 UTC

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On This Day: January 13, 1986: NCAA Adopts Proposition 48, Sparking Controversy

Dive into the significant moment on January 13, 1986, when the NCAA adopted Proposition 48, a rule that changed the landscape of college sports. This video explores the controversial decision requiring minimum academic standards for student-athletes to compete in their freshman year. We examine the disproportionate impact on Black male athletes, the reactions from historically Black colleges, and the ensuing debate about equal opportunity in college sports. Hear from key figures, including coaches and athletes, about the implications of this decision and how it shaped the future of NCAA sports.

https://youtube.com/shorts/KPXQufPRzE8

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2024/01/13
22:50 UTC

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My Video about the Marginalia of Henry VIII giving insights in his mind shortly before his death

I haven't really seen this topic published to a larger audience (I might have missed it), so I made a video about the marginalia of Henry VIII, he made between 1544 and his death on January 28th 1547.

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2024/01/13
15:32 UTC

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On This Day: January 12, 1981: 'Dynasty' - A Glamorous Foray into Prime-Time Soap Opera

Dive into the extravagant world of 'Dynasty,' the iconic prime-time soap opera that premiered on ABC on January 12, 1981. This video explores the inception and evolution of 'Dynasty,' a show that became synonymous with 1980s glamour and melodrama. Follow the opulent lives of the Carringtons, a wealthy oil family, and their rivals, the Colbys. Witness the memorable arrival of Joan Collins as the notorious Alexis, setting the stage for legendary on-screen rivalries. Discover how 'Dynasty,' with its over-the-top plotlines and fashion, mirrored the excesses of the 80s, becoming a cultural phenomenon and reaching the pinnacle of TV ratings. The video also touches on the show's decline, its finale, and the legacy it left behind, including a 2017 reboot.
https://youtube.com/shorts/UDAo7Y-Ez7M

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2024/01/12
18:35 UTC

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The Pazzi Conspiracy: The Wrath Of Lorenzo De Medici

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2024/01/12
07:37 UTC

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On This Day: January 11, 1964: U.S. Surgeon General's Landmark Announcement on Smoking and Cancer

Explore the historic moment on January 11, 1964, when U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry made a groundbreaking announcement confirming the definitive link between smoking and cancer. This video delves into the events leading up to the announcement, including the mounting anecdotal evidence, the 1940s British studies, and the intense lobbying by American cigarette companies. Discover the impact of the report titled 'Smoking and Health', which revealed the connection between smoking and heart and lung diseases. Learn about the aftermath of this revelation, including the gradual shift in public perception, the decrease in smoking rates, and the introduction of legislation to curb tobacco use. Witness how this pivotal moment led to contemporary health initiatives and debates, including the recent Surgeon General’s warning about e-cigarettes.

https://youtube.com/shorts/vRXxKq3Mhqw

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2024/01/12
01:11 UTC

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Archaeological Evidence of Cannabis use in Ancient Judea Temple dating to 600-700BC

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2024/01/11
21:23 UTC

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On This Day: January 10, 2008: The Launch of the World's Cheapest Car, the Tata Nano

Discover the story behind the Tata Nano, unveiled on January 10, 2008, at the New Delhi Auto Expo in India. Hailed as the world's cheapest car with a price tag of around $2,500, the Nano was Tata Motors' ambitious project to make car ownership accessible to families who previously couldn't afford it. This video explores the journey of the Nano, from its conception as the 'People’s Car' to its eventual launch in April 2009 amid production delays and challenges. Learn about the features, the market impact, and Tata Motors' vision for transforming India's automobile landscape. Dive into the contrasts within Tata Motors' portfolio, from the budget-friendly Nano to acquiring luxury brands like Jaguar and Land Rover.

https://youtube.com/shorts/ciVazsYwO1w

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2024/01/10
18:44 UTC

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How We Investigated Secret Deportations Of Asians From UK & Australia: The Making Of The Exiles

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2024/01/09
23:02 UTC

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On This Day: January 9, 1493: Columbus' Mermaid Mistake - Manatees in the Spotlight

Journey back to January 9, 1493, with Christopher Columbus, as he encounters what he mistakenly identifies as mermaids, now known to be manatees. This video delves into the fascinating history of mermaids in maritime folklore, Columbus's historic voyages, and the intriguing characteristics of manatees. Explore how these gentle marine mammals captivated the imagination of explorers and how they've evolved. Understand the importance of manatee conservation and the threats they face today. Dive into this blend of historical exploration and marine biology.

https://youtube.com/shorts/NcT1EiJmtyQ

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2024/01/09
17:32 UTC

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Opium, Jesus's Brother and Chinese Immigration in the American West

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2024/01/09
12:51 UTC

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How British colonialism increased diabetes in south Asians | It's Complicated

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2024/01/09
06:45 UTC

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On This Day: January 8, 1835: The Day the U.S. National Debt Hit Zero

Dive into a unique moment in American financial history with this video about January 8, 1835, the day the United States national debt reached zero for the first and only time. Discover how President Andrew Jackson's aggressive policies led to this unprecedented situation and the subsequent financial crisis that followed. Understand the historical debates over national debt, the impact of Jackson’s fiscal policies, and the long-term consequences leading to the Panic of 1837. Explore the complexities of national debt and its role in shaping the U.S. economy.

https://youtube.com/shorts/dmFdKAmvyTQ

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2024/01/08
17:42 UTC

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Witch Trials, The Holy Roman Empire | "The Werewolf of Bedburg" & "Sorcerer Jackl" - Assassin's Creed Hexe Theories/Speculations

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2024/01/08
13:34 UTC

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Did you know any of these 10 Dark facts about the Mongols & their invasions in the Middle East?

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2024/01/07
19:15 UTC

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On This Day: January 7, 1789: The First U.S. Presidential Election

Travel back to January 7, 1789, a pivotal day in American history, as the United States conducts its first-ever presidential election. This video explores the historical context of the election, the establishment of the Electoral College system, and George Washington's election as the nation’s first president. Dive into the evolution of the electoral process over the centuries, how it shaped American democracy, and the ongoing debates surrounding the Electoral College. Discover the origins and transformations of this unique electoral system.
https://youtube.com/shorts/3Ik44NX3F4o

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2024/01/07
19:11 UTC

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Birdsong: the dying whistled language of the Hmong people in northern Laos

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2024/01/07
06:29 UTC

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Antigonus - The story of one of the most important leaders who came after Alexander the Great.

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2024/01/07
02:33 UTC

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On This Day: January 6, 1838: Samuel Morse and the Birth of the Telegraph

Rewind to January 6, 1838, a landmark day in communication history, as Samuel Morse unveils his revolutionary telegraph system at the Speedwell Iron Works in Morristown, New Jersey. This video explores Morse's journey from an artist to an inventor, the development of Morse code, and the profound impact of the telegraph on global communication. Discover the evolution of the telegraph, from its first demonstration to the establishment of worldwide telegraph networks and its eventual decline in the face of emerging technologies.

https://youtube.com/shorts/7oEW3QoMnKs

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2024/01/06
22:33 UTC

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Vietnam war part III┃The aftermath

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2024/01/06
14:55 UTC

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The Long March

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2024/01/06
08:23 UTC

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Atlantis Unveiled: Real or Hoax? The Endless Controversies

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2024/01/05
20:38 UTC

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On This Day: January 5, 1933: The Birth of the Golden Gate Bridge

Step into the past to January 5, 1933, a day marking the commencement of one of the most iconic engineering feats in America—the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge. This video explores the bridge's inception, beginning with the excavation of 3.25 million cubic feet of dirt for its anchorages, through the various challenges and innovations that led to its completion. Delve into the history, from the initial idea in 1869, the pivotal role of engineer Joseph Strauss, to the bridge’s grand opening in 1937. Learn how the Golden Gate Bridge not only transformed San Francisco’s landscape but also became an enduring symbol of architectural ingenuity and resilience.

https://youtube.com/shorts/efeWe2-tf8E

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2024/01/05
17:29 UTC

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Do you agree with German university history students?

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2024/01/05
07:17 UTC

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Background to war- The Rise of Imperial Japan

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2024/01/05
01:36 UTC

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On This Day: January 4, 1996: General Motors Announces the EV1 Electric Car

Step back to January 4, 1996, a pivotal moment in automotive history, as General Motors announces the launch of the EV1, its first electric car, at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show. This video delves into the history of electric vehicles, the significance of GM's EV1, and the challenges it faced in the market. Explore the early electric cars of the 20th century, the resurgence of interest during the 1970s oil crisis, and the eventual discontinuation of the EV1. Understand the impact of the EV1 on the auto industry and environmental activism.
https://youtube.com/shorts/v600r_ZVqa4

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2024/01/04
17:36 UTC

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