Why Do We Eat Fish on Friday?

In this video we explain the history of why so many people eat fish on Friday and avoid red meat (especially at Lent) – did Jesus have anything to do with it? The Pope? The fishing industry? Is it a vast conspiracy?!

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Napoleon’s Penis: A History

Since my brother and I started making history videos online, there have been a few topics that have been kicking around our todo list and right there at the top has always been “Napoleon’s Penis.”

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Benedict Arnold: Traitor? Hero? Both?

Does the treason of the Revolutionary War’s Benedict Arnold make him the worst traitor in history or was he an American hero? Was he both? We explain the military career, the plot to hand George Washington and West Point over to Andre, and the later life of one of the most infamous characters ever.

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Killer Milk?! The History Pasteurization

We run down the history of pasteurization and how it made milk safe to do the world’s body good.

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Presidential Vacations: The History, Golfing, Yachts, and Trump

As Trump embarks on his “first” “working vacation,” a 17 day Trip to scenic New Jersey, I thought we’d tee-off on the history of Presidential Vacations.

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What is a Scaramouche?

Scaramouch Scaramouch Can you do the Fandango? We run down where the name Scaramucci comes from, an Italian clown. Yes, really.

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Sunscreen: A Burning History

Take it from one of the whitest individuals in the world, the sun is trying to kill us. Learn about humanity’s battle with UV rays and the invention of sunscreen, which is totally safe, no matter what things on Facebook may tell you.

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POD: Ep. 2 – From Opium to Sandwiches

You think Capitalism has run amok and the UK is in chaos now? We’re back talking the evils of The East India Company and the 350th Anniversary of the Raid on Medway, one of England’s greatest national humiliations.

POD: Ep. 1 – How Metric led to Coca-Cola

In our historic first audio episode of the new era, we dive into The United States battle to integrate the metric system and stumble into the most progressive Pope in history who was probably addicted to cocaine.