Solar Eclipses
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
5d ago
Podcast Transcript Every few years, somewhere on Earth is witness to one of the planet’s greatest sights: a total solar eclipse. A total solar eclipse is rare, but it can be calculated centuries in advance.  However, that wasn’t always the case. For thousands of years, solar eclipses were rare events that were considered to be ... Read more The post Solar Eclipses appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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Questions and Answers: Volume 17
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
1w ago
Podcast Transcript There is an old saying that April showers bring May flowers. However, that saying doesn’t really address where the April showers come from in the first place.  I believe they come from the questions of curious people. When they are answered, they bring tears of joy which manifests in the form of rain.  ... Read more The post Questions and Answers: Volume 17 appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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The Legend of Jackie Robinson
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
1w ago
Podcast Transcript On April 15, 1947, a rookie infielder took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers.  All eyes in the world of baseball, and indeed the United States, were focused on this player and this game. However, this wasn’t the normal debut of a rookie player.  This game marked the breaking of the long-standing color ... Read more The post The Legend of Jackie Robinson appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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Planet X
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
1w ago
Podcast Transcript Ever since the discovery of the planet Neptune in 1846, astronomers have noticed that something was not right. The orbit of Neptune was being gravitationally influenced by some other, unknown body that was dubbed Planet X. In 1930, it was thought that this body had been discovered with the discovery of Pluto, but ... Read more The post Planet X appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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The Vestal Virgins
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
1w ago
Podcast Transcript One of the most important gods in the Roman pantheon was the goddess Vesta.  Vesta was the goddess of the hearth and home, and her temple was one of the most important in ancient Rome. It was attended by six women who were some of the most important in all of Roman society. ... Read more The post The Vestal Virgins appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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The History of Apples
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
1w ago
Podcast Transcript One of the most popular fruits in the world are apples.  Apples are associated with the Garden of Eden, pleasing your teacher, and the story of Snow White. They play a role in Greek and Norse mythology, and they have lent their name to famous record and computer companies. However, apples are unlike ... Read more The post The History of Apples appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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All About Jet Propulsion
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
2w ago
Podcast Transcript When humans first managed to harness heavier-than-air flight, they did so by using piston engines and propellers.  Several decades later, a more efficient means of propulsion was developed. It could make planes travel faster and higher and could use less fuel over longer distances.  In addition to transforming civilian and military aviation, new ... Read more The post All About Jet Propulsion appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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The Unbelievable Life of Adrian Carton de Wiart
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
2w ago
Podcast Transcript Throughout history, there have been some truly remarkable people who have done some truly remarkable things.  One such person was Adrian Carton de Wiart. If you don’t know who he is, thanks, ok, because by the end of this episode, you surely remember his story, if not his name.  He was courageous, a ... Read more The post The Unbelievable Life of Adrian Carton de Wiart appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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A History of Railways and Railroads
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
2w ago
Podcast Transcript Over the last 200 years, railroads have been one of the most important methods of transportation. Railroads helped make the modern world. They are capable of transporting people and goods quickly over long distances at a low cost.  However, most people would be shocked to learn that railways predate the development of locomotives. ... Read more The post A History of Railways and Railroads appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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The History of Hong Kong
Everything Everywhere | Around the World Travel Blog By Gary Arndt
by Gary Arndt
2w ago
Podcast Transcript Located on a peninsula and series of islands off the southeastern coast of China lies what is today called the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong.  Hong Kong didn’t play a central role in the thousands of years of Chinese history. However, it has played a pivotal role in the region for the ... Read more The post The History of Hong Kong appeared first on Everything Everywhere ..read more
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