The Speed of Light
Everything Everywhere
by
1w ago
Podcast Transcript There is nothing faster in the entire universe than the speed of light. Not only is light the fastest thing, but nothing can ever be faster than light.  For the longest time, humans didn’t even know that light had a speed, and once they figured out that light wasn’t instantaneous, it took several ..read more
Visit website
The Battle of Yorktown
Everything Everywhere
by
1w ago
Podcast Transcript In 1781, after six years of fighting, the American Revolution came to a dramatic conclusion.  One of the two major British armies in the conflict found themselves trapped on a peninsula near Yorktown, Virginia.  A combination of American and French forces laid siege to the British at Yorktown in what turned out to ..read more
Visit website
The Great Slowening or Why I’m Going to Take a Break From Traveling for a Few Months
Everything Everywhere
by
1w ago
I’m tired. I am writing this in a hostel in London. My feet are sore, my back hurts and I still want to sleep after having slept for 10 hours. I’ve just finished the big World Travel Market show in London and I’m exhausted. I’ve been to 35 countries and territories this year already. That ..read more
Visit website
The Statue of Liberty
Everything Everywhere
by
1w ago
Podcast Transcript After the US Civil War, the French historian Edouard de Laboulaye floated the idea of creating a large monument to honor the success of the United States in creating and maintaining a democracy.  Almost 20 years later, after significant time in fundraising, design, and construction, the new statue was unveiled to the public ..read more
Visit website
The Invention of the Airplane
Everything Everywhere
by
1w ago
Podcast Transcript Humans have probably had the desire to fly ever since they saw the first bird fly in the air.  Flying, as it turned out, was a very challenging problem for creatures without wings.  Throughout the 19th century, many people tackled the problem without success. It wasn’t until the first years of the 20th ..read more
Visit website
What Were The First and Second Reichs?
Everything Everywhere
by
2w ago
Podcast Transcript When Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, he declared his new regime to be The Third Reich and that it would last 1,000 years. It turned out he was off by 988 years.  The big question for many people outside of Germany was and still is, if that was the third Reich ..read more
Visit website
The Destruction and Rediscovery of Pompeii
Everything Everywhere
by
2w ago
Podcast Transcript In the year 79, Mount Vesuvius, a volcano located east of the modern-day city of Naples, erupted.  Vesuvius had erupted before, but this eruption was different. It ejected an enormous amount of ash which completely buried several towns and cities below the mountain. Almost 2,000 years later, the largest of those cities, Pompeii ..read more
Visit website
Tristan da Cunha: The World’s Most Isolated Human Settlement
Everything Everywhere
by
2w ago
Podcast Transcript Located in the South Atlantic Ocean, situated between South America and Africa, lies the most remote human settlement on Earth. There, a community of a little over 250 people eke out a living over 1,500 miles from the next closest humans.  Getting there is difficult, and living there is probably even harder.  Learn ..read more
Visit website
Leprosy: Humanity’s Oldest Disease
Everything Everywhere
by
2w ago
Podcast Transcript For thousands of years, one of the most terrifying and destructive diseases which afflicted humanity has been leprosy.  Leprosy is a condition that affects the nerves and skin, and in extreme cases, it can result in the loss of appendages.  Those who were diagnosed with leprosy would often be consigned to a lifetime ..read more
Visit website
A Brief History of Basketball
Everything Everywhere
by
2w ago
Podcast Transcript On December 21, 1891, a physical education teacher in Springfield, Massachusetts, looking to keep athletes occupied during the winter, hung some peach baskets on the balcony of the gymnasium.  With these peach baskets and an old soccer ball, he created something that revolutionized sports and became one of the most popular games in ..read more
Visit website

Follow Everything Everywhere on Feedspot

Continue with Google
OR