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Mike Rowe Discovers the Hardest Job in Construction 

Dirty Jobs is an American television series that originally aired on the Discovery Channel in which host Mike Rowe is shown performing difficult, strange, disgusting, or messy occupational duties alongside the job’s current employees. The...

Prohibition – OverSimplified

Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933. Prohibitionists first attempted to end the...

Big Business Season 2 Marathon: Farming

Agriculture or farming is the practice of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands...

Where Did Cheese Really Come From?

Let’s talk Cheese History. Weird History is taking you on an epic food journey as we reveal the History of Cheese. We’re going from the very beginning and seeing where...

The Man Who Accidentally Killed The Most People In History

One scientist caused two environmental disasters and the deaths of millions. Thomas Midgley Jr. (May 18, 1889 – November 2, 1944) was an American mechanical and chemical engineer. He played a major role in developing leaded...

BIC: The Company Behind the Pen

BIC is a corporation based in France best known for making ballpoint pens. It was founded in 1945 by Baron Marcel Bich and has become known for making disposable consumer...

Is Glass a Liquid?

Glass, however, is actually neither a liquid—supercooled or otherwise—nor a solid. It is an amorphous solid—a state somewhere between those two states of matter. And yet glass's liquidlike properties are not...

Why Study History?

Is it important to study history? Why do we need to know what’s come before us? Isn’t it enough to just “live in the moment?” Renowned historian Victor Davis Hanson...

5 Incredibly Well Preserved Roman Buildings

When you think of Roman Architecture, what comes in to your mind may well be images of overgrown, crumbling ruins. But despite being nearly 2000 years old, there are actually...