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Weaponizing cats to capture a kingdom. Sources: https://www.worldhistory.org/article/43/the-battle-of-pelusium-a-victory-decided-by-cats/ https://www.purina.com.au/fancyfeast/thelounge/articles/joy/history-of-cats-in-egypt#:~:text=From%20everyday%20people%20to%20the,symbol%20and%20source%20of%20worship. Music: https://bit.ly/3fgvmOB…
 
Bats and Napalm....what could go wrong? Sources: https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2016/01/26/bat-bombs-wwiis-project-x-ray/ https://web.archive.org/web/20080531082803/http://www.afa.org/magazine/1990/1090bat.html https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/04/old-weird-tech-the-bat-bombs-of-world-war-ii/237267/ Music: www.purple-planet.com…
 
It's like the pony express, except the library version. Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pack_Horse_Library_Project#:~:text=The%20Pack%20Horse%20Library%20Project%20was%20headed%20by%20Ellen%20Woodward,individual%20homes%20and%20to%20schoolhouses. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/horse-riding-librarians-were-great-depression-bookmobiles…
 
Latin, the language to get famous after it died. Sources: https://www.thoughtco.com/why-late-latin-was-called-vulgar-119475 https://allthatsinteresting.com/height-roman-empire-map https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Empire https://www.th egreatcoursesdaily.com/language-evolution-one-language-became-five-languages/ https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/2015…
 
Mary Poppins and the Polio Vaccine. Sources: https://www.npr.org/2021/01/08/954413533/his-vaccine-story-inspired-his-father-to-write-a-disney-classic https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/vpd/polio/index.html#:~:text=Inactivated%20polio%20vaccine%20(IPV)%20is,four%20doses%20of%20polio%20vaccine. https://sangamoncountyhistory.org/wp/?p=12744 https://www.scie…
 
Who needs to put out milk and cookies when you can play hide and seek with the Christmas Pickle. Sources: https://www.whychristmas.com/customs/christmaspickle.shtml https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/allthemoms/2018/12/20/whats-christmas-pickle-tradition-youll-want-start-now/2341958002/ https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/mysterious-christmas-pi…
 
In 1775, as the American Colonies began their revolt against the British Crown, General Washington's biggest battle would be against disease not redcoats. Sources: https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/623428/george-washington-won-american-revolution-with-smallpox-vaccine https://www.history.com/news/smallpox-george-washington-revolutionary-war https…
 
Pigeons save lives. Sources: https://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-01/geologist-has-probably-figured-out-how-homing-pigeons-find-their-way-home/ https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-20749632 https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2226203/Skeleton-hero-World-War-II-carrier-pigeon-chimney-secret-coded-message-attached-leg.html https://americanhistory.…
 
Communism. Chaos. Cannibals This episode does have some explicit descriptions of cannibalism and may not be suited for all listeners. Sources: https://allthatsinteresting.com/cannibal-island?fbclid=IwAR10gLfpQ73c6VwCPSrzTf9RKRrkSOSiPU9XGKNZlIW8kk6gDxqZSZiF0-o https://www.rferl.org/a/cannibal-island-in-1933-nearly-5-000-died-in-one-of-stalin-s-most-…
 
How a rocket scientist invented a squirt gun that is out of this world. Sources: https://www.toyhalloffame.org/toys/super-soaker https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/28991/wet-and-wild-history-super-soaker https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/accidental-invention-super-soaker-180972428/ Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/…
 
Everything you never knew about your favorite toaster accessory. Sources: https://www.mashed.com/117295/untold-truth-pop-tarts/ https://spoonuniversity.com/lifestyle/pop-tarts-brief-history https://www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/nation/6-skills-you-should-master-this-summer https://www.huffpost.com/entry/best-selling-poptarts-flavors_n_5836520 Music: …
 
The wait is over! We're back! And I got the missus to join me on this one for some voice work! Everything you needed to know about the Lady of the Harbor. Sources: https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-21932675 https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46550/the-new-colossus https://www.history.com/topics/landmarks/statue-of-liberty https://www.mentalflos…
 
Celebrate National Candy Corn Day by investing in some history on the candy, then go grab a bag and make yourself sick. Sources: http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/10/30/an-oral-history-of-candy-corn-the-most-polarizing-confection-of-them-all/ https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2010/10/where-our-love-hate-relationship-with-candy-corn-comes-from/…
 
Yooooo JOE! (Apologies for the hot mess of an intro on this one. Will try to fix and resubmit when I get a chance.)Sources:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G.I._Joe:_A_Real_American_Hero_(1985_TV_series)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sgt._Slaughterhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G.I._Joehttps://www.history.com/news/why-are-american-soldiers-called-gishtt…
 
A brief history about that place out in the desert where they keep "them aliens". Sources: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-49568127 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nevada_Test_and_Training_Range https://www.britannica.com/topic/Atomic-Energy-Commission-United-States-organization https://www.britannica.com/place/Area-51 Sources: Music: https:…
 
That one time Key West broke up with America..... Sources: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-conch-republic-key-west-florida https://myfloridahistory.org/frontiers/article/14 https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/4x9n8d/that-time-the-florida-keys-tried-to-secede-from-the-us-by-dropping-conch-fritter-bombs Music: https://www.purple-planet.com…
 
Extended local history episode from my neck of the woods. The Ritchie Mines produced asphalt to pave some of the biggest cities in the world. Check it out. (Warning: This one misses the 3 minute mark by a bit.)Sources:http://files.usgwarchives.net/wv/ritchie/history/ritchmin.txthttps://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/86http://www.newsandsentinel.co…
 
Join myself and special guest Grayson as we delve into the story of Lena Blackburne's famous mud and how it has shaped the game of baseball for 80 years. Sources: http://baseballrubbingmud.com/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/kidspost/baseballs-secret-ingredient-mud/2017/03/31/af56eeaa-14c7-11e7-ada0-1489b735b3a3_story.html Music: https://…
 
Crikey! A history of Crocs f/Rylee Copeland. Sources: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2007/07/how-crocs-conquered-the-world.html https://careers.crocs.com/about-us/default.aspx https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crocs Rylee Copeland Brooklyn Smith https://nancyfriedman.typepad.com/away_with_words/2007/07/how-the-croc-go.html Music: https://www.purpl…
 
Rain -> Grass -> Cows -> Milk -> Butter Sources:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norwegian_butter_crisishttps://nowiknow.com/the-great-norwegian-butter-crisis-of-2011/https://slate.com/business/2011/12/norwegian-butter-battle-an-absurd-dairy-shortage-and-its-very-valuable-economic-lessons.htmlMusic: https://www.purple-planet.com…
 
Radar, Rumors, and Root Vegetables Sources: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/a-wwii-propaganda-campaign-popularized-the-myth-that-carrots-help-you-see-in-the-dark-28812484/ https://www.allaboutvision.com/nutrition/vitamin_a.htm https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-klein/post/carrots-are-orange-for-an-entirely-political-reason/2011/0…
 
Orange Oranges and which was first. Sources: https://io9.gizmodo.com/everything-you-know-is-wrong-oranges-aren-t-orange-1097312640 http://mentalfloss.com/article/29942/which-came-first-orange-color-or-orange-fruit https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/qi/8345477/QI-Quite-interesting-facts-about-orange.html Music: https://www.purple-planet.com…
 
It's a crappy job but somebody's gotta do it. Pt. 3 of the Turd Trilogy Sources: https://www.lancasterfarming.com/pondering-the-privy-a-history-of-outhouses/article_3f416eae-d0df-5d7f-9e70-3fcfb72a110a.html https://www.nonfictionminute.org/the-nonfiction-minute/gong-farmers-their-crop-was-crap Credit: https://www.purple-planet.com…
 
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