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Oct 15, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • If Pliny was a flat-earther
  • What substances Pliny claimed had fallen from the sky
  • Where we get the word 'rainbow' and what the word actually should be


Oct 1, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • How scientist want to use volcanoes to save the planet
  • Where you should go if you want to see the most volcanic activity in the Solar System
  • Which islands were formed by volcanoes


Sep 17, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • Who Boudicca was and what popular culture got wrong about her
  • How many miles the Romans could walk on their own roads
  • Just what the Romans ever did for us


Sep 3, 2019

In which you will learn:

  • An Ancient Roman drinking game
  • Some of the dumbest drinking habits of the Romans
  • All about the guy who thought he was Bacchus


Aug 13, 2019

In which you will learn

  • Barbie's real name
  • A whole lot more about doll-engineering than you ever needed to
  • Absolutely nothing at all about Barbie's missing sister