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I make myself a chocolate birthday cake using a 100 year old recipe, and I explore the history of birthday cake and why we put candles on them. Help Support the Channel with Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/tastinghistory Follow Tasting History with Max … Continue reading
Back in the 1960s and 70s, in the city of Pittsburgh, there was a nickname for guys like John Moon –The Unemployables. This nickname meant that you simply could not get hired, no matter where you went for a job. … Continue reading
2020 has been a pretty terrible year. We’re all feeling the stress. But when you look back through the hard times in history, you find plenty of reasons to be hopeful. Here we look at tragic moments in history and … Continue reading
Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade — which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas — stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard … Continue reading
Tom Ravenscroft | 11 June 2020 18 comments Graffiti artist Banksy has created a sketch for a slavery memorial in Bristol that would incorporate slave-trader Edward Colston and the protesters who tore his statue down. Banksy, whose identity is unknown … Continue reading
Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home: In a genuine horror story, Suzannah Lipscomb reveals the lethal products, gadgets and conveniences that lurked in every room of the Victorian home and shows how they were unmasked.
Protests have erupted across the US after a video showed George Floyd, a 46-year old African American man, being arrested in Minneapolis on 25 May and a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, continuing to kneel on his neck even after … Continue reading
You may know Louise “Nonnie” Bonito as the grandma from a 2015 viral video, where she rockets her dentures out of her mouth while blowing out the candles on her 102nd birthday cake. Now 107 years old, Nonnie is living … Continue reading
Archaeologists made an extraordinary discovery this week when they uncovered a pristine mosaic that’s been hidden underneath feet of soil since the 3rd century. Situated in a private vineyard in the town of Negrar di Valpolicella, the tile flooring is … Continue reading
A short fictional ‘thought experiment.’ Nearly 2,000 years in the future, a young brother and sister come across an ancient laptop from the early 2000s. On it, they observe the works and happenings of obscured individuals who came before them.