1:12:18 | Jul 2nd, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
John Adams predicted Americans would celebrate the Second of July, the day Congress voted in favor of independence, "with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations....Show More
41:38 | Dec 25th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Have you ever wondered where the Christmas traditions of stockings, presents, and cookies come from?
What about jolly, old Saint Nicholas? Who was he and why do we often call him Santa Claus?
Who knew that the Dutch Sinterklaas was the inspiration for the North American Santa Claus of today? And pretty crazy how many foods that ar...Show More
1:01:07 | Sep 18th, 2018More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Aaron Burr: Revolutionary War hero, talented lawyer, Vice President, and Intriguer of treason?
Between 1805 and 1807, Aaron Burr supposedly intended to commit treason by dividing the American union...Show More
47:51 | Jun 13th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
During the 1760s, Connecticut invaded and captured the northeastern corner of Pennsylvania just as Virginia invaded and captured parts of western Pennsylvania. And Pennsylvania stood powerless to stop...Show More
51:52 | Jun 6th, 2017More Details keyboard_arrow_right
George Washington was an accomplished man. He served as a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses, Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army, first President of the United States, and...Show More
1:11:55 | May 14th, 2019More Details keyboard_arrow_right
Benedict Arnold is an intriguing figure. He was both a military hero who greatly impacted and furthered the American War for Independence with his bravery on the battlefield and someone who did someth...Show More
1:00:22 | Sep 8thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
Between 1760 and 1761, Great Britain witnessed one of its largest slave insurrections in the history of its empire. Although the revolt took place on the island of Jamaica, the reverberations of this ...Show More
53:24 | Aug 25thMore Details keyboard_arrow_right
We live in an age where big businesses track our shopping habits and in some cases our work habits. But is the age of data new? When did the “age of the spreadsheet” and quantification of habits devel...Show More