Michael Duncan, whose "History of Rome" podcast should be required listening for anybody who wants to better understand the foundations of European politics, culture, and mythology, has a new podcast series. This one is all about various revolutions, starting with the 17th century English revolution against Charles I. I've got my fingers crossed on a foray into the European revolutions of 1848. It's a period I've always wanted to know more about.
Satan only had a bit part in the Old Testament yet has enjoyed an outsized impact on culture. In this TED-Ed video, Brian A. Pavlac, King's College historian, author, and Episcopal priest (!) teaches us about Beelzebub's diverse experience as evil incarnate. Animation directed by Reza Riahi and Mehdi Shiri. !nataS liaH READ THE REST
This short film from the Danish Road Safety Council reminds all careful pillagers that a helmet is essential when visiting England. READ THE REST
It's always nice to revisit the classics ,such as Zadok The Priest (Club Edit) and Cher's 1580 hit I Turned Back Time. By Adrian Gray and Archie Henderson. READ THE REST
Is there such a thing as too much information? In the world of stocks and investing, you might be surprised to find that sometimes, the answer is yes. Traders and the regular rank-and-file investors have so many indicators and other market signposts to monitor that it can turn into information overload, a sort of white… READ THE REST
With a world full of travel options starting to reopen as we speak, is it still really worth it to tote around a big, bulky suitcase or carry-on bag for getting all of your important stuff from Point A to Point B? Especially if there's an option that might just serve you better? Of course,… READ THE REST
You don't have to be Tony Stark to have a whole lot of fun conceiving and building electronic gadgets and doohickeys. Tony knew enough not to give the Vision active reproductive parts — and we're sure you'll show just as much restraint as you start cobbling together a whole bunch of nifty little coding and… READ THE REST