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Dan Carlin's Hardcore History 0

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Podcast

Dan Carlin has produced the Hardcore History podcast since 2006. Each episode I have listened to was passionate, well researched, detailed and therefore obviously also long. The podcast covers a wide range of historic topics from...

Globe 0

The Problem with Maps

The Earth is a sphere and as there is no perfect way to show the surface of a sphere on a 2D rectangle,  any map will have issues. There are many ways how a map can...

The History of Rome 0

The History of Rome Podcast

Our pick of the week is an audio podcast that covers the complete history of the Roman Empire. From the founding of the city of Rome until the fall of the West Roman Empire in 476....

Fokker DR1 Triplane 3 (World War I) 0

Ten Things That Were Different in 1914

In 1914, at the start of World War I, Europe and in fact the whole world looked very different from the world we know today, over a hundred years later. We look at 10 things that were fundamentally different. Technology...

Live tweeting World War I 0

Live tweeting World War I

Live tweeting usually refers to somebody tweeting about an event live, as it happens. There are twitter accounts that live tweet the events of World War I – exactly 100 years later. Both are worth to...