What Was Being An Adult Like In The 70s?

History
What was being an adult like in the 1970s? Did boomers have an easier time living?

The World War of the Ants

History
Every day billions of soldiers fight a merciless war on thousands of fronts, that has been going on for over one hundred million years: The world war of the ants.

From pacifist to spy: WWII’s surprising secret agent - Shrabani Basu

History
Learn about the life of World War II spy Noor Inayat Khan and how she worked with the French Resistance to build the network that defeated the Nazis.

Insane Way El Chapo Escaped Prison

History
How did Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán manage to escape the Mexican prison? How long did his men dig the tunnel?

A brief history of cannibalism

History
Human cannibalism is a lot more common than you might think. Dive into its complex history and see its uses in medicine, cultural rituals and in times of survival.

Most Hardcore Soldier: Spartan

History
What was life like for a Spartan solider in ancient Greece? Was it anything like the movie "300"? In today's educational cartoon we are going back to the ancient times to look at how the warrior Spartans lived.

Ancient Rome’s most notorious doctor

History
Learn about the Greek physician and philosopher Galen of Pergamon, whose experiments and discoveries changed medicine.

Why Apollo Astronauts Trained at a Nuclear Test Site

History
Apollo astronauts trained in nuclear bomb craters at the Nevada National Security Site. But why?Thanks Audible!

The Romans flooded the Colosseum for sea battles

History
Dig in to the history of the Roman Empire’s staged gladiatorial naval battles and how they flooded the Colosseum to reenact famous battles.

How a Fish Saved the Vikings

History
The Vikings suffered many hardships living in the north of Europe: long, cold winters and importantly a lack of sunlight. Luckily, they had cod.

Why You Shouldn’t Fear Death

History
The Dolan Twins, Cardi B and even YOU are going to die. So, this is how science can help you cope with death.

How to Sail on Sunlight | Because Space

History
Sails have been helping us travel across water for centuries, but could this same idea help us travel across space?

How Sustainable Plantations Help Save Uganda’s Decimated Forests

History
Sustainable forestry is helping the country electrify, cutting down on firewood use—and providing livelihoods.

The real reason conspiracy theories work

History
Here's why we've evolved to fall for conspiracy theories.

A Senegalese Wrestler Trains to Become the ‘King of the Arena’

History
In this west African country, wrestling is not just a sport, but a chance at a better life.

What Is a Sin Eater? | The Story of God

History
Sal Masekela travels to England to find the final resting place of the last "sin eater."

Why Planes Sometimes Crash

History
Could you survive a plane crash?

The historic women’s suffrage march on Washington

History
Explore how the Women’s Suffrage Parade on Washington in 1913 helped women secure the right to vote in the United States through the 19th amendment.

Tigers 101 | National Geographic

History
Tigers are icons of beauty, power, and the importance of conservation. Learn five surprising facts about these striped felines, including how large the cats can be, an adaptation some developed for swimming, and how much wild tiger populations have declined.

Notes of a native son: the world according to James Baldwin - Christina Greer

History
James Baldwin was an American novelist and social critic whose essays in “Notes of a Native Son” explored race, sex and class distinctions.

Are You Capable of Murder?

History
The Ted Bundy Tapes had us wonder what it takes to be a killer.