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I Tried Wedding Dresses Through History

I Tried Wedding Dresses Through History

(upbeat music) – Hello friends and welcome to another video. Today we’re going to be trying on five historical wedding dresses, because I wanna play dress up, just a little. Now as some of you might know, I am engaged, betrothed, affianced. Am I going to say that at the beginning of every wedding related …

Talkernate History – Red Storm Rising

Talkernate History – Red Storm Rising

max: Hello and welcome to Talkernate History, the podcast where we matt: Matt max: and Max talk about works of alternate history Alternate history scenarios and history in general This episode we’re going to be talking about What was at one point a work of speculative fiction and is now a work of alternate history …

How 1980s Japan Became History’s Wildest Party | Earthquake Bird | Netflix

How 1980s Japan Became History’s Wildest Party | Earthquake Bird | Netflix

– [Narrator] So besides the three leads, there’s another constant that runs through the psychological thriller “Earthquake Bird”: Japan. Specifically Japan in the late 1980s is a real presence throughout the film. Sometimes it’s awe-inspiring for the characters and sometimes it’s incredibly disorienting. Which is kind of fitting, because in the 1980s a massive bubble …

The DeLorean paradox: how it failed and became a legend

The DeLorean paradox: how it failed and became a legend

Let’s go back in time. ‘We’ve gone from main engine start, we have main engine start.” This was the future of cars in 1981, and when the DeLorean DMC-12 began production with gull-wing doors, gullwing as in gulls. Gullwing doors, doors in unpainted stainless steel panels, because paint is for cars that could never convincingly …

How China Created Its Own Internet

How China Created Its Own Internet

Imagine if the internet took hold in China. Imagine how freedom would spread Unrestricted internet access is a source of strength. That country has some of the toughest internet restrictions in the world. The government in China’s tightening up on internet restriction it says because of the number of anonymous postings that poke fun at …

How to send an ‘E mail’ – Database – 1984

How to send an ‘E mail’ – Database – 1984

Jane Ashton: With the assistance of the outside broadcast unit, we will be linking from the Database Studio to their home. Pat Green and Julian, welcome to Database. Pat Green and Julian Green: Hello Jane. Jane Ashton: Hi Julian. I see you have your computer linked to the telephone line. Can you tell us (and) …

Feature History – Soviet-Afghan War

Feature History – Soviet-Afghan War

It’s time we stop Stalin and Marx this topic off the list. And if you’re hoping for something else, well Soviet. Oh god what have I done. Hello and welcome to Feature History. Brought to you by the Great Courses Plus, more on that later, and featuring the Soviet-Afghan war. A war where the battles …

Why disco made pop songs longer

Why disco made pop songs longer

I Feel Love is Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder’s 1977 disco anthem. It’s THE song that signaled the beginning of electronic dance music. Its production is almost entirely built on synthesized sounds. There’s a propulsive bassline with a delay effect, a four-on-the-floor kick drum, Snare hits and hi-hats, and Donna Summer’s soaring vocal. These elements …