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Prison Escapes That Went Horribly Wrong

Prison Escapes That Went Horribly Wrong

We might start with a positive – not for the authorities of course – and look at prison escapes that went marvelously right. We might remember one of the greatest escapes of all time, and that was because it involved three men breaking-out of Alcatraz Prison. They went missing in 1962, and still no one …

Gypsies, Roma, Travellers: An Animated History

Gypsies, Roma, Travellers: An Animated History

The history of the Roma people is full of mix-ups. Even the term “Gypsy” comes from a fairly imaginative leap some confused chaps made on first meeting the Roma. The Roma People’s great, great, great, great, great … great, great ancestors are actually from India not Egypt. They first set off towards Europe somewhere between …

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 2)

WW2 – OverSimplified (Part 2)

This video was made possible by Skillshare, an online learning community. Stick around until the end of the video to learn how you can get an exclusive deal just for OverSimplified viewers. So, what else is happening? Well, when I said Britain was all alone, that wasn’t entirely true. Many commonwealth nations and other allied …

History of the Internet

History of the Internet

the Internet in the year 2009 we send emails make calls over the Internet and discuss topics we take an interest in even our banking is going virtual but what we take for granted today was only a vague idea 50 years ago in order to understand how we got this far let’s go back …

Disney History – Tarzan (Down to Disness)

Disney History – Tarzan (Down to Disness)

Hello and welcome back to Down to Disness, a monthly show where I pick a Disney animated movie and talk about it! History! Fun facts! Impact on pop culture! This month’s movie is Tarzan, Disney’s 37th animated film released in 1999. Like most Disney movies, Tarzan was based off of a book, or a book …

Is Six Pack Surgery The Next Big Thing?

Is Six Pack Surgery The Next Big Thing?

For decades when the conversation was about people being insecure about their bodies that talk was usually about women. It was mainly women having cosmetic surgeries, while beauty products were almost all aimed at women. The quest for body-perfect was on, and the stress involved in trying to look the right way was enough to …