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All the Mistakes That Doomed the Donner Party

All the Mistakes That Doomed the Donner Party

[MUSIC PLAYING] The westward expansion around the time of the California Gold Rush saw a gaggle of pioneers and immigrants moving out west to seek a better life, but the most infamous of these, the Donner Party, ended in people eating other people, and is often known as the most gruesome tale of westward travel …

Justin & Jill’s Drunk History: THE BIRTH STORY

Justin & Jill’s Drunk History: THE BIRTH STORY

OK, START WITH THAT AND IF YOU FINISH THAT YOU CAN HAVE MORE. SO, WE’LL DO COUNTDOWN IN THREE, TWO– HI. HI. I’M JUSTIN. AND I’M JILL. WELCOME TO JACKSON’S FIRST BIRTHDAY. WHO’S JACKSON? WELL WE’RE ABOUT TO TELL YOU. WELL HE’S OUR SON. HE’S OUR SON WE JUST TOLD YOU. AND IT’S HIS BIRTHDAY. …

What the Average Medieval Diet Was Like

What the Average Medieval Diet Was Like

Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is a rite of passage for most red-blooded Americans. Sure, eating chicken without forks has its charm. But it’s hardly historically accurate to the real medieval times. A real medieval diet could be surprisingly heart healthy, featuring items that are trendy and recognizable in our modern era. Today we’re going …

The History of Toilets

The History of Toilets

[MUSIC PLAYING] Everybody poops and almost always in a toilet. But it wasn’t always the glamorous, solo activity it is today. It used to be a weird group thing in some places and very disturbingly, pig food in others. So how did we go from wildly defecating in the streets to sitting comfortably on a …

Drunk History – Solving Los Angeles’s Water Crisis

– Hello, I’m Jeremy Konner. And today we’re going to talk about– – [laughs] Sorry. [laughter] That’s hello.You want to say hello.– I’m so [bleep] up, man. – No, I see. You’re looking at me over here, and I’m over here. – You’re the goddamn director of this.– I know.I’m the goddamn director of this.So …